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Cell C appoints chief operating officer

Cell C on Tuesday said it has appointed Douglas Craigie Stevenson as chief operating officer with immediate effect. Craigie Stevenson joins Cell C from Telekom Networks Malawi, where he has served as CEO for the past two

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Vodacom tumbles 8% on Vodafone share sale

Vodacom shares tumbled almost 8% on Wednesday after parent, the UK-headquartered Vodafone, said it had sold a chunk of its shares worth almost R15bn to meet the JSE’s 20% free-float requirement. Vodafone said it sold about

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It’s official: Jarana quits Vodacom for SAA

After reports emerged in recent days that Vodacom Business chief officer Vuyani Jarana may not yet have signed an employment contract to take over as CEO of South African Airways, the mobile operator has made

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State mulling various options for Telkom sale

Telkom said government is considering various options regarding its 39% stake in the fixed-line operator as it seeks to raise cash to bail out the country’s unprofitable national airline. The state’s shares in the former

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Ranked: SA’s best mobile broadband networks

MTN and Vodacom have tied for first place in terms of mobile broadband coverage in South Africa, a comprehensive set of data points analysed by OpenSignal has shown. The report by the company, which specialises in

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Does Telkom’s LIT break net neutrality?

Telkom’s zero-rated streaming plans, called LIT, which it plans to introduce on 1 September, may break network neutrality principles and run counter to government’s draft integrated policy for the ICT sector, a reading

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SA authorities bypassing Rica for call records

Government accesses the call records of more than 70 000 phone numbers in South Africa per year, according to the Right2Know Campaign, citing statistics from Vodacom, MTN, Cell C and Telkom. “These numbers show that, at

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