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SA publishers want Google, Facebook to pay for content

The companies take the US tech giants to the Competition Commission, looking to be compensated fairly and equitably for journalistic efforts.

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16 Nov

ZTE to pay CompCom R5m for anti-trust conduct in SA

The company was accused of cartel-like behaviour by driving the distribution of telecoms equipment and network solutions between its entities.

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Lack of research hinders bigger picture e-commerce growth

A dearth of research and high data costs are among future hindrances to SA’s booming e-commerce sector, says the Ecommerce Forum of South Africa.

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Nov 5, 2021

Naspers addresses anti-competitive practice concerns

The global internet group, which owns Takealot, says it will ensure its online businesses fully comply with SA’s Competition Act.

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Oct 5, 2021

CompCom approves Volaris takeover of Adapt IT

The regulator grants the approval on condition that a certain level of ownership by historically disadvantaged persons is maintained post the merger.

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Comms dept to commission #DataMustFall research

The communications department will investigate the feasibility of developing regulatory, policy and/or strategy changes that could lower the cost to communicate.

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Sep 1, 2021

Altron gets CompCom approval to acquire cyber security firm Lawtrust

The acquisition will only become unconditional once the Competition Tribunal approves the transaction.

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Aug 19, 2021

Green light for Afrihost, Cool Ideas merger

The Competition Commission unconditionally approves the proposed merger whereby Afrihost intends to acquire Cool Ideas.

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Aug 19, 2021

MetroFibre acquisition deal recommended for approval

The Competition Commission finds the proposed transaction is unlikely to result in a substantial prevention or lessening of competition in any relevant markets.

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CompCom goes after foreign-based online players in SA

The commission centres its probe on five online categories: e-commerce, delivery platforms, travel and accommodation, online classifieds and app stores.

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South Africa makes bold moves to regulate crypto assets

The Intergovernmental Fintech Working Group releases a paper which takes the position that the country should begin to regulate the crypto-currency markets.

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CompCom probes Takealot, UberEats dominance as inquiry begins

The Competition Commission officially commences with its investigation that seeks to probe alleged unfair competition and conglomeration within SA’s digital economy.

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