Browsing: Graham de Vries

MTN has decreased voice and data tariffs by 58% and 73% respectively in the past five years, despite an increase in costs due to a struggling economy, the company has told parliament. The portfolio committee on telecommunications

MTN officials have told parliament that the release of available spectrum would, in theory, lower data costs. South Africa has yet to migrate to digital broadcasts, a key requirement for opening up radio

MTN has been ordered by a Johannesburg court to allow customers to keep their phone numbers when leaving for South African telecommunications competitors. The policy of Africa’s biggest wireless operator by sales to

Over-the-top platforms such as WhatsApp and Skype don’t pay taxes in South Africa, says mobile network MTN. MTN’s corporate services executive, Graham de Vries, made this claim in a presentation at a parliamentary meeting on Tuesday. The meeting discussed

MTN has confirmed its willingness to engage in talks with the FF Plus after the party announced its intention to take complaints against the cellphone company to parliament. Corporate services executive at MTN South Africa Graham de Vries said although the company had not

How and when mobile networks expire consumers’ unused data is coming under the spotlight again in South Africa, says National Consumer Commission (NCC) spokesman Trevor Hattingh. The NCC announced earlier this month that it is investigating contract price hikes by mobile networks

Mobile operators MTN and Cell C are both giving serious consideration to taking communications regulator Icasa to court over its decision to approve the transfer of Neotel’s licences to rival Vodacom

Telecommunications & postal services minister Siyabonga Cwele presented his budget vote speech last week and concealed among the details is a ticking time bomb that’s about to go off on mobile operators, broadcasters and Internet service providers