New FBI head in San Francisco was key figure in iPhone hack

2016-10-06 06:27

Special Agent Jack Bennett was at the FBI's computer investigation lab in Quantico, Virginia, when an outside company showed the bureau how it could hack into an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters.

S&P downgrades MTN credit rating to junk

2016-10-03 09:28

S&P Global has lowered MTN Group’s credit rating amid Nigeria’s recent downgrade, sparking more challenges for the mobile network in the West African country.

SA's data prices 'daylight robbery' - Tbo Touch

2016-09-20 19:20

The country’s data prices are “daylight robbery” and need to be halved, radio personality Thabo “Tbo Touch” Molefe told MPs.

Margharet's picture 'an example of how sexting can go wrong'

2016-08-31 13:55

The distribution of a private image sent to a hockey parents’ group by accident is an example of how nude pictures could “go wrong” in the digital era, Parliament has heard.

WhatsApp to share your phone number with Facebook

2016-08-25 18:03

Mobile messaging service WhatsApp has announced it would begin sharing subscriber data with parent Facebook, giving advertisers better access to information.

Blue Label’s Cell C acquisition deal ‘on track’

2016-08-18 06:57

Blue Label Telecoms says plans to acquire 35% of Cell C as part of a recapitalisation of plan are still “on track”.

Here are MTN’s latest price hike details

2016-08-01 11:33

Local mobile network MTN has moved to adjust pricing of some of its voice and data packages upwards.

Here's how Telkom’s new packages compare to MTN, Vodacom

2016-07-29 10:03

Telkom’s new mobile phone packages are giving its competitors a run for their money - at least in the SIM-only segment - says a cellphone contract researcher.

Here’s how much Telkom’s new mobile contracts cost

2016-07-22 09:48

The telecoms company has moved to disrupt South Africa’s mobile market by simplifying its products and cutting prices.

How mobile is taking e-learning to the next level

2016-07-20 16:35

Mobile learning is proving to be a new way of creating, formatting and delivering information that engages and communicates, says an expert.


Govt wants MTN, Vodacom to share infrastructure

2016-10-03 11:26

South Africa’s cabinet approved a proposal backing “open and shared networks” in its attempt to provide all citizens with better access to internet services by 2030.

MTN denies it ‘illegally’ moved $14bn out of Nigeria

2016-09-28 09:11

Africa’s biggest mobile network MTN has hit back at reports about allegations that it illegally repatriated about R187bn out of Nigeria.

‘HIV healing’ prophet launches SA mobile network

2016-09-16 16:01

Prophet Shepherd Bushiri - whose website claims he has brought a 'dead boy back to life’ and ‘healed’ an HIV positive couple - is launching a mobile network this weekend.

Kim Kardashian game-maker among Tencent’s losing investments

2016-08-29 09:06

The game based on the reality TV star’s life just can’t keep up.

Is FNB’s R399 unlimited calling a good deal?

2016-08-24 11:05

Financial institutional First National Bank has launched unlimited calling for R399 per month on its mobile network FNB Connect, but is it a good deal?

Nigerian fine, weak rand clobber MTN

2016-08-04 09:10

Africa’s biggest mobile network by subscribers has warned that its Nigerian fine woes and weak currencies are expected to dent its first-half results.

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Congestion slows parts of Telkom’s LTE network

2016-07-27 12:09

Data services on parts of Telkom’s mobile LTE network are coming under congestion pressure, the company has said.

Spectrum auction will boost SA economy - Vodacom

2016-07-21 10:10

South Africa’s biggest mobile network Vodacom has given the thumbs up to a local plan to auction off radio frequency spectrum for high-speed broadband.

Cell C cuts back on contract buy-outs

2016-07-14 09:12

South Africa’s third largest mobile network Cell C has pulled its contract buy-out promotion from its franchise channel, the company has confirmed.

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