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At a time when telecom operators are embarking on a path towards digital transformation in order to evolve from providing just communication services to providing next generation digital services – use of big data and Internet of Things can open …

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Use of Big Data and rise of IoT is opening up new opportunities for operators

Cell C is now paying up for roaming, MTN says

Cell C has regularised its payments to MTN South Africa for network roaming and has coughed up almost R750-million between July and September.

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Cell C is now paying up for roaming, MTN says

HP feels no pressure to react quickly to Xerox takeover bid

HP’s board is still deliberating over a $33-billion takeover proposal from Xerox, people familiar with the matter said, adding uncertainty to a potential blockbuster deal that would reshape the printing industry.

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HP feels no pressure to react quickly to Xerox takeover bid

Backspace: ‘Eskom rescue plan’

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Backspace: ‘Eskom rescue plan’

Apple may bundle digital subscriptions as soon as 2020

Apple is considering bundling its paid Internet services, including News+, Apple TV+ and Apple Music, as soon as 2020, in a bid to gain more subscribers.

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Apple may bundle digital subscriptions as soon as 2020

Telkom capex skyrockets as mobile base jumps 75%

Telkom’s spending on its mobile network has skyrocketed – with capital expenditure well above guidance – as it invests big money to ensure its network can keep pace with rapidly growing demand.

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Telkom capex skyrockets as mobile base jumps 75%

MTN, Cell C ink new roaming deal

MTN South Africa and Cell C have signed a comprehensive new roaming deal, potentially making it more complicated for Telkom to pursue an acquisition of Cell C.

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MTN, Cell C ink new roaming deal

Ticketing company Computicket, which is owned by retailer Shoprite, has lost an appeal over a R20-million fine imposed on it for “abuse of dominance”. Click here to discuss this article.

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Computicket loses ‘abuse of dominance’ case at appeal

Jeff Bezos is about to relinquish the title of world’s richest person to Bill Gates, as Amazon.com shares tumbled in late trading on Thursday. Click here to discuss this article.

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Jeff Bezos is set to lose his crown as world’s richest person

China shows off Mars lander

China invited observers to a successful test of its Mars lander as the country pushes for inclusion in more global space projects.

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China shows off Mars lander

Xerox moves to win over HP in audacious takeover bid

Xerox is prepared to offer HP almost a month for the companies to examine each other’s books as it seeks to win over the computer and printer maker for a takeover offer.

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Xerox moves to win over HP in audacious takeover bid

The PIC has been thrown into further turmoil after firing an assistant portfolio manager who warned that the organisation moved too quickly when investing in a little-known technology company. Click here to discuss this article.

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PIC faces backlash after firing Ayo whistle-blower