Showing posts with tag "telecommunications"

MTN to cover 25% of South Africa with 5G by the end of the year

MTN South Africa is ramping up the rollout of its 5G coverage in the coming months, with the group aiming to have at least 25% of the population covered by the end of 2022.

June 21, 2022
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telecommunications

South Africa needs to lower mobile data costs: Ramaphosa

Access to data has emerged as one of the most significant barriers to digital equality and access in South Africa, says president Cyril Ramaphosa.

June 17, 2022
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telecommunications

Telkom revenue slows amid dividend suspension cycle

Telkom on Tuesday (14 June) published its annual results for the year ended March 2022, showing a marginal decline in revenue. The group cited a  sluggish economy, global supply chain challenges, a...

June 14, 2022
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telecommunications

South Africa is ready to launch its own satellite: minister

Communications minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni says South Africa is ready to launch its first satellite.

June 9, 2022
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telecommunications

MTN warns of new scams targeting customers

The move to remote working and online learning has led to a spike in security incidents, says telecoms company MTN. T

May 27, 2022
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telecommunications

Telkom announces mandatory vaccine policy

Telecommunications group Telkom has announced a new mandatory vaccine policy for all employees and non-employees looking to access any of its premises.

May 24, 2022
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Get your R350 grant at Pick n Pay or Checkers, says post office as DA threatens legal action

The South African Post Office says it will no longer pay the R350 social relief of distress grant through its branches as a part of its effort to alleviate long queues at its branches.

May 11, 2022
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MTN boss says profit pool not big enough for all telecoms players

The days of having a 4-6 player telecoms market on the continent are coming to a swift end, says MTN chief executive Ralph Mupita.

April 26, 2022
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telecommunications

Big changes planned for South Africa’s post office – as it takes aim at couriers

Communications and Digital Technologies minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni has published the South African Post Office Amendment Bill for public comment.

April 20, 2022
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telecommunications

The best and worst mobile networks in South Africa – according to customers

DataEQ and Deloitte have published its South African Telecommunications Sentiment Index, revealing how consumers feel about the country’s major telcos.

April 20, 2022
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telecommunications

New mobile data and SMS rules proposed for South Africa

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) has published proposed amendments for mobile networks in South Africa which could see mobile data last significantly longer.

April 5, 2022
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telecommunications

Changes coming for mobile data costs and phone calls in South Africa: expert

Recent regulatory changes are opening up the telecommunications landscape in South Africa, which should prove good news for businesses and consumers, says Nic Laschinger, chief technology officer a...

March 31, 2022
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telecommunications