The commission’s “Competition in the Digital Economy” paper says that South Africa doesn’t set up a regulatory framework, it could soon find itself trying to govern companies that have amassed huge power.
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Telkom dropped a bombshell on South Africa’s telecommunications industry this week when it said it was approaching the Competition Tribunal to object to Vodacom’s roaming agreements with Rain. But why?
South Africa’s fifth mobile operator, Rain, has launched “unlimited 4G for phones”, offering uncapped on-device data for R379/month on a month-to-month contract.
EOH Holdings said in an update to shareholders on Tuesday that it’s weathering the Covid-19 economic storm, with its financial performance remaining “resilient” in the quarter ended 30 April.
The Competition Tribunal has blocked Naspers’s plan to buy WeBuyCars. This comes after the Competition Commission moved to prevent the R1.4-billion acquisition of a 60% stake in the company.
MTN Group CEO Rob Shuter on Thursday voiced his disappointment in the Competition Commission’s report on the data services market in South Africa, arguing it was poorly framed and failed to acknowledge the successes of the industry.
Ticketing company Computicket, which is owned by retailer Shoprite, has lost an appeal over a R20-million fine imposed on it for “abuse of dominance”.
The Competition Tribunal has approved the acquisition by Remgro’s Community Investment Ventures Holdings of Vumatel, but has attached long-term conditions to the sale.