Telecoms
1:40
Yesterday

MTN eyes rural area connectivity across 21 operations

Using OpenRAN technology, the company looks to bring the Internet to more than 5 000 sites in rural areas.

2:00

Fibre battle in Cape Town suburbs intensifies

Frogfoot enters the race to provide Cape Town connectivity, as competition in the Western Cape broadband market increases.

1:30

SA’s Internet turns 28

South Africa’s first local Internet Protocol connection was made on this day 28 years ago.

4:50
Yesterday

Future investments hurt Telkom as fixed-line dwindles

The group says profitability was affected by capital investments and higher hedging costs.

3:20
Yesterday

Vodacom eyes R2bn from SA’s financial services

The operator sees opportunities for its fintech operations in SA, setting its sights on doubling its billion-rand business.

2:00
Yesterday

Telkom hints at imminent acquisition

The company says plans are afoot to acquire an unnamed target, with the future of debt-ridden Cell C remaining uncertain.

2:00
Yesterday

Vodacom network expands to Miami

The company extends its Pan-African network to the US through the new undersea South Atlantic Cable System.

6:50
Monday

eSIM will be game-changer in phone connectivity

The traditional SIM card may obsolete in the next decade, as more phone manufacturers introduce eSIM technology.

2:30
Monday

Vodacom’s M-Pesa hits R40bn monthly transactions

The operator records sharp growth in its M-Pesa mobile money service, which is now handling multibillion transactions per month.

8:50

ICT Tenders – Government returns to spending

This week’s National Tender Bulletin sees government bouncing back from financial woes with a shopping spree.

8:10

ICASA sets off down the spectrum road

Despite some weaknesses and problem areas, the ICASA roadmap marks a crucial first step in getting spectrum rubber out on the ICT road.