More than 113,000 people across the globe have recovered from the coronavirus

2020-03-27 08:45

The novel coronavirus has infected more than 461,000 people and killed at least 20,000 worldwide, but 113,000 people have recovered from the disease.

MTN CEO to step down

2020-03-11 07:32

The company reported 9.7% growth in its revenue for the past year.

South Africans may get free data every day, and surf sites like Wikipedia for free, if Ramaphosa gets his way

2020-02-14 15:50

These proposals are currently under negotiation between the Competition Commission and large mobile operators like Vodacom and MTN.

Facebook says it's investigating data exposure of 267 million users

2019-12-20 08:42

Facebook says it is investigating a report that a database containing names and phone numbers of more than 267 million users was exposed online.

South Africa has the most expensive home fibre internet connections of any country, according to a new survey

2019-12-05 12:16

South Africans fork out a staggering R1,273.84 per month on average to get access to 100 Mbps speeds of uncapped residential line internet packages.

Microsoft launches tech project to tackle food security in SA, Africa

2019-11-22 06:00

Microsoft has launched FarmBeats, an agriculture research platform that aims to help farmers use artificial intelligence to aid production.

WATCH: Two former Twitter employees accused of spying for Saudi Arabia

2019-11-07 16:14

Two former employees of Twitter and a third man from Saudi Arabia face US charges of spying for the kingdom by digging up private user data and giving it to Saudi officials in exchange for payment.

WATCH: Whistleblower Edward Snowden talks data exploitation

2019-11-05 11:48

The whistleblower joined Web Summit via live link from Russia.

You can't roll over your voice minutes at Vodacom, MTN, and Cell C – and that is not going to change

2019-10-23 09:12

Regulator Icasa forced network providers to allow consumers to roll over data in March, but the same is not true of voice minutes.

Load shedding will hit data prices, cellphone companies warned

2019-10-16 08:53

Eskom implemented stage 2 load shedding on Wednesday.


MTN promises data-price news at the end of March – after Vodacom’s 34% price cut

2020-03-13 12:17

Vodacom on Tuesday cut data prices by 34%, and said it will give consumers free access to job portals, and Facebook flex.

Cell C and Rain still have much cheaper data – even after Vodacom’s 30% price slash

2020-03-10 14:50

Vodacom will now also offer free access to governmental websites, Facebook Flex, and Wikipedia.

FNB now offers some customers free KFC and extra data

2020-01-29 10:06

FNB is giving some customers free extra data and students who open the bank's new Easy account will get a KFC voucher.

Sunday Read: Big Telco’s price-gouging led to Big Government over-reach

2019-12-08 09:00

The data pricing debate is only beginning, says Ferial Haffajee.

Black Friday 2019: our favourite data deals from Cell C, MTN, Vodacom, and Telkom

2019-11-29 10:59

The major cellphone networks are selling data – on contract – for prices starting from R6.67 per gig, if your usage fits the right pattern.

A new deal means Cell C clients can use MTN's network - for much cheaper than MTN users

2019-11-18 16:16

The deal will be implemented from 2020 over 36 months.

Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini now has his own cellphone network – and a GB data costs 45% more than at Telkom

2019-11-05 12:52

Sim cards for the mobile service will only be available in KwaZulu-Natal at launch, but connectivity nationwide through the Cell C network.

MTN is giving away 1GB of free data – with a catch, and cake

2019-10-24 21:34

The data is only good for a day, but the cake comes with prizes.

Vandalism of South Africa's cellphone network nearly doubles during load shedding

2019-10-16 10:15

Eskom implemented stage 2 loadshedding on Wednesday - the first time since March.

Netflix has focused on India as a key area for growth. Exclusive data tells the story of its progress.

2019-10-09 15:28

Netflix trails Hotstar and Amazon Prime Video in India, mobile usage data by SimilarWeb suggests. But early signs show a mobile-only plan could help.

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