Browsing: Graham Beneke

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Innovate, don’t regulate, ISPs tell operators

The Internet Service Providers’ Association says South Africa’s mobile operators need to develop new ways of partnering and competing with “over-the-top” services such as Skype and WhatsApp instead of trying to have them regulated. In a statement

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Open up networks for cheaper mobile data

Internet service providers have done a commendable job of bringing down the cost of fixed-line broadband in South Africa. Although the actual connection fees to Telkom remain high (thanks to Telkom’s monopoly over the “last mile” into homes), the price of uncapped and

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ISPs demand wholesale mobile data

The Internet Service Providers’ Association (Ispa) has called on South Africa’s telecommunications operators to bring down the cost of mobile broadband by introducing wholesale mobile data products that ISPs can resell. “Ispa argues that the absence

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Go slowly on content regulations: ISPs

Internet content regulations should not be rushed into and, in fact, should be delayed until there has been a proper public consultation to create a legal and practical framework, the Internet Service Providers’ Association has warned

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Durban Internet exchange goes live

The Durban Internet Exchange (Dinx), located at data centre operator Teraco’s Riverhorse Valley facility, joins the Johannesburg Internet Exchange (Jinx) and the Cape Town Internet Exchange (Cinx) as the third dedicated exchange in SA to go live. Its backers promise better local connectivity and network redundancy

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Furman, Scholten to chair ISP body

Marc Furman of Internet Solutions and Jaap Scholten of eNetworks have been appointed as co-chairs of the Internet Service Providers’ Association (Ispa), an industry body. Mike Silber of Liquid Telecom has been named as treasurer. Other members of the management committee