MTN stores remain open during lockdown despite intimidation
Despite the alleged harassment endured by some of its employees at the hands of police enforcing the COVID-19 lockdown rules, the telco’s stores will be open.
Some MTN, Vodacom stores remain open during lockdown
SA’s leading mobile carriers say the telecoms industry has been designated an essential service and they are taking this responsibility seriously.
Free Market Foundation calls for more spectrum, defends telcos
The liberal think tank says recent recommendations by the Competition Commission for the operators to cut data prices by half are misplaced.
Telcos set to get temporary spectrum during lockdown
The regulator and mobile operators look for ways to ease congestion and ensure good quality of broadband services during the nationwide lockdown.
SA telcos partner health officials to fight COVID-19
The companies join the fight against the coronavirus, zero-rating information portals being run by the Department of Health.
Ndabeni-Abrahams suggests hackathon to tackle coronavirus
The communications minister believes an online hackathon can find solutions to address the spread of COVID-19.