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Competition has broken out among telecommunications operators in South Africa as a result of an open-access policy intervention, being the prices which operators pay to access customers on other networks: the call termination rate. Prepaid mobile voice

The advent of new technologies continues to disrupt competition in a number of traditional markets, many of which have operated in the same manner for decades. Examples of this include the metered taxi industry, where Uber is quickly becoming both a

The growing pressure on margins as telecommunications moves from a voice-driven industry to one where data is predominant is the main reason South Africa’s incumbent mobile operators are keen for so-called “over the top” providers like WhatsApp and Skype to be

Anyone who has recently spent time in Kenya, Zimbabwe or Tanzania will have noticed the pervasive influence of mobile money on everyday life. People use it for a wide range of purposes from buying airtime to paying taxi drivers to making loan repayments