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Vox buys Dynamic IT

Vox Telecom has acquired managed technology provider Dynamic IT as part of a growth and diversification strategy, it said on Tuesday. Dynamic IT was established 13 years ago and has clients nationally. The full Dynamic IT

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ISPs reveal Parkhurst fibre prices

Three Internet service providers (ISPs) have revealed how much they will charge consumers for access to bandwidth in the pioneering fibre-to-the-home Johannesburg suburb of Parkhurst. Vox Telecom, Cybersmart and Cool Ideas

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Vox seeks a big daddy

Vox Telecom has begun engagements with a number of local and international companies in a move that could eventually result in a sale of the independent telecommunications service provider. “This is more of an engagement process at this stage, rather than the sale the media is making it out to be

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Samsung, Vox offer TV buyers 1TB free data

In a move clearly designed to get people using their television sets to access video-on-demand and other services, Samsung has reached a deal with Vox Telecom to give buyers of its Smart TVs almost 1TB of free bandwidth. The ADSL bandwidth on offer — a total of a million megabytes, or 977GB — is unthrottled and unshaped. “The million megabytes

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iBurst launches uncapped VSat broadband

iBurst has launched an uncapped satellite Internet service intended for small businesses and home users, particularly those in remote parts of the country, pitching it against companies like Vox Telecom, with its YahClick product. Download speeds range from

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MWeb vows to hit back at Telkom

MWeb, the Internet service provider owned by media group Naspers, is assessing Telkom Internet’s dramatic broadband price reductions, announced on Thursday, and has told TechCentral it will respond with product announcements of its own early next week. This comes after

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Reed, MacRobert step down at Vox

Vox Orion CEO Jacques du Toit will take the reins at Vox Telecom with immediate effect after a decision by co-CEOs Doug Reed and Angus MacRobert to step down. MacRobert, who is a former CEO of Dimension Data division Internet Solutions, will leave Vox Telecom, which was

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Power price hikes to hit IT hard

Eskom has asked for a 16%/year increase in electricity prices for the next five years – an effective doubling in the price over the period. This will increase costs for mobile operators and data-centre providers, with costs eventually flowing through to consumers, industry players have warned. Vox Telecom

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Vox to make satellite Internet portable

Vox Telecom, which recently introduced a satellite-based Internet service in SA called YahClick in partnership with Middle Eastern company YahSat, plans to launch a portable version of the product early next year. The product will consist of a terminal, called YahClick Go, and will be aimed at organisations and businesses

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New player in rural SA broadband

Wholesale Internet access provider Sat-Space Africa has launched a new product it hopes will drive up Internet penetration in rural areas. Its Satellite Hot Spot product, launched last week, allows entrepreneurs in outlying areas to buy and resell uncapped Internet connectivity in increments of an hour. Connectivity, which is

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