Internet News - In Brief


- In South Africa, Telkom Internet ADSL subscribers have been enjoying uncapped ADSL in July. Telkom confirmed that due to a software glitch on TelkomInternet's authentication server, some users have not been capped once they utilised their complete purchased allocation of blended bandwidth.

- Mauritius, has become the second Africa country to host Google Cache Servers after Kenya. The servers which have already installed and configured will be operational from September.

- Officials from the World Bank and Rwanda IT representatives Monday met in Kigali for a three-day conference with an aim of reviewing the progress of its national fibre project, evaluate the challenges encountered so far, and discuss the way forward for the next 18 months when the project ends. Minister of Science and Technology, Romain Murenzi said the project is in line with the government's vision of becoming a regional ICT hub. He emphasised Rwanda's commitment to connect all corners of the country with the 2000km fibre optic that he said will be completed by early next year.