iol scitech nov 4 broadband
REUTERS

Boosting broadband speeds across east Africa

Internet access in east Africa is still relatively slow and costly, but a Djibouti-based technology start-up plans to change that.

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iol scitech oct 22 landline

Death of the landline

A study found 28 percent of people cannot recall their home number, while a third ignore their landline when it rings.

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iol scitech june 20 wi fi hotspot
AFP

Strangest wifi hotspots in the world

Pretty soon, we won't be talking about the strange places that do offer wifi, but rather the strangest places that don't.

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Boosting broadband speeds across east Africa
October 22 2014 at 14:07

Internet access in east Africa is still relatively slow and costly, but a Djibouti-based technology start-up plans to change that.

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Death of the landline
October 22 2014 at 10:28

A study found 28 percent of people cannot recall their home number, while a third ignore their landline when it rings.

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Strangest wifi hotspots in the world
October 17 2014 at 14:15

Pretty soon, we won't be talking about the strange places that do offer wifi, but rather the strangest places that don't.

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How to manage your cellphone costs
October 9 2014 at 09:59

Six tips to 'subscribe' to better phone habits and avoid 'mystery' charges.

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Marriott fined for jamming guests’ hotspots
October 8 2014 at 09:31

Marriott International will pay a $600 000 fine for jamming conference attendees' wifi networks at one of its resorts.

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SA on brink of massive ‘e-revolution’
October 1 2014 at 14:17

Access to electronic communication devices has increased faster than delivery of any other type of basic service.

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Singapore’s broadband for poor families
September 30 2014 at 14:15

About 8 000 low-income families in Singapore will be offered high-speed internet access at subsidised rates as part of a new scheme.

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How far would you go for free wifi?
September 30 2014 at 09:46

Britons agree to give up eldest child in return for free wifi, in experiment to highlight dangers of public internet.

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On your cellphone? Use this lane
September 16 2014 at 09:19

The Chinese city of Chongqing has created a smartphone sidewalk lane, seemingly offering a path for those too engrossed in messaging and tweeting.

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Shipments of larger iPhones delayed
September 12 2014 at 21:46

Customers may have to wait three to four weeks to get their hands on Apple Inc's iPhone 6 Plus, after a record number of orders.

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