Safaricom goes toe-to-toe with banks

Safaricom spars
with banks

Telco launches savings
plan in Kenya.

Thursday, Dec 12th


South Africa: Western Cape’s poorest to receive free Wi-Fi

Provincial government plans to roll-out the project to three regions within two months.


Is fibre-tapping a threat in Africa?

Alcatel-Lucent targets Africa with fibre optical intrusion prevention products, but experts question fibre-tapping threat.


BT readies to use FibreCo network by year-end

Parts of South Africa’s largest open access terrestrial fibre network could be lit by September.


Mustek, m2fx open fibre facility in Johannesburg

Optical fibre pre-termination facility expected to help speed up the network installation process in southern Africa.


Seacom Mtunzini-Cape Town cable may go live in 2014

Wholesale broadband provider’s CEO Mark Simpson says the build could start this year.


Cisco SA hires David Mphelo in public sector role

Executive director’s appointment aimed at supporting South African government’s key focus areas.


Job search engine Adzuna launches in South Africa

Adzuna currently sees 1.5 million monthly visitors to its job search website in the UK.  


Telkom to double SA ADSL speeds

Plan to be implemented by year-end at no additional cost to customers.


South Africa’s Telkom wins broadband tender court battle

An ‘obstacle’ to a key network upgrade project has been removed, say officials.


'SA has Africa’s cheapest postpaid data prices'

Study says the country tops 12 African nations with the lowest 1GB mobile packages.


Telkom readies for 40 Mbps service launch

Company says that pilot trials have been completed in areas across South Africa