Afrihost is cutting Openserve fibre package prices, the company announced.
SEACOM has repaired the second marine cable fault off the coast of Djibouti in the Red Sea.
Internet service providers have applauded Openserve for its recent IP Connect (IPC) price cuts, which will improve the value consumers receive.
Microsoft has announced that it will deliver cloud services from data centres in Johannesburg and Cape Town in 2018.
Fibre-to-the-home is gaining momentum in South Africa, with many ADSL subscribers moving to the faster technology.
While repairing a recent fault on its cable, SEACOM discovered a “secondary marine fault” in the Red Sea off the coast of Djibouti.
Fibre-to-the-home is gaining traction in South Africa, with new FTTH subscriptions exceeding new ADSL subscriptions.
Liquid Telecom’s Andrew Alston and Ben Roberts, along with Fiona Asonga of TESPOK, have submitted a policy proposal to AfriNIC on how to deal with governments shutting down the Internet.
Afrihost’s uncapped ADSL leaderboard for the past month shows that its top users consume massive amounts of data.
A new generation of applications – an Internet of Intelligent Things – could provide a new infrastructure for economic development across Africa.
Looking at DSL and fibre services from a price-per-Mbps perspective, with all costs taken into account, it is easy to see why South African Internet users are begging for fibre to be laid in their neighbourhoods.
Akamai’s Q4 2016 State of the Internet report shows that South Africa’s average mobile broadband speed is slower than Morocco’s, Kenya’s, and Egypt’s.
Different FTTH providers charge different wholesale rates to ISPs, who in turn pass these costs onto consumers.
Fibre-to-the-home coverage is increasing in South Africa, with many network operators rolling out services to suburbs across the country.
South Africans have a tendency to make out that something is worse than it really is.
Any article about fibre-to-the-home is met with people complaining about a lack of availability in their area – and it is not difficult to see why.
Point Topic has released its Trends in Global Broadband Subscribers report for Q3 2016, which shows that copper (DSL) decline is accelerating.
Fibre-to-the-home service provider Cool Ideas has made its traffic graphs public, which show that local traffic far exceeds international traffic on its network.
It’s no secret that the biggest obstacle facing multiplayer gaming in South Africa right now is high latency.
The best way to deal with the country’s poor internet is just to use your own.