Ramaphosa to expedite SA Connect in broadband push
President Cyril Ramaphosa wants more people to participate in the ballooning digital economy, and pushes for the long-delayed project to be accelerated.
Networking: It’s all about the business case
The choice between SDWAN and MPLS is not a simple technology discussion − the needs of the business must be properly understood to make the right decision.
MTN Nigeria sheds 7.6m subscribers as regulator clamps down
The stringent regulations on new SIM sales and activations in Nigeria cost the telco millions of mobile and data subscribers.
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.
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.
MWC 2021: Musk earmarks $30bn for Starlink satellite project
SpaceX founder Elon Musk estimates the total investment cost of his satellite internet project to be as much as $30 billion in the long-term.
Telkom records robust mobile growth, broadband push continues
The telco has been steadily driving its broadband strategy, which is now paying off, growing subscribers to 10 million customers.
The new normal? Working from home
Comsol provides access to mmWave 28GHz spectrum to power fast network speeds and cost-effective reliability.
Telkom’s annual R6.7bn broadband project expands fibre footprint
The telco says it invests billions of rands in broadband infrastructure projects across SA annually, creating jobs for 1 400 employees through subcontractors.
WiFi needs more spectrum, says Dynamic Spectrum Alliance
The Dynamic Spectrum Alliance urges authorities to urgently release the 6GHz frequency band, to enable deployment of a new generation of WiFi tech.
MS partners with SpaceX, SES on satellite-based broadband
Microsoft takes “the next giant leap in cloud computing”, introducing Azure Space to provide satellite Internet connectivity to organisations.