SA operators make small #DataMustFall adjustments

Feb 12, 2018

While the Competition Commission's inquiry into data costs is expected in August, telcos have reduced data costs slightly.

MTN slashes out-of-bundle data prices

Dec 1, 2017

The mobile operator cuts bundle rates by up to 70% in line with plans to reduce the cost of accessing the Internet.

New data expiry rules won't reduce costs

Nov 21, 2017

Analysts are not convinced that longer validity periods for data bundles will actually reduce costs for consumers.

ICASA publishes second draft regulations to tackle data costs

Nov 20, 2017

The telecoms regulator revises cost to communicate regulations and proposes a data expiry timeframe of a minimum of three years.

ICASA ready to probe data theft

Oct 20, 2017

The regulator will conduct a thorough investigation into disappearing mobile phone data once it receives complaints.

Huge price gap between in- and out-of-bundle data

Oct 16, 2017

An ICASA report shows Vodacom has the highest variance between in-bundle and out-of-bundle data prices, and Telkom the lowest.

Third study to probe #DataMustFall veracity

Oct 13, 2017

ICASA wants to conduct yet another study to assess the level of competitiveness of SA's data bundles, this time in comparison to other countries.

Mobile data competition heats up

Oct 4, 2017

The reduction of out-of-bundle data prices by some telcos can be seen as a response to consumer and government pressure and increased competition, analysts say.

Competition Commission joins ICASA in data cost war

Sep 26, 2017

The Independent Communications Authority of SA and the Competition Commission have announced investigations aimed to bring down the cost of data, says?Burton Phillips, senior associate in the Competition Practice at Webber Wentzel.

DTPS readies first strategy documents from ICT White Paper

Sep 21, 2017

Government prepares to send three strategy documents, arising from last year's National Integrated ICT Policy White Paper, to Cabinet.

R2K to picket against high data costs

Sep 19, 2017

Right2Know Gauteng will protest outside the head offices of Cell C, MTN, Vodacom and Telkom to demand affordable data and airtime for all South Africans.

Govt seeks probe into disappearing airtime, data

Aug 25, 2017

In the wake of the Vodacom billing error, a parliamentary committee wants an independent investigation into the matter.