Competition Commission
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CompComm welcomes SA’s policy direction on spectrum

The Competition Commission lauds the prioritisation which has been afforded the licensing of spectrum by the new administration.

2:30
Jul 17, 2019

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.

3:10

BEE group wants Blue Label investigated for monopoly

An empowerment consortium claims the JSE-listed company has the prepaid airtime market monopoly and demands an immediate resolution.

2:00

Blue Label gets green light to acquire Hyve Mobile

After two-years in the works, Blue Label Telecoms gets go-ahead to acquire 50% stake in mobile content and value-added services platform Hyve Mobile.

3:40

CompComm wants Naspers' acquisition of WeBuyCars blocked

The commission recommends the proposed acquisition of WeBuyCars by an entity of the Naspers Group be prohibited.

3:50
May 3, 2019

Will mobile data prices finally fall?

The gravitas of the Competition Commission report opens a new front in the #DataMustFall battle.

2:50
Apr 30, 2019

Vumatel, CIVH merger gets green light

The Competition Tribunal approves the proposed merger whereby Community Investment Ventures Holdings seeks to increase its shareholding in Vumatel.

9:30

Telcos hit back at CompCom data report

The Competition Commission's reliance on data from 2017 leaves MTN and Vodacom fuming, as they say a lot has changed in the mobile data pricing sector in the past 18 months.

6:50

CompCom recommends how #DataMustFall

The Competition Commission's wish list for data prices includes cheaper sub-1GB bundles, more free WiFi and urgent assignment of spectrum.

3:20

SA data pricing is anti-poor, says CompCom

The Competition Commission's provisional report on its data inquiry has found retail pricing structures are anti-poor and lack transparency.

2:00
Apr 17, 2019

MiX Telematics 'disappointed' with cartel conduct probe

The company says its relationship with its channel partners is entirely in line with accepted competition principles.

2:30
Apr 16, 2019

MiX Telematics faces prosecution for alleged cartel conduct

The Competition Commission charges the JSE-listed firm and other telematics providers with alleged anti-competitive behaviour.

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