2020 MyBroadband Awards – Best broadband providers in South Africa announced

Here are South Africa’s top fibre network, Internet service provider, and mobile network.
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ICASA is slicing spectrum “like salami” – Telkom

Telkom group executive for regulatory affairs Siyabonga Mahlangu says ICASA’s approach to the upcoming high-demand spectrum audit is problematic.
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MTN hires Citi and Standard Bank for South African tower deal

MTN Group Ltd. appointed Citigroup Inc. and Standard Bank Group Ltd. to advise on a sale and lease back of some of the carrier’s South African telecom towers, according to people familiar with the matter.
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Strange blunder by ICASA causes spectrum auction mess

The regulator has messed up a core part of its spectrum auction definitions, which has resulted in a legal challenge to resolve the issue.
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COVID-19 forces South African telecommunications companies to change

The coronavirus pandemic, and especially the second wave, has forced local telecoms companies to adapt their operations.
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South African criminals are now burning down cellphone towers instead of just stealing from them

Mobile operators in South Africa have reported mysterious fires started at their cellphone towers, which are not aligned with the standard methods of criminals who attempt to steal batteries and copper from these base stations.
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MTN’s biggest successes of 2020

MTN responded to the unique challenges of 2020 with a proactive strategy of increased network investment and expansion.
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How South Africa’s open-access mobile network will work

South Africa has committed to the national WOAN by ensuring it features heavily in the spectrum auction that will take place next year.
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Beware unexpected MTN out-of-bundle charges

Once certain MTN bundles are depleted, customers’ airtime will be depleted at the in-bundle rate until the original bundle would have expired.
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Pick n Pay launches new MVNO, PnP Mobile

Pick n Pay has launched PnP Mobile, which is a Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) that will operate on MTN’s network.
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