Telecoms
6:30
Yesterday

Nokia embarks on its second chapter

HMD Global counts the feature phone market as a critical part of the Nokia business, as the brand’s second chapter unfolds.

1:20

Spectrum policy imminent, says department

The communications ministry confirms the spectrum policy direction has been finalised, highlighting it is going through the requisite processes prior to publication.

1:30
Yesterday

MTN appoints Thato Motlanthe as exec for investor relations

Motlanthe, who will report to CFO Ralph Mupita, joins the mobile operator from Absa Asset Management.

5:30
Friday

iPhone retention slips as Apple loses its innovation edge

Lack of innovation, high prices and stiff competition are some of the reasons cited for Apple’s increasing consumer churn rate, says BankMyCell.

1:50

Even Flow appointed as Avaya Distributor in Southern Africa

Epsidon Technology Holdings has announce that the distribution of Avaya will move from First Distribution to Even Flow.

2:10
Thursday

EU slaps Qualcomm with EUR242m antitrust fine

The European Commission accuses the chipmaker of abusing its market dominance in 3G baseband chipsets.

4:50

Another review of digital TV delivery model in the works

The Department of Communications and Digital Technologies goes back to the drawing board, as it looks to “fast-track” the years-long-delayed project.

1:40
Thursday

2019 to deliver worst performance for cellphone shipments

The trend for lengthening mobile phone lifespans began in 2018 and will continue through 2019, says Gartner.

1:40
Wednesday

MTN names Vodacom exec as chief digital, fintech officer

The operator appoints ex-Vodacom chief officer of strategy, Yolanda Cuba, to drive financial services and digital solutions.

3:10
Wednesday

Seacom to double capacity, light up FibreCo assets

The submarine cable operator upgrades its systems’ lit capacity from 1.5 terabytes today to 3 terabytes by the end of the year.

2:30
Wednesday

MTN engages Comp Commission, Eliovect cries foul

The Competition Commission probes Eliovect’s allegations that MTN and Cell C are colluding with Blue Label to block black service providers.