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    Broadcasting and mobile network spectrum must be privatised — FMF

    I don't support this just imagine if liquid telecom had permanent 4G spectrum all this year's it could be useless to the industry while others need it ASAP
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    US will help fund DFA fibre rollout study in South Africa

    Yes I know DFA and Vumatel is owned/whatever by same parent company hence I mentioned "last mile connection by Vumareach" About Broadband Infraco they hand picked certain municipalities under SA Connect to connect first so their infrastructure is way too limited, I asked about DFA because I...
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    US will help fund DFA fibre rollout study in South Africa

    So this so called 20 districts might get FTTB? Or it simple means DFA will roll out backhaul to small towns? Because DFA specializes in backhaul not B2C, this might mean last mile connection will be done by Vumareach or poynting what what aka R89 PM WiFi connection. I have a feeling this...
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    Rain plans to add 5G coverage to 5,000 new households per day in 2021

    This might be possible if rain and Vodacom agreement now include deploying 5G and 4G simultaneously, which means rain can upgrade "passive" infrastructure in more Tower's across SA
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    Rain plans to add 5G coverage to 5,000 new households per day in 2021

    My guess is all towers that used to have rain fixed-LTE coverage back in the beginning will be prioritised
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    Rain plans to add 5G coverage to 5,000 new households per day in 2021

    This is the case always with Liquid Intelligent Technologies, they like to mention other African markets they operate in, even if headlines says "Liquid Intelligent Technologies expand Fibre To small towns in SA" You won't see details like town's name by name liquid will just mention province...
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    MTN enhances MTN EverydayGigs and introduces MTN EverydayTalk offers

    But to be honest this is not cheap vodacom has Just4You bundle 1GB for R19 valid one day or standard one day 1GB for R29 and 60 Any SA network minutes for R12 valid one day
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    New Telkom home fibre pre-order deal – including free 200GB LTE data

    Please tell me your neighborhood name, I guess Openserve is first FNO to cover your neighborhood with FTTH neh I feel like yes all FNO's are roll out FTTH yearly but is duplication replication situation underserved neighborhoods are not getting connected
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    New Telkom home fibre pre-order deal – including free 200GB LTE data

    So this area's are part of FTTC to FTTH coverage roll out plan not bad but coverage map could be useful to see if this new markets are new or they are already serviced by other FNO's
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    Cell C starts migration of prepaid customers to MTN’s network in 3 provinces

    Cell C LTE is nightmare unless you use internet after 22:00 for me connection is bad as Rain Mobile around Mahikeng
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    Buying a Tesla Powerwall in South Africa

    I don't know much but for me it seems like Powerwall is really expensive, Battery lithium Pylon3000C 3.6kWh cost R17K and I heard is more like 3.2kWh not 3.6kWh R17Kx5=R85K Bi-directional inverter Sunsynk 8kW cost R33K This means is way cheaper to buy one by one hardware than Tesla single unit...
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    Starlink surpasses half a million pre-orders

    If they offer their services using United State dollars it simply means the monthly premiums will change each and every month and also bank charges will be higher because you are dealing with foreign exchange so it could make sense for them to offer the service using the local currency look at...
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    Starlink surpasses half a million pre-orders

    But U$ price won't be steady this month you pay R1499 next month is R1600 look at Netflix they went with local currency to offer subscribers steady prices
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