Internet usage
Jun 19, 2012

Broadband bottlenecks still dog SA

Though wholesale pricing has dropped, the country is still far from achieving broadband for all, says Seacom.

May 16, 2012

Mobile accounts for 10% of Web traffic

Emerging regions will continue to lead the mobile Web race into the foreseeable future, new stats reveal.

May 10, 2011

SA's Internet usage surges

The growth has been necessitated by increased access via cellphones, usage at work, school or Internet caf'es, says Stats SA.

Oct 20, 2010

Google boss hits back at Jobs

In today's technology roundup: Google boss hits back at Jobs, UK earmarks |--gbp--|650m for cyber security, Google in serious privacy breach, and Internet users to surpass 2bn.

Oct 4, 2010

Verizon to pay back over $50m

The company refunds 15 million customers who were erroneously charged for data sessions or Internet use.

Oct 21, 2009

Cisco study explores Internet traffic

The top 10% of global subscribers generated more than 60% of all traffic

Apr 11, 2002

The cost of Internet misuse

Lost productivity due to Internet misuse also means lost business opportunities for companies, says Brett Myroff, CEO of Netxactics.

Mar 15, 2001

Inappropriate Internet use could jeopardise security

Kevin Isaac, regional manager for Symantec Middle East and Africa, says that when employees use the Internet inappropriately, they could jeopardise their company's security and privacy.

Nov 29, 2000

It`s all about infrastructure, says Intekom

Business is spearheading Internet growth in SA as lack of disposable income continues to inhibit expansion in the consumer sector, says Matthew Roesner, MD of Internet service provider Intekom.

Nov 22, 2000

Online trading negatively impacts staff productivity

Websense, a software company which assists corporations in managing employee Internet usage, says online trading during working hours is costing US businesses $11 billion a year. [Local rep: Dimension Data Security]


Productivity drops as Internet usage increases

Increased Internet usage is having a negative impact on the performance of companies, says Jako Voges, Symantec marketing manager for the Middle East and Africa region.

May 4, 2000

US small business Internet use increasing, says IDC

The percentage of small US businesses accessing the Internet surpassed the 52% mark last year and is set to increase to over 70% by 2003, says the International Data Corporation (IDC).

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