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If Microsoft’s nascent Windows Phone platform is going to succeed, it’s in the corporate market, where the company is already strong with its desktop and server tools, where it arguably has the greatest chance of success against rival platforms such as Google’s Android and Apple, with the iPhone. Now, its ambitions

The department of communications is still mulling its options following e.tv’s high-profile defeat of communications minister Dina Pule in the high court shortly before Christmas in a case related to which entities will manage the conditional access system for digital terrestrial television. E.tv took

New research published on Wednesday shows that more than a billion mobile phone users will have made use of their devices for banking by the end of 2017, compared to fewer than 600m this year. Although the forecast of a billion users by 2017 represents more than 15% of the global mobile subscriber

The Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance has filed its appeal against e-tolls in the Pretoria high court, the organisation said on Wednesday. Chairman Musa Strachan said the application for leave to appeal was filed in court on Tuesday. “Outa members firmly believe that the grounds and merits of this

A consumer’s choice of handset, and how they hold it, can have a huge impact on the quality of their calls and connections they experience. And, ironically, older phones tend to offer better network performance than newfangled smartphones. These are some of the findings from

The Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (Outa) will appeal against a court ruling that thwarted its bid to have e-tolls in Gauteng scrapped, it said on Monday evening. “We will be appealing the e-toll judgment,” chairman Wayne Duvenage said. On 13 December, the high court in Pretoria dismissed

The failure by communications minister Dina Pule to make the ANC’s national executive committee last month shouldn’t be considered a bad omen for her future, political analysts have told TechCentral. Pule failed to secure sufficient votes at the ANC’s elective congress in Mangaung in the Free State in December

Uganda is to get a fourth-generation (4G) mobile network using long-term evolution (LTE) technology. MTN’s subsidiary in the East African country will deploy the network in the coming months. MTN claims it will be the first to offer 4G in East Africa, although it appears the company has overlooked Smile Telecoms

Telkom Internet, Telkom’s Internet service provider, said on Friday that from 1 February users on its capped broadband products will be still be able to access international websites and services when they reach their data cap where previously they would be limited to browsing local websites. However

Telkom Internet users on capped packages who reach their monthly data limit will no longer be limited to browsing local websites from 1 February. They will also be able to access international websites and services. Telkom Internet is the fixed-line operator’s Internet service provider. Customers