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Icasa defers spectrum auction indefinitely

Icasa defers spectrum auction indefinitely

Communications regulator Icasa has deferred a planned auction of high-demand spectrum indefinitely. In a notice published in the Government Gazette, Icasa said it is deferring the timeframe for the award process “until further notice”. The move is

MTN severs ties with partner Tyme

MTN severs ties with partner Tyme

MTN Group will look for new ways to bring banking services to its customers’ mobile phones in South Africa after severing ties with Australian-owned partner Tyme. Africa’s biggest mobile phone operator scrapped the

Vodacom can say it has SA’s ‘best network’

Vodacom can say it has SA’s ‘best network’

Vodacom is entitled to claim in advertising that it has South Africa’s best network, the Advertising Standards Authority of South Africa has ruled, dismissing a complaint from rival MTN. MTN took umbrage at a

MTN said to be buying Iranian ISP

MTN said to be buying Iranian ISP

MTN Group is near an agreement with the Iranian government to acquire a 49% stake in a state-owned Internet provider as Africa’s biggest wireless carrier by sales seeks to expand in a fast-growing yet politically challenging

MTN to report a full-year loss

MTN to report a full-year loss

Telecommunications group MTN warned on Wednesday that it will report a loss for the 2016 financial year due in large part to the regulatory fine imposed on it in its biggest market, Nigeria. It said it expects to report a loss in both basic headline

Gloom hangs over Cell C rescue plan

Gloom hangs over Cell C rescue plan

The downgrade of Cell C’s corporate credit rating to the junkiest of junk by S&P Global Rating is another blow to the telecommunications company’s brave ambition of reducing its crippling debt load of R20,7bn. This is the view of

Icasa to hold hearings on spectrum

Icasa to hold hearings on spectrum

Communications regulator Icasa will hold public hearings later this week that will determine how scarce radio frequency spectrum is utilised in future. The idea, according to Icasa, is to update the National Radio Frequency Plan to

MTN boosts stake in towers group IHS

MTN boosts stake in towers group IHS

MTN is boosting its economic interest in mobile phone tower operator IHS Group from 15% to 29%, the JSE-listed telecommunications group told shareholders on Wednesday. In a statement on the JSE’s stock exchange

Blue Cellular eyes possible JSE listing

Blue Cellular eyes possible JSE listing

Blue Cellular, a mobile distribution specialist with almost R1bn/year in revenue, is “working towards” a JSE listing as it eyes expansion in the corporate sector and opportunities in delivering content to mobile users, its

Icasa kicks off telecoms rates review

Icasa kicks off telecoms rates review

Communications regulator Icasa has signalled its intention to review the contentious call termination regulations of 2014, raising the possibility of fresh legal action by the industry. In the past two reviews, Icasa has reduced

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