Tag: data prices
South Africa’s MTN has agreed to reduce the cost of its monthly data bundles of 1 gigabyte (GB) and below by between 25% and 50% from April, following a finding that the country’s mobile data prices were the highest on the continent, the telecoms firm said on Friday.
MTN reported muted revenue growth laying the blame on consumers being in a current difficult position. CNBC Africa's Fifi Peters spoke to MTN CFO, Ralph Mupita, about a way forward for the company and how they dealing with regulators pushing for cheaper prices.
South African mobile users have been campaigning that data must fall for almost four years now and finally the competition commission has taken action. Vodacom will be cutting data prices by over 30 per cent saving consumers a total of R2.7 billion but what about the billions Vodacom has been making in the past? CNBC Africa's Karabo Letlhatlha spoke to Competition Commissioner, Tembinkosi Bonakele for more.
Competition Commissioner Tembinkosi Bonakele speaks to CNBC Africa on what the Competition Commission is doing to protect consumers from exorbitant data costs in the country.
CNBC Africa's Lubabalo Mashiqana has been following the proceedings of the Competition Commission inquiry into high data prices in the country. He caught up with the Telkom CEO, Themba Maseko to about tackling high data prices in South Africa.