It is a regulation that has been 16 years in the making, and hampered by legal action from mobile operator Cell C. By Greg de Chasteauneuf.
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Blue Label Telecoms, the JSE-listed firm that owns 45% of Cell C, is still in talks about recapitalising the debt-laden mobile operator’s balance sheet.
Telkom tries to achieve through regulatory lobbying what it cannot achieve by means of competing in the market. By Christoph Klein.
MTN South Africa has taken a knife to international data roaming charges, cutting the price from R2.50 to 99c/MB effective immediately. There are some caveats, though.
Icasa has licensed “provisional” spectrum to operators, ahead of an end-of-the-month deadline to do so, in the process resolving the threat of legal action.
Blue Label Telecoms said it is still locked in talks over a planned recapitalisation of the debt-laden mobile operator.
Despite a weekend report of an approach by MTN Group, Telkom shares were trading lower on Monday, implying investors don’t believe a deal is imminent or even possible.
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Cell C’s decision to exit the network infrastructure business appears to be bearing fruit.
New research from Ookla shows that MTN is South Africa’s fastest mobile network by some margin, followed by Vodacom and Telkom.