Legal View

'No deal' Brexit puts data at risk

With the Brexit deadline looming, companies that have not moved their data centres will not have time to do so before the exit, says Unitas Global.


Blue Label gets green light to acquire Hyve Mobile

After two-years in the works, Blue Label Telecoms gets go-ahead to acquire 50% stake in mobile content and value-added services platform Hyve Mobile.


Legal registers: What's all the fuss about?

Users of Sabinet's Online Legal Registers will save time and increase efficiencies, the company says.


Trump declares ICT threat emergency amid Huawei fallout

US president Donald Trump issues an executive order, declaring a national emergency over ICT threats, in a move believed to be targeting Huawei.


SARS clarifies transport services terminology

According to the clarification, in order for the no value provision to apply, the transport service must be rendered by the employer directly, says Webber Wentzel.


MTN Nigeria tax bill case gets a new court date

A Nigerian court rejects the attorney general's objection in the telco's $2 billion tax-related court case, schedules hearing for June 26.


White paper: Data sovereignty and the cloud in healthcare

Healthcare organisations are facing significant challenges when it comes to transformation, mostly caused by data sovereignty laws.

2 May

DOC pays ICASA its dues after legal threat

The Department of Communication transfers funds to the regulator after the authority threatened legal action, accusing it of withholding its dues.

29 Apr

ICASA takes war to comms dept for withholding funding

The regulator files court papers to force the Department of Communications to urgently release its funding.


Telcos hit back at CompCom data report

The Competition Commission's reliance on data from 2017 leaves MTN and Vodacom fuming, as they say a lot has changed in the mobile data pricing sector in the past 18 months.


CompCom recommends how #DataMustFall

The Competition Commission's wish list for data prices includes cheaper sub-1GB bundles, more free WiFi and urgent assignment of spectrum.