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3:10
Yesterday

China’s Itel targets SA’s Gen Z with entry-level smartphone

Itel – owned by China’s Transsion Holdings, which is also behind the Tecno and Infinix brands – is launching its Vision1 Pro entry-level smartphone in SA.

4:00
Thursday

Telkom uses broadband as bait in new consumer strategy

The company says its primary focus is to make broadband accessible to all South Africans, to drive economic activity following the COVID-19 pandemic.

2:10
Thursday

Telkom fights graft with whistleblowing platform

The company unveils a platform to enable the public to report any acts or suspected acts of fraud, corruption and irregular conduct.

3:20
Wednesday

FNB Connect sees doubled data, voice consumption

The business records significant growth, as the bank’s mobile offering reports a 22% year-on-year increase in active customer numbers, says FNB Connect CEO Bradwin Roper.

4:20
Wednesday

MTN posts strong Q1 results, looks to sell towers in SA

The mobile operator’s growth in service revenue exceeds its medium-term guidance, driven by gains in data and fintech revenue.

2:40
Wednesday

MTN-backed Ayoba notches up over 5m users

The instant messaging app now supports 5.5 million users across the African continent, as its features expand to include voice and video calling.

2:20
Tuesday

USAASA to bolster management team with new CEO, CFO

The Universal Service and Access Agency of SA advertises the positions of CEO and CFO, as it looks to bring permanent stability to its executive committee.

3:30
Tuesday

MTN looks to connect 60K homes with Supersonic AirFibre

The first commercial rollout of the fibre-quality connectivity solution will commence in Soweto, Mamelodi, Fairlands and Honeydew.

2:10
Tuesday

Please Call Me matter back in court for review

Vodacom insists it doesn’t have all the financial records required to determine the full amount generated via the Please Call Me product.

2:30

New leadership takes helm at Waspa

SA’s Wireless Application Service Providers' Association elects new office bearers for 2021, including chairman Anthony Ekerold, and its first female vice-chairman.

2:30
Tuesday

Verizon to dispose of Yahoo, AOL in $5bn deal

The disposal comes as Yahoo and AOL have struggled to compete in the Internet market that is dominated by the likes of Google and Facebook.

2:20
Monday

MTN Foundation hands over multimedia centre in Limpopo

The MTN Foundation creates a multimedia centre in Limpopo that will cater for deaf, blind and partially-sighted students in digital skills development.