Vodacom wins latest round against MTN with R325m Transnet ruling

The high court dismisses MTN’s bid to have the mobile voice and data services tender set aside

Vodacom’s R325m Transnet deal ‘valid’

The high court dismisses MTN’s bid to have the mobile voice and data services tender set aside

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Google backs China’s JD.com with $500m investment

The agreement will not initially involve any major new Google initiatives in China, where its main services are blocked

ITC rules that Apple violated patent

US International Trade Commission staff say Apple violated one of Qualcomm’s patents involving battery-saving technology

We’ve barely scratched the surface of M-Pesa, says Vodacom

Thabiso Machiko talks to Vodacom International’s Diego Gutierrez about ambitious plans for the mobile money platform’s expansion

Microsoft targets checkout-free retail in race against Amazon

Amazon Go has sent rivals scrambling to prepare for yet another disruption by the world’s biggest online retailer

After a bruising battle, AT&T has a mountain to climb

Creating a telecoms and media colossus with Time Warner positions it to shake up the way TV is consumed — but reversing the slide of pay TV will not be ...

WATCH: Behind Vodacom’s new BEE deal

Vodacom CEO Shameel Joosub talks to Business Day TV about the ‘biggest-ever empowerment deal in SA’s information and communications technology sector

What's worrying Icasa about the delay in applying new data rules?

Cell C has requested a six-months extension to comply with the regulations

Microsoft to add five new game studios, Xbox head Phil Spencer says

Microsoft has been criticised for lacking hit video games exclusively for Xbox, while Sony has dominated with PlayStation 4 models with a host of coveted titles

Vodacom unveils biggest BEE telecoms deal

The deal, which it says is the biggest to date in SA’s telecoms sector, will take the group’s empowerment shareholding to 20%

Is listing an option for Remgro telecoms subsidiary?

Subsidiary Community Investment Ventures Holdings will look to combining Vumatel with its fast-growing fibre network specialist Dark Fibre Africa

Remgro unit CIVH buys 35% stake in Vumatel

CIVH already owns Dark Fibre Africa, which has a network of about 10,000km of fibre, and the plan is to combine the two businesses

MTN moves towards more openness — but there’s no haste

Concerns have been raised about the independence of the remuneration committee and the dominance of group chairman Phutuma Nhleko

SA cities keen on Huawei's smart city development project

The Chinese technology company says cities want to plug into its $1.5bn development fund

Cell C's last-minute court bid puts new data-expiry rules on ice

Icasa will oppose the request for an extension, saying it subjects consumers to unfair business practices for longer

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