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Rain jumps to Icasa’s defence

18 Oct 2021 /  Duncan McLeod   2
It wants the court to reject Telkom’s request for an urgent interdict to stop Icasa from taking back temporary spectrum.

So which mobile operator customers enjoy the best network quality?

13 Oct 2021 /  Palesa Mofokeng   8
It isn’t exactly a close race between MTN, Vodacom, Telkom, Cell C and Rain …

Vodacom’s VodaPay ‘super app’ launched

11 Oct 2021 /     2
It's like a digital wallet in a digital mall, allowing customers to send money, shop at their favourite retailers, order food, and even pay bills and fines: Mariam Cassim – Financial and Digital Services CEO, Vodacom.

Inside Massmart’s e-commerce growth drive

11 Oct 2021 /  Duncan McLeod   1
Launching mobile shopping 'mini apps' in partner Vodacom Group’s new VodaPay 'super app'.

Google to invest $1bn in Africa over five years

6 Oct 2021 /  MacDonald Dzirutwe, Reuters   1
To ensure access to fast and cheaper internet and will back startups to support the continent's digital transformation, it said.

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp down in global outage

4 Oct 2021 /  Eva Mathews and Subrat Patnaik, Reuters   11
Security experts say the outage could have been triggered by a configuration error.

MTN tops Vodacom market cap as shares surge

17 Aug 2021 /  Duncan McLeod   2
MTN’s shares jumped more than 8% on the JSE on Monday.

Telkom is wrong – there is no market failure in mobile

17 Aug 2021 /  Duncan McLeod   2
The idea that MTN and Vodacom are a duopoly is gaining popular currency. But is it true?

Simon’s weekly wrap: A big week for bitcoin and Ethereum

6 Aug 2021 /  Simon Brown  
This week MoneywebNOW looked at MTN, Woolies, Glencore and the investment case for Levi Strauss.

MTN vs Vodacom

3 Aug 2021 /  Simon Brown  
RandSwiss's Gary Booysen talks the MTN update. Steven Brown, Fortress CEO, on property investing in Central and Eastern Europe. Maurice Madiba of Cloud Atlas chat their new African Government Bond ETF.

Vodacom turns in a strong first quarter

23 Jul 2021 /  Duncan McLeod, TechCentral  
Reported a strong 9% advance in revenue in the first quarter of its 2022 financial year, reaching R24.8 billion.

SA mid-caps are not what they used to be

4 Jul 2021 /  Patrick Cairns, Citywire   4
It’s hard to spot an emerging company in the local mid-cap universe.

RMB, Investec in talks with Cell C over funds

1 Jul 2021 /  Loni Prinsloo and Roxanne Henderson, Bloomberg    4
As the mobile operator continues to struggle under its debt burden.

The case of the blind giant and the black investors’ ghetto

17 Jun 2021 /  Gordon Young   25
It’s difficult enough to sell a minority stake in any unlisted company; try doing it when the buyer needs to have the same or better BEE rating as you the seller.

MTN to bid again for Ethiopia telecoms licence if mobile money included – CEO

4 Jun 2021 /  Nqobile Dludla, Reuters   1
After losing the first round.

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