Posts Tagged ‘free Wi-Fi’

  • Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services: Dr Siyabonga Cyprian Cwele. (Image Credit: Darryl Linington)

    Siyabonga Cyprian Cwele sets the stage for Wi-Fi Forum SA

    March 12, 2015 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0)

    The newly-established Wi-Fi Forum of South Africa held its inaugural conference in Johannesburg, South Africa on 12 March 2015. According to the forum, the organisation will essentially play an active and positive role in the development of the Wi-Fi industry...

  • SA Taxis to get free wi-fi

    SA Taxis to get free Wi-Fi

    June 11, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on SA Taxis to get free Wi-Fi

    Telkom has partnered up with the South African National Taxi Council (Santaco) in order to bring free Wi-Fi connections to taxi ranks, as well as mini bus taxis, across South Africa. Santaco CEO, Nkululeko Buthelezi, told Talk Radio 702 that the initiative...

  • 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 on 10 African cities with free Wi-Fi

    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...

  • A panoramic view of Nakuru County in Kenya (image: Wikimedia)

    Kenyans get free Wi-Fi

    February 13, 2014 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Kenyans get free Wi-Fi

    Kenya’s Nakuru County Government and the State House Digital communications office, have teamed up to provide free Wi-Fi to residents in the county for at least a month. The project was launched in partnership with Infonet Africa, and reportedly cost...

  • South African president Jacob Zuma on Thursday night delivered his annual State of the Nation address (Image Credit: World Economic Forum)

    Free Wi-Fi areas for South Africans – Zuma

    January 13, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Free Wi-Fi areas for South Africans – Zuma

    South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma unveiled the African National Congress’s 2014 election manifesto in Nelspruit, South Africa over the weekend. During the event President Zuma announced that the ruling party would endeavour to provide the nation with...

  • Samsung’s free Wi-Fi now available

    April 15, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Samsung’s free Wi-Fi now available

    Following the announcement of the Samsung free Wi-Fi offering through Always On last month, Samsung Electronics South Africa has announced that this free Wi-Fi access service is available to customers at more than 1 000 local AlwaysOn hotspots. Customers...