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.

Data prices could start falling from next month - here's why

2019-07-05 12:50

South Africa has some of the most expensive data in the world.

Here’s how a regulator plans to break DStv's stranglehold – including letting it buy only half the movies Hollywood makes

2019-04-12 10:27

Icasa has just released its draft findings on an "inquiry" into pay TV in South Africa – and it could be targeting the newly-listed MultiChoice by limiting its ability to buy sports rights and movies.

Vodacom backtracks after outrage: It will now roll over data for free

2019-02-27 13:28

Vodacom was going to be the only mobile operator to charge for data rollovers to the next month.

Cellphone data rules change this week - here's how it will work at Vodacom, MTN, Cell C and Telkom

2019-02-25 06:30

From the beginning of March, South Africans have to be warned if they use out-of-bundle data, and they will also be able to roll over data.

Data wars: Icasa beefs up fight with regulations for data expiry - report

2017-08-07 20:30

Icasa plans on regulating data-expiry and roll-over, according to a draft published in the Government Gazette.

Cwele wins spectrum court battle against Icasa

2016-09-30 10:44

Minister Siyabonga Cwele's bid to interdict and set aside a planned spectrum auction for high-speed broadband in South Africa has been upheld by the North Gauteng High Court.

Icasa strike finally comes to an end

2016-08-15 09:00

A six-weeks long strike at the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa has ended.

New union to champion demands of striking Icasa workers

2016-08-03 13:14

The National Trade Union Congress of South Africa will represent striking workers contesting policy changes at the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa.

Negotiations ‘yet to begin’ on Icasa strike - worker

2016-07-14 10:20

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa and its striking workers have not yet started negotiations to end an ongoing strike.


South Africa’s first 5G network is now live in parts of Johannesburg and Tshwane – here’s what you’ll pay

2019-09-18 12:11

Rain says its 5G network will have speeds around 200 Mbps, compared to the roughly 40 Mbps people can expect on similarly-priced fibre lines.

MTN has abandoned plans to opt all its users into a 40c 1MB “bundle” from this week

2019-05-17 12:57

MTN created a one-megabyte "bundle" that would "auto-renew" – and told millions of customers they would be opted into it by default. But on Friday it backtracked in the face of a revolt.

You can now transfer your cellphone data to other people for free - except if you're with Vodacom

2019-03-01 14:11

It also charges the most for out-of-bundle data usage.

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.

Icasa a weak ref in tough fight

2016-11-15 13:02

The legal challenge to his position as acting chair of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa is not the only obstacle Rubben Mohlaloga has found himself confronted with.

Minister Cwele confident over Icasa legal battle

2016-09-05 12:27

Telecoms and Postal Services Minister Siyabonga Cwele is confident that his office can win a lawsuit to stop a high-speed broadband auction from going ahead

Icasa strike drags into sixth week

2016-08-08 13:50

Picketing action by striking workers at the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa has stretched into a sixth week.

Minister Siyabonga Cwele threatens to sue Icasa

2016-07-26 06:00

The telecoms and postal services minister plans suing the local communications regulator over its auctioning off of spectrum for high-speed broadband.

ANC bars structures from speaking about SABC

2016-07-13 14:09

ANC structures have received instructions from Luthuli House not to speak about affairs plaguing the SABC, says ANCYL KwaZulu-Natal provincial secretary Thanduxolo Sabelo.

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