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MTN-Afrihost Deal Approved!
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Afrihost has announced that its deal with MTN has been approved by both the Competition Commission and the Commission Tribunal. MTN has acquired a 51% stake in internet service provider, for an undisclosed sum. Afrihost said it expects its partnership with MTN to bring more opportunities to its clients by leveraging MTN’s investment in broadband […]

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MTN Subscribers Up In South Africa
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MTN Group said its South African operation regained traction in the quarterly period ended September 2014, adding 1.4 million new subscribers. Subscribers advanced 5.7%, from 25.269 million, to 26.701 million, mainly attributable to competitive offers such as “rush hour” and “talk free” in the prepaid segment, it said. As a result, the prepaid subscriber base […]

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What People Pay for Broadband
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Parkview has issued a request for proposals to connect it with home fibre services, revealing what its residents pay for broadband, and what they are willing to pay. To show that there is strong demand in the suburb, the Parkview Residents’ Association (PRA) published the results of a survey it conducted with residents in its […]

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MTN and Huawei Trial Terabit-Speed Network in South Africa
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MTN and Huawei have announced the successful live trial of a Transport Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and 2.4Tbit/s wavelength-division multiplexing (WDM) system. According to MTN, this trial is currently the fastest and most intelligent optical network to date in the industry – setting the standard for the evolution of optical transport. The ultra-fast single-channel 2.4 Tbit/s […]

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Axxess Mobile Launches With Special Data Promotions
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Axxess Mobile opened its doors on 25 August 2014, and to celebrate the event the company launched a Zest T1 Smartphone promotion. Axxess Mobile is offering the Zest T1 Smartphone and 6GB of mobile data for R1,999 once off. The Zest T1 Smartphone is available in matte black and pearl white, and the 6GB of […]

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