Telkom’s new FreeMe packages include free messaging and calls on WhatsApp, BBM, and Viber – but not Skype.
The South African government is one of the biggest shareholders in local telecommunications companies, which is of concern to industry players.
The battle over South Africa’s wireless broadband spectrum auction highlights significant government policy missteps, says local technology analyst Arthur Goldstuck.
The Telecommunications Minister’s plan to fight ICASA’s spectrum auction may delay the roll-out of faster and better broadband. It is, however, not the first time this has happened.
The DA’s Shadow Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services Marian Shinn has called on Siyabonga Cwele to halt legal action against ICASA.
A man facing 26 charges related to illegal surveillance got mobile operators to give him his targets’ phone records.
The latest Hellopeter ratings reveal which South African telecommunications company has the best customer service, and which one has the worst.
The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa and its striking workers have not yet started negotiations to end an ongoing strike.
Google’s Project Fi subscribers now have access to high-speed data in 135 destinations.
SEACOM is the first African carrier to peer at the Netnod Internet exchange point in Stockholm, it announced.