More on Wi-Fi

More on Wi-Fi

All Airports Company South Africa’s international airports now boast wireless connectivity, ensuring effortless Internet connections.

Wireless connectivity is making the Internet more accessible than ever. At the cutting edge of this technology is Wi-Fi (Wireless Fidelity), today's international standard in wireless connectivity.

Getting connected is as easy as 1-2-3!

AlwaysOn Wi-Fi Access – Powered by Internet Solutions

AlwaysOn is South Africa’s largest Wi-Fi Hotspot provider, with in excess of 800 hotspots countrywide including exclusive access to all Airports Compnay South Africa airports. AlwaysOn also has in excess of 20 roaming agreements which allows international travellers to connect seamlessly across all our hotspots countrywide.

For a full list of our hotspot locations, please click here.

Getting Connect in 3 Easy Steps:

To get online at a Wi-Fi hotspot, your laptop or handheld device should either have built-in support for Wi-Fi, or be equipped with a Wi-Fi network card.

Tip: If you do not use Windows XP, use the software provided with your Wi-Fi network card. Type in the word ‘Internet’ or ‘AlwaysOn’ when asked for the ‘SSID Name’ or ‘Network Name’.

  1. If you use Windows XP, your laptop will detect the Wi-Fi network and a message will pop up at the bottom right of your screen. Click on the message. 

  2. You will now see a window listing the available networks. Select ‘Internet’ or ‘AlwaysOn’ and click the button.

  3. Next, try to visit any website. You will need to type in your log in details on the webpage presented.

    • If you are an MWEB member, enter your main e-Mail address and password. MWEB members get 300 minutes free Wi-Fi access monthly.

    •  If you are an Internet Solutions subscriber, enter your username and password.

    • If your service provider is not listed, you can buy time by clicking the ‘Pay by Credit Card’ link.

  4. Click the ‘Log In’-button. You can now surf the Internet.

For help, phone the 24-hour AlwaysOn Wi-Fi Helpdesk on 0861 HOTSPOT or 0861 468 7768.  

Airports Compnay South Africa Airport Wi-Fi hotspots 

O.R. Tambo International Airport

  • Domestic - Retail level restaurants; departures level restaurants and boarding gates;

  • International - Airline lounges; international arrivals terminal; mezzanine level restaurants; duty-free mall;

Cape Town International Airport

  • Domestic and international departures terminals, past the security checkpoint

Durban International Airport

  • Domestic and international departures terminals, past the security checkpoint

Hosted by AlwaysOn, IS and Airports Company South Africa







Wi-Fi hotspot Internet Cafés

  • Do not have your laptop with you? O.R. Tambo International Airport has the solution!

  • No Wi-Fi card? Use a fixed network connection at one of our Internet Cafés.

  • Prefer to pay by cash? Cash vouchers are available from Postnet on the food court level.

  • Countrywide usage. Time purchased can be used at any Wi-Fi hotspot hosted by AlwaysOn, Internet Solutions and Airports Company South Africa.