Mexico is often held up by the South African government as an example of a successful wholesale open-access network. But how successful has Mexico’s Woan – known as Red Compartida – been? Fernando Borjón of Mexico’s Promtel provides some insight.
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Telkom will embark on a fresh round of staff reductions to cut costs. The company on Thursday said it will offer voluntary separation and early retirement packages to employees beginning on Friday, 14 September.
The SABC has begun engaging with organised labour with a view to reducing the size of its workforce as the cash-strapped public broadcaster looks to cut costs.
The axed former chairman of government’s universal service agency, Usaasa, will not back down despite a legal setback this week and has vowed to continue with a court challenge against the telecoms minister and the public protector.
Fired members of the board of government’s universal service agency, who went to court earlier this month on an urgent basis to stop the implementation of a report by the public protector, have lost their legal challenge.
Telecoms minister Siyabonga Cwele has strongly suggested that the South African government stands ready to intervene on MTN Group’s behalf over the more than $10-billion in demands placed on the telecommunications provider by Nigeria.
In this episode of the podcast, Duncan McLeod interviews Research ICT Africa executive director Alison Gillwald about the state of South Africa’s ICT sector.
In this episode of the podcast, Duncan McLeod interviews communications minister Nomvula Mokonyane on digital terrestrial television migration as well as the future of the SABC and public broadcasting in South Africa.
MTN Group is taking Nigeria’s central bank and attorney-general to court over a dispute that has crashed the market value of the Johannesburg-headquartered telecommunications group.