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Vodacom to invest more than R9bn on SA network this year

16 Aug 2019 /  Nqobile Dludla, Reuters  
Network enhancements will focus on rural areas.

Credit Suisse starts to see value in ‘South Africa Inc.’ stocks

14 Aug 2019 /  Adelaide Changole, Bloomberg    3
Stocks have suffered enough, it says.

What’s needed to save Cell C

13 Aug 2019 /  Duncan McLeod  
What’s becoming increasingly clear is that a major overhaul is needed to put Cell C onto a sustainable footing.

Open up 5G spectrum to boost SA growth, says Huawei exec

13 Aug 2019 /  Suren Naidoo   2
The latest generation of cellular network technology will improve competitiveness, innovation and efficiency – and bring data prices down.

Mobile phones are replacing bank accounts in Africa

13 Aug 2019 /  Moses Mozart Dzawu, Bloomberg    4
Sub-Saharan Africa has more mobile-money accounts than anywhere else in the world.

MTN SA loses 1.9M subscribers

8 Aug 2019 /  Duncan McLeod   1
The company is still struggling to resolve a $2.2bn tax claim in its Nigeria market.

Douglas Craigie Stevenson named Cell C CEO

7 Aug 2019 /  Duncan McLeod  
News of his appointment comes as Cell C announces roaming agreement with rival MTN.

Regulators walk the ‘mobile money’ line

5 Aug 2019 /  Larry Claasen  
Banking-by-phone is on the rise, and so are the risks of anti-competitive behaviour and money laundering.

Executives abandon SOEs over indecision

3 Aug 2019 /  Loni Prinsloo and Roxanne Henderson, Bloomberg   13
The departures compound challenges facing President Cyril Ramaphosa.

You can now insure your equities against management dishonesty

1 Aug 2019 /  Ciaran Ryan   9
Payouts have been made on nine events in the past year, including those related to MTN, Tongaat and EOH.

Vodacom, MTN made to wait as SA targets smaller firms

27 Jul 2019 /  Loni Prinsloo, Bloomberg   
Government prioritises smaller companies in the auction of new spectrum.

SA publishes broadband policy for smaller operators

26 Jul 2019 /  Loni Prinsloo, Bloomberg    1
Around 400 smaller operators will be able to apply for licences.

Five things making headlines in South Africa today

25 Jul 2019 /  Moneyweb  
June PPI, Anglo American results, Vodacom and Sasol trading statement and more.

Vodacom Q1 revenue rises on international business

25 Jul 2019 /  Nqobile Dludla, Reuters  
Group revenue rises to R21.5bn for the quarter ended June 30.

Ethiopia offers new hope for phone providers with African dreams

20 Jul 2019 /  Thomas Seal, Nizar Manek and Angelina Rascouet, Bloomberg   
Ethiopia to award telecommunications licenses to two private operators next year.

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