Free MWEB 40Mbps broadband trial

MWEB has identified qualifying subscribers for its high speed broadband trial whose speeds will be bumped up free of charge

October 8, 2012
MWEB ADSL

MWEB will join Telkom Internet and Web Africa in allowing their subscribers to participate in the high-speed broadband trial, free of charge.

MWEB ISP CEO Derek Hershaw said that they have identified about 120 qualifying subscribers and that they will be contacting them telephonically this week to invite them to participate in the trial.

Good news for qualifying MWEB subscribers is that their speeds will be upgraded to up to 40Mbps free of charge during the trial.

“They will not be asked to pay anything extra to participate in the trial. We will provide them with a VDSL modem, and there will be no additional charges for the line speed or bandwidth upgrades,” said Hershaw.

Hershaw said that they are looking forward to getting started and to see what the actual results look like. “We’d like to have everyone up and running by the end of the month at the latest,” said Hershaw.

Derek Hershaw

Derek Hershaw – MWEB ISP MD

Telkom has recently announced that MWEB, Internet Solutions, WebAfrica and Cybersmart will join Telkom Internet to test broadband speeds of up to 40Mbps in areas where Telkom has deployed new generation access network kits.

The areas in which the trials will be conducted are Benmore Gardens, Fourways and Waterkloof in Gauteng; Durban North in Kwa-Zulu Natal; and Durbanville in the Western Cape.

Related articles

Free 40Mbps Telkom broadband trial invitation

New Telkom ADSL speed upgrades start

40Mbps DSL trial now includes other ISPs

Telkom ADSL speed upgrade details

40Mbps Telkom VDSL hands-on

Tags: Derek Hershaw, Headline, MSAN, MWEB, Telkom, Telkom Internet, VDSL, Web Africa

Free Email Newsletter:
Subscribe

Shutterstock is the image partner of MyBroadband – technology images can be found here

Join the conversation

Connect with MyBB

twitterfacebookandroidappleblackberrynewsletterfeed

Poll

Which smartphone do you have?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

More News

Blocking Islamic State’s online propaganda – good or bad?

Information security privacy password hacking crypto

Before considering whether blocking content damages democracy – it would – instead ask who stands to gain

SABC COO to appeal court-ordered suspension

Hlaudi Motsoeneng

SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng is appealing the Western Cape High Court order on his suspension, the public broadcaster reported on Friday

Public Protector to review SABC court judgement

Thuli Madonsela

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela will take the SABC court judgment on review with regard to the public protector’s constitutional powers, her office said on Friday

Great tech deals this weekend

Sale

This weekend consumers can save money on computing gear and other gadgets from major retailers

Free MyBroadband Newsletter:
Subscribe
X
bool(true)