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.
INX-ZA’s Johannesburg Internet Exchange is getting a major upgrade to its backbone after Dark Fibre Africa donated high-speed fibre between the Isando and Parklands Internet exchange points.
The Cape Town Internet Exchange (Cinx), an Internet exchange point operated by INX-ZA, has been expanded to a third location in Diep River.
INX-ZA, which operates important Internet exchange points in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban, said on Thursday that is expanding its exchange facilities in the former two cities. The Johannesburg Internet Exchange
One of South Africa’s largest Web hosting companies, Hetzner, is now peering with Internet service providers, telecommunications operators and content distribution networks at Teraco’s NAPAfrica network peering facility in Isando. Hetzner, which hosts
BitCo is re-entering the small and medium enterprise fibre market, with two uncapped and uncontended fibre offerings. The uncapped 10Mbit/s and 20Mbit/s fibre plans cost
Hetzner’s data centre in Midrand, north of Johannesburg, is the site for an extension of the Johannesburg Internet Exchange, Internet exchange operator INX-ZA said on Monday. It’s the first time that Jinx has been expanded beyond its
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
The Internet Service Providers’ Association (Ispa) has finally put out a request for proposals for interested providers to host an Internet exchange in Durban. Potential providers have until