TENET: The Tertiary Education and Research Network of South Africa
The Cape Town TV White Spaces Trial
TENET is participating with a number of partners in the operation of the Cape Town TV White Spaces Trial. Click here for more information about the Trial
The network operated by TENET includes a 10 Gbps circuit to London on the SEACOM cable system, redundant backhaul circuits from the SEACOM landing station in Mtunzini, the SANReN 10 Gbps backbone, SANReN fibre rings in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town and Durban, the GEN3 MPLS network and Metro-E circuits provided by Neotel, IP Connect bandwidth into the ADSL cloud, and various optical fibre and wireless access circuits. TENET operates transit and peering links in Cape Town, Johannesburg, London and Amsterdam, including a connection to the European research and education network, GÉANT. TENET also operates UbuntuNet gateways in Mtunzini, London and Amsterdam under contract to the UbuntuNet Alliance.
TENET is an honorary member of the Internet Service Providers' Association (ISPA) and upholds ISPA's Code of Conduct. TENET has nominated ISPA as its agent for the purpose of receiving take-down notifications in terms of Section 75 of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act.
Please click here to visit the ISPA website.
Acceptable Use Policy
TENET's Acceptable Use Policy is available for download here.
The SANReN Connection Policy is available for download here.
Current RFPs and RFIs
Click here for a listing of current Requests for Proposal and Requests for Information.