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Telkom price cuts don’t reach end users

Telkom’s wholesale price cuts of up to 63% announced last month have so far failed to translate into lower prices for those with broadband digital subscriber lines. Internet service providers (ISPs) that were prepared to comment were not expecting to

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ISPs reveal Parkhurst fibre prices

Three Internet service providers (ISPs) have revealed how much they will charge consumers for access to bandwidth in the pioneering fibre-to-the-home Johannesburg suburb of Parkhurst. Vox Telecom, Cybersmart and Cool Ideas

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Free modems for Telkom 40Mbit/s trial

Telkom’s Internet service provider, Telkom Internet, will offer eligible customers who participate in trials of its next-generation broadband network a free very-high-bit-rate digital subscriber line (VDSL) modem. The pilot will test 20Mbit/s and 40Mbit/s speeds in selected areas in Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and the Western

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Telkom backs down over broadband trial

Telkom has agreed to allow rival Internet service providers to participate in trials to test its speedier broadband fixed-line network. This followed criticism from the Internet Service Providers’ Association (Ispa), an industry body, in which it suggested that the operator’s decision to restrict the tests to its own

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Naked DSL needed for competition

Local-loop unbundling, the regulatory intervention whereby third parties get access to Telkom’s physical infrastructure, is often regarded as the best solution for reducing broadband prices and growing penetration. But one Internet service provider has

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More service providers get DStv streaming

MultiChoice has added three additional Internet service providers as distribution partners for its DStv On Demand Internet streaming service. They are Vox Telecom, Neology and Cybersmart. The company launched its first online on-demand video offering through MWeb just two months after the Internet service provider came to market with an aggressively priced uncapped broadband service.