There have been growing calls on social media for MultiChoice to share Springbok games in this year’s Rugby World Cup with the SABC. This makes little sense if it’s forced on the company. By Duncan McLeod.
In the podcast this week, Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg unpack Apple’s big keynote, looking at everything from the new iPhones to the surprise price of the company’s new Netflix competitor.
Treasury needs to adapt to the changing technological landscape, minister says.
In its policy paper published this week, national treasury devoted considerable space to the telecommunications sector. Though many of the proposals make sense, an anachronism stuck out. By Duncan McLeod.
In the podcast this week, a discussion about the week’s big technology news, including fresh details on Huawei’s HarmonyOS and how criminals are destroying South Africa’s mobile infrastructure.
Regulators, including Icasa and the Competition Commission, will have to be pragmatic and lenient about a looming expanded tie-up between Cell C and MTN South Africa if the former isn’t going to go to the wall.
What’s becoming increasingly clear is that a major overhaul is needed to put Cell C onto a sustainable footing.
In the podcast this week, your hosts chat about Telkom’s plan to kill off copper – and that means DSL. Is this a good thing or not, and what does it mean for those who can’t get fibre?
Telkom’s copper-based digital subscriber line network is living on borrowed time. By Duncan McLeod.