Incorporation information
Tertiary Education and Research Network of South Africa "TENET" is a registered short name. All public universities and statutory research innovation councils of South-Africa are eligible to become members of TENET.
Also see the full description of TENET's purposes, activities and relationships with other entities.
Board of Directors and Staff
Tenet's Officers
Connection Policy
The connection policy defines which institutions can connect and on what terms. TENET provides research and education networking services (“REN services”) to campuses of South African education and research institutions and associated support institutions in the public sector that connect to the network operated by TENET (“the REN Network”). This connection policy reflects TENET’s enduring respect for the norms, rules and established good practices that characterise research and education networking worldwide. 
Acceptable Use Policy
TENET's service agreement with its institutions requires them to have acceptable use policies that include reference to the TENET Acceptable Use Policy
Other policy and procedure
PAIA Manual
Privacy Policy
Website terms and conditions of use
Code of conduct
Complaints procedure
There are currently no vacancies available

Current TENET Requests for Tender/Proposal:
Current SANReN Requests for Tender/Proposal:
(currently none)
(See: CSIR- Tenders)
Service Support

TENET is an honorary member of the Internet Service Providers' Association (ISPA) and upholds ISPA's Code of Conduct


Partnerships and Affiliations


SANReN is TENET's principal partner in the South African NREN landscape. 
Universities South Africa, formally known as Higher Education South Africa(HESA), is a membership organisation representing South Africa’s universities. 
ASAUDIT is a key partner and collaborator in service strategy and design. ASAUDIT facilitates IT collaboration between higher education institutions in South Africa.
UbuntuNet Alliance Logo
TENET is a founder member of the UbuntuNet Alliance for Research and Education Networking. The Alliance serves the regional REN needs of eastern and southern Africa.
WAPA LogoTENET is an Associate (NPO) member of the Wireless Access Providers’ Association of South Africa.