Articles by Hilton Tarrant

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Icasa’s competition probe too late?

Why’s Icasa confused about lacking competition in a market it’s been ‘regulating’?

iPad Air and iPad Mini with Retina

Weaker rand means soaring iPad prices

Prices are up anywhere between 15 to 20% from a year ago

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer gestures during his keynote address at the Microsoft Build conference in San Francisco, California June 26, 2013.

What if Microsoft was a forced buyer?

The Nokia deal doesn’t solve anything

Cell C explosive

Cell C taking market share?

Alan Knott-Craig’s added 2.5m subscribers since he took over – that’s no mean feat

Yunus Carrim

The Ministry of Dysfunction

How repeated bungled appointments to a ‘soft’ portfolio have cost this country hundreds of billions of rands

Neotel Fibre

Why Vodacom and MTN want to buy Neotel

Counter-intuitively, a takeover would make the market more competitive


Why FNB’s mobile plan makes perfect sense

It can easily make a dent where both Virgin and Red Bull have failed

Cell C Telkom Mobile Vodacom MTN mobile operators

How to save on international data roaming

You don’t have to arrive back home after an international trip with a R10,000 bill

BlackBerry Messenger (BBM)

BBM coming to iPhone, Android: too late?

The BlackBerry service launches into the (very) crowded messaging space

Inconvenient Truth roaming mobile rates

Why can’t R128 per MB roaming costs be regulated?

Data roaming part two: Surely this is the answer to sky-high rates?

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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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