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Liquid Telecom strengthens East African fibre network

Liquid Telecom has announced significant improvements to its fibre network along the East African coast which have already reduced congestion, improved connectivity and resulted in the lowest latency rates on the African continent. Since its acquisition of Kenya Data Networks;...

No issues with undersea cable maintenance – Telkom SA

Telkom SA has announced the successful completion of planned maintenance work on its SAT 3 undersea cable on 14 October 2012. According to the company customers did not experience any downtime during the maintenance period and this was attributed to various contingency plans which...

Telkom to spread its wings

SOUTH African Telecommunications operator, Telkom, has secured operating licences in east, south and west Africa, the company revealed on Monday in an interview with our reporter. Responding to questions, Telkom spokesman Pynee Chetty said the telecoms giant had secured operating...

Bandwidth capacity in SA to double by 2011

Internet usage in South Africa has exceeded the 5 million milestone or 10% penetration rate in the country, but much more has to be done to overcome the “embarrassing statistics”, as Arthur Goldstuck, ICT analyst and CEO World Wide...

Vodacom lowers its broadband rates

Vodacom Business has decided to cut in half its rates for broadband connectivity, following last year’s launch of Seacom fibreoptic cable, writes Business Day. Acording to MD Ermano Quartero, the decision is justified by "the increasing competition between undersea cable...

Telkom’s SAT3 cable goes down

Telkom’s SAT3 cable system that connects South Africa to the rest of the world is experiencing a loss of connectivity today, causing breaks in traffic and slow response until late this evening, according to Business Day sources. Luckily there are...

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 2010. The company, launched in October 2009, prepares to break...

Telkom undersea capacity upgraded

There are at least nine undersea telecommunication cables (including SAT3 and SAFE) that will connect various parts of Sub-Saharan Africa to the rest of the world by the end of 2011. Importantly, figures from 2003 to 2009 indicate that, STM-1...
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Unpacking TECNO’s New SPARK 20P Smartphone: Available in SA

Having sufficient storage space on your smartphone is crucial in today's world, particularly with photos, videos, apps, and games...
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