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.

Thumbs down for Telkom-MTN roaming deal

2015-08-17 12:53

The Competition Commission has struck down a proposed network sharing and roaming agreement between Telkom and MTN.

Commission to probe contract price hikes

2015-08-14 11:09

The National Consumer Commission is investigating mobile networks’ price increases after consumers complained about price hikes in the middle of contract periods.

Mobile network MTN wants to emerge from a months-long strike and overtake Vodacom to become South Africa’s number one telecoms company.

Mobile network MTN wants to emerge from a months-long strike and overtake Vodacom to become South Africa’s number one telecoms company.

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Weak currencies, strikes hurt MTN revenues

2015-08-05 11:21

Currency fluctuations, industrial action and declining termination rates have hit Africa’s biggest mobile network MTN for the six months ended June 30 2015.

MTN expects first-half profit knock

2015-07-28 10:01

Africa’s biggest mobile network MTN is expecting a drop of between 10% and 15% in profits as fluctuating exchange rates hurt its bottom line.


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.

‘EskomSePush’ app wins award

2015-08-14 17:13

The winners of the MTN Business App of the Year awards have been announced in Johannesburg.

Service problems 'hinder' MTN's aim to be number one

2015-08-12 13:26

MTN’s goal to be SA’s biggest telecoms company can only be achieved if it fixes its service issues, say Fin24 users.

MTN slashes its video streaming prices

2015-08-07 10:19

The mobile network has cut subscription costs for its video on demand service FrontRow from R179 per month to R119.

Bribery claims rock Neotel as CEO takes special leave

2015-07-31 16:53

Telecoms company Neotel has placed its chief executive officer Sunil Joshi and chief financial officer Steven Whiley on special leave amid an investigation into bribery.

Telkom wins top value for money mobile title

2015-07-20 09:15

Telkom has edged out the top mobile operators in SA to earn the most value for money title, new research has suggested.

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