Competition watchdog slams Vodacom, MTN for high data costs

PUBLISHED: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 11:37:05 GMT

The Competition Commission report into the high cost of data has named the South African mobile heavyweights for exploiting consumers. The report found that Vodacom and MTN were charging far more for data in South Africa than any other countries that they operate in. Both MTN and Telkom share prices were under pressure. James Hodge a Chief Economist at the Competition Commission joins CNBC Africa for more.

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