Telkom calls proposed rates cut a calamity that could force job cuts

2018-08-27 14:14

Telkom says a proposed lowering of South African call termination rates could force the partly state-owned company to cut jobs and services such as public phones and connections to rural areas.

MTN criticised over international call rates

2015-04-08 14:45

Increased termination fees for inbound international calls on MTN South Africa’s network hurt local consumers, says a local internet body.

Icasa announces new call rate regulations

2014-09-29 19:49

New call termination rates favouring smaller cellular operators have been announced by the Independent Communications Authority of SA.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.


Vodacom's full-year earnings fall 6%

2015-05-18 09:22

The mobile phone operator has reported a 6% decline in full-year earnings as the slashing of call connection tariffs has hurt its earnings.

AT&T to pay $105m over mobile charges

2014-10-08 20:15

AT&T will pay $105m to settle investigations that it tacked on charges to mobile phone bills for unauthorised third-party services, officials say.

Icasa proposes gradual connection rate cuts

2014-09-05 22:28

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa has lengthened the time frame for planned cuts to mobile connection fees.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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