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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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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 in South Africa and Using them Safely

Digital Payments in South Africa and Using them Safely

With the Fourth Industrial Revolution upon us, we are moving closer and closer to becoming cashless societies. The advancement in...
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Artificial Intelligence. Friend or Foe?

Artificial Intelligence. Friend or Foe?

What we know. Artificial intelligence, otherwise known as AI, is the ability of computer systems and programmes to carry out...
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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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Google facts: There’s more to Google than you know

Google facts: There’s more to Google than you know

The meeting that created Google facts In 1995 Larry Page met Sergey Brin while visiting Stanford as a potential student....
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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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E-waste. What is it and how do we manage it?

E-waste. What is it and how do we manage it?

All of us should know how to get rid of our E-waste safely and responsibly. There are companies like South...
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Gamer set-up ideas to keep the latency blues away

Gamer set-up ideas to keep the latency blues away

As a nod of recognition to the release of the new X-box Series X & S, and the PS5 during...
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Online safety for kids while using fibre internet

Online safety for kids while using fibre internet

"Online safety for kids is of paramount importance".RocketNet During our downtime, we tend to spend more money and time on...
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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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What is the cloud in a computing context?

What is the cloud in a computing context?

I’m sure at this stage of the digital evolution you know a little bit about what the cloud is, and hopefully your grandmother has heard of the term too.
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How to create a strong password and keep hackers at bay

How to create a strong password and keep hackers at bay

If you want to know how to create a strong password and keep your digital profiles safe, then you are on the right blog.
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What should an IT specialist do within your business?

What should an IT specialist do within your business?

Bill gates, who obviously never asked the question “what does an IT specialist do”, once said: “Information technology and business are becoming inextricably interwoven. I don’t think anybody can talk meaningfully about one without them talking about the other”.
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