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Fibre internet cable

Fastest broadband speed: 1.125Tbps

A new record for the fastest ever data rate for digital information has been set by UCL researchers in the Optical Networks Group.

South Africa

No lead agency yet for SA Connect: South African government

Government says it hasn’t yet selected the “lead agent” for its R740m municipal broadband project, despite indications that Telkom could win the deal.

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Telkom close to starting R744-million Government broadband plan: report

Telkom is close to reaching an agreement with the government to start the first phase of its broadband roll-out plan, according to Bloomberg.

South Africa ISPs

Here are the ADSL ISPs which South African techies use

The latest MyBroadband survey reveals the most popular broadband connections, Internet service providers, and ADSL account types of South African techies.

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Crime is stopping Cape Town fibre roll-out

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille has explained how criminals are hurting the roll-out of broadband networks in the province.


I tested Vox Telecom’s 1Gbps FTTH – the Ferrari of Internet accounts

We take a look at how fast 1Gbps fibre-to-the-home really is in South Africa.


The province with the highest rate of Internet access

Internet access in this province is much higher than the national average.

South Africa slow broadband

This is why South African mobile broadband is so slow and expensive

The World Bank has argued that if the cost of broadband in South Africa was reduced, it would lead to improved growth.


What the difference is between 4G, LTE, 3G, HSPA+, and GPRS

We take a look at the wireless data standards which determine how fast your mobile data connections is.

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MWEB in big fibre-to-the-home push

MWEB plans to focus on its FTTH services going forward.

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