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Duncan McLeod
Behind Cell C’s big broadband bet

Cell C CEO Lars Reichelt has kept a low profile since his appointment in March, declining interviews and not speaking publicly about the company’s strategy. But last week he unveiled plans to spend billions of rand on a wireless broadband network Cell C’s decision to build SA’s most advanced third generation (3G) broadband cellular network is a brave move. The cellular operator, SA’s smallest wit

Telkom outlines mobile spending plans

Telkom will spend as much as R6bn in the next five years constructing its own mobile telecommunications network. “We are negotiating innovative financing structures with our…

Duncan McLeod
Why DOC confab could deliver

The department of communications has called a colloquium this week to seek public input on national broadband policy. Previously, it would have been little more than a talk shop. But something constructive may flow out of this meeting. Communications minister Siphiwe Nyanda has breathed fresh life into a ministry left moribund by his predecessor, the late Ivy Matsepe- Casaburri

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