Demand for High-Speed Fibre is Growing

Demand for High-Speed Fibre is Growing

Internet service providers across South Africa are in the middle of a massive growth phase as the demand for High-Speed Internet continues to increase around the country. This growth is not just commercial either, as more homes come online alongside their fibre to business stablemates. Because of this more and more homes and businesses are starting to take advantage of cloud storage and computing, which is not only bringing South Africa up to international digital economy standards, but is also helping to drive innovative thinking. This in turn is stimulating job creation as the efficiency, growth, productivity and costs savings associated with cloud computing start taking affect.

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The Problem with Open Access Internet

The Problem with Open Access Internet

It has been said that Open Access is a way to bring more competition to the high-speed fibre internet market, which is something that South Africa desperately needs to bring down ISP prices. This however will only be true if there is enough infrastructure competition, and unfortunately many fibre network providers are signing exclusive agreements with landowners and body corporate entities, which goes against the spirit of true open access internet. When this happens there is very little difference between the monopoly over who supplies the fibre infrastructure in a neighbourhood and how Telkom currently runs its ADSL business. A problem then arises, as where there is a monopoly on infrastructure, many (although not all) network providers will tend not to innovate, update, or improve service levels as fast as in a competitive market.

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What Fibre Internet Means for Your DSTV

What Fibre Internet Means for Your DSTV

Reliability, exceptional efficiency and lightning fast speed, these are the benefits of fibre to the home, and it is helping to transform the way we interact with everything around us, even the television! At the forefront of this charge into the future of home entertainment is DSTV, who are hoping to make your home the focal point of all the entertainment access you’ll ever need. And at its heart is fibre optic digital data communication, which is exactly what we offer our customers.

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Fibre Beats ADSL in Service Rankings

Fibre Beats ADSL in Service Rankings

The results of the MyBroadband Third Quarter of 2017 Survey on Broadband are in and as one would expect ADSL Service levels are being obliterated by the ever-increasing presence of Fibre. The survey, which was completed by almost 6,000 tech-savvy broadband subscribers (including some of the biggest names in South African IT) show that fibre users are unanimously happier with their internet service than ADSL and VDSL customers.

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