Spectrum policy flaws ‘will alienate millions of South Africans’
The spectrum policy is impaired by fundamental failures, which will rob millions of South Africans of crucial digital services, says the Free Market Foundation.
Public sector ICT decision-makers forum announces headline speaker
The Public Sector ICT Forum readies its next event, with creativity and innovation specialist Dr Puleng Makhoalibe set to deliver the keynote address on 23 April.
Ethiopia sets new date for telecoms licences bids
The deadline has now been shifted from 5 March 2021 to 26 April 2021, as the country opens up its telecommunications industry to private investment.
How SA’s average 1GB mobile data price compares with the world
The country still ranks among the bottom half of countries with the world’s most expensive mobile data prices, according to a new report.
Blow to MTN staffers accusing execs of swindling them of millions
The High Court removes the case in which the employees were accusing the company’s senior execs of swindling millions of empowerment shares.
MTN Nigeria ropes in fintech partners after banking furore
The operator forges new partnerships in response to the recent disruption to its banking channels which rendered airtime and other services temporarily unavailable.
Local device manufacturers get a bite of govt comms tender
Device manufacturers serving SA’s mobile carriers are set to score a big chunk of the newly-issued multibillion-rand government communications tender.
SA’s big telcos take #DataMustFall trend further
Vodacom, MTN, Telkom and Cell C drop their data prices, saying this will drive digital transformation in response to the consequences of COVID-19.
SA’s top operators share govt’s lucrative telecoms tender
The companies will each make two mobile bundles available to the various public services, as well as provide gadgets.
Vodacom commits R87m to vaccine storage, transportation
The telco will also deploy a state-of-the-art COVID-19 vaccine management platform across the African Union member states.
Cell C shares multibillion-rand govt comms contract with MTN
The telco says the awarding of the contract marks a significant milestone for Cell C and is testament to its turnaround strategy.