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Government redrafting telecoms bill

The department of telecommunications & postal services is actively redrafting the controversial Electronic Communications Amendment Bill, with the minister, Siyabonga Cwele, set to outline more details in the

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SA users spurning cheaper data deals

Despite offering data plans that, on face value, are significantly cheaper than its rivals, consumers are not flocking to Telkom’s network, according to new report by Research ICT Africa. The price of 1GB of data in South

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ICT white paper under fire

Government’s radical plan to shake up the way radio frequency spectrum is allocated in South Africa has been met with universal derision by ICT analysts and experts, who say it takes huge and unnecessary risks that could cause

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Open access could backfire on gov’t: warning

Introducing mandatory open-access wireless networks as part of government policy, as South Africa is planning to do, may come at the expense of investment and innovation, according to new report. Research ICT Africa said in a new policy brief that

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How SA data prices really compare

Are South Africans really paying too much for mobile data? Tariffic, a South African company that helps companies and individuals save on their cellphone bills, has set out to determine exactly that by looking at the price

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Why Telkom went nuclear on mobile

Telkom has signalled it’s ready for a serious fight with its bigger rivals, this week taking the wraps off aggressively priced, 4G/LTE data-led mobile packages for both prepaid and contract customers that look set to have its bigger rivals

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