FNB has announced that WhatsApp is zero-rated on its mobile network.
A Vodacom customer received a R20,000 data bill after her son watched “Minecraft tutorial videos on YouTube” using her tablet.
The debate about online privacy versus the battle against crime was given new life this week with an attempt in Brazil to ban WhatsApp.
Cash Paymaster Services has been instructed to remove debit order facilities from Sassa branded cards, Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini said on Friday.
Telkom Mobile subscribers who were impacted by network problems this week have received free data as an apology for the downtime.
Mobile operators like Vodacom need to be honest when they talk about net neutrality, said former ICASA councillor William Stucke.
MTN said it is working on restoring mobile data connectivity.
MTN and Afrihost subscribers are reporting downtime of data services, and problems with some support channels.
A new report from Fifth Era has found that investors are not happy about the idea of services like WhatsApp being billed the same as SMS and voice minutes.
The Constitutional Court has called Vodacom’s version of how the company’s Please Call Me product started a “lie”.