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Malema wants Seacom, Eassy nationalised

ANC Youth League president Julius Malema wants government to nationalise two private sector-led telecommunications cable initiatives. The firebrand politician told supporters at a rally on Wednesday that the Seacom and East Africa Submarine System (Eassy) undersea cables should be acquired by the state

Bharti, Zain set to ink Africa mega deal

Shares in India’s Bharti Airtel edged higher 
Tuesday on reports it would sign a US$10,7bn deal to 
acquire the African telecommunications assets of Kuwait’s Zain. Officials…

MTN apologises for billing fiasco

MTN SA MD Karel Pienaar has apologised for the billing system debacle that resulted in thousands of its customers being incorrectly billed. Pienaar says the last…

MTN cuts 3G prices

Mobile group MTN has cut its 3G data prices in SA in the first sign that an escalating broadband price war involving Internet service providers could soon spread from fixed lines to mobile.

Teraco to build more data centres

Carrier-neutral data centre operator Teraco plans to expand its new Johannesburg facility to 1 250sq m because of growing demand. At the same time, it is…

Fixed-line number portability delayed

The second and final stage of the introduction of fixed-line number portability, which will allow individual Telkom customers to switch networks without losing their numbers, has…

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