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Google TVWS Broadband Trial in SA a Hit
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Google, WAPA, and partners announced today (8 November) the outcomes of a successful TV White Spaces (TVWS) trial with ten schools in the Cape Town area, which began in March this year. TV White Spaces are unused channels in the broadcast TV spectrum [...]
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The Hidden Obstacle To Offer Fibre Broadband in SA
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The high cost to provide broadband access in South Africa is exacerbated by South Africa’s low multi-dwelling ratio – i.e. how many people, on average, live in a building. To provide broadband access to a consumer constitutes around 50% of the [...]
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Telkom To Improve Broadband Speeds
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Telkom may soon make download speeds of as high as 10Mbit/s the new baseline in broadband digital subscriber lines as the company moves to see off the threat posed by mobile broadband alternatives and as it moves to increase growth of fixed-line broa [...]
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Huawei Unveils 4G LTE, Devices At Accra Summit
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Huawei, the leading telecommunication equipment manufacturer introduced the first 4G TD-LTE network in Ghana and two new smart devices at the recent ITU Africa Regional Preparatory Meeting (RPM-AFR) for the WTDC-14 held in Accra, Ghana. Huawei’s 4G [...]
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South Africa to Finally Have Broadband Policy by November
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The long-awaited broadband policy for South Africa will be ready in November after presentations to the industry and the Cabinet, Communications Minister Yunus Carrim said on Monday. The Department of Communications, which has had a turbulent coup [...]
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South Africa’s Stealth Broadband Champion
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The Wireless Access Provider’s Association (WAPA), an organisation which serves the needs of wireless service providers, said that over 100,000 South Africans use their members’ service for broadband access and telecoms services. WAPA announce [...]
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