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Icasa’s quality of service and cross-border divisions: ensuring quality access

Co-operation with regulatory authorities in neighbouring countries is essential

Cost issues cloud cellphone wars

Cell C has made an aggressive move with its new Epic contract offer, but experts warn that other factors count.

Telkom and MTN team up with shared networks

Telkom has announced that it has entered into a heads of agreement with MTN South Africa for the two providers to share each other's networks.

Web in your hand, world at your feet

Zimbabwe has seen huge growth in the cellphone market, which has surged 646% since 2008

Experts say SA call rates should be even lower

Even though giant operators might disagree with the research, experts say their data shows that SA's cellphone costs are still too high.

‘lllegal workers case is a non-story’

Telecommunications conglomerate ZTE Corporation has dismissed claims that it is using illegal Chinese immigrants to deliver a R2,9-billion contract.

Misleading, maybe, but C4 yourself

Smacked broadband provider comes away smiling.

How cell companies rip you off

It's been a hellish few days and the reason for my woes is that I needed to select a new cellphone contract, writes <b>Lloyd Gedye</b>.

Cellphone operators respond

Until the telecommunications regulator signs off on a new code of conduct for cellphone operators, consumers will continue to be nailed.

Call it crazy

Government is leaning on South Africa's large mobile companies to bring down interconnection rates.

Vodacom’s profitable divorce

Boost for the economy as cellphone giant ditches Telkom and heads for JSE, reports Lloyd Gedye.

Vodacom and Vodafone merger gets nod

The Competition Tribunal on Wednesday unconditionally approved the merger between cellphone companies Vodacom and Vodafone.

Cellphone makers promise one-size-fits-all charger

Leading cellphone makers had good news for anyone with a drawer full of old phone chargers on Tuesday: the industry plans to standardise the device.

Tribunal gives green light to MTN deal

The Competition Tribunal on Thursday unconditionally approved cellphone operator MTN's acquisition of a 69,4% stake in Verizon SA.

MTN ‘confident’ merger won’t smother competition

Cellphone operator MTN said on Thursday that its acquisition of Verizon SA won't thwart competition.

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Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

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