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SA's mobile leader board gap to narrow

The two-horse race between MTN and Vodacom gets closer in what will ultimately mean a consumer win.

MTN’s heightened focus on SA may see the gap between the two top operators get smaller than it has been over the past 20 years.


MTN revenue increases in 'challenging' year

Despite the mobile operator saying its 2014 results reflect a challenging year, MTN reports group revenue grew 6.4% during the period.


Business market vital for Cell C

The operator has no choice but to play catch-up if it wants to survive and remain relevant to SA's mobile consumers at large.


Cabinet approves STB access control

The digital migration amendment policy is approved by Cabinet, bringing to an end a long-standing debate around whether conditional access should be built into digital TV STBs. 


Telkom moves on outsourcing plans

The company moves on its oursourcing plans, identifying business partners - including WNS, Barloworld, Bidvest, ASAJE and Ingram Micro.


Great Westerford Building fire is under control

Cape Town's "most connected building" this morning caught alight in a fire unrelated to others raging in the province.


Instagram to host carousel ads

The ads will feature multiple images, which users can "swipe" through.


HBO in talks with Apple, Google

The pay-TV service consults with Apple, Google and others over who will be its launch partner for the HBO Now video streaming service.


IBM buys AlchemyAPI to boost Watson

The purchase is designed to boost IBM's push into more human-like computing services, based around its Watson technology.

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