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Posts Tagged ‘Internet Solutions’

  • Etisalat (Image source: Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority)

    IS & Etisalat to extend MPLS network in Africa

    November 27, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on IS & Etisalat to extend MPLS network in Africa

    Internet Solutions (IS) and Etisalat have signed a bilateral partnership agreement which will extend the reach of both companies’ Multi Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) network coverage across the Middle East Region and Africa. According to both companies,...

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    Dimension Data acquires Mweb assets

    September 22, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on Dimension Data acquires Mweb assets

    South African based internet service provider Internet Solutions, a division of Dimension Data, has revealed that it has recently signed an agreement to purchase several assets as well as business divisions from Mweb Connect. According to the company, Mweb...

  • Internet Solutions acquires ContinuitySA

    Internet Solutions’ latest acquisition is ContinuitySA

    June 19, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on Internet Solutions’ latest acquisition is ContinuitySA

    Internet Solutions (IS) has made a move and acquired business continuity management company ContinuitySA (CSA). The amount for the acquisition has however been undisclosed. This is the third acquisition in recent months by the pan-African communications...

  • The Alliance for Affordable Internet has today signed a formal Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Mozambican government.
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    Mozambique joins Alliance for Affordable Internet

    April 3, 2014 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Mozambique joins Alliance for Affordable Internet

    The Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI – www.a4ai.org), a global coalition working to make broadband affordable for all, has yesterday signed a formal Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Mozambican government. Mozambique becomes the first...

  • Prenesh Padayachee, Chief Technology Officer at Internet Solutions (image: IS)

    IS enters the Terabit era

    April 3, 2014 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on IS enters the Terabit era

    Internet Solutions (IS), a pan-African telecommunications provider has today announced the deployment of the Infinera DTN-X platform across the company’s South African long distance fibre network. This is the first deployment of its kind for South Africa...

  • Siyabonga Madyibi, Regulatory Director at IS (image: IS)

    Internet Solutions joins Alliance for Affordable Internet

    February 28, 2014 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Internet Solutions joins Alliance for Affordable Internet

    In a recent report released by the A4AI (Alliance for Affordable Internet) it is estimated that broadband still costs more than half of the monthly income of millions of people around the world, further entrenching the digital divide. As one of the first...

  • Greg de Chasteauneuf, innovation and technology manager, Enterprise Mobility at Internet Solutions. (Image source: Internet Solutions)

    Internet Solutions acquires stake in Antfarm

    February 12, 2014 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Internet Solutions acquires stake in Antfarm

    South Africa’s Internet Solutions (IS) has enhanced its audio and video streaming capabilities following the acquisition of a significant stake in Antfarm, a local streaming media service provider, for an undisclosed amount. According to Greg Montjoie,...

  • Wayne Speechly, executive: cloud and communications at Internet Solutions. (Image source: Internet Solutions)

    SA telecom operators applaud drop in mobile termination rates

    February 12, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern AfricaComments Off on SA telecom operators applaud drop in mobile termination rates

    The new wholesale termination rate glide path announced by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) in January will see the mobile termination rates drop from R0.40 to R0.20 on 1 March 2014, with further decreases in 2015 and 2016....

  • Billions cannot afford to get online, entrenching the digital divide and constraining economic and social progress. (image: Shutterstock)

    SA’s Incredible Connection launches consumer broadband

    December 4, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern AfricaComments Off on SA’s Incredible Connection launches consumer broadband

    Internet Solutions (IS) and Incredible Connection have partnered to offer consumers and small businesses end-to-end DSL solutions, available via signup in-store or from the www.Connection.co.za website. Known as Connection DSL powered by IS Ignite, the...

  • Internet Solutions and AlwaysOn launched the first of many carrier-grade Wi-Fi solutions at Cradlestone Mall (image: GetIt Online)

    Mogale City mall gets SA’s first carrier-grade Wi-Fi

    November 28, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern AfricaComments Off on Mogale City mall gets SA’s first carrier-grade Wi-Fi

    South Africans are set to experience the next evolution in mobile connectivity, as Internet Solutions and AlwaysOn launched the first of many carrier-grade Wi-Fi solutions at Cradlestone Mall this month. With plans to roll-out nationwide to other key...

  • ICASA must complete a costing exercise and follow due process in 6 months. (Image source: File)

    New Icasa draft regulations too vague says Internet Solutions

    November 1, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on New Icasa draft regulations too vague says Internet Solutions

    Internet Solutions says that an urgently convened workshop in which all industry players work together would be the best – and fastest – way to resolve the issues currently preventing local loop unbundling (LLU) being implemented in South Africa. LLU...

  • Greg de Chasteauneuf, innovation and technology manager, Enterprise Mobility at Internet Solutions. (Image source: Internet Solutions)

    The everywhere, everything network

    October 1, 2013 • Opinion, Southern AfricaComments Off on The everywhere, everything network

    When futurists and technologists talk of ubiquitous computing, many paint a utopian picture of always-on connectivity from anywhere, on any device. The possibilities when this idealistic technological capability eventually becomes reality are seemingly...

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    Internetix 2013 reveals an HCI-enabled future

    July 30, 2013 • EventsComments Off on Internetix 2013 reveals an HCI-enabled future

    The 2,200 attendees of the 14th annual Internetix conference, hosted by Internet Solutions (IS), were left with a clear vision of what the future holds as far as human interaction with technology is concerned when the conference drew to a close on 23 July....

  • Internet Solutions voted best ISP in Mozambique

    March 27, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Internet Solutions voted best ISP in Mozambique

    Internet Solutions Mozambique has scooped the award as best internet service provider in Mozambique. Following a two month independent study by PMR.africa, IS Mozambique was highest rated on an overall rating in the Business Sector: Internet Service...

  • Seacom restores services across Southern, Eastern Africa

    March 26, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Seacom restores services across Southern, Eastern Africa

    In a recent development concerning disruption to Internet connectivity between Africa and Europe as a result of damage to Seacom undersea cable infrastructure, the company has issued a statement saying that “it had been able to add significant capacity to...

  • Seacom outage could last till April

    March 25, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (1)

    International internet connectivity between Africa and Europe has been affected by damage to Seacom undersea cable infrastructure. The company has issued several statements since Friday last week saying that they are in the process of restoring...