Articles by Jan Vermeulen

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MTN busy fixing billing problems

MTN has assured that it is busy fixing a billing issue that has left some subscribers without cellular services.

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Big DStv channel changes coming

MultiChoice has announced that it is cancelling some channels, moving several channels to cheaper packages and adding more HD channels.

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DStv Explora 2 decoder launched

MultiChoice launched an updated version of its Explora decoder.

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Amazon Prime Video with Jeremy Clarkson’s new car show to launch in South Africa

Amazon will be bringing its Prime Video service to South Africa along with The Grand Tour.

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South African Internet exchange point becomes AU-supported regional exchange

The Johannesburg Internet Exchange is now an African Union-supported exchange point.

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Big fight over Vodacom and MTN overcharging for toll-free calls

There is a battle brewing between mobile operators and voice service providers over the cost of toll-free calls.

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Government wants to take Vodacom and MTN’s mobile spectrum back

The Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services wants to publish a policy paper that will force mobile networks to give back their spectrum.

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Telkom uncapped LTE “excessive users” no longer throttled

Uncapped LTE subscribers on Telkom who were being throttled have reported their speeds are back to normal.

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The best time to post on Facebook in South Africa

World Wide Worx and Fuseware have released their 2016 Social Media Landscape report, revealing the best time to post on Facebook and Twitter.

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The number of Facebook and Twitter users in South Africa

World Wide Worx and Fuseware have announced the results of their 2016 Social Media Landscape report.

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Jan Vermeulen

Jan Vermeulen is a technology journalist and web developer at MyBroadband. After receiving a Computer Engineering degree at the University of Pretoria he worked at SAAB’s Civil Security division as an engineer and developer. He then moved to MyBroadband to pursue a career that combined his interest in technology and his love of writing.

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