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MTN South Africa looks set to launch a commercial Internet protocol television (IPTV) product, quite likely later this year or early next year, as it looks to expand into offering “over-the-top” services on its mobile broadband infrastructure. “If you look at the evolving

MTN is one of 90 companies that have expressed an interest in mobile licences that will soon be up for grabs in Myanmar, one of the world’s least connected countries. Group CEO Sifisi Dabengwa says MTN should have clarity on whether it’s succeeded in its bid for a licence

8ta, the consumer mobile arm of telecommunications operator Telkom, has agreed to sponsor South Africa’s Premier Soccer League (PSL) for the next five years. This puts paid to talk, initiated by Telkom, that the 8ta brand was to be retired in favour of Telkom Mobile. Telkom

The Free State will determine whether it received value for money in a provincial government website deal, premier Ace Magashule said on Wednesday. Magashule said, following public concerns, that his provincial government had to look at “whether we received value for money”

Neotel has launched a new product called NeoSmart that allows its fixed-wireless customers to make and receive calls using Neotel’s existing products from a dual-Sim mobile phone. This means customers can take

Cellphone group MTN says it has lifted its subscriber market share in South Africa substantially despite tougher competition in the local market. In notes accompanying its 2012 financial results published on Wednesday, the group says its market share in South Africa stood at 37,7% at the end

The Cape Chamber of Commerce has lashed out at the department of communications (DOC), saying business is becoming “increasingly frustrated” by its “lack of governance and delivery”. It says allegations of misconduct within the DOC are compounding concerns b business about

A total of 38 websites, and not only one, form part of the Free State’s multi-year integrated website project, the provincial government said on Tuesday. “In total, 38 reengineered websites form part of this project, including the provincial government’s utilisation of social media platforms such as

Banking group Absa has launched its first mobile bank branch on a trial basis in the rural town of Idutywa in the Eastern Cape, where the bank’s bricks-and-mortar branch was destroyed in a fire. The “Branch on the move” concept is designed to simulate

Copper theft sank to its lowest level since 2009 in January, the SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Sacci) said on Monday. Sacci’s Copper Theft Barometer was R11,1m in January this year compared to R12,4m in December, Sacci said in a statement. “This is the lowest