Multiple sources close to Cell C have rubbished a report that China Mobile is about to strike a deal to buy a stake in the troubled South African mobile operator.
Telecommunications and technology advisory firm BMIT has warned that South Africa faces complex choices and trade-offs in reaching decisions regarding the awarding of new spectrum licences.
There have been growing calls on social media for MultiChoice to share Springbok games in this year’s Rugby World Cup with the SABC. This makes little sense if it’s forced on the company. By Duncan McLeod.
Rain has launched a commercial 5G wireless home broadband service, becoming the first telecommunications operator in South Africa to do so.
Icasa’s proposal to force sporting bodies to make “games of national interest” freely available to the SABC will have unintended consequences not only for sports but also for constitutionalism. By Martin van Staden.
Communications minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has criticised national treasury’s discussion document on growing South Africa’s economy, suggesting the document’s chapter on telecommunications is outdated.
Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko has launched an extraordinary attack on national treasury’s discussion paper aimed at growing South Africa’s economy, accusing the department of tossing a grenade into the telecommunications sector.
In its policy paper published this week, national treasury devoted considerable space to the telecommunications sector. Though many of the proposals make sense, an anachronism stuck out. By Duncan McLeod.