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6:40
Thursday

SA’s top brands Vodacom, MTN see limited COVID-19 impact

While the country’s leading companies will report a combined drop of over R65 billion in brand value, the telcos have weathered the storm.

2:10

ICASA, NMISA partnership targets data bundle consumption rate

The agreement between the entities is expected to enhance the protection of the end-user when using electronic communications services and networks.

4:30

RV park chooses Extreme cloud technology

Leveraging Extreme’s outdoor AP1130s, the casino and recreation vehicle park is able to provide guest access to its visitors. [Local rep: Duxbury Networking]

6:40
Tuesday

SA’s 5G to remain patchy in big metros for 12 months

To have mass deployment of 5G nationally, it will require the Independent Communications Authority of SA to decisively award spectrum, analysts say.

2:20

ZTE launches 5G indoor router in SA

The company unveiled the ZTE 5G Indoor Router MC801A in South Africa in collaboration with MTN.

3:10
Monday

Telkom to put more money into fledging mobile business

The country’s smallest mobile operator will invest 16% to 19% of its revenue into its mobile business.

3:20

Huge potential for pre-owned phones market, says Flip Phone

SA’s pre-owned phones market is estimated to be four to five times bigger than the new cellphones market, says Flip Phone co-founder Conor Copas.

3:10

Poor connectivity hampers IOT deployment in mining sector

If the mining sector is to get the most out of its growing investment in IOT, there are significant challenges to overcome, says a new report.

5:30

EXCLUSIVE: New MVNO Sakeng Mobile to launch in SA

South African-based business Sakeng is looking to officially debut a mobile virtual network operator, called Sakeng Mobile, in August.

5:50
30 Jun

MTN lights up next-gen 5G network in SA

Launching today with 100 sites, MTN’s 5G network covers areas of Johannesburg and Cape Town, as well as Bloemfontein and Port Elizabeth.

2:20
30 Jun

Vodacom’s TOBi chatbot allows subscribers to self-RICA

The telco says this is a convenient way to self-RICA, while observing COVID-19 lockdown social distancing requirements.

3:10
26 Jun

Telkom loses ConCourt battle on cellphone masts

The Constitutional Court dismisses Telkom’s bid to be allowed to install telecoms stations at locations of its choice without prior approval from local authorities.