Most important news first: The 2020 SANReN Cyber Security Challenge will be an online event. As much as we enjoy getting together with the best teams in South Africa, this year will not have a physical event.
The COVID-19 crisis has really amplified the impact of the gaping digital divide in South Africa. eduroam forms an important part of the COVID-19 response to give students access to the Internet and online learning materials
First TVET benefits from high-speed Internet access provided by the TVET Campus Connection Project
Interested companies with relevant proven capabilities are invited to submit proposals in response to this Request for Proposal Round 2, for the provision of Access Network Circuits Connecting TVET campuses to SANReN as specified in this document.
A grant by the Teraco Connect Foundation helps support the roll-out of the NSF-funded TVET Campus Connectivity Project (TCCP).
During the early hours of Saturday 28 March 2020, the West Africa Cable System (WACS) submarine fibre optic cable that connects South African research to Europe suffered a sub-sea break. Fortunately our network has sufficient redundant capacity that this break should not affect the majority of universities and research councils