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Cape Town to provide free Wi-Fi in public buildings

  Plans to introduce wi-fi on Cape Town public transport Dozens of public buildings in disadvantaged areas of Cape Town will have free wi-fi installed between December and the end of June...
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Cape Town makes progress with internet plan

City works with private-sector partners as part of major internet plan Cape Town says it is making steady progress with its R1.3-billion, government-backed plan to extend high-speed broadband acros...
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Broadband for Cape Town townships

Khayelitsha, Cape Town’s largest township, is about to become the latest district to avail of the massive broadband infrastructure project being undertaken by the city and provincial government....
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Cape Town community TV goes global

Cape Town's community television channel CTV has begun streaming worldwide via the internet, enabling Cape Town expats to view television programmes from back home. It also has a daily news slot at 19...
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Free broadband for Cape schools

All schools in the Western Cape could soon have free broadband internet access thanks to a generous offer from a prominent businessman. The ministry for education declined to reveal the identity of th...
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Major broadband scheme launched in Cape Town

The current large-scale laying of fibre optic cables in the greater Cape Town area is planned to make the city a future hub for Africa's "smart economy". The network is being rolled out in three phase...
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SIM card registration in South Africa.

All South African mobile phone SIM cards must now be registered under strict new legislation to curb serious crime in the country. The new rules are set out in the Regulation of Interception of Commun...
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SEACOM cable wins Africa Investor award.

The SEACOM project to provide east and southern Africa with cheap broadband internet connections has won several awards from the UK-based investment and research group Africa Investor. Its main sponso...
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Fibre optics cable for Cape Town.

The city council is to build a fibre optic network linking its main administrative buildings to improve telecommunications in the city. Municipal employees will be the primary users of the increased b...
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Telecommunications conference in Cape Town.

Roughly 3,000 professionals representing Africa
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Cape Town call centre capital of South Africa.

Over 22,000 Capetonians, or three per cent of legally employed people, currently work in the city


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