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South Africa’s ISP, iBurst is currently trialing a new WiMax network which can easily be upgraded to LTE if needed. To date iBurst has been associated with the iBurst technology which has not enjoyed mass uptake globally – and is subsequently seen as a dying technology.

SourceForge.net, the website that houses popular open source software such as VLC media player, the Azuereus/Vuze BitTorrent client and the Pidgin instant messaging program, is now mirrored in South Africa thanks to TENET. TENET is the Tertiary Education Network of South Africa whose main purpose is to secure Internet and information technology services for the benefit of South African universities.