It's one thing to focus on SA's long-term prospects. Be careful not to miss the forest for the trees. But what's to be done when the forest suddenly goes up in flames? asks Ron Derby.
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Cellphone companies have been begging for the radio frequency spectrum to provide more and better data services. Now they'll get it – temporarily.
MTN will push on with a plan to reduce its majority stake in the wireless carrier’s Nigerian business, though turmoil caused by the coronavirus may require the sale to be done in smaller chunks than anticipated.
The communications regulator is asking telecom companies to consider lowering the cost of data in a bid to ensure productivity during the period the coronavirus outbreak.
Outgoing CEO of MTN, Rob Shuter, who will be vacating his position when his contract expires in 2021, says the early announcement of his departure will allow for seamless succession at the helm of the group.
One man died when police caught two people allegedly stealing cellphone tower batteries near Tzaneen in Limpopo.
Telecoms giant MTN expects headline earnings per share for the year ended December 2019 to increase by between 30% and 50%, it said in a trading statement on Tuesday.
The Competition Commission has released the Data Services Market Inquiry final report with findings and recommendations.
The telecoms giant says it will expand its operations and network in the country.
This comes after the Nigerian Attorney General dropped a R28.8 billion tax claim against the mobile phone operator.
While the mobile phone operator says it is still reviewing a complaint filed against it and other companies in a US federal court, it added that it conducts business in a "responsible" and "compliant" manner.
New regulations from Icasa spell out how cellphone companies must send coronavirus-related information to their subscribers, every day.
MTN on Friday announced a drop in the price of monthly data bundles and customers will now pay R99 for 1GB, 33% lower than previously.
Businesses across multiple sectors are implementing measures to keep customers and staff safe.
The company reported 9.7% growth in its revenue for the past year.
Mobile phone giant MTN, which recently re-launched a mobile money service with Ubank, is unfazed by increasing competition in the banking sector and hopes to replicate the success enjoyed by the product in other parts of the continent where it operates.
Mobile operators Vodacom and MTN warn that South Africans could suffer network problems as a result of vandalism on cellphone towers.
Ubank and telecommunications giant MTN have launched their South African mobile money service, MoMo, they announced in a joint statement on Thursday.
TikTok is taking off in a big way in South Africa.
Mobile operator MTN says it is on track with its plan to realise return of at least R15bn from asset sales over three years.
The mobile phone operator says it conducts its business in a "responsible and compliant manner in all its territories".
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