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The imminent arrival of Starlink will radically change perceptions about the feasibility of satellite Internet in South Africa.
Author: Hanno Labuschagne
Posted: February 25, 2021, 12:23 pm
SpaceX's Starlink service will show radical improvements in performance as it reaches near-global availability in 2021.
Author: Hanno Labuschagne
Posted: February 25, 2021, 7:04 am
We compared the speeds and pricing of Supersonic's new Air Fibre offering with Rain's 4G and 5G uncapped packages.
Author: Hanno Labuschagne
Posted: February 13, 2021, 5:02 am
The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has confirmed to MyBroadband that it is in discussions with SpaceX regarding its satellite-based Starlink Internet service.
Author: Hanno Labuschagne
Posted: February 12, 2021, 5:51 am
Telkom's wholesale division Openserve has confirmed that it will upgrade speeds and cut prices on its fibre and copper networks.
Author: Staff Writer
Posted: February 11, 2021, 2:02 pm
We compared Starlink with existing broadband offerings that offer similar speeds and uncapped data in South Africa.
Author: Jamie McKane
Posted: February 11, 2021, 5:02 am
South Africans can now put down a deposit to order SpaceX's Starlink high-speed, low-latency satellite broadband service.
Author: Hanno Labuschagne
Posted: February 10, 2021, 5:06 am
The Starlink satellite Internet service developed by Elon Musk's SpaceX has racked up more than 10,000 users since its beta went public in late 2020.
Author: Hanno Labuschagne
Posted: February 8, 2021, 8:14 am
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission faces pressure from rural internet service providers to deny a planned $886 million subsidy to Elon Musk’s SpaceX for beaming broadband to underserved areas from outer space.
Author: Bloomberg
Posted: February 5, 2021, 5:10 am
Openserve has made major changes to its wholesale offerings, offering significant speed upgrades at no additional charge to customers.
Author: Jamie McKane
Posted: February 3, 2021, 4:04 pm
Perform a speed test using MyBroadband's speed test app and you can win a Huawei P40 Pro+ smartphone and cash worth R25,000.
Author: Staff Writer
Posted: February 2, 2021, 7:06 am
Cell C is taking the fight to Telkom, MTN, Rain, and Vodacom with its new Home Connecta fixed-LTE products.
Author: Staff Writer
Posted: January 30, 2021, 4:57 am
The world’s two richest men are duking it out before U.S. regulators over celestial real estate for their satellite fleets.
Author: Bloomberg
Posted: January 27, 2021, 5:13 am
Here is how Cool Ideas, MTN, Afrihost, Vox, Supersonic, RSAWEB, Axxess, Vodacom, MWEB, Cell C, Rain, and Telkom performed last year.
Author: Rudolph Muller
Posted: January 12, 2021, 12:57 pm
MyBroadband has released its latest quarterly broadband and ISP report, which reveals the best and worst broadband service providers in South Africa.
Author: Staff Writer
Posted: January 4, 2021, 3:52 pm