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SA Competition Commission Approves Afrihost, Cool Ideas Merger

South Africa's Competition Commission, the country's business practice watchdog, has unconditionally approved the merger of ISPs: Afrihost, and Cool Ideas. In June, Afrihost and Cool Ideas said they had concluded a deal in which Afrihost would purchase a majority stake...

9 Fastest Internet Providers in South Africa Ranked

Internet and connectivity speed tester Ookla has released its market analysis for South Africa, ranking the country's fastest internet service providers (ISPs). The analysis only takes into account top providers of internet services in the country, ones which account for...

Top 5 Most Trending Stories – Week in Review

As this week comes to a close we take a look at the articles that resonated most with our readers. The tech world seems to be settling into the new normal of the peri-COVID world, we begin to see efforts...

South Africa’s 9 Most Valuable Telecoms

South Africa is the continent's telecom powerhouse as it is home to Africa's largest and most valuable operators - Telkom, MTN, Vodacom. MTN is the largest mobile operator in the entire continent, while Vodacom dominates the market in South Africa...

Consolidation in South African Telecom sector

The mobile operator MTN is acquiring a 50 percent stake in one of the top hosting and internet service providers (ISPs) in South Africa, Afrihost. While this deal is still subject to regulatory approvals, it does not come...

MTN victim of cyber attack

Mobile operator MTN suffered an outage on its South African data network on Wednesday and it has now been confirmed that the company fell victim to a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) cyber-attack. The outage also affected internet service providers Afrihost and Axxess,...

MTN and Afrihost form partnership

Mobile service provider MTN and Internet service provider, Afrihost, have announced a strategic partnership to leapfrog customer service by providing seamless converged solutions. Through the partnership, MTN Business will become second in the market in terms of IPC capacity and...
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How Are Smart Contracts Transforming Financial Transactions?

In the dynamic landscape of financial technology, smart contracts emerge as a transformative force. These self-executing contracts, with terms...
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