Cellphone Data

ICASA: Cellphone users will soon be allowed to carry over unused data

The authority has announced four new regulations to end-user and subscriber services charters

Icasa regulates in the public interest

Thanks to Icasa, South Africans are accessing quality services

Critical Thinking Forum: Why are we paying so much for data?

The poor are punished by paying the most for data

Cutting data costs a government priority – Patel

Government will focus on bringing down data costs in line with the fourth industrial revolution

Dump Icasa and the market will force down data prices

The growing public outrage expressed through #DataMustFall is not misplaced, but the political solutions offered so far are.

#DataMustFall report suggests telcos could be forced to spin off wholesale arms

The report, which was tabled on 15 November and will be considered by parliament when it reconvenes next year.

Telecom statistics are key to socioeconomic development

Ministerial roundtable to examine innovative policies on how to deliver the benefits of ICT to all citizens and to ensure that no one is left behind.

​#DataMustFall – how cellphone giants are milking you

A comparative analysis shows that the more consumers pay for data, the more companies profit.

All aboard the broadband wagon

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa has been urged to unlock competition in the mobile data markets.

Smartphones proliferating – but data access creates a divide

While smartphones are beginning to invade the mass market, an equally big divide remains. Arthur Goldstuck writes about the cost of access to data.

Netflix dominates UK data, WhatsApp rules Africa

Netflix has become the second-biggest driver of traffic across fixed networks in the UK while WhatsApp is dominating data use in Africa.

Vodacom, Naspers partnership may mean more TV on your smartphone

Vodacom is looking into music and video content from Naspers on the back of a future reduction in data prices and faster connection speeds.


High court refuses application to cross provinces for a funeral

Despite “extreme sympathy”, court says it must uphold the law

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

The solitary choreography of solo prayer

Covid-19 transmissions in mosques and churches have complicated our relationships with them

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories