MTN boss Ralph Mupita has voiced concern at a double whammy of regulatory challenges the mobile operator faces in its home market, saying the increasingly tricky environment could dent profitability and further tarnish SA’s credentials as an investor-friendly emerging market.   

Speaking to journalists this week, Mupita singled out two main issues: the Electronic Communications Amendment (ECA) Bill and an Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) proposal that will affect how mobile numbers are assigned and recycled in the country. ..

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