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Uber partners with private security companies to improve driver safety

Uber partners with private security companies to improve driver safety

Uber South Africa says it has partnered with multiple security response services in an effort to further ensure the safety and security of its drivers.

Internet, Mobile - By Staff Writer | 22 February, 2017
One reason why Telkom buying Cell C is a win for you

One reason why Telkom buying Cell C is a win for you

Telkom buying Cell C would give government a significant presence in the mobile market, which could be leveraged to increase connectivity to all citizens, according to analysts Frost & Sullivan.

Mobile - By Gareth Vorster | 22 February, 2017
Telkom eyes Cell C purchase valued at R13 billion – report

Telkom eyes Cell C purchase valued at R13 billion – report

Bloomberg has reported that Telkom is considering a bid of $1 billion (around R13 billion) for Cell C, citing three people familiar with the matter.

Mobile - By MyBroadband | 22 February, 2017
MTN invests in car hailing platform Snapp

MTN invests in car hailing platform Snapp

The Iran Internet Group, a leading internet group in Iran with several million unique and paid transactions every month, has closed a new funding round led by MTN Irancell.

Mobile - By Staff Writer | 20 February, 2017
ShowMax and Vodacom launch new R49 per month internet TV service

ShowMax and Vodacom launch new R49 per month internet TV service

ShowMax has launched a new lower-priced service available exclusively to Vodacom customers on an add-to-bill basis.

Mobile - By Staff Writer | 9 February, 2017
Nigeria still haunts MTN as it expects a full-year loss while shares continue to plummet

Nigeria still haunts MTN as it expects a full-year loss while shares continue to plummet

Mobile operator MTN says it expects to report a loss for the year ended December 2016, mainly as a result of its woes in Nigeria.

Business, Mobile - By Staff Writer | 8 February, 2017
Olympic medals for Tokyo 2020 Games to be made from old mobile phones

Olympic medals for Tokyo 2020 Games to be made from old mobile phones

Olympic and Paralympic medals for the Tokyo 2020 Games will be made from discarded or obsolete mobile phones.

Mobile - By Staff Writer | 1 February, 2017
MTN increases economic interest in tower operator

MTN increases economic interest in tower operator

MTN Group has announced that it will exchange its 51% interest in Nigeria Tower InterCo, the parent company of INT Towers, for an additional shareholding in IHS Holding.

Mobile - By Staff Writer | 1 February, 2017
SA branchless bank signing up 5,000 customers every week

SA branchless bank signing up 5,000 customers every week

South African fintech company TYME is signing up 5,000 new customers each week, according to a report by The Australian.

Banking, Mobile - By Staff Writer | 30 January, 2017
Uber launches UberEats in Cape Town

Uber launches UberEats in Cape Town

UberEats – an on-demand meal delivery service powered by Uber – has launched in Cape Town, following its launch in Johannesburg in September last year.

Internet, Mobile - By Staff Writer | 26 January, 2017
Vodacom eyes sale of a R15-billion stake in the company – report

Vodacom eyes sale of a R15-billion stake in the company – report

Vodacom is considering the sale of a R15-billion stake in the company to boost “black participation in the economy”, according to a report by Bloomberg.

Mobile - By MyBroadband | 26 January, 2017
Why Naspers could dominate the mobile space as virtual network operator

Why Naspers could dominate the mobile space as virtual network operator

Frost & Sullivan believes Naspers could be set to dominate the African MVNO space, driving demand through various forms of premium content.

Media, Mobile - By Staff Writer | 20 January, 2017
MTN rewards top matriculants with laptops and data

MTN rewards top matriculants with laptops and data

MTN will donate over 100 laptops and data bundles to South Africa’s top matriculants as part of a joint venture with the Department of Education.

Mobile - By Staff Writer | 5 January, 2017
Cell C extends free access to university websites

Cell C extends free access to university websites

Cell C announced that it has extended its offer of zero-rated access to university websites until the end of February 2017.

Mobile - By MyBroadband | 20 December, 2016
We are ready for high traffic over Christmas: Vodacom

We are ready for high traffic over Christmas: Vodacom

Mobile operator, Vodacom says it has prepared its network for the influx of people to their holiday destinations over December and into January.

Mobile - By Staff Writer | 13 December, 2016
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