Articles by Hilton Tarrant

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Stage 3 load shedding 2 Eskom

Someone, anyone, please manage the load shedding chaos

A lack of planning is costing South Africa billions of rands. It doesn’t have to be this way.

Eskom broken

Please load shed daily until May, Eskom

The only way out of the current Eskom electricity mess is to bite the bullet and load shed daily

Stealing electricity eskom

The truth behind Eskom’s crisis

Is Eskom really doing ‘more maintenance’ this year? Hilton Tarrant looks at the numbers.


The frightening reality about Eskom

Just how bad are things at Eskom? Digging into the numbers makes for frightening reading.


Telkom’s R600 a month converged deal

ADSL, data, line rental, calls and mobile SIMs for under R600 a month

Nashua Mobile app

Where does Nashua Mobile’s shutdown leave Autopage?

Squeezed from both sides, the business case simply hasn’t been there for years


Finally, fibre to the home

Mobile operators look set to deliver on what Telkom should’ve/would’ve/could’ve for years.

MTN 79c

MTN’s 79c per minute changes the game

It’s notable that MTN’s gone from being attacked to the one doing the attacking


Blame Icasa for high mobile prices

Why aren’t mobile call costs lower? Blame Icasa for not doing its job properly, writes Hilton Tarrant

Vodacom and Neotel

Should Vodacom be allowed to buy Neotel?

Is regulation going to stifle whatever chance we have of competition to Telkom?

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Hilton Tarrant

Hilton Tarrant works at immedia and contributes to 'Broadband', a column on Moneyweb covering the ICT sector in South Africa. Hilton was awarded the 2006 Telkom ICT Journalist of the Year award for the online category.


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