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AllAfrica.com
No 'Lead Agent' Yet for SA Connect, Says GovtGovernment says it hasn't yet selected the "lead agent" for its R740m municipal
No 'Lead Agent' Yet for SA Connect, Says Govt
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
Government says it hasn't yet selected the "lead agent" for its R740m municipal broadband project, despite indications that Telkom could win the deal. At the 2015 State of the Nation Address (Sona), President Jacob Zuma said government had "decided... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Burst Water Pipe Gives Mpumalanga Civil Servants the Afternoon OffBy Nkosinathi Sengwayo, News24 Correspondent Hundreds of officials at the Mpum
Burst Water Pipe Gives Mpumalanga Civil Servants the Afternoon Off
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
By Nkosinathi Sengwayo, News24 Correspondent Hundreds of officials at the Mpumalanga government headquarters in Mbombela were instructed to go home on Thursday afternoon after a pipe burst. By Friday morning, the pipe, that supplies water to the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zuma's Silence On Eskom Privatisation Worrying - CosatuTrade federation Cosatu said it was "very worrying" that President Jacob Zuma w
Zuma's Silence On Eskom Privatisation Worrying - Cosatu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
Trade federation Cosatu said it was "very worrying" that President Jacob Zuma was "silent on Treasury's crude plans to privatise Eskom" during his State of the Nation address. Cosatu was referring to reports that Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Burst water pipe gives Mpumalanga civil servants the afternoon offLucky Nxumalo (City Press) Mbombela - Hundreds of officials at the Mpumalanga
Burst water pipe gives Mpumalanga civil servants the afternoon off
News 24 South Africa / Posted 22 hours ago
Lucky Nxumalo (City Press) Mbombela - Hundreds of officials at the Mpumalanga government headquarters in Mbombela were instructed to go home on Thursday afternoon after a pipe burst. By Friday morning, the pipe, that supplies water to the complex... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Sona 2016: Business as usual for ZumaThe 2016 State of the Nation address (Sona) had a few bright spots, but it is u
Sona 2016: Business as usual for Zuma
Mail & Guardian / Posted yesterday
The 2016 State of the Nation address (Sona) had a few bright spots, but it is unlikely enough to restore confidence in South Africa and convince ratings agencies not to downgrade the country’s credit rating. It will be left to Pravin Gordhan’s... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Eskom is beyond the tipping point. What's next?Recent reports suggest that Treasury is seriously considering a sale of 49 perc
Eskom is beyond the tipping point. What's next?
Daily Maverick / Posted yesterday
Recent reports suggest that Treasury is seriously considering a sale of 49 percent of Eskom although Eskom’s management - the bulk of the ANC and Cosatu - are strongly opposed to the idea. But here’s a thought: The tipping point for Eskom’s... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Computer ScamI would like to warn all readers of a dangerous computer scam being perpetrated
Computer Scam
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
I would like to warn all readers of a dangerous computer scam being perpetrated against all computer users by hackers unknown. If you have an ADSL line you ma be phoned. I would advise you to watch out for the number 05 875 4557, the number used by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Billiat Ace of Spades in Downs PackPretoria — WHILE current form suggests Mamelodi Sundowns are overwhelming favou
Billiat Ace of Spades in Downs Pack
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Pretoria — WHILE current form suggests Mamelodi Sundowns are overwhelming favourites to claim the Absa Premiership title, star performer, Khama Billiat, is guarding against complacency. The Pretoria outfit, as the league reaches its final third, is... Read more
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iol.co.za
Only private players will speed up SA Connect lagThe ANC government’s fixation with its developmental state as the apex service
Only private players will speed up SA Connect lag
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
The ANC government’s fixation with its developmental state as the apex service delivery vehicle is proving to be the major impediment to the delivery of South Africa Connect – an ambitious and inclusive broadband policy to connect 100 percent of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Discussions About Economic Revival Are Incomplete Without Labour RepresentationThe ongoing, necessary and overdue discussions between government and big busin
Discussions About Economic Revival Are Incomplete Without Labour Representation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The ongoing, necessary and overdue discussions between government and big business to generate ideas to save and kick-start the economy are incomplete without labour being represented in them. Our concern about the exclusion of labour in these talks... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
To Johannesburg and beyond!The locally produced television series Jongo debuts on DStv's BET channel next
To Johannesburg and beyond!
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 3 days ago
The locally produced television series Jongo debuts on DStv's BET channel next week. The series stars Pacou Mutombo, who plays the reluctant superhero Eli King, who is imbued with superpowers after he discovers an alien crystal left to him by his... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Government Needs Private Sector to Refresh SA ConnectThe ANC government's fixation with its developmental state as the apex service
Government Needs Private Sector to Refresh SA Connect
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The ANC government's fixation with its developmental state as the apex service delivery vehicle is proving to be the major impediment to the delivery of South Africa Connect, an ambitious and inclusive broadband policy to connect 100% of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why Cell C Is Fighting for Unregulated Over-the-Top ServicesBefore last week's parliamentary portfolio committee meetings on over-the-top (
Why Cell C Is Fighting for Unregulated Over-the-Top Services
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Before last week's parliamentary portfolio committee meetings on over-the-top (OTT) services regulation, Cell C released a statement by its CEO Jose dos Santos that said that "Vodacom and MTN have declared war on consumer interests" in a bid to... Read more
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football411
Lebese backs Komphela tactics Kaizer Chiefs midfield maestro George Lebese has revealed that coach Steve Ko
Lebese backs Komphela tactics
football411 / Posted 4 days ago
Kaizer Chiefs midfield maestro George Lebese has revealed that coach Steve Komphela has given the players leeway to be themselves on the field.Lebese believes that Komphela, in comparison to the previous coach Stuart... Read more
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iafrica.com
W Cape's broadband laid bareA new study has revealed plenty of interesting insights regarding the Western C
W Cape's broadband laid bare
iafrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
A new study has revealed plenty of interesting insights regarding the Western Cape's broadband situation. The Western Cape Broadband Baseline Study saw thousands of households surveyed and a partnership with Research ICT Africa, UCT and UWC. The... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Government needs private sector to refresh SA ConnectAmong SA Connect’s key promises is the delivery of broadband access to 90% of t
Government needs private sector to refresh SA Connect
Daily Maverick / Posted 4 days ago
Among SA Connect’s key promises is the delivery of broadband access to 90% of the population at a cost of 2,5% or less of their basic monthly income by 2020; and that more than 2,000 government institutions and 1,572 schools would be connected by... Read more
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iol.co.za
Telkom. What customer care?If you have ever found yourself trapped in that circle of hell called Telkom cu
Telkom. What customer care?
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
If you have ever found yourself trapped in that circle of hell called Telkom customer service, you’ll sympathise with the fellow customer who’s started an online petition titled “TELKOM! Get a proper customer care department”. Posted at Change.org,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Strathmore Scorpions Sting Mombasa Club to Remain SecondStrathmore University's Scorpions hammered visiting Mombasa Sports Club (MSC) 5
Strathmore Scorpions Sting Mombasa Club to Remain Second
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Strathmore University's Scorpions hammered visiting Mombasa Sports Club (MSC) 5-0 in a Kenya Hockey Union (KHU) women's national league match at the City Park Stadium on Saturday. A Rachel Ousa brace set the university side on their way before... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya Police Take Aim At Top Spot, Scorpions Stalk MSCKenya Police will be looking to reclaim top spot when they face Nakuru Hockey C
Kenya Police Take Aim At Top Spot, Scorpions Stalk MSC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Kenya Police will be looking to reclaim top spot when they face Nakuru Hockey Club away on Saturday in the Kenya Hockey Union (KHU) men's premier league. Police, who are in second place with 45 points, will be looking to bounce back to winning ways... Read more
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iol.co.za
CWU takes aim at MuthambiJohannesburg - The Communication Workers Union (CWU) has called for the removal
CWU takes aim at Muthambi
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
Johannesburg - The Communication Workers Union (CWU) has called for the removal of Communications Minister Faith Muthambi, blaming her for the slow pace of South Africa’s digital migration. Muthambi’s department leads the long-awaited broadcasting... Read more
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Super Sport
FS Stars host Sundowns eyeing revenge Free State Stars will look to put a stop to log leaders Mamelodi Sundowns whe
FS Stars host Sundowns eyeing revenge
Super Sport / Posted 8 days ago
Free State Stars will look to put a stop to log leaders Mamelodi Sundowns when they host the Tshwane side in the Absa Premiership on Sunday afternoon at James Motlatsi Stadium in Orkney. Kick-off is at... Read more
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Super Sport
Downs close in on new club record Mamelodi Sundowns’ remarkable run of form in the last five months has seen th
Downs close in on new club record
Super Sport / Posted 9 days ago
Mamelodi Sundowns’ remarkable run of form in the last five months has seen them go 17 games without defeat as they close in on a club record unbeaten run under coach Pitso Mosimane. But they are still a long way... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Top cop flees red tapeHe knew from the way the schoolgirl had been hog-tied with her own clothing and
Top cop flees red tape
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 10 days ago
He knew from the way the schoolgirl had been hog-tied with her own clothing and dumped near the Telkom water tower in Sunnyside. Labuschagne's prediction was right. Over the next nine years the killer would leave at least five more bodies across... Read more
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iol.co.za
Cape Town's top 10 swimming spotsCape Town - The Mother City is expected to sizzle again, but if you’re not keen
Cape Town's top 10 swimming spots
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
Cape Town - The Mother City is expected to sizzle again, but if you’re not keen on spending your days on the beach, read on. Here’s a list of 10 of the best public swimming pools, tidal pools, reservoirs and spray parks the Mother City has to... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Fears over SA’s credit ratingFinance Minister Pravin Gordhan met about 60 chief executives at a packed Nedba
Fears over SA’s credit rating
Daily Dispatch / Posted 11 days ago
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan met about 60 chief executives at a packed Nedbank boardroom at the weekend to discuss how SA should avert a downgrade to its sovereign credit rating. There are deep concerns about the effect of a possible downgrade on... Read more
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iol.co.za
Telkom shares dip 6%Johannesburg - Shares in telecoms giant Telkom fell by more than 6 percent on n
Telkom shares dip 6%
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
Johannesburg - Shares in telecoms giant Telkom fell by more than 6 percent on news that its mobile unit would not reach breakeven in March as it had forecast, due to rising interest rates and cost pressures. Telkom shares lost 6.63 percent to close... Read more
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iol.co.za
SA economy: Gordhan holds talks with CEOsJohannesburg - South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan met with top busin
SA economy: Gordhan holds talks with CEOs
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
Johannesburg - South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan met with top business leaders on January 29 to discuss steps to boost investor sentiment and avert a credit rating downgrade to junk. About 60 chief executive officers representing... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Juha Saarinen: Why the end of geoblocking is nighHow exactly the "Netflix Question" will be solved remains to be seen, but it's
Juha Saarinen: Why the end of geoblocking is nigh
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 days ago
How exactly the "Netflix Question" will be solved remains to be seen, but it's part of a much larger issue, the collision between the existing economy and society, and the internet. Photo / Bloomberg Imagine you run a company that has plenty of very... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Telkom Launches SA's Biggest Fibre TrialJohannesburg — TELKOM has launched an offer to more than 11 000 digital subscri
Telkom Launches SA's Biggest Fibre Trial
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Johannesburg — TELKOM has launched an offer to more than 11 000 digital subscriber line (DSL) customers across the country. Customers can now experience Telkom's fibre technology, at no additional cost, following the launch. DSL customers within... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Weak Economy Hurts Telkom's Mobile HopesTelecommunications company Telkom [JSE:TKG] says its mobile unit won't break ev
Weak Economy Hurts Telkom's Mobile Hopes
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Telecommunications company Telkom [JSE:TKG] says its mobile unit won't break even by March 2016 any more owing to South Africa's sluggish economy. This is according to Telkom's quarterly trading and operational update for the third quarter ended... Read more
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iafrica.com
Telkom Mobile to miss targetTelkom's mobile business unit is expected to miss its target of breaking even b
Telkom Mobile to miss target
iafrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Telkom's mobile business unit is expected to miss its target of breaking even by March, the company said in a statement. The company cited the weak local economy and rising costs as factors in the unit missing its target. "Our initial expectation... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
Telkom Mobile to miss targetTelkom's mobile business unit is expected to miss its target of breaking even b
Telkom Mobile to miss target
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 12 days ago
Telkom's mobile business unit is expected to miss its target of breaking even by March, the company said in a statement. The company cited the weak local economy and rising costs as factors in the unit missing its target. "Our initial expectation... Read more
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iol.co.za
Telkom rolls out free fibre trialTelkom today launched a free fibre-to-the-home trial for more than 11,000 of it
Telkom rolls out free fibre trial
iol.co.za / Posted 12 days ago
Telkom today launched a free fibre-to-the-home trial for more than 11,000 of its DSL subscribers. As part of the trial, DSL customers within Telkom’s fibre footprint will be given the opportunity to upgrade their copper-based connectivity, to the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Telkom Mobile to miss targetJohannesburg - Telkom said its mobile business would miss a target of breaking
Telkom Mobile to miss target
iol.co.za / Posted 12 days ago
Johannesburg - Telkom said its mobile business would miss a target of breaking even by March as a weak South African economy and rising costs holds back the unit. “Our initial expectation that the mobile business would break even by March 2016 has... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Telkom 13 days of no resolution, just apologies and excusesMy recent and ongoing experience with Telkom is a sign of how this country is s
Telkom 13 days of no resolution, just apologies and excuses
News 24 South Africa / Posted 12 days ago
My recent and ongoing experience with Telkom is a sign of how this country is slowly falling apart. After returning from holiday on 16 January 2016 I found my voice and ADSL line completely dead due to weather damage. I went into a Telkom branch to... Read more
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iafrica.com
Telkom launches huge fibre trialTelkom has announced the launch of what it calls South Africa's biggest fibre t
Telkom launches huge fibre trial
iafrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Telkom has announced the launch of what it calls South Africa's biggest fibre trial. The company said it would offer the fibre trial to 11 000 DSL customers across the country at no additional cost. "In a one of a kind trial, DSL customers within... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
No stopping Soweto derbyThere have been more hyped up and anticipated derbies than today’s Absa Premier
No stopping Soweto derby
Daily Dispatch / Posted 14 days ago
There have been more hyped up and anticipated derbies than today’s Absa Premiership fixture between Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs at FNB Stadium. But if organisers are to be believed, and tickets are almost sold-out at the 94000-capacity World... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Telkom Indonesia Actually Blocks Netflix: Here's What You Need to KnowShares of Netflix fell more than 7% on Wednesday. The content-censorship challe
Telkom Indonesia Actually Blocks Netflix: Here's What You Need to Know
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 14 days ago
Shares of Netflix fell more than 7% on Wednesday. The content-censorship challenge from Indonesian regulators suddenly got real, as Telekomunikasi Indonesia , the nation's largest Internet service provider, decided to block the streaming-video... Read more
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iol.co.za
The agenda of Steve KomphelaJohannesburg - There was an aura of defiance from Kaizer Chiefs coach Steve Kom
The agenda of Steve Komphela
iol.co.za / Posted 14 days ago
Johannesburg - There was an aura of defiance from Kaizer Chiefs coach Steve Komphela as soon as he walked in for the traditional pre-Soweto derby press conference in Midrand on Thursday. The former Bafana Bafana captain had an agenda - to set the... Read more
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Yachting Monthly
Missing Sunsail yacht found after a yearSunsail has confirmed that it believes a catamaran, found capsized at sea 40 mi
Missing Sunsail yacht found after a year
Yachting Monthly / Posted 14 days ago
Sunsail has confirmed that it believes a catamaran, found capsized at sea 40 miles off Cape Aghulas at the southern tip of South Africa, is the Sunsail catamaran that was reported missing in Febrauary 2015. Sunsail said in a statement: On 18... Read more
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iol.co.za
The Soweto derby: How they square upJohannesburg - Orlando Pirates and bitter rivals Kaizer Chiefs were left stunne
The Soweto derby: How they square up
iol.co.za / Posted 14 days ago
Johannesburg - Orlando Pirates and bitter rivals Kaizer Chiefs were left stunned following defeats at the weekend. The Buccaneers mounted more pressure on their beleaguered coach Eric Tinkler after a 1-0 defeat to strugglers Jomo Cosmos, while his... Read more
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Super Sport
Maritzburg look to upset Sundowns Maritzburg United will hope to bag a win as they welcome Absa Premiership log
Maritzburg look to upset Sundowns
Super Sport / Posted 15 days ago
Maritzburg United will hope to bag a win as they welcome Absa Premiership log leaders Mamelodi Sundowns on Saturday night at the Harry Gwala Stadium. Kick-off is at 8:15pm. The Team of Choice last played a match... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Orlando Pirates drawn against Kaizer Chiefs in the Nedbank Cup last 32It is the first time in nine years that they will clash in South Africa's FA Cu
Orlando Pirates drawn against Kaizer Chiefs in the Nedbank Cup last 32
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 15 days ago
It is the first time in nine years that they will clash in South Africa's FA Cup, which ensures that one of them will be missing from the second round. It will be their fourth meeting since Chiefs ousted Pirates from the Telkom Knockout in... Read more
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ABC News
Netflix Hits a Roadblock After Global ExpansionNetflix's plan for global domination has suffered a setback after Indonesia's l
Netflix Hits a Roadblock After Global Expansion
ABC News / Posted 15 days ago
Netflix's plan for global domination has suffered a setback after Indonesia's largest Internet service provider reportedly blocked the streaming network. Telkom Indonesia bosses said Netflix may lack the necessary permit to operate as a content... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Indonesia telecoms firm blocks Netflix over local laws, censorship Published: 28 January 2016 9:26 PM Indonesia said today a decision by the co
Indonesia telecoms firm blocks Netflix over local laws, censorship
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 15 days ago
Published: 28 January 2016 9:26 PM Indonesia said today a decision by the country's biggest telecoms provider to block Netflix could be reversed if the global video-streaming giant... Read more
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iol.co.za
Stuart Baxter to the rescue?Cape Town - Stuart Baxter is the new head coach of SuperSport United after Gord
Stuart Baxter to the rescue?
iol.co.za / Posted 16 days ago
Cape Town - Stuart Baxter is the new head coach of SuperSport United after Gordon Igesund was given the boot by the ambitious Pretoria club. The move has been long in coming, but finally came to fruition on Wednesday. In August last year, when... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Indonesia's biggest telecom operator blocks NetflixRelated Stories JAKARTA - Indonesia said Thursday a decision by the country's
Indonesia's biggest telecom operator blocks Netflix
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 16 days ago
Related Stories JAKARTA - Indonesia said Thursday a decision by the country's biggest telecoms provider to block Netflix could be reversed if the global video-streaming giant obeyed local laws, particularly on "porn" and "radicalism". Indonesia's... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Indonesia telecoms firm blocks Netflix over local laws, censorshipJAKARTA: Indonesia said Thursday (Jan 28) a decision by the country's biggest t
Indonesia telecoms firm blocks Netflix over local laws, censorship
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
JAKARTA: Indonesia said Thursday (Jan 28) a decision by the country's biggest telecoms provider to block Netflix could be reversed if the global video-streaming giant obeyed local laws, particularly on "porn" and "radicalism". The decision Wednesday... Read more
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iol.co.za
Sarr travelled far to put in the workJohannesburg - Issa Sarr has stepped up for his Orlando Pirates teammates in mo
Sarr travelled far to put in the work
iol.co.za / Posted 16 days ago
Johannesburg - Issa Sarr has stepped up for his Orlando Pirates teammates in more ways than one this season. The Senegalese hardman has been like a bulldog at the heart of midfield, barking instructions and protecting his back four whether it’s... Read more
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Rappler
Netflix is latest victim: 5 things censored in IndonesiaJAKARTA, Indonesia – This morning, Indonesians woke up with Netflix blocked, co
Netflix is latest victim: 5 things censored in Indonesia
Rappler / Posted 16 days ago
JAKARTA, Indonesia – This morning, Indonesians woke up with Netflix blocked, continuing Indonesia’s tumultuous relationship with internet censorship. The main reason for this censorship is Indonesia’s harsh and incredibly broad anti-pornography... Read more
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