#DataMustFall
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.

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.

5:20
Apr 26, 2019

SA consumers still pay exorbitant out-of-bundle data rates

Recent ICASA regulations may protect users from automatic out-of-bundle billing but those opting in may be shocked by the cost.

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.

5:50
Apr 24, 2019

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.

4:10

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.

4:10

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.

7:20

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.

4:30

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.

6:50

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.

3:50

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.

2:30
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.

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