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Government’s failure to get to grips with South Africa Connect, the nation’s ambitious broadband roll-out plan that promises to deliver high-speed broadband Internet connectivity everyone in South Africa by 2030, will be apparent to all during the state of the nation address

Johannesburg suburb Melville is jumping on to high-speed fibre broadband as infrastructure player Fibrehoods continues its expansion. The suburb will have access to a 100Mbit/s network in February as the company deploys its aerial fibre broadband programme

The growing pressure on margins as telecommunications moves from a voice-driven industry to one where data is predominant is the main reason South Africa’s incumbent mobile operators are keen for so-called “over the top” providers like WhatsApp and Skype to be

In the first episode of the TalkCentral podcast for 2016, your hosts Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg chat about Netlflix’s arrival in South Africa and its threat to block those using virtual private networking technology to access the US version

South Africa is likely to have more than 360 000 active fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) connections by 2019, new research has found. According to BMI-TechKnowledge, which has published a new report entitled “The Fibre Land Grab: the Status of FTTx in South Africa”, open

Samsung is the dominant cellphone brand in the minds of urban consumers, according to new research by BMI-TechKnowledge. When asked what handset they would choose in the future, nearly a third of 1 500 survey respondents interviewed in metropolitan areas selected Samsung

The idea of establishing a new, open-access, wholesale-only wireless network (OAWN) in South Africa has received significant attention in recent months. Its purpose would be to stimulate greater competition in the provision

South Africa is likely to have between 692 000 and 917 500 active video-on-demand households by 2020, according to new research by BMI-TechKnowledge. The finding forms part of BMI-T’s South African Consumer Digital Lifestyle Research Programme, which surveyed