Internet News - In Brief


- The Moroccan regulator has decided that wi-fi operating on the 5 GHZ frequency can only be used within the inside of a single building.

- South African internet banking is on the up. Despite some technical difficulties towards the end of last year, First National Bank’s Internet banking portal,, recorded an increase of 77% in the number of transactions and an increase of 71% in the value of transactions from December 2002 to December 2003. Absa says its transaction volume increased by 39%, representing a value increase of 40%.