First 100Mbps broadband in Africa
South African mobile network operator MTN has laid claim to being the first to offer 100Mbps fibre to the home (FTTH) on the continent, with a commercial pilot on the outskirts of Johannesburg. As of the middle of next month, residents of luxury gated estate Monaghan Farm, will be able to buy fibre services from the operator ranging in capacity from 10Mbps to 100Mbps.
The CRN predicts that by 2014, small businesses will spend almost $100 billion on cloud computing services.
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Carrim Sparks Election Progress
Carrim took over from under-fire communications minister Dina Pule nine-and-a-half months ago, becoming the fourth minister at the helm under president Jacob Zuma's regime. With an ominous inbox and a trail of unfinished and mismanaged issues on his desk, Carrim - previously deputy minister of cooperative governance and traditional affairs - laid out a set of priorities from the get-go.
Fibre broadband will boost SA Home Values
Property developers and estate agents in South Africa do not understand the benefits of fibre. It is going to take a huge effort to get them to realise that home fibre translates into real money.