There is a perception that load shedding would be far worse were it not for the disruption wrought by the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown. It’s a myth. By Hilton Tarrant.
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Analysts have long criticised Telkom since its entry into the mobile market in October 2010, which hasn’t come cheap. But it’s become the company’s saving grace.
The decision by Standard Bank to close 91 branches and cut 1 200 jobs is not at all surprising – the only surprises were that the bank announced it publicly and that it did so before elections in May.
Even at a generous 20GW, the electricity available from Eskom’s coal fleet is barely 52% of the about 38.6GW nominal capacity. These numbers are horrifying.
While several significant changes to First National Bank’s popular eBucks rewards programme kick in this month, the tightening up of earn rules across all accounts means that rewards are now capped at far stricter levels
It’s not just that IT services group EOH reported a 23% slump in headline earnings in the first six months of its 2018 financial year (this despite a 19% jump in revenue). It’s not that free cash flow is negative. Nor the
First, the really bad… Telkom is staring at a cliff: in the past 18 months, its lost nearly 100 000 ADSL subscribers. In that time, it’s only added 73 710 fibre connections to homes. The trend has been
It’s ironic that the two keynote addresses (from both government and Telkom) on the first day of the operator’s Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference
Vodacom’s Meg Your Day promotion, which offers subscribers up to 1GB of free data to use on specific services/apps, is changing the way we use the mobile Internet. Of course, Vodacom is not giving away free Facebook, Instagram and video data for some altruistic
Icasa’s move to regulate what it terms “out-of-bundle billing practices” and “expiry of data practices” is years overdue. The regulator wants to get rid of the typical 30-day expiry period for mobile data bundles, which has been a