Telkom not playing with fire

myBroadband Telecoms - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 08:00

A Telkom advertisement featuring a man whose arm is on fire was the subject of an ASA complaint.

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What Vodacom thinks of ICT White Paper compromise

myBroadband Telecoms - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 17:50

Vodacom CEO Shameel Joosub has told MyBroadband that they are supportive of the compromises announced yesterday.

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Government broadband roll-out partners announced

myBroadband Telecoms - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:31

The Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services has decided to use state entities for the roll-out of broadband.

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Vodacom’s R1.7-billion plan with WBS

myBroadband Telecoms - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 10:57

Vodacom’s agreement with Wireless Business Solutions will see R1.74 billion of future capital expenditure linked to the deal.

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Tshwane’s free Wi-Fi in trouble

myBroadband Wireless - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 15:38

Tshwane's free Wi-Fi project is at risk of being shut down, according to a report.

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SEACOM cable fixed

myBroadband Telecoms - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 10:24

SEACOM has repaired the second marine cable fault off the coast of Djibouti in the Red Sea.

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Building an LTE network using Wi-Fi spectrum

myBroadband Wireless - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 09:35

MulteFire produces LTE-like performance with Wi-Fi-like simplicity, using unlicensed spectrum.

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SEACOM second cable repair underway

myBroadband Telecoms - Sat, 05/20/2017 - 14:52

SEACOM's repair vessel has arrived at the second marine fault on its cable in the Red Sea.

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Multisource’s LTE-A network roll-out is on track – CEO

myBroadband Wireless - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 08:54

Multisource said the roll-out of its LTE-Advanced network is moving ahead.

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Best and worst telecoms customer service in South Africa

myBroadband Telecoms - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 13:50

The latest HelloPeter ratings reveal which South African telecommunications companies provide the best and worst customer service levels.

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Internet Solutions announces network-agnostic IoT platform

myBroadband Telecoms - Tue, 05/16/2017 - 11:44

Internet Solutions has announced plans for South Africa’s first network-agnostic Internet of Things platform.

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SEACOM planned downtime for more repairs

myBroadband Telecoms - Wed, 05/10/2017 - 08:33

SEACOM has discovered more problems on its cable in the Red Sea.

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Express Wi-Fi by Facebook

myBroadband Wireless - Fri, 05/05/2017 - 08:06

Facebook has launched Express Wi-Fi services in five countries, with plans to expand the service across the world.

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SqwidNet achieves 38% IoT coverage in South Africa

myBroadband Telecoms - Tue, 05/02/2017 - 12:37

SqwidNet’s IoT network has achieved 38% population coverage in South Africa, with plans to expand it further.

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Small sensors in your body could deliver drugs

myBroadband Wireless - Sun, 04/30/2017 - 15:00

Such devices could be used to sense conditions in the gastrointestinal tract, or carry small reservoirs of drugs.

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ICASA co-hosting Dynamic Spectrum Alliance Global Summit

myBroadband Wireless - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 16:11

ICASA will co-host the fifth annual Dynamic Spectrum Alliance Global Summit.

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What to look for when buying a new router

myBroadband Wireless - Mon, 04/17/2017 - 15:01

If you are in the market for a new router, there are a few key features you should look out for.

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Hosted and virtual PBX systems – Similar, but not the same

myBroadband Telecoms - Sat, 04/15/2017 - 15:30

Hosted and virtual private branch exchanges, better known as PBXs, share some of the same technologies, but are operationally very different.

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Free FNB uncapped LTE trial is over

myBroadband Wireless - Wed, 04/12/2017 - 13:41

Subscribers on FNB’s uncapped LTE trial have reported that their connections have been cut off.

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SEACOM cable outage – The details

myBroadband Telecoms - Tue, 04/11/2017 - 12:43

SEACOM said an expected repair date for its cable outage is yet to be confirmed.

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