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
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
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.