Showing posts with category "broadband"

South Africans are moving to smaller towns – and bringing faster internet with them

More South Africans are moving to smaller ‘Zoom’ towns along the Western Cape and KwaZulu-Natal coastlines – a change that is being reflected in faster internet speeds, says the Wireless Access Pro...

February 13, 2022
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Government’s stalled internet project is ready for phase 2

The increased role of digital platforms is expected to persist even beyond the pandemic, as more and more social, economic, governance and supply chain interactions move to the digital sphere, Rama...

January 31, 2022
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South Africa’s biggest broadband company is on a hiring drive – here’s what they are looking for

Openserve is South Africa’s largest and leading ICT infrastructure provider with the biggest fixed broadband network in the country, with an estimated 5,619 employees by the end of September 2021.

January 18, 2022
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How you can save money on petrol

There are numerous driving and refuelling habits motorists can use to help them reduce fuel consumption and save money.

December 21, 2021
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Standard Bank partners with WebAfrica to offer high-speed internet fibre

Standard Bank has partnered with internet service provider WebAfrica to expand the provision of high-speed internet and access to financial services to its customers.

December 1, 2021
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‘The end of downtime’ at Home Affairs in South Africa suffers delays

Home affairs minister Aaron Motsoaledi says his department is making progress in addressing system downtime issues at Home Affairs offices around the country, but that the upgrade project could tak...

November 29, 2021
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US companies are putting billions into building internet capacity in South Africa

The United States government and several US-based internet companies are making a concerted push in South Africa’s online space, including spending billions of dollars on new infrastructure.

November 19, 2021
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Plan to give everyone in South Africa access to the internet in 2 years, says minister

The Department of Communications and Digital Technologies is looking at a mass internet rollout plan for South Africa, says Communications minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni.

November 12, 2021
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Google says new undersea cable will triple internet speeds in South Africa

The new subsea Equiano cable linking Africa and Europe will significantly decrease internet costs and triple internet speeds in South Africa, says Google.

October 6, 2021
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Multichoice launches DStv Internet in South Africa

MultiChoice has launched DStv Internet, a fixed wireless access service, that will allow customers to get connected to the Internet with a SIM card and Wi-Fi router.

September 21, 2021
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Facebook expanding massive underwater internet cable project that will connect to South Africa

Facebook and some of the world’s largest telecommunications carriers, China Mobile and MTN, are set to build a wider-than-earlier planned giant sub-sea cable in Africa.

August 16, 2021
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South Africa is looking at giving free data to citizens – similar to water and electricity

South Africa is considering giving free-basic data to low-income users, similar to the stipends that it currently offers around water and electricity.

August 11, 2021
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