The SABC’s fight with Sentech over tariffs is going from a skirmish to a full-blown public confrontation. The stakes couldn’t be higher – for both sides.
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The Competition Commission has launched an investigation into online markets in South Africa, designed as a “proactive” measure to prevent monopolies from forming in the e-commerce space.
JSE-listed Transaction Capital said on Wednesday that it is in talks to increase its stake in WeBuyCars to 74.9%, a move that will give it control over the South African online car marketplace.
Facebook has been interdicted and restrained by the Competition Tribunal from removing GovChat, a communications service used by the South African government, from its WhatsApp instant messaging platform.
Tarsus Technology Group, the ICT distributor that is currently the subject of a takeover bid by Alviva Technology Holdings – the parent of Axiz and Pinnacle – has appointed Anton Herbst as its new CEO.
Icasa has hit back hard at Telkom’s application to interdict the upcoming spectrum auction, warning that if the company is successful, it will serve to entrench Vodacom and MTN’s “duopoly” – the very thing Telkom claims it wants to avoid.
Vodacom Group hiked its interim dividend by 9.2% to R4.15/share (R3.80 previously) on strong headline earnings growth in the first half of its 2021 financial year and a dividend receipt from Kenya’s Safaricom.
Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko said on Tuesday that the company has briefed its lawyers to “consider and advise” on its available options given its deep unhappiness with Icasa’s invitation to apply for broadband spectrum.