Browsing: Jacqui O’Sullivan

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Big jump in some MTN prepaid call rates

MTN has significantly increased the per-minute charges on certain “legacy” prepaid calling plans, though the company said the increases will only affect a subset of prepaid users and are in no way related to the VAT

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Data bundles: MTN giveth, and MTN taketh away

MTN has announced adjustments to its prepaid data bundles as well as pricing in a move it says is “in line with customer needs and market trends”. The new bundles and pricing, effective 5 March 2018, reduce what

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Gauteng storms knock out MTN towers

Severe thunderstorms that struck Gauteng on Monday have knocked out a number of MTN’s high sites, the mobile operator said on Tuesday. “Widespread power outages across many parts of Gauteng, as a result of

Podcasts
TalkCentral: Ep 181 – ‘Gupta sockpuppets’

Andrew Fraser joins the TalkCentral regulars Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg this week to talk about everything tech (and plenty more besides). On the show, Andrew talks about his investigation into the Gupta sockpuppets

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MTN poaches communications chief from Telkom

Mobile operator MTN South Africa has poached Telkom’s top communications executive. Jacqui O’Sullivan has resigned from the partially state-owned telecommunications provider, where she has served as managing executive

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Telkom to hike line rental fees

From 1 April, it will cost residential consumers 5,3% more per month to lease a phone line from Telkom. Line rental will increase from R189 to R199/month on that date. Meanwhile, a residential telephone line installation rises by

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Fractious Telkom strike suspended

The Communication Workers Union (CWU) says it has suspended a strike against Telkom. Hundreds of Telkom workers have been on strike for over a month as they demand an 11% salary increase, six months’ maternity leave, gain-sharing and

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