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A Surfer’s Guide to the Internet.

Welcome to our blog, a Surfer’s Guide to the Internet.

At RocketNet, we believe in providing our customers with the best fibre internet experience possible. That is part of the reason why we started this blog. If we can take you on a journey to better understand the internet, the more you will enjoy the internet.

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Latest Guides.

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 Authority of South Africa) to operate and use designated frequencies. These frequencies, sold on a spectrum...

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 how network or mobile connectivity has evolved to get to the point where it is. To begin to understand 5G let’s take a dive into the world of...

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 forgot to close the garage door and switch off the lights inside the house, but it is too late to go back home. Simple solution, you open your home automation app to access your...

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 in newspapers, on radio shows, on TV news and talk shows and even on billboards. Much has been said about the controversial investment opportunity and...

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 know it. With a first of its kind satellite mesh-network system Starlink is set to provide internet to even the most remote parts of the world. A project...

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 technology with how we transact and pay for goods and services is rapidly evolving. Digital payments in South Africa and around the world...

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 tasks that would normally require engagement and execution by human beings. One thing we know, which may not be common knowledge, is that...

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. Shortly afterwards the two started working out of their dorm rooms and developed a search engine known as Backrub. Backrub was then renamed to...

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