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Big year for SA’s mobile content, app developers

Cheaper data and higher incomes will be the catalysts to lift the app development market in 2020, says WASPA.

4:00
Dec 23, 2019

SA’s data prices can’t be compared with other African countries

While the CompCom is comparing local data pricing to other African countries, the comparison is not as simple as it seems, says IDC.

2:50
Dec 13, 2019

CompCom’s data report creates complexity: MTN

The MTN boss adds his voice condemning the data price recommendations announced by the Competition Commission.

10:30

Data prices: Will 'saner heads' prevail?

The operators may choose to litigate the findings of the Competition Commission. Hopefully, saner heads will prevail beyond the cries of indignation, writes Dr Charley Lewis.

4:50
Dec 9, 2019

Top CEOs call out CompCom over #DataMustFall

Telkom’s Sipho Maseko and Johan van Zyl of African Rainbow Capital argue that the competition watchdog’s decisions on data prices will do more harm than good.

4:30

ANC backs CompCom’s #DataMustFall findings

The governing party urges speedy action to ensure the findings and recommendations on mobile data pricing are implemented.

3:20
Dec 4, 2019

MTN disagrees with CompCom’s ‘intrusive’ recommendations

The mobile operator says it will continue to engage and vigorously defend against the recommendations.

5:50

CompCom, ICASA headed for #DataMustFall battle

The Competition Commission declares data costs are too high and takes Vodacom and MTN to task, while ICASA maintains data prices are just right.

3:10

Big blow for Vodacom, MTN as CompCom orders data cost cut

The two dominant telcos have been lambasted for having a strong monopoly in the mobile data sector.

1:30
Oct 4, 2019

Proposed Naspers WeBuyCars deal faces new headaches

Weelee approaches the Competition Tribunal to intervene in the proposed acquisition of WeBuyCars by a Naspers unit.

4:50

Industry 4.0 gives Competition Commission headaches

The commission faces the dilemma of how to regulate technological innovations brought by the fourth industrial revolution, without stifling innovation.

4:30
Aug 26, 2019

CompCom unimpressed by Koos Bekker’s investment comments

The Competition Commission hits back at Naspers for calling the institution a hindrance to investment.

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