South Africa’s coronavirus lockdown has highlighted how essential access to reliable, high-speed fibre infrastructure has become for the economy to keep going. By Jacques du Toit.
The Competition Commission instructed mobile operators to adjust their pricing in a bid to reduce digital inequality in the country. This is likely to have mixed outcomes. By Alison Gillwald.
Earnings are up, margins are stabilising and there is a ruthless approach to cutting additional costs out of the business. A recharged Cell C is being built that creates value for its stakeholders.
African leaders are scheduled to meet at the upcoming AU Summit in February. They should allocate enough time to discuss matters of cyber governance, data privacy and Internet freedoms. By Yarik Turianskyi.
With a fixed-line business under pressure, an IT services company feeling the pinch and a mobile business facing strong competition, Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko has a difficult road ahead of him. By Duncan McLeod.
Fintech is rapidly transforming the very essence of global financial services. Here are predictions for the financial services market for 2020 based on what we’ve observed globally and locally. By Dominique Collett.
In an era of rapid change and evolution, it is difficult to determine which technologies are genuine disruptors. Alviva, although an IT company, believes it is not, in fact, the IT industry that will produce the next big game changer. By Pierre Spies.
As the SAA business rescue demonstrates, we will not hesitate to do what it takes to return our SOEs to financial and operational health. By Cyril Ramaphosa.
Blockchains. They’re all the rage. The fervour of blockchain believers has been matched only by the furious scepticism and dismissal of its naysayers. Can we just stop? Please! By Cayle Sharrock.
The Competition Commission’s final report on the data services market in South Africa is, frankly, an embarrassment. It amounts to regulatory overreach and dangerous populism that could threaten billions of rand in planned investments in the coming years. By Duncan McLeod.