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Former communications minister Dina Pule is guilty of most of the charges levelled against her at parliament’s ethics committee and was also found to have lied to the committee during its investigations. The committee has now recommended that parliament refer the

Just days after saying it would hold off on publishing draft regulations on unbundling Telkom’s local loop, so as to give new communications minister Yunus Carrim a chance to review them, the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) has staged an about-turn and

Open-access telecommunications infrastructure company FibreCo is turning its attention to its next big project after completing construction of a fibre-optic link between Johannesburg and East London. The 1 000km Johannesburg to East London route, which follows

The notion that a Vodacom employee could seek compensation for the idea for the “Please call me” service was “foreign”, former group CEO Alan Knott-Craig testified on Wednesday. “[At Vodacom] we did try and run a company based on respect

Controversy-plagued former communications minister Dina Pule has been appointed to parliament’s portfolio committee on transport. This is despite the fact that Pule faces a number of ongoing investigations into allegations of corruption and nepotism

The Titan shock- and water-resistant Android-powered Rugged Phone has been designed for the toughest conditions a mobile phone is ever likely to encounter, and it certainly looks the part. It doesn’t offer the latest and greatest in smartphone specifications, but it’ll probably survive an adventure

Fans of celluloid won’t like this news. South Africa’s largest cinema chain, Ster-Kinekor, which is owned by privately held media group Primedia, will complete its migration from film to digital projection technology by 17 December this year. CEO Fiaz Mahomed says

Vodacom failed in a bid in the high court in Johannesburg to have the “Please Call Me” case scrapped, Business Report said on Tuesday. On Monday, the court denied an attempt by Vodacom to have the case set aside, and it was expected to resume this week. Former Vodacom employee

Is the department of communications trying to delay the unbundling of Telkom’s local loop? Industry insiders believe its proposal that the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) first conduct a regulatory impact assessment, or RIA, suggests just that. The purpose

It was disappointing to learn that Britain’s prime minister, David Cameron, is planning to go ahead with a scheme to censor his citizens’ access to the Internet. His statements were accompanied by the same tired refrain that we have heard many times in the past: “I’m doing it for the children.” If the