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  • Fibre Internet

    South Africa: OpenWeb shakes up broadband market

    September 30, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: OpenWeb shakes up broadband market

    OpenWeb has launched Download Heaven, a service that, according to the company, guarantees its uncapped customers unshaped access. OpenWeb CEO, Keoma Wright, stated that: “Many ISP’s in South Africa leave much to be desired. Poor service, ongoing...

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    Moroccan telecom regulator opening ADSL market

    June 24, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, North Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Moroccan telecom regulator opening ADSL market

    Moroccan telecom regulator, ANRT, has decided to open up the ADSL market within the country of Morocco in North Africa. While this move will ultimately allow telecom service providers to establish a formidable position within the country, it does however...

  • OpenWeb CEO Keoma Wright (image: OpenWeb)

    Read the fine print before signing ADSL contract

    March 17, 2014 • OpinionComments Off on Read the fine print before signing ADSL contract

    A new trend is emerging in the ADSL arena, every second Internet Service Provider (ISP) is claiming to offer the fastest, most affordable ADSL. Some of these dubious ISPs even promise clients unshaped ADSL for a couple of hundred rand. OpenWeb CEO Keoma...

  • Alcatel-Lucent and Tunisie Telecom, a telecommunications provider in Tunisia, have today announced a three-year agreement. (image: Tunisie Telecom)

    Tunisie Telecom bolsters network with Alcatel-Lucent

    February 19, 2014 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Tunisie Telecom bolsters network with Alcatel-Lucent

    Alcatel-Lucent and Tunisie Telecom, have today announced a three-year agreement to transform the carrier’s voice and data network, paving the way for ultra-broadband access services for residential and enterprise customers throughout Tunisia. Tunisie...

  • Derek Hershaw, CEO of MWEB ISP (image: MWEB)

    South Africa: MWEB challenges Telkom

    November 28, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: MWEB challenges Telkom

    In South Africa, MWEB has announced changes to its Standard Uncapped Shaped ADSL and Business Basic products whereby data speeds will be increased at no additional cost to customers. In addition, MWEB will introduce a 6Mbps product and reduce pricing on...

  • Telkom has warned that fraudsters are using the company’s name in order to solicited payment (Image source: File)

    Absa, Telkom SA bank on alliance for customer reward

    November 4, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern AfricaComments Off on Absa, Telkom SA bank on alliance for customer reward

    Telkom SA today announced that it has signed a collaboration agreement with Absa and is now an official partner of the programme. The partnership sees Telkom offering Absa customers greater value and rewards when subscribing to Telkom flagship Simple and...

  • Telkom has warned that fraudsters are using the company’s name in order to solicited payment (Image source: File)

    Telkom SA increases internet speed for customers

    November 1, 2013 • OnlineComments Off on Telkom SA increases internet speed for customers

    Telkom SA today announced more internet speed upgrades for existing consumer and business customers following the recently announced ADSL speed increases for all internet service providers. This is in line with the Group’s continued quest to bring greater...

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    Telkom SA partners with Samsung on ADSL

    October 28, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Telkom SA partners with Samsung on ADSL

    Connectivity and convergence are increasingly becoming a core part of consumer’s day-to-day lives, with television just one such example where consumer need and demand is beginning to shape how these devices are used. According to Lance Berger, Head of...

  • Debbie Pretorius, General Manager of MWEB Business (image: MWEB)

    Market hungry for fibre technology

    October 28, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern AfricaComments Off on Market hungry for fibre technology

    ICT services provider MWEB Business claims it has experienced over 500 percent growth in its fibre installations in the past year – a clear indication that fibre is finally taking its place in the mainstream of connectivity technology the Company...

  • Telkom Mobile has launched prepaid internet offering. (Image source: Rehan Opperman)

    Is Telkom’s service really improving?

    October 15, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Is Telkom’s service really improving?

    South African fixed-line operator Telkom has been notorious for taking up to 6 weeks to install a telecommunications line, but the company has now said that they have marked significant improvement in service levels of key business units this year, according...

  • Casper Kondo Chihaka, Telkom’s Managing Executive of Wholesale Services (image: Telkom)

    Telkom SA’s access network revamp boosts ADSL speeds

    September 20, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Telkom SA’s access network revamp boosts ADSL speeds

    Telkom SA today announced to all resellers of ADSL services that users are set to benefit from planned speed upgrades at no additional cost. Casper Kondo Chihaka, Telkom’s Managing Executive of Wholesale Services says, “As part of the Company’s...

  • It has been confirmed that MTN has been the victim of a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) cyber-attack (image: Warren Rohner)

    MTN victim of cyber attack

    August 30, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on MTN victim of cyber attack

    Mobile operator MTN suffered an outage on its South African data network on Wednesday and it has now been confirmed that the company fell victim to a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) cyber-attack. The outage also affected internet service providers...

  • FNB Commercial and RMB Corporate Bank announced the launch of Online Banking Enterprise on the FNB Banking Tablet App (image credit: architect africa online)

    South Africa: FNB offers free ADSL

    August 6, 2013 • Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: FNB offers free ADSL

    South African bank FNB yesterday announced their Uncapped ADSL product, with discounts of up to 100% on monthly subscription fees, applicable for qualifying customers who sign up from 8 August 2013. Qualifying Personal Cheque Account holders and FNB Private...

  • Telkom SA explains internet outage

    June 10, 2013 • OnlineComments Off on Telkom SA explains internet outage

    South African internet users last week Friday fell victim to a wide-spread internet service outage and experienced very slow connections – or no connections at all. Fixed-line provider Telkom managed to rectify the issue late on Friday afternoon and...

  • HPs ‘out-of-the-box’ education initiative in SA

    January 17, 2013 • HardwareComments Off on HPs ‘out-of-the-box’ education initiative in SA

    HP is to bring its innovative ‘classroom in a box’, a low cost solution for educational IT labs based on pre-installed schools equipment and thin client PCs in a refurbished shipping container, to South Africa. The blueprint for the innovative teaching...

  • SA’s broadband doubled in two years

    December 6, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on SA’s broadband doubled in two years

    Broadband access in South Africa has more than doubled in the last two years, as mobile operators slashed the cost of data and network roll-out accelerated. This is revealed in new data contained in the final version of the Internet Access in South Africa...