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2:40
Yesterday

SMS still in the game 28 years later

The first SMS was sent nearly three decades ago today, delivering a message that simply read “Merry Christmas”.

2:10

COVID-19, economic uncertainty hit SA smartphone market

Smartphone shipments to SA suffered a double-digit decline during the third quarter of this year, as the COVID-19 pandemic eroded economic gains, says IDC.

6:30

Shelve ‘insufficient’ SA Connect, develop updated broadband plan

South Africa needs a new national broadband plan if it is to make the Internet accessible and affordable for everyone, says the Alliance for Affordable Internet.

3:50
Wednesday

MTN subscribers now get eSIM support on some smartphones

The telco says it is the first operator in SA to support eSIM capability for contract phone subscribers, available on selected Samsung and Apple devices.

4:30
Tuesday

MTN pumps millions into MoMo as it nears 2m users in SA

The company identifies fintech as a key growth pillar, and commits to funding the relaunched Mobile Money offering over the next few years.

1:30
Tuesday

HeroTel notches up 100 000 fixed broadband subscribers

The fibre and wireless broadband services provider attracts 55 000 more customers to reach the 100 000 mark, securing a third-place market position.

4:10
Monday

ICASA wants emergency spectrum fees after telcos’ stellar results

The regulator asks telcos to pay for the emergency spectrum issued during the COVID-19 disaster regulations.

3:50
26 Nov

MTN staff accuse former execs of swindling empowerment shares

Over 400 MTN employees file an application for condonation at the High Court, pleading to have the matter heard in an open court.

3:50

Vodacom advances towards becoming a ‘techco’

The JSE-listed company is evolving from being just a telco into a technology company, says CEO Shameel Joosub.

3:30
26 Nov

Smart set top box wins Sentech’s Hack the Future contest

The smart STB turns any TV monitor into a mini-computer, says its inventor Michael Aldridge.

1:10

We survey SA’s leading tech brands

Have your say in our ICT brand survey and you could win a R3 000 Takealot voucher.