SA ranks third in Africa for broadband speed

SA's race for
broadband

Researchers outline
country's ranking.

Monday, Aug 19th

Green light given to continue Pietermaritzburg fibre network build.

Green light given to continue Pietermaritzburg fibre network build

South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal has this week ruled in favour of Dark Fibre Africa.

Fortinet Enhances Retail Offering with Presence Analytics as Part of Connect and Secure Solution.

Fortinet Enhances Retail Offering with Presence Analytics as Part of Connect and Secure Solution

Integrated FortiGate, FortiWifi and FortiPresence analytics solutions help retailers streamline network management and understand customer behaviour.

South Africa: Vodacom to buy Neotel for R7bn.

South Africa: Vodacom to buy Neotel for R7bn

Deal expected to be sealed by year-end if the likes of regulatory approvals are met.

Re-arranging the deck chairs on the Titanic.

Re-arranging the deck chairs on the Titanic

According to Andre Hoffman of the FTTH Council Africa optic fibre is the future network solution.

FTTH is next natural step for MTN.

‘FTTH is next natural step for MTN’

CEO of FTTH Africa Council Juanita Clark says MTN’s move “makes absolute sense”.

BICS establishes Joburg POP with Teraco.

BICS establishes Joburg POP with Teraco

Move aimed at boosting its internet traffic exchange and lowering latency for customers.

Hong Kong firm connecting Africa’s first-ever smart city.

Hong Kong firm connecting Africa’s first-ever smart city

A division of telecoms provider HKT is providing tech for Modderfontein’s Zendai development.

Telkom’s fibre-to-the-home plans.

Telkom’s fibre-to-the-home plans

Company rolling out 100Mbps internet to over twenty suburbs in South Africa.

Multichoice looks to expand African DTT services.

MultiChoice looks to expand African DTT services

African pay-TV operator signs on Intelsat to grow its digital terrestrial television footprint.

African pay TV service MultiChoice adds satellite capacity.

African pay TV service MultiChoice adds satellite capacity

Provider signs on Intelsat for a 15-year service agreement set to start in two year’s time.

SEACOM signs on Akamai to boost internet speeds.

SEACOM signs on Akamai to boost internet speeds

Lower latency could be on the cards thanks to a deal with the cloud services provider.