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Open the market

Thu 01 Dec, 2005

Koos Bekker’s company Naspers has been investing in new technologies for years. Some have taken a long time to pay off; others have yet to do so. In South Africa, its internet business M-Web is one example. Significant investment by Naspers in the early days made M-Web a leading internet service provider. But, when it got to 250 000 subscribers, growth seemed to dry up. After the acquisition of Tiscali’s client base and the addition of some broadba... Read more


ICASA releases ADSL Draft Regulations

Thu 01 Dec, 2005

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City to go wireless

Wed 30 Nov, 2005

AFTER years of dealing with broadcasting regulations, the City of Johannesburg finally is rolling out its wireless broadband network for internal usage, which should see communication costs drastically reduced. According to Herklaas du Plessis, the deputy director of IT: communication technology, the R18-million project aims to have more than 170 council-used buildings connected to the network by June 2006. Buildings will be switched from a 64-kiloby... Read more


SA internet growth crawling

Thu 01 Dec, 2005

Growth in Internet access among the South African public has slowed to a crawl, with the dial-up market experiencing no growth in subscribers for the first time since the industry was launched in 1993. This is one of the findings of the World Wide Worx's annual study of the South African Internet access industry. Corporate usage on the up However, solid growth in corporate usage and dramatic uptake of broadband has helped to push the number of S... Read more


Telecoms competition would boost mining

Fri 02 Dec, 2005

Mining contributes signifi- cantly to the South Afri-can economy and, because there are many international mining companies doing business in the country, information and communication technology (ICT) becomes a vital business tool. It is against this background that the South African government should speed up competition in the telecommunications sector, says Gartner managing vice-president: manufacturing industries advisory services Dan Miklovic. ... Read more


SA dial-up market 'hits ceiling'

Thu 01 Dec, 2005

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Telkom surrenders to Hellkom

Wed 31 Aug, 2005

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Cheap broadband more likely

Thu 01 Dec, 2005

Telecoms regulator Icasa has published draft regulations for ADSL that would prevent Telkom from charging a monthly fee, slashing prices for the service. If Icasa imposes this, Telkom could see an estimated R400m cut from its annual revenue. Rudolph Muller, the founder of broadband activist website MyADSL – who laid the pricing complaint in the first place – doesn’t expect Telkom to take this lying down. ADSL consumers currently pay an upfront ... Read more


Internet growth stalls, clients dry up

Mon 05 Dec, 2005

GROWTH in internet access among the South African public has slowed to a crawl, with the dial-up market experiencing no growth in subscribers for the first time since the industry was launched in 1993. This is one of the findings of the World Wide Worx's annual study of the South African Internet access industry. However, solid growth in corporate usage and dramatic uptake of broadband has helped to push the number of South Africans with internet a... Read more


Tshwane gets Internet hubba hubba

Fri 02 Dec, 2005

The City of Tshwane is testing the delivery of broadband Internet and voice services on its new fibre-optic tele-communications network that blankets the entire metro. The city has rolled out a backbone network that stretches from Midrand in the south to Hammanskraal in the north, Mamelodi in the east to Hartbeespoort dam in the west. “Currently [access to the network] is within 5km of any consumer in Tshwane,” said Martin van Helden, project manag... Read more


The iniquity of bandwidth caps

Thu 01 Dec, 2005

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