MTN Nigeria sheds 7.6m subscribers as regulator clamps down
DStv gains traction with Netflix, Amazon Prime add-ons
The pay-TV video entertainment giant sees growth in subscribers accessing third-party streaming services through its platform.
Telkom targets e-commerce, big data, fintech investments
The telco says it has now reached the inflection point where the profitability of new revenue streams exceeds that of its legacy revenue streams.
IFC pumps R372m into Africa’s digital infrastructure
Connectivity supports economic growth and job creation, says the development institution, which wants to connect more African homes and businesses.
Global coalition revises benchmark for internet affordability
The Alliance for Affordable Internet urges governments to ensure the cost of 5GB broadband is no more than 2% of the average monthly income by 2026.
Vodacom rakes in R24.8bn revenue in Q1
The company reports strong results in the first quarter, which also saw the awarding of a telecoms licence in Ethiopia and interest in its VodaPay ecosystem.
Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko to step down after eight years
Sipho Maseko will step down as group chief executive and executive director of Telkom and its subsidiaries on 30 June 2022.
MTN drives digital growth in Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West
The planned network investment for the 2021 financial year of R350 million is aimed at modernising, upgrading, building new sites and transmission links.
Vodacom spearheads 5G in Mpumalanga, lights up six sites
The telco says the deployment of the latest mobile technology in the province will give residents access to affordable mobile broadband as an alternative to fibre connectivity.
ITWeb surveys the changing VPN landscape
The aim of the survey, now live on ITWeb, is to examine the current status of VPN/SD-WAN adoption at South African organisations.
Remgro swells CIVH shareholding in R3.7bn rights offer
Remgro is set to increase its shareholding in Community Investment Ventures Holdings after participating in the company’s rights offer.
How SA’s mobile, fixed broadband download speeds compare
South Africa’s mobile broadband download speed slips to 56th spot out of 137 countries globally, data from Ookla shows.