Showing posts with category "telecommunications"

Government promises to give every South African 10GB of free data a month

Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies Khumbudzo Ntshavheni says that every South African will be given access to the internet as a core utility.

February 16, 2022
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telecommunications

Telkom points to mobile and fibre growth

Telecommunications group Telkom on Monday (7 February) reported a decline in revenue in a trading update for the quarter ended December 2021, despite a solid trading performance from its mobile bus...

February 7, 2022
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telecommunications

MTN, Vodacom, Telkom and Cell C join forces to take on criminals

South Africa’s leading telecommunication operators – including MTN, Vodacom, Telkom SA, Cell C and Liquid Intelligent Technologies – have established a non-profit organisation, the Communication Ri...

January 25, 2022
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telecommunications

Private equity firm Helios looking for deals in South Africa

Helios Investment Partners LLP is in talks with African telecom operators and banks about ways the private-equity firm can help them cash in on their mobile-money and digital-payments platforms.

January 25, 2022
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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 th...

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 Keeb...

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