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3:30
Friday

How Seacom is navigating through double disasters

The submarine cable operator lays bare its plans to emerge from the nation-wide lockdown and the breaking of the West Africa Cable System.

2:00

Broadband Infraco, ItakaneICT enable cashless payment services

The state-owned backhaul connectivity provider enters into a partnership with ItakaneICT to facilitate cashless money services in rural and disadvantaged communities.

13:40

ICT sector policy and regulation in the time of COVID-19

Collaboration, clarity and coherence are required from all stakeholders, as ICT is the primary tool to enable and support the kind of lockdown currently in force.

8:30
Thursday

ZTE FY2019 operating revenue hits RMB90bn

Net profit attributable to holders of ordinary shares of the listed company amounted to RMB5.15 billion, a year-on-year growth of 173.7%.

3:30
Wednesday

Cell C comes to #DataMustFall party

SA’s third biggest mobile operator will, by 1 May, launch a free lifeline package capped at 250KB per day.

5:40
Tuesday

Seacom carries extra traffic as WACS outage continues

The Seacom cable system is now carrying a large amount of SA’s international Internet traffic after the breaking of the West Africa Cable System.

3:00
Tuesday

Explosive growth for Vodacom e-School platform amid lockdown

The mobile operator says user registrations have gone up by over 1 000% compared to previous historic periods, nearing one million users.

3:50
Tuesday

5G will help create a greener world

5G is more than just fast and fat broadband. It’s the start of a world with greener mobile networks.

1:00
Monday

ICASA extends operators’ existing spectrum licences

The requlator resolves to grant all radio frequency spectrum licence holders an extension to renew their licences amid the COVID-19 lockdown.

4:10
Monday

Some MTN, Vodacom stores remain open during lockdown

SA’s leading mobile carriers say the telecoms industry has been designated an essential service and they are taking this responsibility seriously.

2:30
Monday

Free data from FNB Connect during lockdown

The bank offers 1GB free data to customers during the nationwide lockdown, as SA looks to curb the spread of the deadly coronavirus.

3:30

Free Market Foundation calls for more spectrum, defends telcos

The liberal think tank says recent recommendations by the Competition Commission for the operators to cut data prices by half are misplaced.