Showing posts with category "telecommunications"

The best and worst mobile networks in South Africa

MyBroadband Insights has published its 2021 Mobile Network Quality Report, highlighting the best and worst mobile networks in South Africa right now.

January 11, 2022
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telecommunications

MTN files court papers against Telkom

MTN has filed papers to oppose Telkom’s urgent application to block South Africa’s spectrum auction from going ahead on 8 March 2022.

January 7, 2022
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telecommunications

The biggest mobile network complaints in South Africa

The Consumer Goods and Services Ombudsman (CGSO) says that mobile network providers and telecoms companies are some of the most frequently complained about businesses in South Africa.

December 13, 2021
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telecommunications

MTN introduces mandatory Covid-19 vaccine policy

The MTN Group will implement a mandatory vaccination policy for staff from January 2022 in South Africa and other major operating markets.

December 6, 2021
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telecommunications

South Africa has ambitious plans to build and launch its own satellites in the next 4 years: minister

Government is fast-tracking plans to develop South African-owned satellites that will focus on connectivity and tracking, says Communications and Digital Technologies minister Khumbudzo Ntshaveni.

November 23, 2021
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telecommunications

Vodacom considers South Africa financial services unit IPO

Vodacom Group may consider a separate listing of its main South African business to unlock value, seeking to address what chief executive officer Shameel Joosub says is a stockmarket discount to the carrier’s sum-of-parts worth.

November 15, 2021
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telecommunications

WhatsApp messages and Facebook posts could have an impact on your divorce in South Africa

With a significant increase in the use of platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and WhatsApp, social media platforms are increasingly popping up in divorce proceedings, says Gabriella Keeble, a legal expert at SchoemanLaw.

November 5, 2021
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telecommunications

MTN outlines hybrid work-from-home shift

MTN Group has published a quarterly update for the period ended 30 September 2021, showing continued strong growth.

November 4, 2021
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telecommunications

MTN launches online school for South Africa

Telecommunications group MTN has launched its MTN Online School, a free online portal that will offer a digital curriculum for school children from grades R-12.

October 21, 2021
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telecommunications

Updated privacy and personal information rules planned for South Africa

South Africa’s Information Regulator has called for comments on an amendment to the regulations relating to the protection of personal information.

October 20, 2021
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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