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South Africa ranked as the top Afrikan country on The Inclusive Internet Index 2018

South Africa has been ranked as the country with the most inclusive Internet according to The Inclusive Internet Index 2018. The index assesses a country’s Internet inclusion based on 4 categories, namely availability, affordability, relevance, and readiness. The Inclusive Internet Index 2018 has been published by The Economist's Intelligence

More people should quit social media according to Facebroek

During its latest financial results report, Facebook revealed that for the first time the number of daily active users (DAUs) in North America dropped from 185 million in Q3 2017 to 184 million DAUs in Q4 2017. The reasons for this drop cannot be clearly explained but they come at

Wireless technology could be the answer to Afrika's connectivity needs

While Afrika is seeing an increase in demand for connectivity in order to bridge the ever-present digital divide between urban and rural areas, the bottlenecks experienced when backhauling data streams by service providers of all types is still a major issue that needs to be addressed. Comprehensive and well-intended rural

Vodacom South Africa's Reduced Out Of Bundle Mobile Data Pricing Is Still Expensive

On 3 October 2017, amid much fanfare, Vodacom South Africa announced it will be cutting its out of bundle mobile data pricing by up to 50%. The reduced rates will come into effect from mid-October 2017 and will apply to both pre-paid and post-paid (contract) Vodacom customers. Vodacom has indicated

iAfrikan Bytes: Minister Siyabonga Cwele, Tefo Mohapi And Ayabonga Cawe Discuss #Internet4All & #SocialMediaBlackout

21 June 2017 POWERFM's Ayabonga Cawe, who hosts the radio station's Power Hour, had a discussion with iAfrikan's Tefo Mohapi and South Africa's Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services, Dr. Siyabonga Cwele. The discussion revolves around the launch of the World Economic Forum's Internet4All initiative in South Africa as well