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Telkom kills hard-capped broadband

Telkom Internet users on capped packages who reach their monthly data limit will no longer be limited to browsing local websites from 1 February. They will also be able to access international websites and services. Telkom Internet is the fixed-line operator’s Internet service provider. Customers

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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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Why Telkom changed tack on 40Mbit/s trial

Telkom said on Friday it would extend its limited trial of 20Mbit/s and 40Mbit/s fixed-line broadband to Internet service providers (ISPs) other than its own TelkomInternet. The expanded scope of the trial won’t only benefit consumers and ISPs, but is good for the operator itself because of the nature

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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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Telkom rivals want in on 40Mbit/s trials

The Internet Service Providers’ Association (Ispa) has called on Telkom to allow service providers other than TelkomInternet to participate in its trial to test digital subscriber line (DSL) services of 20Mbit/s and 40Mbit/s. The trial started on 3 September and is scheduled to run until 31 January. Telkom is a wholesale

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Telkom launches 40Mbit/s DSL trials

JSE-listed telecommunications operator Telkom has begun rolling out fixed broadband connections offering speeds of up to 40Mbit/s on a trial basis in selected areas in Gauteng, Durban and Cape Town. The pilot, which will run until

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Telkom boosts ADSL speeds

Telkom has finally lifted the lid off its plans to increase fixed-line broadband speeds. The company is doing away with its 384kbit/s service and replacing it with a 1Mbit/s product. Customers with 1Mbit/s lines will in future connect at 2Mbit/s. The operator emphasises that these

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Local ISPs club together to fight malware

The Internet Service Providers’ Association (Ispa) is launching a new, member-driven programme in an attempt to root out malicious software infecting the computers of SA Internet users. The project, called iCode, is a voluntary system in terms of which Ispa members will notify customers if network traffic patterns suggest their PCs have

Duncan McLeod
The show’s starting

Telkom did something last week no one thought it ever would: its Internet service provider, TelkomInternet, jumped onto the uncapped broadband bandwagon, adopting a market trend started 18 months ago by its rival, MWeb. The news came as a

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MWeb bumps up data caps

Just a week after TelkomInternet, Telkom’s Internet service provider, announced it was raising the bandwidth caps it imposes on its AllAccess customers, MWeb has introduced new capped packages aimed at the home and small business markets. For the same price, MWeb subscribers

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