Posts Tagged ‘free internet’

  • The Western Cape government’s free Wi-Fi pilot project was announced in March this year (image:

    10 African cities with free Wi-Fi

    April 22, 2014 • Lists, Top StoriesComments Off

    If Internet use proliferates in Africa at the rate mobile phones did in the early 2000s, the continent stands to add as much as $300 billion to its economic growth by 2025, a new study by the McKinsey Global Institute has found. While most internet...

  • Being able to connect online with family and friends is now the top priority for travellers (image: Shutterstock)

    Internet connectivity top priority for travellers

    July 17, 2013 • OnlineComments Off

    There really is no place like home, unless it is a hotel which offers free internet connection. According to new research from IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) it was found that being able to connect online with family and friends is now the top priority...

  • Free Internet bundles for MTN SA customers

    November 9, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

    With the continued success of its Mahala offering, MTN South Africa has now introduced a Mahala Data promotion that gives customers free additional value on their Internet bundles as the company continues to focus on addressing South Africa’s growing...

  • Facebook population “bigger” than North America

    April 13, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off

    According to statistics released today, by Internet World Stats, almost 10% of the world’s population uses Facebook. As of March 31, more than 664 million people use the social networking site. This announcement comes at a time when Facebook is brushing...

  • RedButton to change the local WiFi landscape

    January 21, 2009 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off

    A visit to a Starbucks coffee shop in Europe usually means free access to the Internet in addition to great coffee. In South Africa, hotspot visitors usually have to pay to surf, and while some hotspots offer free access, the service is often erratic because...