Latest Telecoms News about South Africa

Doctors remove mobile phone from man's mouth

  A video has gone popular of doctors in South Africa, apparently using forceps to remove a mobile phone that was stuck in a man's mouth....

Related Tags:


South Africa's Telkom to Use LTE to Augment Fibre Rollout

  South Africa's dominant landline operator, Telkom has announced plans to roll out Fibre to the Home (FTTH) connectivity to over twenty South African suburbs before the end of this year....

Related Tags: telkom-south-africa, lte


Surging Demand for Tablets Results in Sicknote for Traditional Notebooks

  The South African tablet market, currently dominated by Samsung and Apple, is expected to see sustained growth over the coming years, according to the latest forecasts from IDC....

Related Tags: notebook, tablet


USA Supporting Fuel-Cell Development for South African Telecoms

  The USA's Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has announced funding for three renewable energy projects in South Africa, one of which targets the telecoms market....

Related Tags:


Vodacom Profits Up but by Less than Revenues

  South Africa based Vodacom has reported its full year financial results and announced that revenues rose, as did profits, albeit more modestly....

Related Tags: vodacom


South Africa's Vodacom Pays $676 Million for Landline Network

  South Africa's Vodacom has announced that it is buying the country's second largest landline operator, Neotel in a deal that values the company at around US$676 million....

Related Tags: vodacom, neotel


South Africa's Cell C Outlines Network Upgrade Plans

  South African mobile network operator, Cell C has outlined plans to invest R2.3 billion (US$223 million) this year as it sees rising subscriber base....

Related Tags: cell-c


South Africa's MTN Group Eyes Further Overseas Expansion

  South Africa based MTN Group is eying opportunities to expand in the Asian market, having ruled out any more attempts to merge with an Indian partner....

Related Tags: mtn


Vodacom Deploys DigitalRoute to Upgrade Mediation Requirements

  South Africa's Vodacom has completed the upgrade of its mediation platform, with the new service being provided by DigitalRoute....

Related Tags: vodacom, digitalroute


Nashua Mobile to Close Down - Sells Customer Base to Vodacom and MTN

  ­Nashua Mobile, a South Africa based mobile airtime reseller has announced that it is selling its customer base to Vodacom and MTN as the company has decided to close down after it didn't renew its reseller agreements ...

Related Tags: nashua-mobile, vodacom, mtn, cell-c