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Amended telecoms bill headed to cabinet

A redrafted version of the Electronic Communications Amendment Bill will be presented to cabinet by the end of next month, a move that could finally take South Africa a meaningful step closer to awarding new spectrum licences.

MTN bosses pull in the big bucks

MTN is not shy to pay its newly constituted management team the big bucks, the telecommunications group’s 2017 annual report shows. The report, published on Thursday, reveals that MTN’s new group CEO

MTN may reduce its 22-country footprint

Africa’s biggest mobile phone company is doing a spring clean of its empire. MTN Group said on Thursday it’s conducting a review to decide whether it really needs to be in all 22 of its markets across Africa and the Middle

Trust the free market, MTN tells government

Government must trust the free market to drive down prices and not create a new infrastructure monopoly by giving all unassigned broadband spectrum to a new wholesale operator. That’s the message from MTN

MTN slashes out-of-bundle data rates

MTN South Africa has cut out-of-bundle data rates to 29c/MB for the poor and all other users will in future pay a maximum of 60c/MB. The reductions offer savings of up to 80%, MTN said. The first of two new pricing tiers will see

Spectrum release would cut data prices: MTN

MTN South Africa CEO Godfrey Motsa has implored government to release spectrum in the 2.6GHz band, saying the move could cut the price of a 1GB data bundle to R50 overnight. Motsa, who was speaking

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