Emerging markets investment firm Actis has agreed to buy a controlling stake in Cape Town-based fibre broadband network operator Octotel.
Next Friday’s ConvergeSA conference, taking place at the Bytes Conference Centre in Midrand and for which TechCentral is media partner, will discuss the idea of zero-cost calling in South Africa. “Zero-cost calling will become a reality and is already available through international voice-over-Internet protocol (VoIP) on-net services such as Skype
Businesses in Cape Town’s central business district can now access the city’s fibre network, with service provider RSAWeb the first to offer access. RSAWeb is offering connections of between 25Mbit/s and 1Gbit/s using the city’s fibre infrastructure and hopes that once businesses have embraced the
The telecommunications regulator is under fire from industry players after it published a framework for local-loop unbundling (LLU) on Wednesday, with one senior regulatory executive accusing it of having “failed to meet its mandate”, “kicking everything into touch” and being
Has RSAWeb opened a new front in the price war between Internet service providers? The company has cut the price of broadband line rental by as much as 30%, cutting out all the margin it earns from reselling lines from Telkom. It has reduced the price of digital subscriber line
RSAWeb has become the latest Internet service provider to offered uncapped hosting on shared computer servers, joining the likes of MWeb and Web Africa in offering the service. The packages start at R19/month for a product offering 20 e-mail accounts and unlimited traffic