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    How latency kills overseas download speeds in South Africa

    How latency kills overseas download speeds in South Africa When it comes to broadband, the “speed” of your line is not always what’s written on the box.
  2. Newsfeed

    Broadband Infraco gets new CEO

    Broadband Infraco gets new CEO Andrew Matseke has been appointed to the position of Broadband Infraco CEO.
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    Super simple plug-and-play broadband solution for mother-in-law?

    I am looking for a dead-easy solution for complete non-techie user for fixed broadband. I'm tending towards something that is wireless so as to avoid all the pain associated with lines, connection-fees etc. Does anybody know of a package deal that is specifically targeted to non-technical...
  4. Rouxenator

    ZTE VDSL / ADSL Router (Wi-Fi, 4 LAN ports, USB) free courier delivery [S]

    Item name (be very descriptive): ZTE ZXHN-H168N 4-port Wireless ADSL and VDSL Router with USB 2.0 port for NAS or 3G dongle (not included). New in box. Age and condition: 3 months old - never used Do you include packaging: Yes Warranty: Yes - still under warranty from Takealot. Reason for...
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    Vodacom Broadband Connect Wireless Premium Problems

    So, I have a 10Mbps Broadband Connect Wireless Premium. This is the worst connection I've ever had. I have to log calls every week about either the connection being down, or my speed being so slow. But now today I was just too much. My ping is up and down the whole time, so unstable, and after...
  6. Jamie McKane

    South Africa hits a new high

    South Africa hits a new high The latest Akamai State of the Internet report shows that South Africa hit a new average broadband connection speed high.
  7. Jamie McKane

    How much other people pay for broadband

    How much other people pay for broadband Point Topic’s fixed broadband tariffs report reveals how much people across the world pay for broadband services.
  8. Kevin Lancaster

    Price of broadband in South Africa holds us back

    Price of broadband in South Africa holds us back The price of connectivity remains a problem in South Africa, especially with regards to the adoption of cloud services by businesses.
  9. Jamie McKane

    Project to connect 22 million South Africans to the Internet

    [B]Project to connect 22 million South Africans to the Internet[/B A new initiative called "Internet for All" aims to connect millions of South Africans to the Internet over the next two years.
  10. Kevin Lancaster

    Government broadband plans for South Africa

    Government broadband plans for South Africa The Deputy Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, has presented the department’s annual performance plan in parliament.
  11. Jamie McKane

    Big increase in broadband adoption in South Africa

    Big increase in broadband adoption in South Africa Akamai’s Q4 2016 State of the Internet report shows a big increase in the adoption of 4Mbps, 10Mbps, and 15Mbps broadband speeds in South Africa.
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    Wireless to Fibre/Satellite Options Cape Town?

    I'm busy putting feelers out there for experiences with any fibre alternative in Cape Town. Looking for any isp/package that offers any upload speed that's upwards from at least 2mb. Have 2 users in my household, one for business in the entertainment industry (not too heavy use though...
  13. Kevin Lancaster

    Best mobile broadband provider in South Africa

    Best mobile broadband provider in South Africa MyBroadband’s latest broadband survey results show that Telkom was rated as the best mobile broadband provider in South Africa. The Q1 2017 broadband survey was completed by 2,463 South African broadband subscribers. These users were typically...
  14. SmellyCelly

    Internet woes - advice for correct package?

    Hi guys So here's the deal. I am currently on Afrihost's 30GB mobile data deal. I pay around R800 for 30GB which is a really steep considering the cost of fiber, but I'm not in a fiber area :( Apparently the adsl line in my area is also pretty terrible and no matter what line speed you're on...
  15. Kevin Lancaster

    Top fixed-broadband countries in the world

    Top fixed-broadband countries in the world Point Topic’s Trends in Global Broadband Subscribers report for Q3 2016 shows that China is driving fixed-broadband adoption. The report showed that over 70% of all net adds in fixed-broadband subscribers came from East Asia in the quarter.
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    Broadband-centric investigate journalism request

    How 'bout a formal investigation into why 'outlying areas' are still bereft of 10Mbps ADSL services while paying the same rate for their 4Mbps services as their 10Mbps counterparts? Specifically, why are said 4Mbps subscribers forced to pay the same for half the upload speed as their 10Mbps or...
  17. Kevin Lancaster

    South African broadband price shock

    South African broadband price shock Point Topic has released its latest broadband tariff country scorecard, which sees South Africa at the bottom of global rankings.
  18. Kevin Lancaster

    Great broadband news for South Africans

    Great broadband news for South Africans An agreement between WBS and Vodacom will accelerate the roll-out of a new LTE-Advanced network, which will offer fast, affordable broadband services in the country.
  19. Kevin Lancaster

    South African broadband speeds: 2007 to 2016

    South African broadband speeds: 2007 to 2016 The latest Akamai State of the Internet report shows how South Africa’s average and peak broadband speeds have changed over the last nine years.
  20. Rouxenator

    80mbps VDSL ?

    I wonder if they will ever give 80mbps as an option on VDSL?
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