Telkom’s decision not to unbundle the copper local loop was bad for South Africa in the short term, but will be good for the country in the medium-to-long term, according to Dominic Cull, telecoms regulatory expert with Ellipsis Regulatory Solutions. Speaking to MyBroadband about the current state and future of South Africa’s broadband landscape, Cull […]
Telkom had a very good year, with strong share price growth and the launch of fibre-to-the-home and LTE Advanced. Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko said that the launch of fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) and LTE Advanced (LTE-A) were highlights for the company. Other highlights included the launch of the company’s Summer Campaign, and winning best mobile and fixed […]
Cell C had many highs and lows in 2014, which included the battle around mobile termination rates and the operator’s strong subscriber growth. Cell C CEO Jose dos Santos said that one of the biggest highlights this year was the company’s strong growth, doubling its subscriber base between September 2013 and September 2014.
Some of South Africa’s top ISP CEOs share their views on the best and worst broadband developments in South Africa this year. South Africa’s broadband market experienced many developments in 2014, including the launch of 1Gbps fibre-to-the-home services and LTE Advanced. MyBroadband asked some of South Africa’s top ISP CEOs for their views on the […]
Ooredoo Algeria has confirmed that it has reached the milestone of 3.5mn 3G customers in 25 provinces within the first year of the launch of the service. Ooredoo’s 3G network has been ranked as the fastest network in North Africa in 2014 by the official Network Quality Benchmark. Ooredoo Algeria also became one of the […]
Internet penetration in Africa has been gathering pace over the last half-decade is gathering pace as the continent seeks to close ICT gap with the western world. To further confirm this trend, three African countries have made the world’s top 25 countries by internet users (2013 – 2018), as new data from market research firm […]