Axxess is the latest ISP to launch prepaid ADSL vouchers, which will be available from Engen petrol stations.
A new multi-realm unshaped ADSL account is hitting the local market; it allows subscribers to choose between bandwidth from either SAIX or Verizon Business.
A new website, focusing on Telkom’s non-compliance regarding local bandwidth capping in the ADSL Regulations, has opened its doors.
More ISPs are starting to offer services combining the ADSL Access and ADSL ISP portions; the net result is that prices are starting to drop.
Web Africa is the latest ISP to launch a one-price ADSL offering, combining the ADSL access and ADSL ISP portions of the service.
The Local Loop Unbundling (LLU) process, which will allow for true competition in the ADSL space, will be completed by November 2011.
In a pro-active move from ICASA, a meeting between the broadband consumer group MyADSL and Telkom was organized to address some of the concerns from ADSL subscribers.
MWEB, South Africa’s largest Internet Service Provider, has cut its ADSL prices by up to 23% and is offering customers an ‘all inclusive’ ADSL option.
Dotco, the ISP best known for their AllYouCanEat ADSL accounts, has launched their prepaid ADSL vouchers, similar to prepaid top-up vouchers for mobile airtime.
ADSL is widely seen as a far better technology to provide high speed Internet access to consumers than ISDN, but some questions have been raised regarding the price for actual bandwidth when comparing the two services.
The Middle East and Africa is showing a faster percentage growth than any other region in the world.
The high cost and poor service delivery of ADSL in South Africa has long been criticized by various parties, and the effects of our high pricing are starting to emerge.
The number and variety of uncapped ADSL solutions are on the rise, with more ISPs starting to see it as an additional revenue stream to their current offerings.