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Power utility Eskom declared a power emergency on Friday between 4pm and 9pm and urged South Africans to use electricity sparingly. “We are going to use the available resources to man the system but there is a risk of load-shedding,” spokesman Andrew

An announcement regarding the mooted acquisition by Vodacom of Neotel could be made within the next couple of weeks, with due diligence nearing completion. That’s the word from Neotel CEO Sunil Joshi, who was speaking to TechCentral in

Telkom has weighed in on the battle raging in the telecommunications industry over mobile termination rates, the fees operators pay each other to carry calls between their networks. Group CEO Sipho Maseko says recent moves to oppose reduced rates, which will take effect on 1 April, will delay reducing the cost

Vodacom and New Media Publishing have launched an application for Android and iOS that provides rugby fans with detailed information about the 2014 Super Rugby season, which kicked off this month. The Vodacom Super Rugby Stats app, which is available for free, was developed under the

SABC acting chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng will act on public protector Thuli Madonsela’s report as soon his employers decide on his fate, his lawyer said on Thursday. “We will wait for the SABC board and communications minister

Major industrial customers were urged to reduce electricity consumption by at least 10% on Thursday as Eskom declared a power emergency. “The power system is severely constrained today due to the loss of additional generating units

South Africa’s third mobile operator, Cell C, is taking direct aim at its bigger rival, MTN, appealing to the public for support in new YouTube and radio advertisements over mobile termination rates. The new ads, which can be heard and viewed below, follow

Acting SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng never claimed to have a matric certificate when he was employed by the public broadcaster 19 years ago, his lawyer said on Thursday. “He was headhunted by Lesedi FM in the Free State and did

Following a scathing report by Public Protector Thuli Madonsela, beleaguered SABC acting chief operations officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng said he felt strengthened and cheered by the support he had received. “I am happy, stronger, and focusing on my work at the SABC

Communications regulator Icasa now intends introducing new regulations governing wholesale mobile call termination rates on 1 April, a month earlier than the date it communicated to the industry just last week. The move means termination rates