Telkom backs down on spectrum interdict against ICASA
The telco asks the courts to remove from the roll its urgent application to interdict the regulator.
South African banks expect breakthrough blockchain year
Local banks reveal they will make some level of investment in blockchain or distributed ledger technologies this year, as they explore new use cases.
Microsoft plans metaverse dominance with Activision Blizzard
Taking part in what is the biggest tech merger and acquisition to date reflects Microsoft’s desire to dominate the metaverse, says GlobalData.
Fibre operator DFA to retrench employees
Dark Fibre Africa will consult with the affected staff on a range of restructuring options that are expected to be concluded by the end of March.
Police kill suspected cell tower battery thief in gun fight
Police officers from Amangwe and Estcourt act on information about four suspects tampering with cellphone tower batteries with the intention to steal.
Crypto regulation imminent in SA, say local exchanges
The local crypto-currency exchanges anticipate the introduction of a clear South African digital currency regulatory regime by the end of 2022.
ICASA’s timing of spectrum auction ill-conceived, says Telkom
The telco again files an application asking the Gauteng High Court to review and set aside the Invitations to Apply for high-demand spectrum.
Zondo report shows how EOH made ‘donations’ to ANC
The state capture report reveals how the technology services firm made several donations to the ruling party before scoring lucrative government tenders.
US-based Digital Reality to acquire majority stake in Teraco
After closing, Digital Realty will own approximately 55% of the total equity interests in Teraco, while the remaining 45% will be held by a consortium of existing shareholders.
Adapt IT delists from JSE after Volaris acquisition
Volaris has acquired 63.87% of Adapt IT and the company will delist from the local bourse with effect from 4 January 2022.
Video streaming boom in Africa
Globally, streaming increased yet again Q3 2021, up 21% over this time last year, led predominately by Africa, which saw a massive 273% increase, says Conviva.