Free WiFi to stay in Cape Town, despite Google Station exit
Search engine giant Google pulls the plug on its global free public WiFi initiative, planning to wind down operations through 2020.
VAST falls to challenges of monetising public WiFi
Africa’s “first open access WiFi network” readies to close its doors, as the company’s business model comes into question.
VAST Networks Collaborates with Benu Networks to Launch Africa's First Carrier-Grade Mobile Offload Network Based on Hotspot 2.0
Benu Networks, a leading provider of innovative virtual network solutions that enable service providers to rapidly create and deliver next generation IP services, today announced that VAST Networks, Africa's first open access network provider, has selected their Virtual Service Edge (VSE) platform to deploy the only carrier-grade mobile offload network on the African continent to deliver affordable connectivity, save on costly spectrum, and improve the customer experience.
Tshwane in search of new WiFi supplier
The city intends to expand the quality and reach of its free WiFi, but is looking to do so without the services of its current supplier, Project Isizwe.
Free Internet on World WiFi Day
South Africans will be able to access 1GB of free WiFi at any of the VAST Networks hotspots tomorrow.
VAST Networks to connect 1.5m township residents
The open access WiFi provider plans to give 1.5 million Gauteng township residents affordable WiFi access over the next two years.
VAST Networks, Cape join forces
VAST Networks selects Cape to monitor and improve its WiFi performance.
Boosting WiFi in the hospitality industry
MyAirangel and VAST Networks have partnered to provide interface and marketing WiFi tools to boutique hotels and B&Bs across SA.
VAST Networks partners with AT&T
The US telco's customers will be able to connect and use VAST Networks' WiFi hotspots at any of its 2?000 locations in SA.
Gauteng dominates public WiFi hotspots
South Africa has around 2?100 public hotspots, of which nearly 80% are in Gauteng, says BMI-TechKnowledge.
WiFi comes to Gauteng townships
VAST Networks will roll-out WiFi access points in two of the province's major townships.