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Facebook experimental internet drone safety probe

Mon 21 Nov, 2016

A U.S. safety agency is investigating an accident involving a massive experimental drone Facebook Inc. is developing to bring the internet to remote areas of the world. No one was hurt in the incident, which came during the unmanned aircraft’s first test flight on June 28. It marks the latest hiccup in Facebook’s plans to wirelessly connect the world, following an explosion earlier this year that destroyed one of its satellites and political resistance... Read more


Three UK breach puts millions of customers at risk

Thu 17 Nov, 2016

The company has confirmed that attackers successfully managed to access a database of 9 million customers using a stolen employee login, according to The Telegraph. The National Crime Agency says three men have been arrested but investigators are still piecing together who has been affected.... Read more


Africa to breach 1bn mobile subscriptions

Tue 15 Nov, 2016

Data connections, as well as data and digital service revenue, will drive the next phase of growth in Africa's telecoms market, says Ovum. Data connections, as well as data and digital service revenue, will drive the next phase of growth in Africa's telecoms market, says Ovum. Africa is expected to cross one billion mobile subscriptions in the fourth quarter of 2016, reaching 1.02 billion by year-end. This is according to market research and advisory fir... Read more


Vox cuts ADSL prices to less than R1 per GB

Thu 17 Nov, 2016

Vox is cutting the retail prices of its “Fat Pipe” home digital subscriber line plans to below R1/GB, effective immediately. The price decrease will apply for all new online sales, across its Fat Pipe DSL product range. The new prices are permanent, not promotional.... Read more


SpaceX plans to bring faster worldwide internet

Fri 18 Nov, 2016

SpaceX, the company founded by Elon Musk, is best known for its goal to privatize space travel. However, the company has other sideline plans, as well. USA Today reports that SpaceX has asked the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for approval of its plan to launch into orbit as much as 4,425 satellites.... Read more


R2,2bn cable to connect Mauritius

Wed 16 Nov, 2016

Seacom has partnered with a compant called Indoi to build a new, US$150m (R2,2bn) telecommunications cable system to connect Mauritius to Africa and the rest of the world. IOX Cable, a subsidiary of Indoi, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Seacom to build an undersea cable system called the IOX Cable System.... Read more


Telkom Mobile turns first profit

Tue 15 Nov, 2016

Telkom said first-half earnings rose 20 percent as South Africa’s biggest landline provider reported a maiden profit for its faster-growing mobile business. Earnings per share excluding one-time items were 3.36 rand in the six months through September, the Pretoria-based company said in a statement on Tuesday. That was in the middle of a range forecast by Telkom last month. Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation at the mobile unit... Read more


iPhone 7 Plus explodes in China after drop accident

Fri 11 Nov, 2016

A report from Chinese tech site Gizmochina says an Apple iPhone 7 Plus exploded after being dropped. After the drop, the phone vibrated continuously as smoke began to pour out of the device. The battery then exploded, leaving the screen cracked and nearly detached from the phone itself.... Read more


Vodacom’s massive 4G and LTE data growth

Mon 14 Nov, 2016

The number of active LTE subscribers on Vodacom’s network grew by 88.9% between September 2015 and September 2016 to 3.6 million users. In its interim results for the six months ended 30 September 2016, Vodacom announced that average monthly data usage on smart devices was now 629MB, an increase of 14.4%.... Read more


Scottish island to use spare TV spectrum to speed-up broadband

Thu 10 Nov, 2016

Spare wireless spectrum leftover from the digital TV switchover will be used to improve broadband access on the Scottish island of Arran. The rollout, the first of its kind in Europe, will be used to improve broadband speeds for the island’s 5,000 residents. It’s hoped the use of TV white space can help bridge the urban-rural broadband divide and better connect the UK’s more remote communities.... Read more


Vodafone Germany LTE network reaches 500 Mbps

Tue 08 Nov, 2016

Vodafone Germany has upgraded its LTE network in Berlin and Dusseldorf to allow for download speeds of up to half a gigabyte per second. Previously, the maximum speed possible over Vodafone’s LTE networks was 375 Mbps in some German cities. Vodafone demonstrated the new network capability using a Sony Xperia XZ. ... Read more



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