Closing the digital divide through better use of fibre optic networks

The digital divide is more than just the difference between those who have access to the internet, particularly high-speed fibre optic broadband, and those who don't. It is impacting digital literacy and even social mobility. By Chris Shannon, CEO at Fotech The...

Lighting up the digital divide

Imagine beaming light from a fibre-connected suburban home to a 3D-printed wireless communication system to a school in an informal settlement across the road, providing learners with instant high-speed, reliable internet access. This is how the new Optical...

MainOne supports VIPNET with increased capacity

MainOne, the West African connectivity and data centre solutions provider, has upgraded Ivorian ISP VIPNET's capapacity form 155Mbos to 1Gbps. VIPNET is a telecommunications operator that provides connectivity services and technology integration solutions through the...

Vodacom deploys new sites in Northern Cape villages

Vodacom Central Region, covering the Free State and Northern Cape provinces, has switched on two new 3G and 4G enabled base station sites in deep rural areas in Kamiesberg Local Municipality, Northern Cape province. The two base stations were deployed in Kamasies and...