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Why the South African Government is Going After Facebook & Meta

South Africa's Competition Commission is reportedly going after the Facebook and WhatApp parent company, Meta, for alleged violation of the Competition Act through "abuse of dominance". According to eNCA, the commission wants the company to pay South Africa over 10...

SA Competition Commission Approves Afrihost, Cool Ideas Merger

South Africa's Competition Commission, the country's business practice watchdog, has unconditionally approved the merger of ISPs: Afrihost, and Cool Ideas. In June, Afrihost and Cool Ideas said they had concluded a deal in which Afrihost would purchase a majority stake...

Gijima’s T-system SA Take Over is Approved by Competition Commission

Gijima has announced that the T-system South Africa (TSSA) acquisition has been approved by the Competition Commission. This deal is expected to position Gijima as the largest Black-owned ICT company in Southern Africa, with about 500 new employees joining...

Competition Commission Approves Cell C Recapitalisation

The Competition Commission announced that the proposed acquisition of Cell C assets by Gatsby SPV has been conditionally approved. “The Commission has recommended to the Competition Tribunal to conditionally approve the proposed transaction in which Gatsby SPV intends to acquire...

MTN and Competition Commission Finally Agree on Reduced Data Prices

MTN South Africa announced that it has officially finalised an agreement with the Competition Commission on a wide array of price adjustments - implemented 15 April. This agreement follows the Commission’s Data Service Market Inquiry in December 2019 and subsequent...

Vodacom Agrees to Drop Data Prices by as much as 40%

South African telecoms giant, Vodacom has agreed to reduce the cost of its data offerings by as much as 40%. This is following a finding that the country’s mobile data prices were the highest on the continent, according to...

Competition Commission’s inquiry into data costs finalised in 2018

The past two years have seen the Competition Commission undertake a number of market inquiries involving the retail, healthcare and public passenger transport markets. However, few market inquiries have captured the attention of South African consumers more than the...

Competition Commission gives go ahead for Infrasol acquisition

Datacentrix has been given the Competition Commission’s green light for its purchase of Infrasol, an infrastructure design and deployment business. The deal will see the company bolster its existing network and communications, datacentre and outsourcing businesses. Infrasol focuses on four...

Telkom SA reduces tariffs in Competition Commission agreement

Telkom SA today announced tariff reductions on certain wholesale products in keeping with the obligations in this regard in the settlement agreement reached with the Competition Commission, which was made an order of the Competition Tribunal on 18 July...

Telkom SA, Competition Commission reach agreement on R449m fine

Telkom SA has announced that it had reached an agreement with the Competition Commission to pay a fine of R449-million that was awarded by the Competition Tribunal in August 2012. The agreement was reached following discussions between Telkom and the Competition...
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