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Asymmetry for Cell C ‘not fair’ – MTN

Cell C does not deserve an asymmetrical interconnect rate 10 years after entering the market and the decision to offer the company asymmetry is “unfair”. That’s the view of MTN SA MD Karel Pienaar, who was reacting to the news that the

Icasa drops call rates bombshell

The Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) has introduced an asymmetric wholesale call termination regime that benefits smaller market players, including Cell C, Neotel and Telkom’s 8ta.

ZA Tech Show: Episode 134 – ‘Angry Steve’

We decided to do things differently this week and record at our usual time. In this episode Simon Dingle is joined by Tribeca’s Nic Callegari and Steven Ambrose from World Wide Worx. They discuss Telkom’s 8ta, Nokia’s N8, Microsoft’s TechEd, Windows Phone 7, Apple Mac OS X Lion, the new MacBook Air, gaming trends, and much more

ZA Tech Show: Episode 133 – ‘No dice’

The team this week includes Duncan Mcleod, Jon Tullett and Simon Dingle who gathered a day earlier than usual to record. They discuss Telkom Mobile and the launch of 8ta, Windows Phone 7, Xbox Live, Kindle, Stuxnet, Google TV, Sentech’s broadband plans, and much more

Mobile price war? Not so fast, say analysts

Vodacom has fired a shot across the bow of new mobile entrant, Telkom’s 8ta, in what could be the beginning of what one analyst calls “price skirmishes” between the operators. A full-blown price war looks less likely, analysts say. Vodacom at the weekend announced a R1,40/minute all-day tariff

TalkCentral: Episode 12 – ‘Heita 8ta’

It’s here three days later than usual (thanks to a crazy newsday last Friday), but the latest episode of SA’s business technology podcast, TalkCentral, is now ready for download. In this week’s packed show, hosted by Duncan McLeod and Candice Jones, we talk about — yup, you guessed it — Telkom’s launch of 8ta, SA’s fourth mobile operator

The youngster behind Telkom’s 8ta

Telkom has chosen a youthful engineer to lead its new mobile network, 8ta. Amith Maharaj, just 36 years old, joined Telkom from Vodacom in 2008 to spearhead the traditionally fixed-line operator’s move into the mobile market.

8ta in talks with Apple over iPhone 4

Telkom’s new mobile arm, 8ta, is in talks with Apple about bringing the US company’s popular iPhone 4 handset to SA. If the two parties reach agreement, 8ta, which Telkom launched on Thursday night, will be the third operator in the country to offer the hot-selling product.

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