Canada spy agencies split over proposed Huawei 5G ban - reports

2019-11-13 21:05

Canada's spy agencies are divided over whether or not to ban Chinese technology giant Huawei from 5G networks over security concerns, according to reports.

Cell C ran into network issues a month after it defaulted on debt - but the struggling company says the problem is already fixed

2019-09-13 11:33

Technology analyst Arthur Goldstuck previously said users should only start worrying about Cell C when they struggle to connect to the network.

Why Telkom will not yet invest in 5G – and when 5G will be available at Cell C, Vodacom, MTN, and Rain

2019-05-06 09:12

5G promises to be up to be 20 times faster than 4G.

Rain could beat cellphone network giants Vodacom, MTN, Cell C and Telkom to 5G

2019-02-27 14:43

Rain could be bringing ultra-fast internet 5G to South Africa by mid-2019.

SA will only have two networks in the near future, Cell C exec believes

2018-09-14 07:29

Infrastructure sharing and consolidation is inevitable, Cell C believes, with competition only on a service level.

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.

8 networking tips for people who hate networking

2018-05-02 17:48

Networking can be intimidating, but being able to network and build new relationships is an important professional and life skill for success. Networking doesn’t have to be hard — here are tips to help you network through your dislike for networking.

EU to end mobile roaming charges in June

2017-04-10 13:11

The EU will abolish mobile phone roaming charges from June 15 following a vote in the European Parliament on Thursday.

‘HIV healing’ prophet launches SA mobile network

2016-09-16 16:01

Prophet Shepherd Bushiri - whose website claims he has brought a 'dead boy back to life’ and ‘healed’ an HIV positive couple - is launching a mobile network this weekend.

MTN slated after network glitch

2016-08-18 13:24

Irate MTN customers have taken to Facebook and Twitter to lambaste the mobile network with complaints of a lack of data availability and coverage.


After 10 years, Vodacom, MTN and Cell C have all started locking handsets to their own networks again

2019-10-25 13:05

Network-locked devices fell out favour in South Africa a decade ago, but are making a quick comeback.

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.

Load shedding will hit data prices, cellphone companies warn

2019-03-20 05:42

Stage 4 load shedding places additional strain on cellphone towers as batteries are increasingly unable to recharge.

Yes, SA data is more expensive than it needs to be, Vodacom says – and it is all government’s fault

2019-02-07 16:13

Vodacom said it “needlessly” had to build more towers to expand its 4G network. Consumers end up paying for that via higher prices.

Lesotho emerges as unlikely testbed for 5G revolution

2018-09-07 19:56

The mountainous kingdom of Lesotho in southern Africa has become an unexpected test venue for high-speed 5G mobile technology.

4 signs you're being manipulated — and how to stop it

2018-05-23 17:57

Manipulation is a deceptive tactic that people employ to accomplish their own ends and it is important to recognise the signs of manipulation and use measures to counter it.

MTN to pay R540m for stake in Iranian Net, plans to invest R3.4bn

2017-05-08 14:20

MTN is set to purchase a 49% stake in Iranian government-owned fixed broadband provider, Iranian Net for R540m with further investments likely to reach R3.4bn.

Cell C boss: We’re not in a capex race

2017-03-15 06:04

South Africa’s third largest mobile network, Cell C, is not in a race to beef up its capital expenditure, says the company’s CEO Jose Dos Santos.

Glitch knocks Cell C network in Gauteng

2016-09-05 14:35

South Africa’s third largest mobile network Cell C says its network has suffered downtime in parts of Gauteng.

Anger grows at Neotel amid internet downtime

2016-08-08 14:39

Neotel customers continue to lambast the service provider on social networks, several days into internet connections woes.

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