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Vox said to be up for sale

Vox Telecom shareholders are looking to sell the South African network provider for about R3-billion to take advantage of consolidation in the industry, according to two people familiar with the matter. Owners including

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Should data be exempt from VAT?

Despite widespread calls that data prices must fall to broaden Internet access, government and business remain at loggerheads on the subject. Telecommunication has been earmarked as a sector that can promote

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Virgin, Smollan buy into Cape Town’s wiGroup

Richard Branson’s Virgin Group and retail solutions provider Smollan have acquired a stake in Cape Town-based mobile loyalty software company wiGroup, joining Investec Asset Management and Crossfin Technology Holdings

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DFA ‘in talks’ to buy Vumatel

Dark Fibre Africa, the fibre telecommunications company in which JSE-listed Remgro holds a 50.9% stake, is in talks to buy fibre-to-the-home broadband infrastructure provider Vumatel, according to

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Pick n Pay in in-store trial of bitcoin payments

In what its backers are calling “potentially a world first for a major grocery retailer”, shoppers were for a “limited time” able to pay for their groceries using bitcoin at a Pick n Pay retail store in Cape Town. In a

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