Mexico’s new wholesale mobile network a model for SA

Mexico’s version of a wholesale national network has signed contracts with 13 groups that will buy capacity from the network

How telecommunications stocks have taken a beating in 2018

Blue Label leads the decline in telco sector in which the four largest players are trading near multiyear lows

Uganda pushes MTN to go local by listing

MTN Uganda is studying options for ‘localising’ ownership, says chair Charles Mbire

Uganda to telecoms firms: you need to list to get a licence

The cabinet has agreed to renew MTN’s licence, but it is not clear whether the company will have to comply with the new requirements for operators

Google heads to Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance dashboards

In some future models, Android software will control mapping and navigation, infotainment and a range of apps stalled directly into the car

20 amazing things you didn't know Google could do

To celebrate its birthday, Google has issued a list of 20 things its search engine can do. We put them through a gruelling keyboard test, and this is what we ...

Cell C workers riled by bosses’ bonuses

Executive directors netted emoluments worth R219m in 2017 from R51m the prior year

How Apple is set to take a bite out of Swiss watch market

The tech giant has rapidly gained share in the watch market and in 2018 will come close to matching worldwide sales of Swiss-made watches, says CCS Insight

Well, this is awkward, but we’re going ahead: MTN on Nigerian IPO

CFO Ralph Mupita says the money demanded by Nigerian authorities has made the initial public offering ‘pretty challenging’ but the listing remains ...

ICT sector faces flat growth as SA stalls

Consolidation and minimal growth in the next five years predicted

MTN boss calls for lower cellphone tariffs in Africa

MTN CEO Rob Shuter says affordability of devices is the bigger problem in Africa

TOBY SHAPSHAK: Apple releases three new iPhones - goodbye home key, hello gestures

Apple is aiming to reinvent the smartphone experience with no buttons, a bigger screen and three new models

Apple debuts biggest iPhone yet, bets on health-monitoring watch

The relatively small, widely expected changes to Apple's lineup sees the share fall 1.5%

Apple website leak suggest iPhones could be named XS, XS Max, Xr

The company needs to sustain revenue growth from its signature product even as global demand for smart phones plateau

MTN accuses Nigeria’s attorney-general of exceeding his powers

The cellphone network operator is also seeking $10m from the West African country in court and legal expenses, according to papers filed in the high court

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