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Amended telecoms bill headed to cabinet

A redrafted version of the Electronic Communications Amendment Bill will be presented to cabinet by the end of next month, a move that could finally take South Africa a meaningful step closer to awarding new spectrum licences.

TalkCentral: Ep 230 – ‘Take Note’

In the podcast this week, Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg chat about the launch of Samsung’s new flagship “phablet”, the Galaxy Note9, Vodacom and MTN’s squabbles at the Advertising Standards Authority, and the launch of Android 9 Pie.

MTN’s Shuter plays down 5G’s short-term impact

MTN Group CEO Rob Shuter has moved to downplay the short-term impact and potential of 5G wireless technology, particularly in the markets in which it operates, saying it’s a “technology searching for an application”.

Debt, Iran worries send MTN shares tumbling

MTN Group has warned that renewed US-led economic sanctions against Iran had once again tied up funds in its second biggest market, scuppering plans to turn the country into a cash cow after years of troubles.

Vodacom not in breach over ‘best network’ claims

The Advertising Standards Authority of South Africa has ruled that Vodacom is not in breach of the advertising codes in claiming to have South Africa’s best network in its advertising materials, delivering a setback to rival MTN.

MTN faces court challenge over mast roll-out

An organisation calling itself the Durban Anti-Cell Mast Alliance on Friday filed papers at the high court in Durban to stop MTN South Africa from rolling out new towers in the coastal city, it said.

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