We believe TechCentral’s Duncan McLeod has overlooked key aspects of Telkom’s argument for a fair playing field in the telecoms sector and a pro-consumer approach to regulation and oversight. By Liza Zouabi.
Browsing: Competition Commission
The Internet Service Providers’ Association has strongly criticised communications regulator Icasa for attempting to “micromanage” the sector.
Mr Price Group is a step closer to scooping up online retail kitchenware pioneer Yuppiechef after the Competition Commission on Thursday announced its backing of the acquisition.
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.
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.
The Competition Tribunal has given its blessing to investment firm Actis’s acquisition of a controlling stake in Cape Town fibre broadband operator Octotel, and has attached no conditions to this approval.