Articles by Jan Vermeulen

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Moto Z

Motorola smartphones relaunched in South Africa – prices, release dates

Lenovo has announced the launch date and price of the Moto Z in South Africa.

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How much it costs to upgrade from 3G to 4G in South Africa

Vodacom CEO Shameel Joosub has revealed how much they pay to upgrade towers from 3G to 4G technology.

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It’s not about #DataMustFall, but when data will fall

Telkom’s chief commercial officer has said it is inevitable that data prices in South Africa will come down.

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Giving back our spectrum is a dangerous idea: Telkom

Of the good, bad, and ugly of government’s new spectrum policy, mobile operators giving back their mobile spectrum is an dangerous idea.

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How South Africa’s Internet will be affected by SEACOM’s cable outage

SEACOM has said that services on its network will be affected by a cable fault in the Mediterranean, which requires repairs.

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No Netflix price increase in South Africa anytime soon

Netflix has assured customers it has no plans to increase prices, except where it is legally obligated to review them.

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Why Netflix won’t talk about how well it’s doing in South Africa

Netflix is not revealing specifics about how its video streaming service is performing in particular regions.

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Xiaomi South African stores in the works

Mobile in Africa Group is planning to launch Xiaomi retail stores in South Africa.

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MTN device-only iPhone 7 deals unveiled

Pay off a new iPhone without taking out a mobile services contract.

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Vodacom, MTN, and Cell C are killing toll-free numbers in South Africa

Switch Telecom has stated that Vodacom, MTN, and Cell C have shown complete disrespect for new regulations which require mobile networks not to charge for toll-free calls.

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Jan Vermeulen

Jan Vermeulen is the senior technology journalist 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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