IT personality, visionary CIOs of 2020 revealed
Livestock Wealth’s Ntuthuko Shezi, Assupol’s Nomthi Nelwamondo and Wits University's Stanley Mpofu scooped the top accolades at the 2020 IITPSA President's Awards.
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.
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.
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.
Apple supply chain blow as iPhone 12 shortage hits SA
Local telcos confirm global demand and supply chain constraints have resulted in severe shortages of the iPhone 12 Pro and Pro Max.
ICASA welcomes court ruling against Telkom over ducts
The regulator lauds the ruling by the Supreme Court of Appeal against Telkom on a matter relating to the leasing of facilities between licensed operators.
Rain, Telkom rated worst SA telcos; MTN leads customer service
South Africa’s telcos struggled to provide meaningful customer service under lockdown, with Rain and Telkom ranked as the worst performers, says BrandsEye.
Rain finds ‘window of 5G opportunity’ in spectrum impasse
The data-only mobile network operator says the delay in SA’s spectrum auction process is working in its favour, as it aggressively rolls out its 5G strategy.