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ItWeb: US families oppose MTN motion in Afghan terrorism lawsuit By Samuel Mungadze, Senior news, 10 Dec 2020 American families suing Africa’s biggest telco MTN have filed a fresh application opposing the mobile operator’s motion to dismiss the case. The families argue the operator “purposefully availed” itself to the US by obtaining funding and insurance guarantees...
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Photo by Wesley Tingey on Unsplash Judgment: Moore and Others v Mobile Telephone Networks and Another (D9017/2018) [2020] ZAKZDHC 59 (30 October 2020)   http://www.saflii.org/za/cases/ZAKZDHC/2020/59.html
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Source https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2020-10-25-mtn-faces-2021-us-court-date-for-allegedly-assisting-taliban-terrorism-in-afghanistan/ BUSINESS MAVERICK 168 By An Wentzel• 25 October 2020 SA’s largest cellphone company has long prided itself on being able to operate in some of the toughest environments in the world, but that facility is being tested as never before in a US court case brought by family members of US soldiers who were...
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Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams. Picture: Ntswe Mokoena/GCIS By ANA Reporter Aug 24, 2020 Cape Town – Parliament should take disciplinary steps against Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams for defying the National Assembly by not appointing the full list of nominees for the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) council, the Democratic Alliance said on Monday....
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Picture Courtney Africa/African News Agency (ANA) By Ayanda Mdluli  Aug 24, 2020 Sizwe Africa IT Group, a black empowerment IT company awarded the Department of Education in the Eastern Cape e-learning contract, and electronics manufacturing giant Samsung, who got the bulk of the contract to supply 55 000 tablets, have been caught in a tug...
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On 11 February 2019, the Voice of America website published a summary of the corruption allegations and charges against Huawei. •In 2012 (Huawei), along with ZTE, was found guilty of bribery in Algeria and fined $39,000 and excluded from public contracts for two years. Local French language news site Presse-DZ reported that international arrest warrants...
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Source https://mybroadband.co.za/news/telecoms/359671-communications-minister-rejects-parliaments-candidates-for-icasa-report.html Staff Writer 12 July 2020 Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has questioned the suitability of ICASA council candidates sent to her by Parliament, according to a report in the Sunday Times. The report stated that the National Assembly provided Ndabeni-Abrahams with a ranked list of 10 candidates for positions on the ICASA council on 5...
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Source https://mybroadband.co.za/news/5g/358045-mtn-5g-is-here-prices-and-coverage.html?source=newsletter
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Source: https://mybroadband.co.za/news/broadband/355821-temporary-spectrum-what-vodacom-mtn-telkom-and-rain-are-doing.html?source=newsletter Staff Writer 12 June 2020 The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) licensed temporary spectrum to Vodacom, MTN, Telkom, Rain, and Liquid Telecom in April. The temporary spectrum is aimed at easing network congestion and help mobile operators to maintain the quality of their broadband services and lower the cost of access to consumers....
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EMFSA QUESTIONS Are the emergency spectrum allocations being used to promote the sale of 5G enabled smartphones? MTN’s 5G enabled phones are not cheap. Who will be able to afford these phones? Who will really benefit from 5G? We refer to our post from 2019: Who Will Benefit? South Africa, 4IR, Smart Cities, 5G (For...
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