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WhatsApp calling stirs operators

The now present reality of data-based calling options may cause operators to retaliate, say analysts.

OTT calling poses a threat to operators' traditional voice revenue streams.


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.


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.


Moovah brings more taxi passengers online

The in-taxi WiFi device gives taxi commuters access to free and fast Internet on an incentivised point system.


Indian companies leave

Facebook's free Internet initiative loses popularity in India, as concerns over net neutrality rise.

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Bytelogix provides call routing for Childline

The company was commissioned by the MTN SA Foundation to provide its Dynamic Call Routing application for Childline's emergency call centre service.


TradeSwitch holds up prepaid ecosystem

The MobileData solution brings goods and services together to enhance the prepaid ecosystem's diversity and stimulate interaction within the ecosystem.


ATM Poland deploys Patton SS7 gateways

The Polish data centre company will use the gateways to deliver carrier-class business voice services to existing and potential customers.

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