TooMuchWifi brings cheaper, faster WiFi to SA townships
MTN’s MoMo bank commences operations in Nigeria
The bank will enable millions of unbanked and underserved Nigerians to access financial service products.
South Africa’s satellite ‘ready’ for take-off, says minister
Minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni details SA’s readiness to launch its own communications satellite, as government looks to enhance broadband connectivity.
Comms dept spent R15m on hotels in three years
The minister’s accommodation bill was R3.6 million, while the deputy minister’s bill sat at over R1 million.
Government moves to classify data as basic utility
The comms ministry will “progressively work on policy to drive the reduction of cost to communicate in SA”.
Comms minister decries digital migration detractors
Minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni says the process must be concluded no matter who is kicking and screaming.
MTN engages stakeholders over MoMo partner Ubank
The telco is in discussions with relevant stakeholders following SARB’s decision to place Ubank under curatorship.
Govt intros ‘app store’ to promote proudly South African tech
Minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni launches the DigiTech platform to showcase local tech entrepreneurs’ digital products and apps.
Telkom suffers massive fibre outage
A damage to a fibre cable impacts mobile, LTE and fibre customers in Northern Gauteng, Limpopo, Rustenburg and portions of Mpumalanga.
Vodacom defends appointment of incoming MD Mdlalose
Group CEO Shameel Joosub says Vodacom appoints the best talent that reflects its ethos as a Pan-African business.
Eyes on ConCourt as analogue switch-off showdown looms
The Constitutional Court will on 20 May hear applications for leave to appeal the High Court ruling over the country’s analogue switch-off deadline.
Former Vodacom SA MD finds new telco home in Prague
Balesh Sharma moves to the Czech Republic to head PPF Telecom’s technology, media and telecoms division.