Internet Access

Web threatens democracy and must be regulated – without limits on freedom of speech

The political harms caused by large scale are critical issues as well, and ought to be considered in antitrust enforcement

Internet a distant dream for many in oil-rich Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea has the most expensive internet in the world after Zimbabwe

Bangladesh slows internet ahead of election

At the end of an election campaign marked by deadly violence, internet services were slowed across the country with 3G and 4G services suspended

Internet freedom thrives in SA

South Africa has been ranked 8th in internet freedom out of 65 countries but, as Gigaba will know this week, we might be enjoying it too much

Telecom statistics are key to socioeconomic development

Ministerial roundtable to examine innovative policies on how to deliver the benefits of ICT to all citizens and to ensure that no one is left behind.

Internet freedom: Why access is becoming a human right

Lowering mobile data costs and offering free internet are some of the ways to increase accessibility to online spaces, writes Indra de Lanerolle.

Wi-fi revolution slow in coming

Touted as the great equaliser, analysts are not unanimous that access to the internet will liberate South Africans.

Hashish and Russia’s big HTTPS problem

Russia is trying strategies to circumvent the secure HTTPS internet protocol.

Johannesburg: One metropolis, two lives

SA's de facto capital has announced bold plans to change the lives of its citizens. But not everyone is on board, as events on the same day showed.

China launches new cyber attack weapon

The Chinese government has developed a new tool to prevent its citizens from accessing the internet freely.

Fast new word in broadband

ITU members have achieved approval for G.Fast, a broadband standard designed to offer speeds of up to 1GB per second over standard telephone wires.

A tale of two internet connections

South Africa's latest General Household Survey shows healthy growth in internet connectivity, but the full story is less encouraging.

Latest

Coronavirus: South Africa will evacuate citizens from Wuhan

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs