DStv gains traction with Netflix, Amazon Prime add-ons

The pay-TV video entertainment giant sees growth in subscribers accessing third-party streaming services through its platform.


Telkom targets e-commerce, big data, fintech investments

The telco says it has now reached the inflection point where the profitability of new revenue streams exceeds that of its legacy revenue streams.


IFC pumps R372m into Africa’s digital infrastructure

Connectivity supports economic growth and job creation, says the development institution, which wants to connect more African homes and businesses.


Global coalition revises benchmark for internet affordability

The Alliance for Affordable Internet urges governments to ensure the cost of 5GB broadband is no more than 2% of the average monthly income by 2026.

23 Jul

Vodacom rakes in R24.8bn revenue in Q1

The company reports strong results in the first quarter, which also saw the awarding of a telecoms licence in Ethiopia and interest in its VodaPay ecosystem.


Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko to step down after eight years

Sipho Maseko will step down as group chief executive and executive director of Telkom and its subsidiaries on 30 June 2022.

23 Jul

MTN drives digital growth in Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West

The planned network investment for the 2021 financial year of R350 million is aimed at modernising, upgrading, building new sites and transmission links.

22 Jul

Vodacom spearheads 5G in Mpumalanga, lights up six sites

The telco says the deployment of the latest mobile technology in the province will give residents access to affordable mobile broadband as an alternative to fibre connectivity.


ITWeb surveys the changing VPN landscape

The aim of the survey, now live on ITWeb, is to examine the current status of VPN/SD-WAN adoption at South African organisations.


Remgro swells CIVH shareholding in R3.7bn rights offer

Remgro is set to increase its shareholding in Community Investment Ventures Holdings after participating in the company’s rights offer.

20 Jul

How SA’s mobile, fixed broadband download speeds compare

South Africa’s mobile broadband download speed slips to 56th spot out of 137 countries globally, data from Ookla shows.


Better connected: The pathway to a tech-driven future

According to a Dell report, over 47% of respondents in SA said they will be investing in 5G infrastructure in the next one to three years, when compared to the global average of 37%.