Six schools have received connectivity at speeds of 1 000Mbps courtesy of RocketNet.
Starlink is scheduled to arrive in South Africa in 2022 according to an updated pre-order page for locals.
Starting at R399 a month for 5Mbps uncapped packages, MTN has announced its new AirFibre solutions via its Supersonic ISP.
With 2020’s internet needs and evolution far different from what was predicted, Calvin Collett, MD of Supersonic weighs in on what 2021 will hold.
If it reaches the figure, the internet economy would account for 5.2 percent of the continent’s GDP, with it potentially reaching $710 billion by 2050.
Starlink will only be available in the US and Canada for now with expansion across the globe expected in 2021.
Bright constellations of satellites could block our view of space and potentially Earth-threatening asteroids.
While many have praised the internet for helping school continue, a recent statement from government reveals just how little the internet actually helped.
Faced with needing to cater to students without connectivity, a Johannesburg school has come up with a rather clever solution,
Evotel will increase line speeds to the next package up until May 2020 at no charge to its customers.
Repairs are expected to be complete by Saturday 4th April, and local ISPs are rerouting traffic to insure connectivity for South Africans.
With the lockdown set to disrupt schooling, ISPA has called on its members to make special provisions.
The WACS cable breakage was the first of its kind hence it’s taken so long to repair this time around.
Stormy seas and rough seas make repairs to undersea cable tricky business but the crew aboard the Leon Thevenin are hard at work nonetheless.
The Leon Thevenin has arrived at its destination and repairs are expected to be complete by 8th February.
Rewind the clock 15 years and South African may have had no international connectivity at all.
South Africans praying for relief from two cable breaks last week will need to wait a bit longer for the repair.
Openserve has said that following discussions with undersea cable consortiums, it is in the process of activating additional international connectivity capacity.