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  • Gambian ISP selects American 4G solution

    March 26, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Gambian ISP selects American 4G solution

    Gambian internet service provider Netpage has selected American communications technology provider Airspan Networks to rollout their 4G network in Gambia. The network will operate on the 2.3 GHz frequency band, leveraging Airspan’s Air4G flagship macro...

  • Security a growing challenge for Internet Service Providers

    February 1, 2012 • FeaturesComments Off on Security a growing challenge for Internet Service Providers

    Internet service providers (ISPs) and their customers face a growing risk of cyber-attacks. Trojans are being left behind for unsuspecting web surfers and Internet-based security attacks are an increasing problem. As online videos become increasingly popular...

  • Fibre network goes live in Zambia

    November 11, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Fibre network goes live in Zambia

    CEC Liquid Telecom has announced that phase one of its countrywide fibre network in Zambia is now live and providing much-needed broadband connectivity to mobile operators, ISPs, banks and other corporations. Phase one is a fibre link between the capital city...

  • Africa: Frost & Sullivan Awards iBurst DRC

    October 21, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on Africa: Frost & Sullivan Awards iBurst DRC

    Frost & Sullivan recognises iBurst Africa DRC with the 2011 West and Central Africa Frost & Sullivan Growth Leadership Award. Since its market entry in December 2008, the company has rapidly become one of the largest internet service providers (ISP)...

  • Gateway renews Mozambique’s data licence

    October 5, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on Gateway renews Mozambique’s data licence

    Gateway Communications, a supplier of pan-African telecommunications services, has renewed its 5 year data and wholesale licence in Mozambique. Gateway Communications’ Mozambican office first opened in 2001. Gateway Communications currently provides...

  • Kenya’s operators access national fibre optic network

    August 2, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on Kenya’s operators access national fibre optic network

    Permanent Secretary in the Kenyan Ministry of Information and Communications, Bitange Ndemo has constituted a team to manage the country’s National Optic Fibre Backbone Infrastructure (NOFBI). The team consists of government representatives, Safaricom,...

  • Enterprise VOIP – how to engineer for the real-world

    July 15, 2011 • FeaturesComments (1)

    South African companies have for many years, shied away from Voice over IP (VOIP) telephony solutions because of our legacy of slow and expensive bandwidth, says Stephen Davies of Connection Telecom. Much has improved over the last two years though. The...

  • Egypt’s TE Data gets global recognition

    July 6, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on Egypt’s TE Data gets global recognition

    Egypt’s Internet Service Provider (ISP) TE Data, has been awarded the International Quality Certificate for its efforts in the field of design, development and provisioning of telecommunication services from the German TÜV Rheinland Company. The award is...

  • SA’s Cell C joins Johannesburg Internet Exchange

    June 29, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on SA’s Cell C joins Johannesburg Internet Exchange

    South Africa’s non profit Internet industry organistion, Internet Service Providers’ Association (ISPA) has added an extension to its Johannesburg Internet Exchange (JINX) in order to cater for massive growth in internet traffic. SA mobile operator, Cell...

  • Globacom taking on Nigeria’s internet problems

    June 20, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Globacom taking on Nigeria’s internet problems

    Globacom Nigeria, the country’s second national carrier is set to take competition in bandwidth services to a new level as it plans to offer cheaper prices to internet service providers in Nigeria. With this development, more Nigerian cities will soon be...

  • ISPA urges SA Gov to examine RICA

    June 14, 2011 • Top StoriesComments (1)

    The Internet Service Providers’ Association of South Africa (ISPA) is urging the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development (DOJ) to take a fresh look at the Regulation of Interception of Communications and Provisions of Communication-related...

  • ISPs in SA commit to protecting children from pornography

    November 3, 2010 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on ISPs in SA commit to protecting children from pornography

    The Internet Service Providers’ Association of SA (ISPA) has, in the wake of a meeting with the Deputy Minister of Home Affairs and other stakeholders, affirmed its commitment to playing a role in the protection of children from exposure to...

  • South African ISPs call for ‘Telkom tax’ to be reduced

    May 25, 2010 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on South African ISPs call for ‘Telkom tax’ to be reduced

    The Internet Service Providers’ Association of South Africa (ISPA) is calling on the industry regulator ICASA and Telkom to revisit the issue of ADSL line rental and access charges to help bring the prices of broadband down in South Africa. The organisation...

  • Where to next for ISPs?

    April 19, 2010 • FeaturesComments Off on Where to next for ISPs?

    The bandwidth price war in South Africa is affecting ISPs in relation to the lower cost of uncapped broadband packages they offer to consumers, which will ultimately affect their profit margins, according to voices in the industry...

  • Internet Service Providers decry RICA provisions

    March 9, 2010 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Internet Service Providers decry RICA provisions

    The Internet Service Providers’ Association of South Africa (ISPA) has expressed concern over the new law that requires mobile cellular phone users to register with the new board...

  • AFRICA.INX plans a revolution in the local ISP industry

    December 10, 2009 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on AFRICA.INX plans a revolution in the local ISP industry

    AFRICA.INX, South Africa’s first and only independent network exchange, announced yesterday, highly competitive rates in the ISP industry, independence and freedom of choice for its customers as of 1st March ...