Browsing: Steven Ambrose

US video streaming service Netflix has to move to block subscribers from using proxy technologies to access its service if it wants its global launch to be a success. This is the view of Steven Ambrose, CEO of local technology research firm Strategy Worx

Analysts say more senior executives at mobile network MTN may have to face the music after the resignation of group CEO Sifiso Dabengwa. Dabengwa is the first executive casualty at MTN after the

Regulators’ approval of Vodacom’s R7bn bid to buy fixed-line business Neotel should worry Telkom, said an analyst. On Tuesday, the Competition Commission gave Vodacom the green light to buy Neotel for

Has LG Electronics just out-Samsunged Samsung? On Tuesday, the smaller of the two fierce rivals of Korean consumer electronics took the wraps off the G3, the successor to its highly regarded G2, which it released in 2013. In at least one respect, LG has leapt ahead of its bigger rival: the G3’s 5,5-inch display is 2K

MTN South Africa, which has lost market share in prepaid telecommunications to rivals in the past year, is attempting to claw back those losses. It is offering prepaid users with dormant Sims with airtime to induce them to use the network again. Chief marketing

MTN contesting communications regulator Icasa’s new reduced interconnect call rates is a high-stakes game that is going to leave no one in the cellphone sector untouched, experts have warned. “This is the first time that MTN and Vodacom have been staring down the barrel of a gun,” said analyst

If the 2014 general elections were decided based on the effectiveness of South African political parties’ online presence, the Democratic Alliance would win, although it would only score a D+. This is the conclusion of a study conducting by Strategy Worx, which has launched an online audit