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Mobile data prices in South Africa are higher than in many other countries in Africa and elsewhere. The quick release of spectrum could change that – but continued indecision by policymakers leaves consumers with costly data bills and hinders economic growth.
Having started her career in sales at Vodacom in 1994, Carol Hall later became the first female managing executive of a region. She shares more on her journey of climbing up the corporate ladder, and the priorities for her new role.
e-SIM cards are built into a device and therefore only needs to be activated.
No matter the economic environment, there are certain things people can’t do without. Shares in companies that produce such products are therefore resilient in tough times. But defensive stocks tend to struggle when markets are thriving.
South African kids want to are into music, videos and cartoons on their desktops, new data shows.
There is poor awareness and use of available data in Africa, which could actually help to create the modernised management of water resources, according to an expert.
Google says it will let users set up their profiles to automatically delete location and web-browsing data, giving people a middle ground to the internet giant’s always-on or always-off data hoovering mechanisms.
The Competition Commission has called for immediate relief on data pricing, among other things, following an inquiry into the data services market.
Vodacom and MTN shares fell after one of the competition regulators ruled that the mobile-phone companies overcharge customers for data – particularly those with lower incomes.
The New York Times reports that federal prosecutors are conducting a criminal investigation into data-sharing agreements with some of the world's top technology companies.
Vodacom Managing Executive for the Western region Carol Hall started her career at the mobile communications company selling cellphone contracts, she shares lessons she's learnt on her journey.
Nando's has blamed a user error.
Kimi Raikkonen says Formula 1 would be more exciting if it limited the amount of data the teams and drivers are able to analyse.
Vodacom and MTN, the country's two biggest mobile-phone providers, have long been demanding the opportunity to bid for new spectrum to extend high-speed internet to new customers and increase data revenue.
Mobile now accounts for 25.7% of Telkom’s overall revenue, compared to 3.2% in 2013.
Google is trying hard to convince consumers that it's safe to trust them. At its developer conference, the tech giant put the issue front and centre.
It’s that time of year when the yearly ‘sell in May and go away’ question pops up. PSG Wealth’s Schalk Louw explains why you should avoid this (and other) investment myths.
SA's mobile data prices are much higher than many other countries across the globe and the rest of Africa, and MTN and Vodacom charge domestic consumers much more than they do in other countries, the Competition Commission has found.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says rules like Europe’s Data Protection Regulation have had a positive impact on the technology industry, remarks that come days after Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg called for stepped up government oversight of social media platforms.
According to current data, South Africa has the third-highest number of cybercrime victims worldwide. Experts warn that the threat has never been more severe, yet we are lagging when it comes to preventing cyber-attacks.
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