Browsing: Cameron Mackenzie

MTN has decreased voice and data tariffs by 58% and 73% respectively in the past five years, despite an increase in costs due to a struggling economy, the company has told parliament. The portfolio committee on telecommunications

MTN officials have told parliament that the release of available spectrum would, in theory, lower data costs. South Africa has yet to migrate to digital broadcasts, a key requirement for opening up radio

The independence of communications regulator Icasa is at stake in a tussle between the regulator and the department of telecommunications & postal services on how valuable spectrum will be assigned. It is common cause that the

Telecommunications & postal services minister Siyabonga Cwele has admitted in parliament that the South Africa Post Office owes almost R245m to more than 2 000 suppliers and is in arrears of over

Broadband Infraco on Tuesday reportedly told parliament that it has sufficient capital to continue operating until the end of August only. The admission has cast further doubt on the state-owned

South Africa’s failing Post Office has lurched from crisis to crisis in recent years – and there appears to be no end in sight to the malaise. A much-vaunted turnaround strategy, which was supposed to be

Members of the Communication Workers Union employed by the Post Office have embarked on a go-slow, effective Thursday, over grievances, with the union warning that a full-blown strike may be on the cards at the embattled state-owned company. If workers

Newly appointed Democratic Alliance parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane has appointed Marian Shinn as the party’s spokesman on telecommunications and postal services. Shinn had been shadow communications minister before President Jacob Zuma split the