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South Africa has turned into a tough operating environment for big local networks, with Vodacom and MTN bleeding subscribers over the past six months.
Author: Jamie McKane
Posted: August 19, 2019, 8:00 am
Kenneth Makate wants at least R10.25 billion from Vodacom for his Please Call Me idea, which will immediately make him one of South Africa’s richest people.
Author: Staff Writer
Posted: August 18, 2019, 3:59 pm
A lack of spectrum available to South African mobile networks forces them to optimise and "re-farm" their existing resources to improve their offerings, and the legacy 2G network is a major obstacle to this process.
Author: Jamie McKane
Posted: August 16, 2019, 7:02 am
Mobile data prices for high-end products have plummeted in South Africa, but prepaid subscribers continue to pay very high prices.
Author: Staff Writer
Posted: August 15, 2019, 5:01 pm
Former MTN SA CEO Mteto Nyati explains how the company had the opportunity to snatch the lucrative Rain roaming deal but ultimately lost it to Vodacom.
Author: Staff Writer
Posted: August 14, 2019, 9:01 am
Telkom has said that it is still optimising its network after switching roaming providers from MTN to Vodacom.
Author: Jan Vermeulen
Posted: August 14, 2019, 7:15 am
MTN CEO Rob Shuter has outlined the operator's plan to be a strong challenger to Vodacom in South Africa.
Author: Staff Writer
Posted: August 12, 2019, 11:06 am
SIM-swop and number porting fraud remain big problems in South Africa – here is what you should do when it happens to you.
Author: Staff Writer
Posted: August 11, 2019, 10:59 am
Several MyBroadband readers have recently reported that the expiry date of their data was not in alignment with Vodacom’s 2-month policy on certain contracts.
Author: Bradley Prior
Posted: August 9, 2019, 4:57 am
Removing policy uncertainty in South Africa, allocating new broadband spectrum and changing visa regulations could immediately boost the country’s flagging economy.
Author: Bloomberg
Posted: August 8, 2019, 5:20 am
Vodacom has unveiled its latest “Red Hot Dealz”, offering big discounts on large data bundles, including 40GB and 80GB products.
Author: Staff Writer
Posted: August 7, 2019, 5:00 am
It is quick and easy to test your mobile network speed, and you can win great prizes.
Author: Staff Writer
Posted: August 6, 2019, 1:55 pm
Here are the biggest winners and losers if the Department of Communications’ policy on high-demand spectrum works as expected.
Author: Staff Writer
Posted: August 6, 2019, 10:01 am
If you are looking for the best big data deals from Vodacom, MTN, Cell C, and Telkom, you are in the right place.
Author: Staff Writer
Posted: August 6, 2019, 6:00 am
South African mobile users are sitting ducks for criminals, and there is nothing they can do about it.
Author: Staff Writer
Posted: August 5, 2019, 4:59 pm