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  • 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...

  • Abraham van der Merwe, Co-founder and Managing Director, Frogfoot Networks.

    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...

  • Why business fibre is at a premium?

    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...

  • Kamal Mokrani,  Global Vice President, InfiNet Wireless.

    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 partnership to support Ugandan start-ups

    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...

  • 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...

  • WAPA Chairperson Mohammad Patel. (Image source: WAPA)

    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...

  • Sipho Maseko, Group Chief Executive Officer at Telkom SA. (Image source: File)

    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...

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

    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,...

  • Members of Sudan's civil society are campaigning to have US technology sanctions lifted (Image source: CommsMEA)

    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...

  • (Image source: Google/ bentley-walker.com

    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...

  • Mark Simpson, CEO of SEACOM (image: SEACOM)

    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...

  • Libya: Rawafed, Eutelsat Communications to boost wireless broadband

    May 7, 2013 • North Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Libya: Rawafed, Eutelsat Communications to boost wireless broadband

    Rawafed Libya for Telecommunications & Technology, a leading Internet Service Provider in Libya, has sealed a multi-year agreement with Eutelsat Communications for capacity on the KA-SAT satellite to support IP trunking services to its new wireless...

  • Liquid Telecom’s KDN extends fibre network to Tanzania

    April 24, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Liquid Telecom’s KDN extends fibre network to Tanzania

    Kenya Data Networks (KDN) has announced that it has extended its fibre network into Tanzania and will be the first operator to connect the East African capitals of Nairobi, Dar es Salaam, Kampala and Kigali on a single fibre network. The new 120km fibre link...