Browsing: Vast Networks

News
Showmax, Vast to offer free show downloads

Showmax and Vast Networks, the open-access Wi-Fi provider owned by Dimension Data and Naspers, have reached an agreement to provide zero-rated access to the streaming content provider’s shows and movies for

News
MWeb sale to IS gets regulatory nod

The Competition Commission has recommended the approval of Internet Solutions’ (IS’s) acquisition of Internet service provider MWeb. IS said in December 2016 that it would get into the retail ISP game with its

News
AlwaysOn to challenge mobile networks in data

Wi-Fi access provider AlwaysOn intends targeting consumers in lower living standards measures (LSMs) to greatly ramp up the number of people using its services, in the process luring them away from the “more expensive” data plans

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Mall of Africa gets wall-to-wall Wi-Fi

Mall of Africa, the vast new shopping centre that has been opened in Midrand, north of Johannesburg, has been given wall-to-wall Wi-Fi connectivity from open-access Wi-Fi provider Vast Networks. The company said the Mall of Africa deployment

Opinion
The case for wireless open-access networks

Open-access networks. Giving a little, to get a lot – in the long run. Various models are already used, at least in principle, in the recent South African home fibre roll-outs. Now how about open-access wireless networks? Why don’t we share more for the greater good (and better