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Bleak Black Friday start for Takealot

South Africa’s biggest online retailer has fallen over under the pressure of shoppers looking for Black Friday deals. Both Takealot.com’s website and mobile app were down on Friday morning, with customers reporting

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SABC wants DStv to pay to carry its channels

The SABC wants DStv parent MultiChoice to pay to carry its channels on its pay-television platform. Until now, the Naspers-owned broadcaster has been able to offer the channels free of charge in terms

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Government slammed over ICT bill

Cabinet last Friday approved the Electronic Communications Amendment Bill, which, if enacted, will see sweeping changes to legislation governing South Africa’s ICT sector that will force through the creation of a

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SA’s big operators feel the pinch

South Africa’s big telecommunications operators are feeling the pinch of the tough economy, but financial results published in the past 10 days show Vodacom is weathering the storm better than its rival Telkom

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Cell C launches low-cost Black streaming plans

Cell C has launched a range of low-cost prepaid data bundles to allow users to stream content from its new Black video-on-demand streaming platform, at an in-bundle rate of as low as 1c/MB. Contract subscribers on Cell C’s Pinnacle

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Vodacom data revenue tops voice for first time

Revenue from data at Vodacom South Africa, the telecommunications group’s biggest market, has topped voice revenue for the first time, interim results for the six months ended 30 September 2017 show. Data revenue in South Africa

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