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Telecoms Targeting Telkom

Vodacom plans to take fixed-lines to consumers and businesses.

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French telco Orange has been vocal around regulatory issues holding up its progress in SA.
 
French telco Orange has been vocal around regulatory issues holding up its progress in SA.
Govt thwarts ICT investment

Government interference in telecoms deals has scuppered some potentially lucrative investments in SA.

Vodacom takes WiFi to Loftus

More than 40km of fibre and over 400 WiFi access points have been installed at Loftus Versfeld, says Vodacom CTO Andries Delport.

Rugby fans at Loftus Versfeld will now be able to benefit from Vodacom's WiFi offering as the stadium goes smart.


Cell C buyout tariffs 'incredibly confusing'

Cell C's Epic call rates are complex and not as cheap as they may at first appear.

The operator's latest lure may mislead consumers into thinking they are paying less than they really are.


SA cracks international science nod

Local scientists will immediately start working on data from phase two of the Large Halogen Collider's output. (Photograph by CERN)

Local researchers will benefit from the country officially joining the world's largest supercomputing grid.


Apple Watch: bragging rights versus risk

It is unclear when the Apple Watch will be officially available in SA.

E-commerce platforms are unofficially offering the Apple Watch to South African consumers, but analysts warn purchasing one could be risky.


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Vodacom reacts to slam banners

The operator resolves a signal issue after an aggrieved customer erects a series of banners castigating the company's handling of his complaint. 

MTN stands firm on offer

MTN, which has been beset by strike action, is not budging on its wage and bonus offers.

MiX ponders Brazilian options

The company could go it alone in the South American country as it exits a disappointing partnership.

WeChat partners with Picup

Claiming to offer customers a hassle-free approach to logistics, the Picup delivery service is now available on WeChat.

State security allowed to jam

A Western Cape High Court ruling finds the State Security Agency was fully within its rights when it used a signal jammer in Parliament.

LG G4 hits local shelves in June

The LG G4 will be available in SA from 18 June and will be priced between R8 499 and R8 999 without a contract.


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