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This article was originally published on ITWeb Read more at source. I thought I had a witty title for this column, but upon googling I discovered it's been used before - twice - and both times by me. Perhaps I'm beating a dead horse here, but I... Read More
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This article was originally published on MyBroadband Fibre-to-the-home is gaining momentum in South Africa, but the reality is that most fixed-broadband subscribers in the country still use ADSL. According to the latest Telkom results, nearly one... Read More
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This article was originally published on MyBroadband UK-based ISP owner Adrian Kennard has published details on how he used a piece of wet string to support an ADSL connection of 3.5Mbps. Kennard explained in a blog post that a key aspect of... Read More
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This article was originally published on MyBroadband Openserve recently upgraded the upload speeds of its VDSL services. Subscribers on 20Mbps VDSL now get up to 5Mbps up, while 40Mbps receive uploads of up to 10Mbps. Openserve said it doesn?t... Read More
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This article was originally published on MyBroadband Telkom?s latest financial results show that its broadband subscribers have declined by 1.9% year-on-year. Fixed-broadband subscribers dropped from 1,018,405 in September 2016 to 999,311 in... Read More
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This article was originally published on MyBroadband Although ADSL subscribers are switching from copper to fibre and LTE, there is still life in the network. Telkom?s recent annual results show its fixed-broadband subscriber base has started... Read More
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This article was originally published on MyBroadband Telkom?s fixed broadband subscribers have declined in the six months ending March 2017, according to its latest results. Including internal lines, fixed broadband subscribers declined from 1,027,... Read More
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Over the last decade, ADSL data prices have plummeted in South Africa. Telkom launched its first commercial ADSL products in August 2002. At the time, a 512kbps ADSL service cost R680 per month. ADSL subscribers also had to pay R219 per... Read More
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MyBroadband?s latest speed test results show which ISPs had the best average download speeds over the past month. The latest MyBroadband speed test results show that Axxess had the fastest average ADSL and VDSL speeds over the past month.... Read More
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Copper-based broadband access ? most notably ADSL ? is rapidly declining, while FTTH is showing excellent growth. Point Topic has released its Global Broadband Subscribers report for Q4 2015, which reveals that copper-based broadband is rapidly... Read More
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A former Telkom executive has shed light on why launching a Naked ADSL service is not an easy task. This is according to Marius Olivier, head of XDSL?s commercial business and former Telkom Wholesale manager. Olivier told MyBroadband that Telkom?s... Read More
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The latest Point Topic residential broadband pricing report reveals some unexpected results. Point Topic has released its latest Global residential tariffs and bandwidths report, which showed that the average monthly charge for a residential... Read More
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Webafrica says it is holding thumbs for the introduction of naked ADSL in 2016, which will help to open up the market. While Webafrica does not expect any IPConnect (IPC) price cuts in 2016, it hopes this will be the year when naked ADSL is... Read More
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ISPs state what should be done to improve fixed broadband access in the country. South Africa?s broadband speeds and prices are still lagging behind the rest of the world, especially when looking at fixed broadband access. One of the biggest... Read More
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This guide will help you find out what the problem is when you are struggling with a slow ADSL or VDSL connection. Many broadband users in South Africa are experiencing slow ADSL and VDSL services, where their real-world speeds are far lower than... Read More
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MyBroadband compares the ADSL networks of South Africa?s top Internet service providers on their national and international connectivity and redundancy. South Africa?s Internet service provider market is fiercely competitive, with many companies... Read More
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The latest MyBroadband survey reveals that Crystal Web is the ISP with the highest percentage of online pirates in South Africa. The survey further showed that South African BitTorrent or Usenet users favour Telkom?s ADSL, VDSL, and fibre-to-the-... Read More
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MyBroadband?s latest broadband survey results shows that a large percentage of tech-savvy broadband users in South Africa never use their fixed-line phone service. In SA, ADSL and VDSL users are forced to purchase an analogue phone service, also... Read More
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If you’re experiencing slow ADSL or intermittent drops in connectivity, try these solutions before dealing with a call centre. Internet connectivity problems on an ADSL service can be caused by multiple issues, often making it difficult to... Read More
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MWEB, Afrihost, OpenWeb, and Axxess have unveiled the best-priced uncapped ADSL products the country has ever seen. In August, Telkom launched two additional ADSL speed offerings which formed part of its existing Resell DSL product portfolio –... Read More
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