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Behind the Lag: 9 Potential Factors Slowing Your Internet Connection

You may have a 1Gbps fibre connection, but find that when you do a speed test or check your speeds on a connected device over Wi-Fi, you’re not getting near a 1Gbps speed. MetroFibre Networx, an open access fibre network...

SEACOM Boosts its IP Network with a Serious Bandwidth Upgrade

SEACOM, a fibre-led telecoms provider and owner of extensive ICT infrastructure across Africa, has announced a 100 Gigabit Ethernet (100GE) upgrade for its IP network. The increased capacity of 100 Gbps equipment reduces the cost and complexity associated with procuring...

8 Most Commonly Used Internet Jargon Terms Explained

When it comes to Internet connectivity, it’s important to know the basics, so you can understand what you’re paying for and what you should be getting, but with so much jargon and so many acronyms used to describe Internet...

How to get a fibre line connected to your home

By now you’ve heard all the hype around fibre connectivity coming to your suburb. No doubt your neighbours and family are all talking about getting ‘hooked up’. Your teenage children are chomping at the bit to get ridiculously fast...

DELL EMC and BT team up to research SDN of the future

The agile, programmable telecoms networks of the future has moved a step closer as BT and Dell EMC announced a research collaboration dedicated to exploring a new way of managing network traffic. The proof-of-concept trial, which is taking place at...

Telkom cuts pricing

Telkom Wholesale announced on Friday an effective 15% price reduction on its IP Connect (IPC) product offering with effect from 01 February 2014. This announcement follows the 5% free IPC bandwidth allowance that was offered by Telkom Wholesale on a...

Liquid Telecom partners with Ekinops on fibre expansion

The Herald reports that Liquid Telecom has partnered with Ekinops, a supplier of next generation optical transport equipment, in connection with a new long-haul Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing network across South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe.   This 2500km network is said...

The changing channel – seeing the cloud as an opportunity, not a threat

A depressed economic climate, coupled with the ever-present challenges of shrinking IT budgets, reduced spend and lower margins, are issues which have plagued the channel for many years. More recently the traditional channel has come under threat from the growth...

ITU to consider Facebook-tax

The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) is planning to institute a tax on content-heavy services like Facebook and Netflix, which will effectively see the companies pay for the bandwidth they use outside of the US. “Tabled by lobbyists representing Europe's biggest...

Absa ticks over online banking record

South Africa’s Absa bank today announced that the sum of their online banking transactions hit a record one trillion rand last year. This figure accounts for individual as well as small business online transactions. “For the first time in any calendar...
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Top 5 Gadgets that were highly Expected in 2024

The following are 2024 top 5 gadgets that are/ were highly expected according to Menstuff. 1. LG’s see-through Signature OLED...
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