ARTICLES RELATING TO TELECOMS

SPECIAL REPORT What would really happen to data costs without bundles?

2019-01-17 18:25

Why is data in South Africa so expensive? Why does it 'expire'? And is there anything that anyone can do about it? Fin24 unpacks the issues in the final instalment of this four-part series on the cost of data in SA.

SPECIAL REPORT Data costs are falling, say Vodacom, MTN, Cell C, Telkom

2019-01-15 18:33

Why is data in South Africa so expensive? Why does it 'expire'? And is there anything that anyone can do about it? Fin24 unpacks the issues in the second report in this four-part series published daily on the cost of data in SA.

Vodacom pays ex-worker for 'Please Call Me' idea after pact

2019-01-11 19:00

Vodacom is paying out 'reasonable compensation' to a former employee of the South African mobile-network operator for his idea to develop a popular call-back service.

MTN may get naira refund by paying the $8.1bn Nigeria demands

2018-09-03 06:15

The SA telecoms group may receive a naira-denominated refund if it returns the $8.1bn that the Nigeria Central Bank says was illegally taken out of the country.

2 million Zimbabweans have no access to telecoms

2017-08-10 11:23

The Zimbabwean government is haggling with Econet Wireless over infrastructure sharing which Econet argues should be implemented on a one on one basis.

Zim telecoms firms may no longer be going concerns - AG

2017-06-24 10:33

Zimbabwe’s landline phones are under threat after its auditor general cast doubt on the ability of the country’s telecommunications firms to continue as growing concerns.

Vodacom goes on Safari

2017-05-25 11:20

The mobile communications company plans to buy a significant stake in Kenyan mobile player Safaricom, which will make East Africa a much stronger hub for Vodacom.

For a better connection

2017-05-16 15:41

In 2013 Jacques du Toit took over the reins of Vox Telecom. He talks about the strategy he has been implementing over the past four years, and the telco’s plans to increase its ICT market share.

Zim govt under fire for ‘painful’ data price hikes

2017-01-12 14:59

Zimbabwean telecoms operators have had enough of ridicule and complaints from subscribers venting their frustrations on social media over new steep mobile data prices.

Telkom CMO Enzo Scarcella quits

2016-08-30 13:26

Telecoms veteran Enzo Scarcella is leaving his role as chief marketing officer at Telkom after spending three years at the company.

 

SPECIAL REPORT Are we being overcharged for data? How SA stacks up against 9 peer countries

2019-01-16 18:30

Why is data in South Africa so expensive? Why does it 'expire'? And is there anything that anyone can do about it? Fin24 unpacks the issues in the third report in this four-part series published daily on the cost of data in SA.

SPECIAL REPORT This is why data still costs you twice what it could

2019-01-14 18:38

Why is data in South Africa so expensive? Why does it 'expire'? And is there anything that anyone can do about it? Fin24 unpacks the issues in the first of this four-part series that will be published daily this week on the cost of data in SA.

Vodacom's milestone BEE transaction knocks shareholder earnings slightly

2018-11-12 09:55

Vodacom's half-year results reflect a slight dip in headline earnings per share, on the back of a BEE transaction which was concluded during the period.

Market unimpressed with MTN’s interim results

2018-08-08 11:52

On 8 August MTN interim results were met with disdain by market participants as the share traded nearly 5% lower shortly after the release.

MTN shakes off Nigerian ghost

2017-08-04 14:44

The telecoms giant experienced a boost in overall revenue of almost 7%. In SA, the group also saw an increase in data revenue growth of almost 19%.

SA defends its large companies

2017-05-28 06:00

Jail for cartels not necessarily a great idea. Dewald van Rensburg explains.

Zim govt tightens grip on telecoms in runup to 2018 vote

2017-05-19 05:00

Zimbabe's government is tightening its grip on the telecommunications industry, but denies it is doing this to curb social media criticism of government policies.

MTN realises headline loss of 77c/share

2017-03-02 15:12

Shaun Murison, senior market analyst at IG, takes a closer look at the telecom giant's full-year results for 2016.

Bringing high-performance telecoms to SA’s remote locations

2016-11-17 13:17

Kliq Holdings provides high-speed internet connections to customers in far-flung regions through its wireless network. We spoke to one of the company’s founders, Erik Oosthuizen.

‘Black on black’ woes spark Icasa strike

2016-07-04 16:39

Almost 100 staff of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa went on strike on Monday over a pay and human resource policies dispute.

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