MTN supports Vodacom’s deal with Vumatel — but with strict conditions

The Competition Tribunal heard MTN’s intervention application against the proposed transaction between Vodacom and Maziv.
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Telkom CEO explains why Rain deal broke down

Telkom CEO Serame Taukobong has revealed why their discussions with upstart cellular operator Rain broke down.
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The companies that power South Africa’s mobile networks

Four global telecoms giants supply much of the radio equipment needed to provide South Africans with mobile connectivity. Here is how they contribute to the country’s cellular networks.
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Rain: 1 — Telkom: 0

If telecommunications were a game of poker, then Rain has bluffed itself to winning a crucial hand with a mediocre set of cards.
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Inside story of why MTN walked away from deal to buy Telkom

Telkom said MTN demanded exclusivity, but that is apparently not entirely accurate.
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MTN could reconsider buying Telkom after Rain proposal

MTN has asked Telkom whether they are exclusive.
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Rain outsourcing call centre to India-based multinational

Rain is transferring its call centre staff to a multinational headquartered in India, but assures that it has ensured job security for its staff.
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Everyone wants a piece of Telkom

Telkom and MTN have issued further joint-cautionary announcements on the JSE news service.
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Why Rain wants to merge with Telkom

Rain chair Paul Harris wants to repeat the success they had when they merged RMB and First National Bank.
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Investment firm offers R7 billion to buy out government’s Telkom shares

An investment firm has offered to buy out the South African government’s 40.5% stake in Telkom.
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