Solar flare
2:10
Sep 12, 2014

Solar flare to disrupt SA communications

An eruption on the Sun has sent a solar storm Earth's way, which is expected to moderately disrupt Internet, cellphones and DStv this weekend.

3:50
Jan 10, 2014

Solar flare hits SA

SA's space agency expects major disruptions in communications as a solar flare heads our way.

1:40

Sun spots appear again

The spots are not expected to flare and so will not cause issues with telecommunications.

3:10
Jan 25, 2012

Solar flare ignites social networks

Yesterday's astrophysical phenomenon sparked debate and absurdity on social networks.

3:00
Oct 29, 2003

Solar flare 'shouldn`t disrupt` SA comms signals

One of the biggest solar flares ever recorded is blasting towards Earth, but despite fears of widespread satellite interference, local telecoms providers do not expect serious disruptions.

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