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The Internet has a weakness which could shut it down for months

Not many people realise that undersea cables transport nearly 100% of transoceanic data traffic.

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These are the companies who control the Internet in South Africa

If you use an Internet connection in South Africa, it is very likely that you are going through one of these companies.

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Icasa to investigate high broadband prices in South Africa

Icasa has been instructed to investigate the high price of broadband access in SA.

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This is how to fix South Africa’s terrible broadband

There are a few things that can be done to boost the roll-out of faster broadband in South Africa.

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Tshwane’s free Wi-Fi reaches 1 million users

The City of Tshwane’s free Wi-Fi programme hit a milestone of one million unique devices on Wednesday.


One graph which shows just how far behind SA is in getting super-fast fibre

The latest global fixed-broadband numbers reveal that there are over 700 million connections, and that South African fixed-broadband technologies are a generation behind.

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Here is where you will find the best broadband in South Africa

Most South African broadband services are slow when compared to international standards, but some areas are experiencing world-class speeds.

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Fastest broadband speeds in South Africa

The latest MyBroadband speed test results show which broadband services produced the highest peak speeds in South Africa.


If you don’t have 25Mbps, you don’t have broadband

Unless you have Internet speeds of over 25Mbps, you shouldn’t think you have a true broadband connection.

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Best and worst broadband services in South Africa

MyBroadband’s latest survey reveals the best fixed and mobile broadband services in South Africa.

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