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Solar plant powers MTN's Jozi office

2014-07-10 13:21

Concentrating solar cooling plant is a completely green solution that has zero global warming potential and no ozone depletion potential.

MTN Uganda launches IP multimedia services

2014-07-03 14:00

MTN Business has launched a suite of multimedia solutions for businesses in Uganda.

Number porting not good business for telcos

2014-06-26 11:31

SA telco customers are serviced by a compromised porting company and in no position to negotiate better deals with their service providers.

Lukewarm response to Zuma tech strategy

2014-06-19 11:30

President Jacob Zuma's proposals for expanding and investing into the technology sector has been met with a lukewarm response.

Orange eyes SA mobile market

2014-06-17 10:41

Global telecoms firm Orange is interested in the South African market but the company is taking a cautious approach.

MTN takes control of Afrihost

2014-06-03 08:15

Mobile operator MTN has acquired a controlling share in internet service provider Afrihost to help it tap into the SME market.

Vodacom hits back at rivals with 50c call rate

2014-05-02 12:00

Vodacom has taken a bold move on call rates with an announcement of a lower per minute rate than both MTN and Cell C.

MTN makes 79c call rate permanent

2014-04-25 11:30

MTN has made its price reduction plan for prepaid users permanent, the mobile operator has announced.

MTN launching high speed fibre broadband

2014-04-24 07:23

Mobile operator MTN has revealed an aggressive move to deliver high speed internet connections to homes.

MTN drops call rate, takes fight to Cell C

2014-04-14 16:28

Spending in SA on voice calls may be on the decline, and a legal case looms over termination rates, but that hasn't caused any let-up in the competition between mobile operators.

MTN drops call rate, takes fight to Cell C

2014-04-14 11:00

Spending in SA on voice calls may be on the decline, and a legal case looms over termination rates, but that hasn't caused any let-up in the competition between mobile operators.

Vodacom slashes call rates

2014-04-01 21:10

Vodacom has implemented the new call termination rates set out by Icasa following a high court ruling.

Call for affordable telecom services

2014-04-01 13:26

Parliament's communications portfolio committee is urging all parties to work together to ensure affordable telecommunication services following a court ruling.

Icasa gets nod for cheaper call rates

2014-03-31 17:31

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa can go ahead with regulations to cut mobile termination rates, a high court has ruled.

Warning over unregulated call rates

2014-03-26 18:57

A lack of regulation in the mobile network market would likely harm consumers, the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg has heard.

New Icasa rates 'half baked experiment'

2014-03-26 05:30

New call rates between cellphone networks aimed at stimulating competition should have taken into account the structural effects on the market, a court has heard.

Icasa may make U-turn on call rates

2014-03-24 11:40

Telecoms regulator Icasa says it may reconsider planned cuts in the amount mobile operators charge each other to use their networks to avert a lengthy legal battle.

We're guilty, MTN tells Cell C

2014-03-17 11:26

MTN has taken full-page ads in Sunday papers in response to accusations by Cell C and Telkom that it is hiding behind regulations to protect profits.

MTN earnings up 27% on weak rand

2014-03-05 09:36

MTN Group, Africa's largest telecoms provider, has posted a 27% jump in full-year earnings, lifted by foreign exchange gains and strong growth in data revenue.

Telkom fights Vodacom, MTN over MTRs

2014-03-03 11:01

Telkom has written an open letter to telecommunications giants MTN and Vodacom about a new pricing regime, the New Age has reported.

Vodacom files papers against Icasa

2014-02-26 12:30

Vodacom has lodged an application in the South Gauteng High Court to challenge regulator Icasa over cheaper call rates.

MTN comes out fighting: We're not greedy

2014-02-21 08:00

Mobile operator MTN has come out fighting accusations that it is greedy with respect to its court challenge to the regulator's decision on Mobile Termination Rates (MTRs).

MTN eyes 30% increase in earnings

2014-02-20 12:29

Cellular network operator MTN says that it expects an increase of between 25% and 30% in annual headline earnings per share.

Icasa 'rushed' MTRs, says insider

2014-02-17 14:01

The Mobile Termination Rates announced by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa was implemented too fast and may distort the mobile market in South Africa, an analyst has said.

MTN is greedy, says Cell C

2014-02-17 08:50

The decision by mobile operator MTN to take legal action on the regulator's announcement of Mobile Termination Rates is a sad day for South Africa, Cell C has said.

 

Real Callme inventor stands up

2014-07-09 10:11

The case between Nkosana Makate and Vodacom overlooked a crucial detail, the true inventor of the disputed call-me-back service and owner of the intellectual property.

MTN could fix Telkom

2014-07-01 07:29

Is Telkom all dolled up for a sale, or is it trying to attract a strategic equity partner, asks Gugu Lourie.

MTN broadband fibre to the home coming soon

2014-06-24 08:31

MTN has said that South Africans will soon see the fruits of its intention to roll out fibre broadband connectivity to homes and businesses.

MTN scoops green accolade

2014-06-17 19:03

MTN has earned a spot among the top 500 global companies in the 2014 Newsweek Green Rankings.

No to MTN, Afrihost deal

2014-06-10 07:21

MTN gobbled up Afrihost. So do we say goodbye to innovation, asks Gugu Lourie.

Icasa begins call rates review

2014-05-22 09:03

Regulator Icasa has issued questionnaires to licensees as part of a process to review the new call termination rates it has proposed.

MTN offers free Twitter, Facebook, Wikipedia

2014-05-02 10:37

Mobile operator MTN has launched a range of internet packages that offer free access for selected sites.

MTN reports scant subscriber growth

2014-04-24 13:02

MTN has reported slower growth in subscriber numbers for the first quarter after it disconnected nearly a million unprofitable users, sending its shares lower.

Carrim: Costs of communicating have to drop

2014-04-23 15:41

The government remains fully supportive of Icasa's work, because the costs of communicating have to drop, says Communications Minister Yunus Carrim.

Nashua Mobile to close shop

2014-04-14 13:26

Nashua Mobile has agreed to sell its MTN and Vodacom subscriber bases to the two mobile operators, says parent company Reunert.

Call for cheaper data costs

2014-04-02 15:44

A probe should be launched into lowering the cost of data in the wake of cheaper call termination rates, says the Universal Services and Access Agency of SA.

ANC cheers bold consumer moves

2014-04-01 15:43

Government's steps to ease the burden of high communication costs and access to credit for many South Africans is bold and decisive, says the ANC.

Vodacom, MTN in nosebleed territory

2014-04-01 05:30

Cell C and Telkom cheer as investors of Vodacom and MTN are rattled by a ruling allowing Icasa to cut mobile termination rates.

Unregulated cell environment dangerous - Icasa

2014-03-31 07:38

Mobile giants MTN and Vodacom will continue to oppose new call termination rates in court, as regulator Icasa warns on the dangers of an unregulated environment.

Cell giants should have disclosed costs

2014-03-26 12:34

MTN and Vodacom should have disclosed their costs for calls to other networks, the High Court in Johannesburg has heard.

Cellphone giants in court to stop rate cuts

2014-03-25 07:21

MTN and Vodacom have approached the High Court in Johannesburg on an urgent basis to stop Icasa from implementing a regulation on mobile termination rates.

Nigerians fork out billions for airtime

2014-03-19 16:09

Nigerians cough up more for recharge cards each month than they do for petrol, electricity and rent, according to a report.

Spectrum critical to SA LTE expansion plans

2014-03-05 12:35

The lack of spectrum plays havoc with the future plans of mobile operators in SA, and may impact on the potential rollout of high speed mobile services.

Cheaper call rates battle hots up

2014-03-03 12:17

Telkom has entered a fierce commercial battle where everybody is seemingly gunning industry giants MTN and Vodacom over termination fees.

MTN looks set to bail out Telkom Mobile

2014-03-02 10:17

Rumours are rife that struggling Telkom Mobile is about to announce a life-saving deal with MTN.

Bekker's top 3 tech contributions to SA

2014-02-23 16:59

Koos Bekker is well-known for his unique pay deal with Naspers, but his ability to spot a new trend in the fast-changing world of technology is worth noting.

Icasa brings forward mobile rate cuts

2014-02-20 13:01

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa has brought forward plans to halve the rates mobile operators can charge each other to use their networks.

Cell C takes YouTube shot over MTN 'greed'

2014-02-20 10:31

Mobile operator Cell C has launched a guerrilla marketing campaign aimed at MTN.

Don't be so greedy MTN, says Cell C

2014-02-17 11:23

MTN has decided to sue over the reduction of MTRs, but Cell C has said that the court action has more to do with greed than South Africa's mobile networks. Watch the video.

Cheaper call rates on hold - Icasa

2014-02-14 18:46

The Independent Communications Authority of SA has delayed regulations for call rate cuts as a result of court action lodged by MTN.

 
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