Cheapest capped ADSL prices ever Jan 2014

Story by: Web Africa recently launched its new capped ADSL packages, slashing the price of its previous products and offering data at rates as low as R1.50 per GB. Web Africa’s new capped ADSL price cuts follow similar moves by other Internet service providers (ISPs) last year. The latest price reductions mean that consumers can […]

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Beware fake Microsoft support scams in SA & Virus attacks 07/02/2014

Important updates 07/02/2014: 1) Virus attacks – update your computer today! 2) Beware fake Microsoft support scams in SA Again that time of the year to sure you have a valid virus protection programme that is updated. We urge all clients to ensure their virus protection is enabled and updated. Some very important updates was released […]

Internet in SA: race, sex and money

Effective Measure released its demographics statistics for January 2014, providing insight into who South Africa’s Internet users are. Effective Measure is the official traffic measurement partner of the Digital Media and Marketing Association (DMMA), and provides accurate reports on local website traffic and Internet audience demographics. The January 2014 Effective Measure statistics are based on 108,987 […]

Internet Explorer security update

Microsoft is releasing a security update for Internet Explorer that closes a gap that allowed attackers to take complete control of a computer. It also issued the update to Windows XP users, despite dropping support for the older operating system last month. The update will go live at 10 a.m. Pacific time Thursday. Adrienne Hall, […]

New Telkom ADSL prices kick in

RE: New Telkom ADSL prices kick in Telkom Internet’s new uncapped ADSL prices, which were set to go live on 1 December 2013, only kicked in now after a delay caused by a technical system error. Telkom announced on 31 October 2013 that it will offer its subscribers higher ADSL speeds following the company’s ADSL speed increases for all internet […]

Cheapest ADSL deals in South Africa May 2014

Axxess announced on 26 May 2014 that it is doubling the data allowance of its capped ADSL subscribers free of charge. “We’re giving our Capped DSL clients twice as many Gigs as they bargained for, by literally doubling their data at no extra cost during the Double Your Gigs promotion,” Axxess told subscribers. With this promotion […]

The worst SA spammers

RE: The worst SA spammers – People/Companies not to use for marketing = all their mail is blocked as SPAM! Story by: The Internet Service Providers’ Association (ISPA) published its latest email spam “Hall of Shame”, naming and shaming South African spammers. ISPA highlighted that spam is one of the most significant threats to the Internet, accounting […]

Uncapped ADSL – where to get the best deal

Openweb recently re-launched its Titan Uncapped ADSL product range, which the company said offers “affordable, reliable, un-throttled ADSL with no limits on the total amount of data used”. Openweb CEO Keoma Wright explained that shaping on its Titan Uncapped accounts is applied only when the network is busy. “When the network is quiet, the product […]

Google to prioritise secure websites

Google has said it will give preference to more secure websites in its search rankings from now on. The search engine has been testing highlighting pages that have HTTPS encryption by default, and will now roll out across its algorithms. “We’ve seen positive results, so we’re starting to use HTTPS as a ranking signal,” Google said. […]