Solar flare
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.

Jan 10, 2014

Solar flare hits SA

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


Sun spots appear again

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

Jan 25, 2012

Solar flare ignites social networks

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

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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