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Termination rate battle goes abroad

SA's operators say they are charged significantly more by international carriers for termination fees than ICASA permits them to charge in return.

SA's operators have fought tooth and nail against ICASA's latest mobile termination rate regulations.


Nowhere to run for mobile consumers

The country's consumer law is silent on material changes to mobile plan pricing during the term of a contract.


Mobile price war reverses

Telecoms costs look set to follow petrol and taxes, as operators counter declining voice revenues, among other profit dents.


Nashua introduces integrated VOIP solution

The office automation solutions provider introduces an IP-based calling product for mobile and landlines.


R6bn funding hole for digital TV

Getting decoders into the hands of the poor could cost as much as R9 billion – or more than three times the amount government initially budgeted.


Top five African mobile stats

Online hotel booking service delves into its customers' mobile preferences.


US Air Force guns for unified satellite control

The Air Force plans to develop a common system for tracking, controlling and communicating with all its various satellites.


Time ripe for mobile payment in SA

No payment systems are available in SA yet, which gives smart local developers an opportunity, says Christopher Dawson, Mobile Practice lead at DVT.


Altron earnings take a dip

The technology group's telecoms and multimedia divisions drag earnings down, despite strong performance of its IT businesses.

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