Duncan McLeod is the editor of TechCentral.

Amazon to hire 3 000 people in South Africa

18 Jun 2020 /  Duncan McLeod   2
The 'virtual' roles, which will see the new employees working from home rather than a central office location.

Explained: Why DStv will carry rival streaming services

16 Jun 2020 /  Duncan McLeod   16
Broadcaster looking to position itself as 'super aggregator' of content.

Netflix, Amazon Prime Video coming to new DStv Explora decoders

10 Jun 2020 /  Duncan McLeod   9
The move might not be as crazy as it sounds.

Cell C recapitalisation plan finalised

21 May 2020 /  Duncan McLeod   
Details still a closely guarded secret though.

Naspers to invest R100m in agritech start-up Aerobotics

20 May 2020 /  Duncan McLeod   7
Aerobotics uses artificial intelligence, drone and satellite imagery to help farmers manage crop health and predict crop yields.

Altron pares dividend by 24%, freezes salaries, cuts bonuses

14 May 2020 /  Duncan McLeod   2
A number of cost-saving initiatives have been implemented for the 2021 financial year.

Vodacom SA sees data traffic leap 66% in one year

11 May 2020 /  Duncan McLeod  
Contract subscribers grow by 4.2% to 6.1m.

MTN rises on robust Nigerian first quarter

29 Apr 2020 /  Duncan McLeod   1
Data traffic increased as customers began to adopt digital channels for most of their activities and routines.

E-commerce restrictions ‘incomprehensible’: Takealot CEO

24 Apr 2020 /  Duncan McLeod    32
As SA moves from Stage 5 lockdown to Stage 4 on May 1.

Icasa has expropriated our spectrum: Telkom

20 Apr 2020 /  Duncan McLeod   4
Telkom said 27MHz of the 40MHz allocated under the temporary spectrum rules was already assigned to it and was therefore not available for allocation.

Emergency spectrum from Icasa: Here’s who’s getting what

17 Apr 2020 /  Duncan McLeod  
Telco operators have been assigned additional spectrum to deal with an increase in network demand stemming from the Covid-19 epidemic.

How much MTN bosses get paid

31 Mar 2020 /  Duncan McLeod   1
Shuter and Mupita are MTN Group’s only two executive directors.

MTN cuts data prices pending CompCom settlement – all the details

20 Mar 2020 /  Duncan McLeod   4
There are three main areas to the adjustments.

What happens next will define Telkom’s future

23 Jan 2020 /  Duncan McLeod   10
And Sipho Maseko’s legacy.

Bob van Dijk sells Naspers shares worth R1bn

16 Jan 2020 /  Duncan McLeod   17
The money realised comes from share-appreciation rights which vested in five tranches.

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