ICASA publishes number portability findings for South Africa

myBroadband Telecoms - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 12:18

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa has published its Number Portability Findings Report.

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“We’re making a lot of money”

myBroadband Wireless - Fri, 07/14/2017 - 10:54

Alan Knott-Craig Jnr said his latest venture HeroTel is going well, and they are making a lot of money.

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Vox calls on WISPs to partner with it

myBroadband Wireless - Wed, 07/12/2017 - 07:43

Vox has called on WISPs to partner with it to provide better connectivity options.

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Major cable theft destroys connectivity in Cape Town airport area

myBroadband Telecoms - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 14:48

Openserve has reported a major incident of cable theft in the Bishop Lavis area.

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Vodacom’s big plans for its Narrowband IoT network

myBroadband Wireless - Sat, 07/08/2017 - 08:00

Executive Head of Vodacom IoT Solutions Tony Smallwood talks about their NB-IoT network and the company's roll-out plans.

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ICASA CEO placed on “precautionary suspension”

myBroadband Telecoms - Thu, 07/06/2017 - 15:33

ICASA has suspended its chief executive Pakamile Pongwana, pending the outcome of a disciplinary process.

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Inside Vodacom’s new IoT lab – Photos

myBroadband Wireless - Thu, 07/06/2017 - 15:26

Vodacom recently opened its Narrowband IoT Laboratory, aimed at commercialising IoT systems using the provider's NB-IoT network.

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Telkom updating routers so you can force them onto 2,300MHz

myBroadband Wireless - Wed, 07/05/2017 - 12:57

Telkom appears to be rolling out an LTE update to its Huawei B315 routers.

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South African antenna technology used in world’s longest train tunnel

myBroadband Wireless - Tue, 07/04/2017 - 08:59

The Gotthard Base Tunnel, the world's longest and deepest train tunnel, makes use of South African antenna technology from Poynting Antennas.

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ICASA investigation into high data prices begins

myBroadband Telecoms - Mon, 07/03/2017 - 16:27

ICASA will conduct an inquiry to determine the priority markets in the electronic communications sector.

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The plan to rescue Tshwane’s free Wi-Fi

myBroadband Wireless - Fri, 06/30/2017 - 12:45

The City of Tshwane is putting its free Wi-Fi offering on a lawful and sustainable footing.

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Rain LTE-A vs Telkom LTE-A – Pricing and Data

myBroadband Wireless - Wed, 06/28/2017 - 18:00

Webafrica and MWEB have launched products on Rain’s new LTE-A network.

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Ruckus launches H320 AP and Ethernet switch

myBroadband Wireless - Wed, 06/28/2017 - 12:25

Ruckus has launched the H320 wall-mounted access point, which supports Wi-Fi and Ethernet connectivity.

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ICASA wants to cancel “untraceable” licensees

myBroadband Telecoms - Wed, 06/28/2017 - 09:41

ICASA is considering cancelling untraceable and inactive licensees.

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Tshwane Free Wi-Fi – The true story

myBroadband Wireless - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 17:58

MyBroadband received an inside look at the current state of the Tshwane Free Wi-Fi project and the plans for the network.

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MWEB launches Rain LTE-A products – Pricing and details

myBroadband Wireless - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 12:09

MWEB has launched a selection of capped LTE-A products on the Rain network.

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Naspers wanted to buy AlwaysOn

myBroadband Wireless - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 11:23

Naspers was interested in buying AlwaysOn, but Internet Solutions did not want to sell it, said IS CEO Saki Missaikos.

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Vodacom opens Narrowband IoT laboratory

myBroadband Wireless - Tue, 06/27/2017 - 09:49

Vodacom has opened a Narrowband IoT laboratory at Vodaworld.

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Why we still need telephone books in South Africa

myBroadband Telecoms - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 12:32

Telkom explains why the company continues to print and distribute telephone directories in South Africa.

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Robocall scammer faces $120-million fine

myBroadband Telecoms - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 09:29

The FCC has proposed a $120-million fine against an individual who reportedly made spoofed robocalls.

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