Icasa holds hearings for new free-to-air TV licence

2018-11-22 10:59

Icasa is kicking off public hearings on the process of awarding a commercial free-to-air television licence.

5G will be five times faster – here's how long South Africa will have to wait for it

2018-09-13 18:15

Neighbouring Lesotho launched a 5G network in August. SA's best hope is... a little way off still.

Ericsson shares fly as Swedish telecom giant caps losses

2018-04-22 12:51

Swedish telecoms firm Ericsson has posted improved first quarter results, as it presses a massive cost-saving drive that has prompted thousands of jobs cuts.

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.

SA moves to protect satellite slots

2015-11-27 19:33

South Africa has moved to protect its access to certain satellites and frequencies as the global company managing these undergoes restructuring.

Telkom retrenchment saga takes new twist

2014-07-18 16:59

Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko informs staff that the company hasn’t suspended the process to restructure the business through reducing the number of employees.

A new era in SA telecoms?

2010-11-02 09:25

Nyanda's out and Padayachie's in - but what does this mean for the communications industry in SA, asks Simon Dingle.


Telkom switching from MTN to Vodacom for roaming deal

2018-11-07 17:50

Vodacom and Telkom have signed a long-term, multi-billion rand deal that will see Telkom phasing out its roaming agreement with MTN and obtaining roaming and facilities leasing services from Vodacom.

MTN sells its Cyprus business to Monaco Telecom for R4.1bn

2018-07-16 11:35

MTN has sold its Cyprus business for to Monaco Telecom for R4,1bn.

Negative outlook for SA corporates - Moody's

2017-12-19 18:57

A research report by ratings agency Moody's indicates a negative outlook for SA companies due to a weak operating environment, which poses downside risks.

Telecoms 2020 – what does the future hold?

2016-03-30 17:01

The telecoms industry is currently one of the leading growth sectors in the global economy for a number of different reasons.

Small businesses get e-boost

2014-08-12 13:06

Vodacom has extended its LTE offering to cater for small businesses by providing affordable access to high speed connectivity.

Europe puts satellites into orbit

2010-12-30 08:11

A rocket has lifted off from Europe's space base on French Guiana and put into orbit the South Korean Koreasat 6 and Spanish Hispasat 1E telecommunications satellites.

Down to business

2010-08-30 20:33

Expect growth as savvy telecoms operators transform, says Simon Dingle.

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