Telkom and the Competition Commission have reached an agreement over concerns the regulatory watchdog had over its wholesale IP Connect product.
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MTN South Africa has become the second mobile operator in South Africa, after Vodacom, to announce plans to cut prices for data services following a Competition Commission investigation into the market.
All eyes are on MTN South Africa and Telkom, which have failed to reach an agreement with the Competition Commission to lower data prices within the specified deadline.
Vodacom and the Competition Commission have reached a settlement agreement over data prices. The commission is holding a press conference in Pretoria to provide details of the deal.
Vodacom and the Competition Commission have reached a settlement agreement over data prices following the regulator’s publication in December of surprisingly broad-ranging, tough and radical interventions in the data services market.
The Competition Commission instructed mobile operators to adjust their pricing in a bid to reduce digital inequality in the country. This is likely to have mixed outcomes. By Alison Gillwald.
Vodacom’s agreement with Liquid Telecom to roll out a national 5G network using the latter’s spectrum will entrench the dominance of the country’s biggest mobile operator, Telkom warned has warned.
The communications regulator has received more than 40 written submissions on the licensing of broadband spectrum suitable for building 4G/LTE and 5G networks in South Africa.
Telkom has blamed the dominance of Vodacom and MTN as well as “fundamental changes” sweeping South Africa’s telecoms industry for its decision to let go of as many as 3 000 employees.
Rain will sell its Broadlink telecommunications business to Internet and cloud service provider CipherWave, TechCentral has learnt.