Telkom expands mobile data offering
The telco introduces FreeMe Family, a family proposition of its mobile data product.
Viber rolls-out secret messages
Viber has introduced a Snapchat-like feature that lets users send photos and videos that disappear once the recipient has viewed them.
Messenger encryption requires continuous opt-in
The Facebook-owned messaging app now allows all users to encrypt conversations, but only if the feature is enabled each time.
Telkom's FreeMe packages dominate
The new deals from Telkom are the cheapest SIM-only contracts of all major mobile network operators, says Tariffic.
Telkom data offerings aim to disrupt
The telco embraces a data-driven future, as it tries to steal market share from bigger players with a bold revamping of its entire mobile product offering.
Internet investors worried about SA regulation
South African investors believe regulatory policy is inhibiting investment in Internet companies.
Viber adds encryption to messages
The messaging app will roll out end-to-end encryption on all messages globally in coming weeks, as it prioritises security.
Time for OTTs, telcos to work together
As SA's industry players prepare to discuss possible over-the-top regulation, a research firm predicts OTTs and telcos will embrace partnerships in 2016.
OTT regulation: the global battle for control
Legal framework for mobile services? More like a defining moment for global communications.
Viber brings Public Chats to SA
South Africa is one of seven African countries selected to offer local conversations on Viber's Public Chats platform.
Operators didn't ask Parliament for OTT regulation
Parliament's telecoms portfolio committee admits no operator, "nor anyone" asked it to look into the regulation of OTT players.