Makate agrees to reopen negotiations with Vodacom

Kenneth Nkosana Makate’s legal team has accepted Vodacom’s invitation to negotiate an out-of-court settlement in the Please Call Me case.
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Vodacom launches Constitutional Court challenge against Makate over Please Call Me

Vodacom has ripped into the recent Supreme Court ruling in favour of Makate, calling it “unintelligible, incomprehensible, and vague”.
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Vodacom and Vumatel victory against Vox over confidential documents

Vox Telecom and its fibre subsidiary Frogfoot have lost a Competition Tribunal case in which Vodacom and Maziv applied for access to confidential documents.
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South Africa considering load-shedding regulatory relief for Vodacom, MTN, MultiChoice

Icasa has announced its plans to investigate the impact of load-shedding on South Africa’s ICT sector, reports The Sunday Times.
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Cell C explains why it is transferring control of its crown jewels

Cell C has provided a copy of the cover letter it sent to industry regulator Icasa explaining why it has applied to transfer control of its spectrum, network, and service licences to Blue Label subsidiary The Prepaid Company.
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Starlink will eat Vodacom and MTN’s lunch

Telecoms regulatory expert Dominic Cull has warned that Low-Earth Orbit satellite systems like Starlink could disintermediate South Africa’s mobile network operators.
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South Africa’s fibre boom

BMIT’s latest SA Wholesale Telecoms Report projects healthy revenue growth in South Africa’s wholesale telecommunications sector, with fibre set to overtake mobile facilities in the next five years.
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Vodacom pumps R4.8 billion into South African network

During the first half of its 2023 financial year, Vodacom poured over R4.8 billion into its South African network.
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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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MTN’s warning about Vodacom, Vumatel deal

MTN Group CEO Ralph Mupita has responded to the Competition Commission’s decision to reject a proposed deal between Vodacom and Vumatel-owned Maziv.
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