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  • MainOne’s West Africa expansion gets boost with Cote d’Ivoire license

    MainOne’s West Africa expansion gets boost with Cote d’Ivoire license

    April 23, 2018 • Big Data, General, West AfricaComments Off on MainOne’s West Africa expansion gets boost with Cote d’Ivoire license

    As part of its West Africa expansion, connectivity and data centre solutions operator MainOne has secured a license to expand national and international connectivity services in Cote d’Ivoire. The C1B license received from Minister Bruno Koné, the...

  • Redefining ‘open access’ for fibre networks in South Africa

    Redefining ‘open access’ for fibre networks in South Africa

    January 11, 2018 • General, Mobile and Telecoms, Opinion, Southern AfricaComments Off on Redefining ‘open access’ for fibre networks in South Africa

    Everyone wants high speed fibre connectivity and providers are jostling to get fibre into the ground and to the door of businesses and residential customers. The fastest route to a return on these fibre investments is to allow open access, enabling multiple...

  • Fixed wireless broadband

    Smarter solutions for real-world efficiency are a must

    August 17, 2017 • Online & Social, OpinionComments Off on Smarter solutions for real-world efficiency are a must

    Fixed wireless broadband has for years been chosen for being the most cost-effective alternative network access technology, especially in the days when there was plenty of spectrum available. Companies started to emerge offering their customers a solution...

  • HISA2017, Cipherwave

    Cipherwave to exhibit at HISA2017

    August 4, 2017 • Events, Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on Cipherwave to exhibit at HISA2017

    Locally owned and managed Internet Service Provider, Cipherware will exhibit its innovative products and services at the upcoming Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa (#HISA2017). This two-day event will take place on 29 and 30 August at Vodacom World in...

  • Driving customer choice with open access networks

    July 17, 2017 • General, OpinionComments Off on Driving customer choice with open access networks

    Creating competition in the buoyant Internet service provider (ISP) space plays a crucial role in driving customer choice. Consumers can go anywhere to get their home or business connected, but the costs are still very much dependent on whether their service...

  • Are South African businesses ready for 5G disruption?

    How your ISP can affect your bottom line

    May 30, 2017 • Online & Social, OpinionComments Off on How your ISP can affect your bottom line

    Business connectivity is the beating heart of the SME revolution. Is your Internet Service Provider helping you use it to drive profits or simply letting it become a drain on your expendable bank balance? Jarryd Chatz, CEO of BitCo, explores this question and...

  • Fixed broadband wireless technology for Africa

    May 17, 2017 • General, OpinionComments Off on Fixed broadband wireless technology for Africa

    Fixed broadband wireless technology is well suited to the African continent due to the ever-increasing demand for connectivity to bridge the digital divide between urban and rural areas. Africa is a diverse continent not only in its physical landscape, but...

  • Liquid Telecom widens availability of Microsoft Azure Stack across Africa

    Liquid Telecom Kenya announces completion of Nairobi network

    February 4, 2016 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Liquid Telecom Kenya announces completion of Nairobi network

    Internet provider Liquid Telecom Kenya today unveiled an intensive last mile strategy for 2016 as it announced the completion of its new Nairobi Metro network, built as part of its Sh20.3bn Internet infrastructure investment programme in Kenya. According to...

  • 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...

  • Wireless Access Providers’ Association responds to ‘South Africa Connect’

    December 9, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Wireless Access Providers’ Association responds to ‘South Africa Connect’

    Members of the Wireless Access Providers’ Association of South Africa (WAPA) are uniquely positioned to assist in the achievement of the progressive broadband policy announced by the Cabinet last week. The aim of the National Broadband Policy, Strategy and...

  • Telkom SA to invest R12-billion in broadband network

    December 5, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Telkom SA to invest R12-billion in broadband network

    Telkom Wholesale and Networks is investing R12 billion in its Next Generation High Speed Broadband Network to ultimately support South Africa’s broadband ecosystem at large. Alphonzo Samuels, Acting Managing Director: Wholesale and Networks, says that free...

  • SA ISP MWEB signs APN agreement with Cell C

    October 30, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on SA ISP MWEB signs APN agreement with Cell C

    MWEB has announced the signing of an Access Point Name (APN) agreement with mobile service provider Cell C which will enable the ISP to offer its own customised mobile data packages to MWEB customers as of 29 October 2013. MWEB ISP CEO Derek Hershaw says,...

  • Sudan restores most Internet connections

    September 29, 2013 • East Africa, Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Sudan restores most Internet connections

    Sudan’s Internet services has been restored at one of its three major international ISPs, the government reported after it had seen the Internet cut off across the country as a result of riots over the ending of fuel subsidies. The result saw much turmoil...

  • Libya to receive Bentley broadband boost

    September 20, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, North Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Libya to receive Bentley broadband boost

    Leading broadband satellite Internet Service Provider, Bentley Walker, has confirmed it will extend its service coverage towards Libya via its Newtec Ka-band VSAT broadband platform. The new service, which will deliver high speed broadband connectivity to...

  • SEACOM’s Remote Peering streamlines African exchange

    September 3, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on SEACOM’s Remote Peering streamlines African exchange

    SEACOM today launches a new Remote Peering service, a product which bundles SEACOM connectivity with exchange point membership to provide operators and ISPs in Africa with a single point of contact for the management of their international peering...

  • Jakaya kikwete

    Will Tanzania’s Finance Bill stymie Internet growth?

    August 5, 2013 • East Africa, Finance, Top StoriesComments Off on Will Tanzania’s Finance Bill stymie Internet growth?

    Amendments to Tanzania’s recently passed Finance Bill 2013 has ushered in a 14,5% excise duty on all mobile airtime, mobile services, as well as landline and wireless telecommunication services. According to research Tanzanians will have to fork out more...