South African home broadband users will soon be able to get 10Gbit/s fibre thanks to a new offering from Vumatel, which will be commercially available after a short trial period.
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Vumatel is implementing wholesale price adjustments for its fibre-to-the-home products, with “nominal” increases for entry-level line speeds and price cuts for faster services.
It was one of the biggest technology stories of 2019. Distributed denial-of-service attacks crippled several South African Internet service providers this year. Now the industry is fighting back.
At one point at the weekend, Cool Ideas’ network was flooded with 500Gbit/s of junk traffic, affecting the ability of its customers to connect to both local and international websites.
Fibre Internet service provider Cool Ideas has spoken out about a wave of distributed denial-of-service attacks on its infrastructure that have intermittently crippled access for its customers.
Just 10 days after suffering major downtime, Cool Ideas is again blaming a distributed denial-of-service attack for customers’ slow or non-existent connections, this time affecting international services.
Customers of leading fibre-to-the-home broadband provider Cool Ideas have been suffering from intermittent and sometimes non-existent Internet access since Tuesday night.
Telkom’s wholesale division, Openserve, has introduced a speedier fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) broadband plan offering 200Mbit/s download speeds to consumers. Previously, the company’s fastest FTTH
The average speed of streaming on Netflix in South Africa lags behind major developed markets, though the country is almost on par with India and Brazil. Statistics from the global video-on-demand provider show that
Vumatel will introduce a new, 200Mbit/s fibre-to-the-home offering on 1 August, according to several Internet service providers. The company itself is not saying anything – a spokesman was unable to comment