Altron plans demerger with Bytes UK to focus on African business

The technology company plans to separately list its UK subsidiary on the London Stock Exchange

Vodacom lowers data prices by up to 40% in line with competition authority agreement

SA's largest mobile operator slashes more data prices in line with Competition Commission directive

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Cell C commits to making some data more affordable

Customers will have zero-rated access to websites of designated public benefit organisations, which includes government content focused on health, education ...

Tiso Blackstar swings into a loss

The London-based group expects headline earnings per share to fall as much as 139% in its half-year to end-December

TeleMasters shares fall despite bet on a new business model

The company is moving away from the traditional variable billing service to subscription-based services

MTN reducing stake in Nigerian business slowed by Covid-19

The fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic doesn’t change the importance of selling part of the 79% shareholding to local investors, says CFO

Naspers donates R1.5bn to SA’s Covid-19 effort

The Cape Town-based group will contribute R500m to the Solidarity Response Fund and buy R1bn worth of personal protective equipment and other medical supplies ...

Jasco swings to a loss as telecom firms spend less on infrastructure

The company said its operational performance was affected by poor results from its ICT-Carriers business

Repairs under way for undersea internet cables

Telkom says a second cable break has hit international bandwidth, but repairs are under way

Vodacom to keep 139 stores open during lockdown

But Vodacom says customers should only leave their houses to go to the stores to perform critical services that cannot be performed online

MultiChoice sets aside R80m for production staff during lockdown

The money will cover salaries for March and April, ‘by when, hopefully, we will have the worst of the disruptions behind us’, MultiChoice says

OLX rejects Competition Tribunal’s ruling on takeover of WeBuyCars

The tribunal upheld the Competition Commission’s recommendation to block Naspers's takeover of WeBuyCars, without giving reasons

WATCH: How will lockdown affect connectivity

Rain CEO Willem Roos talks to Business Day TV about the demand for bandwidth during the 21-day lockdown

Vodacom appoints Saki Macozoma as chair

Moleketi will step down as chair in July after 11 years with the mobile operator

Telkom to reduce broadband prices at IP Connect

New products will cut wholesale prices to ISPs in line with Competition Commission agreement

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