What’s eating your phone data and how to stop it

Original article on iol.co.za |1 October 2016 | byArde To contain your data costs, you can control your smartphone use, but the “smarter” your smartphone, the more likely you will spend more time online and consume more data than someone with a phone that is not as sophisticated as yours.MTN says consumers who are puzzled […]

South Africa: Public Transport app wins TADHack challenge

Original article on itnewsafrica.com | 25 October 2016 Mobi Moola, an app aimed at enabling cellphone users to pay for public transport using their airtime, was named the winner at the first TADHack challenge in South Africa. MTN and its sponsor partners brought the international telecoms developer challenge to Africa for the first time this month, […]

Why Vodacom and MTN can ignore Telkom’s price cuts

Originally posted on mybroadband| 22 July 2016 Drastic mobile tariff price cuts by telecoms company Telkom could be ignored by the country’s biggest networks MTN and Vodacom, says an expert. Telkom on Thursday announced its ‘FreeMe’ contract plans, a simplified offering of six products that will go live on July 25. The contracts, which are […]

Telkom’s 29c per MB rate shows how expensive Vodacom and MTN are

Original article published on mybroadband | 25 July 2016 Telkom recently launched its FreeMe mobile products, which offer subscribers data-focussed products with free texts, free IM calls, free calls to Telkom Mobile and Telkom Fixed Line numbers, and free Wi-Fi. FreeMe contract prices range between R99 for a 1GB package to R999 for an unlimited package, […]

MTN to invest R12bn in SA operations

Source: Fin24 Johannesburg – MTN Group raised its South Africa investment target by 50% as the continent’s biggest wireless operator by sales looks to boost its Johannesburg – MTN Group raised its South Africa investment target by 50% as the continent’s biggest wireless operator by sales looks to boost its data-services offering with acquisitions and […]