New research from Ookla shows that MTN is South Africa’s fastest mobile network by some margin, followed by Vodacom and Telkom.
Long-serving Internet Solutions executive Sean Nourse has been appointed as the new CEO of Internet service provider Webafrica following the departure of Tim Wyatt-Gunning.
Telkom’s wholesale division, Openserve, has introduced a speedier fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) broadband plan offering 200Mbit/s download speeds to consumers. Previously, the company’s fastest FTTH
The Advertising Standards Authority has ordered Webafrica to withdraw its latest advertising campaign, which uses the phrase “effing fast Internet”, where it might be heard or seen by children. The authority, which
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Internet service provider Webafrica is splitting into two businesses, one focused on providing Internet access and the other providing hosting services. In a post on Webafrica’s website, CEO Tim Wyatt-Gunning said the company’s
A day after shaking the local Internet market by providing capped digital subscriber line (DSL) users with 18 hours a day of unlimited Internet access, Afrihost has announced it is chopping uncapped DSL prices. The price of Afrihost’s
Cape Town-based open-access fibre-to-the-home broadband provider Octotel has announced plans to expand to the upmarket Atlantic seaboard suburbs of Mouille Point and Bantry Bay in the next two months. The company said on
The uptake of fibre to the home in Johannesburg is proof that the days of 4Mbit/s ADSL connections are numbered. Telkom, which had rolled out fibre to 38 000 households by August last year, has committed to raising that number to 500 000 by December 2016 and to a million homes by
Any Internet service provider that is worried that Telkom’s newly spun-off wholesale and network services arm, Openserve, will provide unfair advantages to the telecommunications operator’s retail arm is welcome, at any time, to come and study the company’s books