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A report on Tuesday suggested China Mobile may be about to swoop to the rescue of embattled mobile operator Cell C. Telkom is also rumoured to be circling.
Telkom has taken the wraps off new Sim-only fixed-LTE broadband plans for both contract and prepaid customers, with prices starting at R59/month for 5GB of data (plus 5GB of “night surfer” data).
Underscoring the importance of social media to South African smartphone users, Telkom has unveiled a series of new “social bundles”, offering access from as little as R1.
Telecommunications and technology advisory firm BMIT has warned that South Africa faces complex choices and trade-offs in reaching decisions regarding the awarding of new spectrum licences.
Communications minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has criticised national treasury’s discussion document on growing South Africa’s economy, suggesting the document’s chapter on telecommunications is outdated.
Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko has launched an extraordinary attack on national treasury’s discussion paper aimed at growing South Africa’s economy, accusing the department of tossing a grenade into the telecommunications sector.
In its policy paper published this week, national treasury devoted considerable space to the telecommunications sector. Though many of the proposals make sense, an anachronism stuck out. By Duncan McLeod.