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ROCKETNET BLOG

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RocketNet is a next generation internet service provider (ISP) servicing thousands of customers across South Africa. RocketNet exists to enhance people’s lives through fast, reliable internet access that supports and advances their progress

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Disney+ and comparing the competition

Disney+ and comparing the competition

Disney+ arrived in South Africa on May 18th, 2022. The streaming platform has been highly anticipated with more than 1000 movies, 1500...
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Is there WiFi in space? Seven interesting facts

Is there WiFi in space? Seven interesting facts

Some adventurous explorers have been through challenging situations and have trained their minds to deal with strange and extreme scenarios....
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How to choose an ISP. Seven things techies look out for.

How to choose an ISP. Seven things techies look out for.

Navigating cyberspace is tricky, and it's possible to have the wool pulled over your eyes, especially if you're not one...
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Our CEO, Simon Swanepoel

Our CEO, Simon Swanepoel

Internet access and the consumer space are Simon’s passion to serve. He pioneered his business approach through self-study, casting vision,...
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How RocketNet Fibre ISP cut customer support times by 75% and boosted customer satisfaction – CASE STUDY

How RocketNet Fibre ISP cut customer support times by 75% and boosted customer satisfaction – CASE STUDY

The Challenge Handling high call volumes and subscriber misinformation Like many ISPs, RocketNet continually faces high volumes of WiFi-related calls,...
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Web browsers with examples unheard of.

Web browsers with examples unheard of.

There are a number of web browsers available on the market and a lot of these web browser examples are...
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Spectrum Auction. What is that and how does it work?

Spectrum Auction. What is that and how does it work?

Telecommunication companies cannot operate as they please. These companies, like RocketNet, need to receive a license from ICASA (Independent Communications...
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5G. The Evolution Of Speed and Surveillance

5G. The Evolution Of Speed and Surveillance

One can only begin to imagine the possibilities of 5G network connectivity when one has a more in-depth understanding of...
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Biggest Tech Companies by Market Capitalisation, Our Top 5

Biggest Tech Companies by Market Capitalisation, Our Top 5

There is a good chance that you are reading this article on a device that was designed and developed by...
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Smart homes in South Africa. The possibilities

Smart homes in South Africa. The possibilities

You are in a rush as you leave your house in an attempt to make your flight on time. You...
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Cryptocurrency, decoding the meaning

Cryptocurrency, decoding the meaning

Cryptocurrency and its meaning have been the talk of the global town for about the last twelve years being featured...
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Starlink from SpaceX can bridge the digital divide

Starlink from SpaceX can bridge the digital divide

Starlink is on the brink of providing an upgrade to the way the global economy accesses the internet as we...
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Digital payments and how they work

Digital payments and how they work

With the Fourth Industrial Revolution here, consequently we are becoming cashless societies and technological advancement in purchasing goods and services...
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Artificial Intelligence and the future

Artificial Intelligence and the future

Since 'The Terminator', artificial intelligence and its future have been a hotly contested topic. Ultimately, AI is the ability of...
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Fibre optic undersea cables. Where, who, how and what?

Fibre optic undersea cables. Where, who, how and what?

By now it should be safe to say that you have definitely heard of fibre. No not the fibre you...
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Fun facts about Google you may not know

Fun facts about Google you may not know

1. Fun fact about Google number one 1.1 A meeting of fate The first fun fact about Google is that...
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Astronauts and Submariners Covid-19 coping lessons

Astronauts and Submariners Covid-19 coping lessons

Astronauts and submariners understand tight spaces There are explorers and adventurers in our midst who have been through tough situations...
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Problems with e waste and potential solutions

Problems with e waste and potential solutions

Problems with e waste 1. What constitutes something as e waste E waste means electronic waste, when everything electronic reaches...
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Gamer setup ideas that help reduce lag

Gamer setup ideas that help reduce lag

Did you know we are one of the best smaller fibre internet service providers for gamers? A few seasoned gamers are...
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Online safety for kids while using fibre internet

Online safety for kids while using fibre internet

Keep kids safe online When relaxing with some well-deserved time off, we spend more money and other resources on luxuries....
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How to avoid being tracked online by tech companies and hackers

How to avoid being tracked online by tech companies and hackers

As human beings, our privacy (including how to avoid being tracked online) and personal boundaries are inexplicably linked to our...
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