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WhatsApp vs SMS: how much a message costs

While sending a WhatsApp message is far cheaper than an SMS, a WhatsApp message consumes far more data than an SMS does.


Vidi slashes video streaming prices

Times Media Group’s video on demand service has reduced its subscription price to match ShowMax.

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MTN has lost over R200 billion since April

MTN has seen its share price plummet over the last 7 months, fuelled by tough market conditions and a massive fine in Nigeria.

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5 charts which show just how big MTN’s fine in Nigeria is

MTN has to pay a R56-billion fine in Nigeria by the end of December. Here are 5 charts which illustrate just how large the fine is.

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MTN has not asked Department of Telecoms for help: Minister

MTN hasn’t yet asked South Africa’s department of telecommunications and postal services for help regarding its multi-billion dollar fine in Nigeria.

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MTN’s massive fine – it just got worse

The Nigeria Communications Commission has only reduced MTN’s fine by 25%, and not 35% as originally announced.

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MTN has to pay R48.5-billion fine

MTN has announced that the Nigerian Communications Commission has reduced its fine to R48.5 billion.

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Another MTN CEO resigns

MTN has announced a new operating structure and senior management changes, which coincides with the resignation of another MTN CEO.

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The mobile operator South African techies recommend to their family and friends

The latest MyBroadband survey reveals which cellular operator South African IT professionals and techies recommend to their family and friends.

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Big danger if Vodacom, MTN, and Telkom are not stopped

Icasa needs to implement effective infrastructure sharing regulations before it’s too late, argues Orange Horizons CEO Sébastien Crozier.

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