US-Based Investor SixThirty Invest in SA’s InsurTech Firm Click2Sure

SixThirty, US-based tech venture capital fund, is making a big bet on South Africa's InsurTech company Click2Sure. SixThirty is a venture capital fund and...
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ICASA Calls on Mobile Operators to Offer Free Services During Coronavirus

South Africa's communications watchdog on Thursday called on mobile operators to offer free services during the coronavirus situation. The country has recorded the highest number...

Vodacom Agreement Settlement Welcomed

The Ministry of Communications and Digital Technologies, together with the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa, (ICASA) have welcomed Vodacom’s settlement agreement on data...

Vodacom Cuts Data Bundle Prices

Vodacom will cut its data bundles prices by more than 30% across all of its channels as of 1 April 2020. “Vodacom has agreed to...

SA Govt Negotiating to Secure Cuts To Data Prices, Plus Free Daily Data Allocation

The South African government is negotiating with mobile phone operators for big data price cuts and free daily data allocation for users. “The competition authorities...

Is Your Data and Airtime Disappearing?

It must have happened to you at least once, where you buy either airtime or data and then the next day you are back...

South Africa is the Country With the Most Expensive Internet

Just 20 years ago, only 4.1% of the world’s population had access to the internet. In 2019, there are over 4.5 billion active internet...

Soon South Africans Will Pay Less for Data: Minister

Telecommunications and Postal Services Minister Siyabonga Cwele says very soon South Africans will pay less for data and that changes may be implemented as...

#DataPricesMusFall Before 1 September

By Staff Writer Mobile phone operators – Vodacom, MTN, Cell C and Telkom Mobile – have until September 1 to reduce mobile data prices. The country’s...

Vodacom Takes on Rivals – MTN, Cell C and Telkom – With the Promise of Lower Data Prices

For years now South Africa’s mobile phone operators have been accused of milking customers with higher data prices while banking exorbitant profits. The data prices...

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