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The highs and lows of data prices in SA

Data-only network Rain has the cheapest 1GB data bundle in SA, while MTN and Vodacom are the most expensive.


ICT industry 'encouraged' by Mboweni's budget

Minister Tito Mboweni used his budget speech to promise government action on some critical ICT areas; a step the industry describes as encouraging.


Sub-Saharan Africa's broadband price rip-off uncovered

Countries in sub-Saharan Africa have the most expensive broadband prices in the world, a study reveals.


Telcos argue about why data prices are high

Mobile operators tried to explain to the Competition Commission why data prices remain high, but they don't all agree on what the main factors are.


Poor pay a 'poverty premium' on mobile data

A community advocacy organisation demands an end to mobile data price discrimination, as it makes a presentation to the Competition Commission data inquiry today.


ANC wants govt to step up efforts to reduce data costs

The governing party calls for the implementation of its resolutions and policies aimed at driving down the cost of data in the country.


Consumers bear brunt of digital TV delay, says lobby group

The National Black Consumer Council slams the countrys slow process to switch from analogue to digital TV, saying the delay has been at great cost to consumers.

Jun 6, 2018

ICASA to hold #DataMustFall public hearings

The regulator will tomorrow host public hearings with regards to its discussion document on priority markets and the cost of mobile data.

May 18, 2018

BeMobile tackles SA data woes with loyalty rewards

The mobile virtual network operator focuses on bringing down mobile data costs through a rewards programme that offers cash-back for data and airtime sales.

Apr 26, 2018

ICASA flexes muscle on out-of-bundle data expiry

The telecomminications regulator is ready to address concerns about data expiry and out-of-bundle data rules.

Mar 29, 2018

SA data pricing skewed to disadvantage poor

New ICASA figures prove low-income consumers pay disproportionately more per MB than those who can afford large data bundles.

Mar 26, 2018

MTN prepaid data bundles are priciest in SA

Out of SA's major mobile operators, MTN has the most expensive prepaid data bundles and Cell C has the most expensive out-of-bundle data rates, according to ICASA.

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