There’s Trouble Brewing Again for MTN in Nigeria

By Staff Writer The Nigerian Senate has withdrawn a statement that largely exonerated Africa’s biggest mobile phone giant MTN of accusations of illegally repatriating $14...

MTN Still South Africa’s Most Valuable Brand

MTN retain its position as South Africa’s most valuable brand in 2017, valued at R40.8 billion ahead of its rival Vodacom, which came in...

MTN versus Vodacom – Who is the Biggest Provider of Mobile...

The battle for control of the bank accounts of African consumers through mobile money – essentially the use of mobile phones to access financial...

#DataPricesMusFall Before 1 September

By Staff Writer Mobile phone operators – Vodacom, MTN, Cell C and Telkom Mobile – have until September 1 to reduce mobile data prices. The country’s...

Vodacom Takes on Rivals – MTN, Cell C and Telkom –...

For years now South Africa’s mobile phone operators have been accused of milking customers with higher data prices while banking exorbitant profits. The data prices...

Strong Data-Enabled Device Sales Boost Vodacom Revenue 

Vodacom, a South African-based mobile phone operator, reported a 3.9% revenue growth to R20.7 billion in the first quarter to end-June 2017, buoyed by...

Vodacom Gets Shareholders’ Nod for R35 billion Safaricom Deal

By Staff Writer South African-based mobile phone operator Vodacom is close to securing its plan to buy 35% stake in Kenya’s Safaricom. On Tuesday, Vodacom minority...

SqwidNet Poised to Unleash IoT Platform to Deal With South Africa’s...

South Africa’s SqwidNet is fast-tracking the deployment of its open-access Internet of Things (IoT) network infrastructure to enable developers to provide intelligent solutions to...

Icasa CEO Pakamile Pongwana Placed on Precautionary Suspension

Pakamile Pongwana, South Africa’s Communications Watchdog's CEO, has been placed on precautionary suspension. “The Council of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) hereby...

SA’s Mobile Phone Operators Zero Rate Access to the FNB Banking...

  By Staff Writer  South Africa’s banking group FNB announced on Thursday that customers who use its award winning banking app will no longer need data...

Vodacom Launches Meg Your Data Promotion Offering Free Facebook, Instagram

By Staff Writer Vodacom, South Africa’s biggest mobile phone operator, has launched Vodacom Meg Your Day Promotion providing subscribers  with free data of various services...

MTN Strengthens Its Management Team

  MTN SA makes five executive appointments to bolster operational efficiency MTN announced on Tuesday that it has strengthened its executive team even further by...

Huawei, Telcos to Help Make Smart Farming a Reality in Africa

The digitisation of our economy is changing various sectors of the economy – and the agricultural industry is no exception. By 2050 the world’s population...

Archer Digital to Introduce Zero-rated SMS+ in South Africa

By Staff Writer South Africa's 35 million plus mobile consumers are set to benefit from a next generation SMS (Short Message Service) service which can...

MTN Stops Free Unlimited Twitter Service Due To “Abuse”

MTN, South Africa’s second-biggest mobile phone operator, announced on its Twitter page on Wednesday that it has cancelled its free unlimited Twitter service. The Telco...

SA’s Telkom earnings lifted by mobile business

Telkom, South Africa’s biggest fixed-line telephone group, on Monday posted a 12.4% rise in headline earnings per share (HEPS) to 731.4 cents per share...

MTN Distances Itself From Parody Twitter Account

MTN, South Africa's second-biggest mobile phone operator, is trying to distance itself from a fake Twitter account that was getting a lot of attention. MTN...

Creating Wealth Across Africa

By Africa Ranker The most successful companies in Africa are spread across the continent, from north to south, and east to west, though of the...

SA’s MTN Plan to Spend R3.9 billion to Tackle Lucrative Iranian...

Iran is one the most remaining untapped emerging markets. The country has more than 80 million people that are highly educated and seeking to be...

SA’s Keyless Car Rental Fleet Market is Growing Nicely

The  keyless car rental fleet market is so new in South Africa, many people are not aware of it and how it is providing...