Showing posts with category "telecommunications"

South Africa needs a new Mxit after WhatsApp outage, says communications minister

South Africa’s new communications minister said this week’s outage of Facebook apps and services is a reminder the government can do more to support the development of local social-media platforms.

October 6, 2021
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Telecommunications

South Africa faces ‘digital load shedding’ in the next few months, CEO warns

On top of everything else, businesses must now worry about the prospect of a major cut in bandwidth for those who connect through cell phone networks, says BLSA chief executive Busi Mavuso.

September 27, 2021
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Telecommunications

South Africa facing ‘digital load shedding’, warns MTN

Telecommunications company MTN has warned that the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa’s (Icasa’s) decision to take back temporary radio frequency spectrum on 30 November could lead to ‘digital load shedding’ in South Africa.

September 2, 2021
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Telecommunications

Blue Label Telecoms goes back to basics

Blue Label Telecoms (BLT), specialists in prepaid products and the electronic distribution of virtual merchandise, says its ‘back-to-basics’  strategy is progressing well as it simplifies its portfolio and reverts to core business.

August 26, 2021
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Telecommunications

Blue Label Telecoms eyes better days amid earnings bump

Blue Label Telecoms says it expects a marked improvement in earnings for the year ended May 2021, boosted primarily by the disposal of the group’s 47.56% interest in Blue Label Mexico.

August 20, 2021
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Telecommunications

MTN is offering employees a fully-offline one-week holiday to avoid burnout

MTN is offering all employees an opportunity to apply for a fully paid, fully-offline one-week holiday, over and above their annual leave allocations.

August 4, 2021
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Telecommunications

Telkom lines up Serame Taukobong as next CEO

Telkom has appointed Serame Taukobong as group chief executive designate.

August 4, 2021
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Telecommunications