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MTN, Cell C lag behind Vodacom for customer satisfaction in South Africa

Published 24 May 2019 11:33 CET | South Africa

Vodacom South Africa, MTN and Cell C have all shown a decline in customer satisfaction scores in 2018, though MTN and Cell C lag their bigger rival, according to new research ...

SqwidNet partners with Chipfox-SA for cattle tracking in South Africa

Published 24 May 2019 11:24 CET | South Africa

Chipfox-SA said it has extended the long-standing global partnership with Sigfox to become the go-to provider for livestock tracking in South Africa.The company provides a ...

Openview exceeds 1.5 million activations

Published 24 May 2019 11:09 CET | South Africa

South African free-to-air satellite television provider Openview has exceeded 1.5 million activations, according to eMedia Holdings, which holds a 67.7 percent stake in ...

FNB Connect reduces price for Lifestyle Top Up package

Published 23 May 2019 11:40 CET | South Africa

South Africa's FNB Connect has reduced the price of its Lifestyle Top Up Medium package to ZAR 99 from 139. The Lifestyle Top Up Medium package includes a monthly allocation ...

Vodacom South Africa installs solar power system at Randburg base station controller

Published 22 May 2019 12:59 CET | South Africa

Vodacom South Africa has installed solar panels capable of generating up to 34kW of power to supplement the power supply of its Randburg base station controller in ...

BCX offers Cisco-enabled SD-WAN suite

Published 22 May 2019 11:07 CET | South Africa

South African ICT services company BCX has launched a Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) service, enabled by Cisco. BCX's managed SD-WAN suite is designed to meet ...

South African domain name authority board declares suspension of CEO

Published 22 May 2019 09:37 CET | South Africa

The CEO of the .ZA Domain Name Authority (ZADNA), Vika Mpisane, has been suspended, reports MyBroadcast. ZADNA is a not-for-profit organisation that manages and regulates the ...

Icasa plans hearings on draft sports broadcasting regulations

Published 21 May 2019 12:35 CET | South Africa

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) will convene public hearings on the Draft Sports Broadcasting Services Amendment Regulations that were ...

Webafrica complements Internet Solutions supply with other infrastructure providers

Published 21 May 2019 10:28 CET | South Africa

South African ISP Webafrica is in the process of migrating from Internet Solutions to its own infrastructure provider, in partnership with a number of parties including Echo ...

Soweto becomes first South African township to get fibre to the home

Published 20 May 2019 10:55 CET | South Africa

Telkom South Africa says it has rolled out fibre in Diepkloof and Orlando, passing Orlando West Secondary School, making Soweto the first South African township to receive ...

MTN South Africa cancels auto-renewing data bundle

Published 20 May 2019 09:49 CET | South Africa

MTN South Africa has cancelled its plans to launch a 1 MB data bundle which renews automatically when a customer's data is depleted. On 10 May, MTN had announced that it ...

Blue Label gets approval to acquire Hyve Mobile

Published 20 May 2019 09:45 CET | South Africa

South Africa's Competition Commission has granted unconditional approval to Blue Label Telecoms (BLT) acquiring a stake in Hyve Mobile. The commission found that the proposed ...

Vodacom South Africa launches 20 GB and 40 GB data deals

Published 17 May 2019 10:25 CET | South Africa

Vodacom South Africa has launched two new mobile data deals aimed at high-end users, MyBroadband reported. The operator is offering 20 GB for ZAR 149 and 40 GB for ZAR 199, ...

Vodacom Business inks partnership deal with BlackFog

Published 17 May 2019 09:39 CET | South Africa

South Africa's Vodacom Business has entered into a new partnership with BlackFog to provide cybersecurity and privacy services to its customers. Through this partnership, ...

Vox Telecom offers managed firewall service to SMEs

Published 16 May 2019 10:47 CET | South Africa

South Africa's Vox Telecom has announced the launch of a Managed Firewall Service aimed at small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in light of the growing number of cyber ...

South Africa watchdog blocks Naspers buy of WeBuyCars

Published 16 May 2019 08:47 CET | South Africa

South Africa's Competition Commission has recommended to the Competition Tribunal that the proposed acquisition of WeBuyCars by MIH eCommerce, an entity of the Naspers Group, ...

South Africa's Cool Ideas signs collocation deal with Angola Cables for Fortaleza data centre

Published 15 May 2019 14:19 CET | Brazil, South Africa

South African based ISP Cool Ideas has signed an agreement with Angola Cables to take up colocation services at its newly inaugurated data centre in Fortaleza, Brazil. Cool ...

Vodacom becomes Amazon Web Services customer and reseller

Published 15 May 2019 11:07 CET | Africa, South Africa

Vodacom Group has announced that it will become a customer of Amazon Web Services (AWS) and a reseller of its services, ITWeb reported. Vodacom group CEO Shameel Joosub said ...

Mweb offers new VoIP service with minute packages and free on-net calls

Published 15 May 2019 10:40 CET | South Africa

South African ISP Mweb has launched a new VoIP service which offers identity calling, itemised billing, call forwarding, call history and usage notifications, reports ...

Huawei partners with South African app developers

Published 14 May 2019 14:38 CET | South Africa

Huawei said it has partnered with 48 local developers of mobile apps in a drive to promote South African digital talent on its mobile app store. Like Google Play Store, ...

Huge Group buys Panasonic PABX distributor

Published 14 May 2019 12:16 CET | South Africa

Having Huge Group and Huge Telecom as partners provides an added incentive for Pansmart to accelerate its channel growth. Rob Burger, MD of Huge Group subsidiary Huge ...

Vodacom to acquire 51% stake in IoT.nxt for undisclosed sum

Published 14 May 2019 11:04 CET | South Africa

Vodacom said it will acquire a 51 percent stake in South African Internet of Things specialist IoT.nxt. The value of the deal has not been disclosed by Vodacom and is subject ...

Zain Saudi Arabia places first 5G call

Published 13 May 2019 10:45 CET | South Africa

Zain Saudi Arabia (Zain KSA) said it has completed one of the first 5G calls in the region on its network. The company tested speeds on its 5G network, successfully exceeded ...

Vodacom South Africa service revenue rises 2.1% to ZAR 55.75 bln

Published 13 May 2019 10:16 CET | South Africa

Vodacom South Africa service revenue increased by 2.1 percent to ZAR 55.75 billion in the year to end March, from 54.62 billion the year before, despite the implementation ...

MTN South Africa automatically signs customers up to 1 MB self-renewing bundle

Published 10 May 2019 13:55 CET | South Africa

MTN South Africa has launched a 1 MB auto-renewing data bundle, reports MyBroadband. It is similar to Vodacom's data refill service, the portal added. It will apply to all ...

 

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