The Telecommunications Minister’s plan to fight ICASA’s spectrum auction may delay the roll-out of faster and better broadband. It is, however, not the first time this has happened.
The DA’s Shadow Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services Marian Shinn has called on Siyabonga Cwele to halt legal action against ICASA.
BitCo said it can now deploy high-speed last-mile connectivity on the 2GHz band.
Cape Town has unveiled three more free Wi-Fi zones in its CBD.
Broadlink has started a network expansion project, with over 40 new high sites now live.
The ABC has announced that an episode of its Catalyst television program “breached the ABC’s impartiality standards” when it raised concerns about the safety of wireless devices.
Facebook has unveiled OpenCellular, an open-source wireless access platform for remote areas of the world.
The City of Tshwane has received international recognition at the World Wi-Fi Day Awards for Most Innovative City or Government Program to bridge the Digital Divide.
The Wi-Fi Alliance industry group has started certifying products that can deliver multi-gigabit speeds and improved coverage.
Comsol has launched Comsol Fibre Connect, which it states is South Africa’s “first and only nationwide open-access high-speed carrier-grade data network”.