Project Isizwe

New TV white space pilot under way in SA

Local stakeholders come together with the US Trade and Development Agency to investigate the viability of TV white space technologies for connectivity in SA’s rural and semi-rural areas.

Mar 19, 2019

Tshwane promises more free WiFi hubs

A thousand free WiFi sites will come online over the next three years, doubling the number of available connectivity hotspots in the City of Tshwane.

Feb 26, 2019

Project Isizwe bags Connectivity Hero award

The free WiFi advocate beats tough competition to be the named the Connectivity Hero of the year.

Aug 28, 2018

Project Isizwe CEO calls for more women coders

Dudu Mkhwanazi joins the growing list of voices calling for more young women to learn to code to effect change within their communities.

Jul 24, 2018

Tshwane's free WiFi not cancelled, says city

The city dismisses claims it has cancelled its free WiFi network, saying it is finalising the appointment of a new service provider.

Apr 16, 2018

Tshwane modernises public participation

The provincial government looks to tech-driven channels to encourage widespread public consultation on how the capital should manage its finances.

Mar 12, 2018

Tshwane's ISP spreads its wings

Project Isizwe partners with Glencore to make sure residents in two Witbank mining towns receive free WiFi access.


Tshwane spends big to keep citizens connected

The city council agrees to pay Project Isizwe R9.45 million to maintain WiFi hotspots until June, as it searches for a more cost-effective way to continue the free Internet service.

Aug 22, 2017

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.

Jul 19, 2017

Project Isizwe claims it saved Tshwane residents over R1bn

The non-profit organisation says without free WiFi, users would have paid 25c/MB, adding up to a R1.35?billion total data cost.

Jun 20, 2017

Project Isizwe costs hit R245m

The free WiFi initiative spent hundreds of millions over the past three years for 1?050 Internet zones.

May 26, 2017

Hope for Tshwane's free WiFi

Project Isizwe holds successful talks with the city to resolve potential disruption to the free Internet service.

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