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The repairs to the West Africa Cable System (WACS) are complete, with the connection beginning to recover.
Author: Bradley Prior
Posted: April 3, 2020, 11:31 am
Whether you are looking to try out a new music streaming platform or purchase a bundle of video games at a discount, we have you covered.
Author: Jamie McKane
Posted: April 3, 2020, 4:57 am
Many online publications in South Africa have seen a dramatic increase in readership as people look for reliable news about the coronavirus outbreak.
Author: Staff Writer
Posted: April 2, 2020, 3:12 pm
YouTube is developing a new "Shorts" feature to compete with social media platform TikTok.
Author: Jamie McKane
Posted: April 2, 2020, 5:43 am
MyBroadband looked at which prominent .za websites comply with new regulations that require them to feature a link to the government’s COVID-19 portal.
Author: Staff Writer
Posted: March 30, 2020, 1:29 pm
The Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted the sprawling networks of contract workers who keep social-media services running smoothly.
Author: Bloomberg
Posted: March 30, 2020, 12:01 pm
Netflix has confirmed to MyBroadband it is reducing its streaming bitrate for South African subscribers to reduce congestion on networks.
Author: Jamie McKane
Posted: March 30, 2020, 7:16 am
A cable repair vessel is on its way to the break in the WACS undersea cable.
Author: Jan Vermeulen
Posted: March 30, 2020, 4:55 am
RENAlerts has provided an update on the status of the WACS outage, and ongoing SAT-3 repair mission.
Author: Jan Vermeulen
Posted: March 28, 2020, 3:54 pm
Major Google services including YouTube, video-calling and Gmail were hit by partial outages Thursday while the internet giant’s infrastructure is experiencing record usage during the coronavirus pandemic.
Author: Bloomberg
Posted: March 27, 2020, 5:02 am
Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has approved new requirements for South African ISPs and website owners as part of the government's plan to fight the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.
Author: Staff Writer
Posted: March 26, 2020, 6:37 pm
Statistics show that Internet hits have surged by between 50% and 70%, with streaming jumping by at least 12%.
Author: Bradley Prior
Posted: March 26, 2020, 12:04 pm
A media watchdog in the UK has provided advice on how to optimise your Internet connection while working from home during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
Author: Hanno Labuschagne
Posted: March 26, 2020, 8:26 am
MWEB recently launched a new logo to align its new look with its online and digital brand identity.
Author: Staff Writer
Posted: March 25, 2020, 12:40 pm
Facebook said that it is working hard to keep its apps fast, stable, and reliable during the pandemic.
Author: Bradley Prior
Posted: March 25, 2020, 7:59 am