Data demand boosts MTN revenue

2015-03-04 09:07

Mobile operator MTN has increased revenue and growth largely thanks to the demand for data, the company has announced in its results briefing.

David Shapiro’s expert views on Sasol, Naspers and Blue Label

2015-02-19 14:31

David Shapiro joined Alec Hogg and Gugulethu Cele to talk all things markets. Focusing the spotlight on Sasol’s share price plummet.

MTN 'exploring' Telkom acquisition

2015-02-12 14:14

MTN has held exploratory discussions in recent months about a possible offer for Pretoria-based Telkom, according to people familiar with the matter.

Australian bank acquires SA tech firm Tyme

2015-02-11 13:31

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has acquired 100% of Johannesburg based digital banking company Tyme.

Load shedding forces SA to cut reliance on Eskom

2015-02-11 09:49

With power outages now a daily reality and expected to last for the next three years, business and individuals are taking matters into their own hands.

MTN faces criticism over ‘poor signal’ in Cape Town

2015-02-09 12:47

Dropped calls and sluggish data speeds in Cape Town have frustrated an MTN network user so much that he decided to do his own research on the company’s signal quality.

MTN links up to Amazon Web Services

2015-01-27 16:00

Africa’s biggest mobile network plans to directly connect its business customers to the cloud computing offering.

MTN and the data dilemma

2015-01-22 07:26

The time to regulate unused mobile data is now, says Gugu Lourie.

MTN wants you to share the data love

2015-01-21 09:45

Smartphone users worried about losing unused, expired data now have an alternative as MTN rolls out a sharing package.

Gloves off in battle for SA broadband

2015-01-16 08:30

The battle for the internet in South Africa has taken a dramatic turn as telecoms giants swing punches at each other.


MTN offers cheap smartphone data - with a catch

2015-03-03 10:45

MTN has launched a data bundle package at lower cost but with a shorter expiration date to encourage data consumption on its network.

MTN lifts lid on unlimited cloud service

2015-02-17 11:35

The mobile network has launched an unlimited storage capacity cloud service that costs R99 per month and which is also payable using prepaid airtime.

Telkom, MTN continue roaming talks

2015-02-12 10:45

The two phone companies have been in discussions for around a year over the possible network sharing agreement.

Load shedding a threat to cellphone networks

2015-02-11 10:45

Mobile operators in South Africa have warned that continued long-term power outages could take their cellphone networks offline.

Mobile data crunch to hit SA, says GSMA

2015-02-10 11:19

South Africa does not have the necessary spectrum to cater for the country's growing appetite for mobile data, say experts.

MTN to cut over 500 jobs, says union

2015-01-28 14:47

MTN plans to issue dismissal notices by May 1 to up to 578 people at its South African enterprise business unit, the Solidarity union has said.

Vodacom plans connecting 150 000 homes to fibre

2015-01-26 13:53

South Africa’s biggest mobile phone network plans to connect 250 000 homes and businesses to fibre broadband over the next three years.

MTN to restructure its enterprise unit

2015-01-21 14:34

Africa's largest telecoms provider plans to reorganise its South African enterprise business segment as competition squeezes revenue.

SA stocks ease, look set for volatility

2015-01-18 11:28

South African stocks looked set to extend days of volatile trade on low oil prices and as investors remain skittish about emerging market assets.

Cell C ‘threatened’ by Vodacom-Neotel tie-up

2015-01-07 10:59

Cell C plans to tell regulators at a hearing next week that its business is threatened by Vodacom’s proposed acquisition of Neotel.

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