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Connecting South Africa to the CERN physicists

Particle physics research datasets that need to be transported to CERN are often large and can require large amounts of bandwidth for short bursts.

South African bandwidth for world’s largest science project

Construction of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) radio telescope has been initiated in South Africa and Australia. A major part of the challenge is to provide the necessary high-speed bandwidth.

A silver lining to COVID-19 in South Africa

For the national research and education network of South Africa, WhatsApp groups are the go-to tool for communicating with institutions during the pandemic.

Data relief for South African students

How the national research and education network has been instrumental in securing affordable online education for South African students and university staff.

South Africa’s vocational education goes Industry 4.0

The TVET project provides invaluable support to learners, delivering the Internet access and knowledge resources they need to study and graduate.

Connecting Cape Town’s periphery with eduroam in public libraries

eduroam is turned on in Cape Town’s public libraries, providing wireless roaming services and free Internet access to the research and education community globally.

The digital recycling centre is slowly going global

Instead of managing a vast amount of user names and passwords we want one digital identity, a “passport” reusing login information and giving us secure and easy access to all the services and resources we require to study, do research, and collaborate with colleagues across borders.

Exploring the universe with the world’s largest telescope

The scale of the SKA represents a huge leap forward in engineering, telescope design and research & development towards building and delivering a unique instrument.