MTN attempts tackling ‘unused data’ woes

2015-10-07 12:30

South African mobile network MTN has responded to complaints of expired data on its network by launching a 12-month expiry promotion.

MTN aims to create SA millionaires

2015-10-02 13:47

MTN aims to make five South Africans millionaires in a summer promotion.

Is Telkom readying to buy Cell C?

2015-09-28 13:45

Local fixed-line telecommunications company Telkom has issued a cautionary announcement, sparking speculation that it could buy Cell C.

Cell C's LTE network finally goes live

2015-09-23 10:46

South Africa's third biggest mobile network Cell C has launched its LTE network this week, the last major local operator to do so.

MTN: SIM swap offer not a scam

2015-09-10 09:58

Subscribers who receive text messages for new SIM cards can rest assured that it’s not a scam, according to the company.

MTN grows Western Cape fibre footprint

2015-09-04 15:33

South Africa’s second largest mobile network MTN plans to connect approximately 1 000 Western Cape homes with fibre broadband by year-end.

Heated debate over legality of data expiration

2015-08-28 11:34

How and when mobile networks expire consumers’ unused data is coming under the spotlight again in South Africa.

SHARE WATCH: Five shares to watch after market selloff

2015-08-26 10:35

Kirk Swart of Overberg Asset Management lists his five noteworthy movers on the JSE following Monday's markets bloodbath.

MTN's SA cell towers ‘up for sale’

2015-08-20 08:42

The mobile network has started talks with phone-tower operator IHS Holding over selling its South African towers for as much as $2bn, according to Bloomberg.

Cellphone company ‘slack’ about cancelling contract

2015-08-18 09:00

WHEN it comes to sales, cellphone companies are usually quick to close a deal, but it’s a pity they don’t always pay as much attention to customers who want to cancel a contract.


Nigeria – Africa’s next great hope

2015-10-05 18:32

Nigeria has overtaken SA as the top economy in Africa. Find out why scores of South African companies are investing in Nigeria.

MTN to buy MultiChoice fibre business

2015-09-28 14:52

Africa’s biggest telecommunications company MTN has sealed a deal to acquire MultiChoice’s fibre network subsidiary.

Cell C CEO eyes JSE listing

2015-09-25 12:33

José Dos Santos, chief executive officer of mobile network Cell C, says a stock exchange listing for the company is on his 'radar'.

MTN BEE scheme readies for JSE debut

2015-09-22 09:42

A scheme for previously disadvantaged South Africans to invest in MTN is set to list on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.

Flirting with migration to prepaid

2015-09-06 15:08

Maya Fisher-French explores the world of prepaid connectivity

Fin24 users fume over expired mobile data

2015-08-31 09:01

Mobile networks in South Africa are ‘stealing’ their customers’ data, say Fin24 users.

MTN ‘decodes’ mystery of depleting data

2015-08-26 12:40

South Africa’s second largest mobile network MTN has responded to complaints of disappearing data from customers.

Vodacom in online video play

2015-08-25 15:47

South Africa’s biggest mobile network Vodacom has entered the race to deliver video content over the internet in South Africa.

MTN 'disappointed' at Telkom deal block

2015-08-19 09:14

The mobile network has expressed disappointment at the Competition Commission's decision to block its deal with Telkom.

Networks ‘wrong’ to hike contract prices

2015-08-17 14:58

Fin24 users support a move by the National Consumer Commission (NCC) to investigate mobile networks over price increases.

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