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SA government still keen on net neutrality rules

Government has not given up on a plan to enforce network neutrality rules on South African operators, despite there being no reference to the controversial subject in the Electronic Communications Amendment Bill

Amazon emerges as major player in streaming music

We know Amazon.com has become a virtual mega-mall for shopping, a creator of gadgets for our daily commutes and our homes and a mover-and-shaker in entertainment. Less well known is how quickly the online retailer


MeerKAT, SKA to peel back universe’s secrets

One of the world’s largest collaborative science projects is about to enter its most exciting year yet. This will see researchers in a remote stretch of South Africa’s Karoo testing Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity

TalkCentral: Ep 200 – ‘Double century’

Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg celebrate the 200th episode of TalkCentral. In the podcast this week, they chat about the dramatic fall in EOH’s share price and why it happened. Also this week, MultiChoice’s troubles over its channel supply

Make or break week for ANC, and South Africa

As delegates from the ANC gather this week to pick a new leader to succeed President Jacob Zuma, they face a challenge that’s threatening to overshadow the contest: to stop the party from splitting. The likelihood of a break-up is

Telkom’s TVB-100 set-top box: first look

Telkom has launched its Android set-top box, the LIT TVB-100, offering customers who sign up for certain mobile, fixed-wireless and fixed-line broadband connections free streaming music and video streaming from partner providers. And the TVB-100 – which is strangely devoid of any Telkom branding on either the box or in the software