Digital Life 22.9.2016 04:58 pm

New high-speed SA network

Out of the ruins of the old iBurst, a new high-speed broadband network is about to be rolled out, with existing operators potentially joining its party.

It was one of the great train smashes of internet services in South Africa. Now it may just give rise to one of the great success stories. When iBurst launched in this country more than a decade ago, it promised to change the face of wireless broadband with a new kind of connectivity technology.

New high-speed SA network
New high-speed SA network

New high-speed SA network

Out of the ruins of the old iBurst, a new high-speed broadband network is about to be rolled out, with existing operators potentially joining its party.

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