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3:00

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.

6:00

Telcos unite in crackdown against SIM identity fraud

An increase in mobile number portability and SIM card swap fraud leaves local victims vulnerable to identity theft.

1:30
31 Dec

MTN accused of paying bribes to al-Qaida, Taliban

The operator is reviewing allegations that it paid protection money to militant Islamist groups in Afghanistan.

2:40
Dec 18, 2019

MTN unveils launch date for mobile money in SA

The mobile operator plans to go live with the revamped version of its mobile money offering in January next year.

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.

7:10
Dec 10, 2019

MNOs deploy additional resources as load-shedding bites

Mobile operators are investing hundreds of millions of rands to mitigate the effects of Eskom’s rolling blackouts.

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.

2:50
Dec 5, 2019

Makro debuts instant customer care via WhatsApp

The retail giant partners with global customer engagement company Clickatell to bring a chat commerce solution to clients.

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.

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