South Africa

No Acces To Telkom’s 4G Spectrum for MTN!
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MTN will not get access to Telkom’s valuable chunk of 4G/LTE radio frequency spectrum in the 2,3GHz band. The negotiations between the two companies, in which it is proposed that MTN takes over the financial and operational management of Telkom’s radio access network, specifically excludes this LTE band. Telkom has access to 60MHz of prime […]

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How South Africa is Connected To The Global Internet
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The global Internet is powered by thousands of interconnected networks in countries around the globe, and for South Africans to connect to these networks undersea fibre optic cables are needed. Telecoms infrastructure from local providers such as Vodacom, MTN, Telkom, or Neotel connects a person’s device to a local network. These networks are all connected, […]

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Free Wi-Fi Access at Cape Town Station
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Starting from next week, passengers at Cape Town Station who loves to surf the Internet can take advantage of the free Wi-Fi offered by Metrorail Western Cape. According to Metrorail Western Cape manager Mthuthuzeli Swartz in an interview with the Cape Times on Tuesday, the free wi-fi was a new addition to their plan to […]

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South Africa’s Broadband Services Are Expensive And Slow?
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The latest broadband tariff benchmark report by Point Topic revealed that South Africa’s broadband services are expensive and slow when compared to global standards. By comparing the average monthly broadband tariffs for standalone residential broadband services in 90 countries, Point Topic has discover that France and Romania lead the way, while Bolivia and Peru bring […]

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Which Broadband Services in South Africa Have The Highest Peak Speeds?
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Telkom Mobile’s LTE service recorded the highest peak speeds, followed by MTN and Vodacom’s LTE services, according to the latest MyBroadband speed test server results. To ensure a neutral testing environment, the MyBroadband’s speed test platform has been hosted at Teraco and NAPAfrica’s vendor neutral data centres which shows that the average download speed was […]

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