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Roads agency Sanral is set to spend R85m this year on advertising its controversial e-tolling plans in Gauteng, according to transport minister Dipuo Peters. “The SA National Roads Agency Ltd has a budgeted amount of R85m, which will be used for both the alternative sources of funding campaigns

MTN’s chief corporate services officer has been suspended allegedly over his role in the diversion of sponsorship funds for the ICT indaba, Business Day reported on Monday. The newspaper reported that Robert Madzonga was also threatening to take take legal action against former

New communications minister Yunus Carrim has boldly vowed to go where every minister before him has tried and failed: increase Internet penetration and cut the cost of communicating in South Africa. The number of Internet users in the country has

Iconic radio station Capital Radio 604, which broadcast to audiences in KwaZulu-Natal and beyond in the politically turbulent 1980s and 1990s, may soon be back on the medium-wave dial after being off air for the past 17 years. A group of investors, which includes

Sony has made a remarkable comeback in smartphones in the past year. The super-thin 5-inch Xperia Z, regarded as one of this year’s top Android smartphones, has been lauded by critics. Now, say executives at Sony’s regional office, the company is hoping to expand on the Xperia Z’s sales success

The share price of Africa’s largest telecommunications group breached R200 for the first time on Wednesday after it published its interim results for the six months to 30 June 2013. The share touched R200,90/share in intraday trade, but fell back to R199 at the close, a gain

Prospective broadcaster Mobile TV will expand its trial network using Korea’s digital multimedia broadcasting (DMB) technology, to the Western Cape and the Free State, founder Mothobi Mutloatse said on Wednesday. Mobile TV has already run a trial using

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) has published its latest round of quality of service monitoring test reports for South Africa’s three largest mobile operators, Vodacom, MTN and Cell C, and found all but Vodacom wanting. The reports focus

The chairman and registrar of parliament’s joint portfolio committee on ethics and members’ interests say they were threatened with harm while conducting their investigation into the conduct of former communications minister Dina Pule. On Wednesday, a multiparty

Newspaper group Times Media has sold its electronic news wire and finance information service I-Net Bridge to rival McGregor BFA, which is owned by Naspers, for R115m. “I-Net’s future prospects are dependent on being able to compete in a relatively small, proprietary market