Africa sees strong Internet growth

For the first time, more than half of the world's population is now using the Internet, but only a quarter of those in Africa, according to the ITU.

Jul 6, 2018

Kenya to use Alphabet's balloons for rural Internet

Alphabet's Project Loon system of balloons will beam high-speed Internet access to Kenya's rural population.


10 tips to stay safe online

You shouldn't venture online without knowing the dangers and taking some basic precautions, says Goldphish.

Apr 5, 2018

Scant data protection leaves African surfers exposed

More than half of Africa's 54 countries have no data protection or privacy laws, and of the 14 countries that do, nine have no regulators to enforce them.

Mar 20, 2018

Viewpoint: Bots shape the Internet

Chatbots are able to provide the real-time, on-demand experience that consumers crave, says Ocular Technologies' Ebrahim Dinat.

Mar 13, 2018

Big tech must be regulated, says Tim Berners-Lee

The inventor of the World Wide Web calls for regulation of Internet platforms and social media firms to prevent the Internet from being "weaponised at scale".

Jan 16, 2018

Former Vodacom man heads to Google

Mzamo Masito aims to equip young Africans with Internet usage skills in his new role as Google's chief marketing officer for Sub-Saharan Africa.

Dec 4, 2017

China won't close door to global Internet

President Xi Jinping says cyber sovereignty is essential in the country's vision of Internet development.


FCC chief plans to ditch US net neutrality rules

The Federal Communications Commission aims to repeal landmark 2015 rules that prohibited ISPs from impeding consumer access to Web content.

Jul 12, 2017

MS to bring broadband to millions of rural Americans

Microsoft will bring high-speed Internet to millions of rural Americans through unused television airwaves, in a long-term bet for user growth.

Jun 5, 2017

Mobile Internet use on the rise: survey

Zenith media consumption forecast 2017 report shows the spread of mobile technology has given a boost to overall media consumption.

May 23, 2017

Capitec named best digital bank: survey

Capitec scored 81 out of 100 points in the digital banking category.

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