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Vodacom says data price cuts affected by delayed spectrum allocation

2 Dec 2019 /  Nqobile Dludla, Reuters   1
Says it reduced its effective data price by about 50% since March 2016.

MTN says wrong to blame operators for data costs

2 Dec 2019 /  Nqobile Dludla, Reuters    3
Says the government and regulators have failed to release the spectrum required for the telecommunications industry.

Regulator tells Vodacom, MTN to lower data prices

2 Dec 2019 /  Nqobile Dludla, Reuters   15
Share prices knocked. Preliminary evidence suggests there's scope for 30% to 50% price reductions.

Cell C rejects Telkom offer

29 Nov 2019 /  Loni Prinsloo, Bloomberg    5
Paving the way for a deal with MTN.

Remgro is quietly building a telecoms giant

28 Nov 2019 /  Duncan McLeod   6
A dataco company, if well managed, is definitely a good investment opportunity - Dark Fibre Africa CEO.

Telkom slump deepens after Cell C signs roaming pact with rival

18 Nov 2019 /  Adelaide Changole, Bloomberg    3
Telkom stock sinks to its lowest in almost a year.

MTN deal with Cell C knocks Telkom’s shares

18 Nov 2019 /  Emma Rumney, Reuters  
The deal puts a dampener on Telkom's proposed takeover of Cell C.

MTN, Cell C deal ‘meets regulatory requirements’

18 Nov 2019 /  Duncan McLeod  
Agreement is 'a pivotal step in Cell C’s turnaround strategy', says Cell C CEO.

Rand firms despite risk-off mood, equities fall

14 Nov 2019 /  Olivia Kumwenda-Mtambo, Reuters  
The Top 40 share index fell 0.21% while the broader all-share edged 0.27% lower.

Would Telkom be foolish to bet the farm on Cell C?

14 Nov 2019 /  Hilton Tarrant   5
Where else will growth come from?

Vodacom’s plan to leapfrog its rivals (again)

12 Nov 2019 /  Hilton Tarrant  
Personalisation, gamification, rewards and bots are changing the game.

Vodacom spends almost R4.8bn on boosting its network

11 Nov 2019 /  Duncan McLeod   3
Capex was directed at modernising the network and enhancing its IT system.

SA investment community prefers to put its money elsewhere

11 Nov 2019 /  Melitta Ngalonkulu   17
An economic conundrum that means fewer jobs locally.

Vodacom to join Safaricom in bid for $1bn Ethiopian telecoms license

1 Nov 2019 /  Bella Genga, Bloomberg  
Country is expected to invite bids for two new licenses to compete with its monopoly Ethiopian Telecommunications

MTN to sell R8bn of towers to get disposal plan on track

31 Oct 2019 /  Loni Prinsloo, Bloomberg   
MTN's exit strategy will aid it in meeting its R15bn target in asset sales, the company says.

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