ARTICLES RELATING TO MOBILE NETWORK

I only spend R17 on cellphone data a month – here's how I do it

2019-02-03 12:26

This approach limits you to WhatsApp messages only, and you're going to need to know where to find free wi-fi hotspots.

MTN lost more than 800,000 pre-paid subscribers in South Africa in 90 days – here's why

2018-10-29 15:39

But its subscriber base outside of SA grew at a rapid pace.

Three key Cell C executives leave

2018-05-27 07:13

Cell C has been hit by the exit of three top executives at a time when the company is sending out mixed financial signals.

Zambia seeks bids for new mobile provider to take on MTN

2017-09-19 10:24

Zambia is seeking bidders for a fourth mobile-network license to take on operators including market leader MTN Group in the southern African country, Transport and Communications Minister Brian Mushimba said.

Locked into loopholes

2017-03-09 14:30

Getting the new mobile phone of your choice should be easy, but it seems a lack of regulation forces consumers to have to accept that a phone will be tied to a specific network provider.

Please Call Me never treated as income generative - Vodacom

2017-02-10 07:51

The Please Call Me service was never treated as revenue generative, mobile network provider Vodacom has revealed.

 

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

2019-02-13 07:48

Cell C, the country’s third largest mobile operator, said during load shedding nearly 30% of its network is affected by vandalism.

Download speeds on cellphones are now much faster than wifi in South Africa

2018-11-27 15:56

South Africa is in a growing minority of countries where a cellphone is a faster gateway to the internet than a wifi hotspot.

At R50 for 1 gig, this is SA’s cheapest data network. It took us 6 minutes to sign up

2018-06-11 16:44

But getting the SIM card proved to be a problem.

MTN bolts past 20Gbps mobile connection on 5G test

2018-01-08 18:37

MTN and Ericsson trialled the first tests for lightning-fast 5G in Africa during the first week of 2018, with a live demonstration on Monday.

Which is SA's fastest network?

2017-07-10 15:30

Technology blog, MyBroadband crunched the numbers obtained from their Speed Test app for Android, and uncovered which network reigns supreme in South Africa.

MTN inches closer to listing in Nigeria

2017-03-02 07:02

Africa’s biggest mobile-phone operator is moving closer to a listing on the Nigerian exchange, a move that could help it regain goodwill among Nigerians.

Fin24 users lash MTN over 'bill shock' advice

2017-01-20 14:59

Irate MTN customers have lambasted the mobile network over bill shocks after the company warned of depleting data.

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