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Telkom introduces cheap FreeMe voice bundles

Telkom is introducing low-cost voice bundles to all of its data-led FreeMe plans, with calls to any local network as low as 30c/minute. The telecommunications operator said on Friday that the promotional

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Rwanda gets tech incubator

Sweden-headquartered telecommunications and media company Millicom is building a technology incubator in Rwanda to develop digital solutions. The incubator, called “think”, will be located in the capital, Kigali, and will be used to develop “innovative and scalable” businesses in which Millicom will take an equity stake. Potential

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SA’s top tech brands revealed

The results of the 15th Sunday Times annual top brands survey, conducted by TNS South Africa, show that Vodacom is considered the best mobile operator and that Apple’s iPhone is the most desirable handset among South African business users. The survey looks

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Cell C dodges sanctions bullet

The directorate of the Advertising Standards Authority has found in MTN’s favour in a complaint about advertisements by rival Cell C that the larger operator said were disparaging towards its brand. The campaign in question involves Cell C’s 99 Cents for Real radio and

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Massive management shake-up at MTN

Telecommunications group MTN has announced a major shake-up of executive responsibilities, with a series of new senior appointments at group level and at its key operations in South Africa, Nigeria and Ghana. MTN Ghana CEO Michael Ikpoki has been named as

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MTN chops prepaid prices

MTN is joining South Africa’s escalating prepaid price war, taking an axe to its One Rate plan, cutting prices from R1,75/minute to R1,20/minute, or 2c/second, on per-second billing to all networks day or night. The new tariff, which will

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MTN drops roaming rates

MTN is cutting the cost of international roaming for both voice and data for its contract customers. The most notable cuts come for those travelling to certain European countries, where they will now pay R10,66/minute for international calls or calls to SA and 35c/25KB of data. The eligible European countries

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MTN won’t be drawn into price war

Cell C and Vodacom both slashed their prepaid rates on Wednesday, but MTN appears unwilling to be drawn into the unfolding price war, saying its rates are already the most affordable in the market, even compared to latest cuts from its competitors. Vodacom is offering

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