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Massive broadband shock for South Africa

The latest Akamai State of the Internet report shows that South Africa is the only country in its region which failed to meet basic broadband standards

Internet piracy

Top ADSL ISPs among SA’s online pirates

South African online pirates reveal their favourite broadband connections and Internet Service Providers

broadband speed

Neighbourhoods with best broadband speeds in South Africa

The latest Ookla Net Index statistics reveal which South African cities and neighbourhoods have the highest broadband speeds

Vodacom Fibre

Fibre-to-the-home prices: Vodacom vs Telkom

Pricing for a Vodacom fibre-to-the-home trial was released recently, and it is surprisingly similar to Telkom’s FTTH products

Government running on empty (low)

Broadband failure costs South Africa dearly

The state’s incompetence is hindering connectivity as well as its own developmental goals, writes Dominic Cull

Siyabonga Cwele

Bad broadband more harmful than Apartheid: minister

Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services Siyabonga Cwele warns that the harm done by poor Internet access is worse than Apartheid


How to make broadband cheaper

The Alliance for Affordable Internet recently released its latest Affordability Report, which provides guidelines on how to make Internet access cheaper

Telkom's new brand

Telkom will not fund R98-billion broadband project: report

Telkom will not bear the burden for the R98-billion national broadband rollout project, the Sunday Times reported


Joburg’s free Internet plans

The City of Johannesburg has taken back control of its 990km of fibre optic cables and intends rolling out free, high-speed Internet, writes Alameen Templeton


Best ever 100Mbps fibre-to-the-home prices in SA

Fibrehoods has given us a sneak peek of its 100Mbps fibre-to-the-home prices, and they are much lower than any other service in South Africa

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