Openserve, Telkom’s wholesale and networks division, has announced wholesale price reductions on its DSL and fibre broadband services which will kick in on 1 August 2017.
Cell C has launched a new fibre-to-the-home promotion, giving new customers three months of free C-Fibre access.
MyBroadband’s Q2 2017 broadband survey results show that fibre subscribers are generally much happier with their service than those on DSL or wireless connections.
Afrihost’s Data Kingpins ranking shows that its top uncapped DSL users have racked up huge usage over the past 30 days.
Akamai has released its Q1 2017 State of the Internet report, which shows that South Africa has hit a new average broadband connection speed high.
Internet Solutions will soon make a big announcement regarding a new product that will benefit the ISPs on its platform, CEO Saki Missaikos told MyBroadband.
Stats SA has shared its General Household Survey 2016 results, which show that Gauteng and the Western Cape are the best-connected provinces in South Africa.
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.