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MTN, IBM partner to combat rhino poaching

MTN and IBM are introducing collars for prey animals that help combat rhino poaching, a test case for new wireless technologies. The collars track and monitor prey animals such as zebras that graze close to rhinos, detecting

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Zambia seeks new rival to MTN

Zambia is seeking bidders for a fourth mobile network licence to take on operators including market leader MTN in the Southern African country, transport & communications minister Brian Mushimba said. The ministry last week

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Ranked: SA’s best mobile broadband networks

MTN and Vodacom have tied for first place in terms of mobile broadband coverage in South Africa, a comprehensive set of data points analysed by OpenSignal has shown. The report by the company, which specialises in

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SA authorities bypassing Rica for call records

Government accesses the call records of more than 70 000 phone numbers in South Africa per year, according to the Right2Know Campaign, citing statistics from Vodacom, MTN, Cell C and Telkom. “These numbers show that, at

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JSE’s best and worst performing tech stocks

Two former high-flying IT services companies have been the laggards on the JSE in 2017 so far. EOH and Adapt IT have underperformed all other IT stocks, falling by 33.9% and 42.4% respectively to mid-August. The two companies have fallen

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GSMA blasts SA’s wholesale network plans

The GSMA has blasted the wholesale open-access network model favoured by the South African government for the mobile industry, saying network competition has a proven track record in delivering

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New dawn for Cell C

Blue Label Telecoms said on Monday that it has wrapped up its acquisition of 45% of Cell C for R5.5bn, concluding a restructuring deal that has resulted in the mobile operator’s debt being reduced from R23bn to less than R6bn

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