Browsing: Competition Commission

Commission clears Vodacom, Rain deal

Following complaints lodged by Cell C and MTN, the Competition Commission has investigated and cleared wireless broadband operator Rain’s agreement with Vodacom. The two operators lodged their complaints

Blue Label, Cell C blast CellSAf over new claims

Blue Label Telecoms has described claims made by disgruntled Cell C shareholder CellSAf in a media statement on Wednesday as “factually incorrect in all respects” and accused the black-owned consortium of make claims

Media24 fined millions for price fixing

Media24 has agreed to pay R14m as a settlement agreement with the Competition Commission after admitting to price fixing and fixing of trade conditions in the media industry. The tribunal began its investigation in late

Data prices will fall, Ebrahim Patel says

Economic development minister Ebrahim Patel said in a speech in parliament on Monday that interventions by government will ensure that data prices will fall as this is key to underpinning South Africa’s efforts to

TalkCentral: Ep 193 – ‘EnrAged’

On the show this week, Regardt van der Berg and Duncan McLeod are at South Africa’s biggest electronic entertainment exhibition, rAge. And there’s plenty to see – and talk about – from high-end gaming rigs to

Vodacom competition probe ‘unusual’

The Competition Commission believes a contract between Vodacom and the government is potentially anticompetitive and has launched an investigation into the telecommunications giant to establish this. Specifically, the

Vodacom faces probe into ‘abuse of dominance’

The Competition Commission said on Wednesday that it has initiated an investigation against Vodacom for “abuse of dominance” after the company was given an exclusive contract with national treasury to be the sole provider of

Vodacom shares tumble on competition probe

Vodacom Group slumped the most in more than seven years after South Africa’s antitrust regulator started a probe into a contract with the national treasury that may constitute an abuse of market dominance. The September

Icasa raises red flag over Cell C deal

The recapitalisation of Cell C has hit a potential roadblock. Communications regulator Icasa late on Wednesday evening said the mobile operator may have failed to make the correct regulatory filings regarding the

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