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Metrofibre Networx has launched fibre-to-the-home services – this is how it performs. Metrofibre Networx has quietly launched fibre-to-the-home services in Midrand, offering uncapped broadband to residents of Glenferness at very competitive rates ... Read More
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Greencom and Metrofibre Networx have unveiled some of the cheapest uncapped fibre-to-the-home prices in South Africa to-date – here is how they stack up against competitors. Metrofibre Networx (MFN) and Greencom recently launched fibre-to-the-home... Read More
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Many South African students experience Internet speeds which will blow your hair back. Here are the top universities in South Africa based on Internet speeds Over the last few years SANReN, in collaboration with the Tertiary Education and Research... Read More
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Johannesburg – Think Parkhurst and you probably think trendy coffee shops and restaurants, not the last mile. But the last mile, or overcoming the last mile, has further raised the trendy barometer as Parkhurst has become the first residential... Read More
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Greencom, an Internet service provider that has partnered with Metrofibre Networx to offer fibre-to-the-home in communities around Gauteng, recently unveiled pricing for its services. Using the infrastructure of Metrofibre Networx, a last-mile... Read More
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Wits University researchers have developed a way to accelerate light that could eventually lead to much faster internet speeds and benefits for medical technology. Professor Andrew Forbes and his team of the School of Physics have demonstrated that... Read More
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We take a look at how a fibre-to-the-home installation works, and photos of an actual FTTH set-up from Vumatel. Vumatel is rolling out fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) in many suburbs around the country, offering speeds of up to 1Gbps to subscribers. The... Read More
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Although SA's fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) market is in a fledgling phase, it looks set to follow in the footsteps of the country's 20-year-old mobile industry, with a price war, as new and existing players vie for a piece of the high-speed... Read More
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Being a fibre-optic pioneer in SA can be exasperating sometimes, says FibreCo CEO Arif Hussain. "I don’t want to appear insensitive to the challenges of people in SA, but what frustrates me at times is that when digging up roads a lot of people... Read More
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The FTTH Council Africa, in partnership with Africa Bandwidth Maps, has launched a survey to track the penetration of fibre-to-the-home and fibre-to-the-business in Africa. The research aims to document as many metropolitan, FTTH, and FTTB networks... Read More
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Deploying aerial fibre, rather than burying it, will significantly reduce the cost of expanding fibre-to-the-home broadband in South Africa, according to Dark Fibre Africa. By Duncan McLeod. Deploying aerial fibre, rather than burying it, will... Read More
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New fibre-to-the-home player 123NET is planning to shake up the South African broadband market with 1Gbps FTTH services at prices never seen before in the country. 123NET has unveiled its planned fibre-to-the-home prices, which include a 1Gbps... Read More
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Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei is looking to capitalise on the increased demand for reliable and high-speed broadband in SA. Last week, the company introduced its Gigabit Passive Optical Network (GPON) in the country, targeting local... Read More
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If your business still relies on copper for its connectivity, it may be time to move to high-speed fibre. Businesses need a robust and reliable communications network, and constant connectivity is essential. To serve these needs, Telkom has... Read More
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The CraigPark Residents Association (CRA) has released fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) prices, citing savings of between R760 and R1 500 compared to "other" Internet service providers (ISPs). The CRA, which encompasses Johannesburg's northern suburbs of... Read More
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While industry watchers have painted an apathetic picture of the outlook for landscape-changing fibre in SA in the short-term, the ingenuity of communities willing to step up to the plate bodes well. This is according to local communications ... Read More
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Video-on-demand, smart homes and the Internet of things are all pushing the need for fibre in SA, but the outlook – despite much noise and tentative moves over the past – remains apathetic in 2015. While hopes ran high last year amid what seemed to... Read More
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Video-on-demand, smart homes and the Internet of things are all pushing the need for fibre in SA, but the outlook – despite much noise and tentative moves over the past – remains apathetic in 2015. While hopes ran high last year amid what seemed to... Read More
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Many service providers are offering fibre-to-the-home products in South Africa – here are the best deals in town Web Africa launched its new Telkom-based fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) products on 21 January 2015, offering speeds of between 20Mbps and... Read More
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Web Africa has unveiled its Telkom-based fibre-to-the-home products, offering speeds of 20Mbps, 40Mbps, and 100Mbps Web Africa has launched its fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) products which will use Telkom’s infrastructure, offering speeds of between... Read More
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