5G SIM cards to enable crypto-currency payments by 2025
Big year for SA’s mobile content, app developers
Cheaper data and higher incomes will be the catalysts to lift the app development market in 2020, says WASPA.
MTN appoints CEO in South Sudan as Cameroon lead quits
The operator names Gordian Kyomukama to run South Sudan while Cameroon CEO Hendrik Kasteel departs.
Telcos urged to minimise jobs bloodbath amid Telkom retrenchments
With Telkom looking to let go of 3 000 employees, analysts say operators must shift some of the affected employees to new revenue lines.
Union slams Telkom for paying execs R100m then retrenching workers
A company cannot pay its executive team more than R100 million and then get rid of 3 000 of its workforce, says Solidarity.
ICASA blames Cell C litigation for ongoing number porting scams
The latest unauthorised ports could have been avoided if the regulations were not held back by Cell C litigation, says ICASA.
Nigeria withdraws MTN multibillion-dollar tax claim
MTN is off the hook in Nigeria following the attorney-general’s decision to withdraw a $2 billion tax claim.
Telcos unite in crackdown against SIM identity fraud
An increase in mobile number portability and SIM card swap fraud leaves local victims vulnerable to identity theft.