Telecommunications

The council of Icasa: towards an inclusive digital society

The commodification of the internet is an infringement of poor people's constitutional right to access information

SA wades into global app regulation battle

Skype and WhatsApp are putting pressure on telecoms the world over and governments are being forced to consider regulating such over-the-top services.

Vodacom-Neotel deal should worry Telkom, says analyst

Industry regulators have approved Vodacom's bid to buy Neotel, along with its fixed-line network, making it a formidable competitor to Telkom.

Broadband failure costs SA dearly

The state's incompetence is hindering connectivity as well as its own developmental goals.

Brightstar sets its sights on MTN’s retail operations

MTN could outsource management of its retail stores and field staff, with an industry insider suggesting a deal with Brightstar is on the cards.

The meaning of Neotel’s sale

Vodacom concluded a deal to buy Neotel for R7-billion. Arthur Goldstuck looks at the meaning of the deal for South Africa telecoms.

Vodacom to boost investment in SA

Vodacom has planned to increase investment in the country as it speeds up the pace of network upgrades.

Bob can listen to your phone call

There are concerns that new regulations in Zimbabwe that allow for access to information without a warrant threatens democracy.

Carrim takes aim at high SA call costs

Communications minister Yunus Carrim says mobile costs are too high and government will host a workshop next month to address the issue.

Icasa berated over high cellphone charges

South Africa's communications regulator has been failing to perform and allowing mobile service companies to "rip off" the poor, MPs say.

Finally switching to digital

SABC television viewers will switch from analogue to digital early next year.

Battles rage over bid to fix Icasa

Although everyone agrees the telecoms regulator is not working, they cannot agree on the solution, writes Lloyd Gedye.

Press Releases

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

MTN unveils TikTok bundles

Customised MTN TikTok data bundles are available to all prepaid customers on *136*2#.

Marketers need to reinvent themselves

Marketing is an exciting discipline, offering the perfect fit for individuals who are equally interested in business, human dynamics and strategic thinking. But the...

Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

If you received admission to an IIE Higher Certificate qualification, once you have graduated, you can articulate to an IIE Diploma and then IIE Bachelor's degree at IIE Rosebank College.

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.

KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

A group of academics were selected as participants of the programme focused on PhD completion, mobility, supervision capacity development and the generation of high-impact research.