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Union pledges war against MTN, Vodacom, Cell C

The MTN strike is the start of a wave of industrial action against SA's battered operators, says the Communication Workers Union.

MTN averted violence during this morning's strike outside its head office.


Vodacom aims to eat Telkom's lunch

The cellular operator plans to take fixed-lines to consumers and businesses, moving in on Telkom's traditional turf.


Cell C buyout promo 'risky business'

A good deal taken at face value, the operator's contract buyout promotion may not be all it has been made out to be.


Telecoms DDG Themba Phiri quits

Telecommunications and postal services deputy director-general Themba Phiri has resigned from the DTPS, reliable sources have confirmed. 


'Unjustified' mobile price hikes under microscope

The NCC is adamant it will get to the bottom of recent mobile price hikes, which a new report deems unjustified.


Cwele speech: 'Much talk, little action'

Telecommunications and postal services minister Siyabonga Cwele's budget vote speech has been slammed as containing little substance.


Over-the-top to dominate pay-TV services

Globally, pay-TV markets are seeing over-the-top services come to the fore, resulting in slower revenue growth.


Juniper Networks expands its footprint

The company is targetting sub-Saharan Africa, with an office opening in Kenya and one to follow in Nigeria later this year.


Cwele highlights broadband rollout

Unveiling his department's R1.4 billion budget, telecoms and postal services minister Siyabonga Cwele emphasised government's broadband rollout plans.

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