Lesotho and Zimbabwe Implement Telco Traffic Monitoring System – Tempemail

The Lesotho Communications Authority (LCA) and the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ) have begun the implementation of a system to monitor national and international telecommunications traffic. The system is expected to help increase revenue assurance, combat network fraud and enforce billing integrity across all communication networks available Continue Reading

Telstra sees only ‘marginal’ benefit in a consumer data right for telco – Telco/ISP- Tempemail

Telstra says a “rigorous” cost-benefit analysis for the proposed expansion of the consumer data right (CDR) to telecommunications is needed, believing the right would deliver only “marginal” benefit for a substantial cost. The CDR is designed to give consumers greater control over their own data, including the ability to securely Continue Reading

Vodacom is The First Telco to Zero-Rate what3words | Tempemail

The what3words technology, available as an app or online map, has divided the world into a grid of 3m squares, giving each square a unique combination of three words: a what3words address. Vodacom has become the first telco globally to zero-rate the lifesaving addressing technology, what3words, for its more than Continue Reading

Vodacom is The First Telco to Zero-Rate what3words | Tempemail

The what3words technology, available as an app or online map, has divided the world into a grid of 3m squares, giving each square a unique combination of three words: a what3words address. Vodacom has become the first telco globally to zero-rate the lifesaving addressing technology, what3words, for its more than Continue Reading

NBN Co and biggest carriers to jointly tackle telco congestion – Networking – Telco/ISP- Tempemail

NBN Co and its five biggest retail service providers may jointly implement “unusual traffic management and capacity optimisation techniques” to keep services performing for those who need them most during the coronavirus pandemic. A working group comprising NBN Co, Telstra, Optus, Vodafone, TPG and Vocus has been set up and Continue Reading

Nigerian Telco Customers Face Cybercrime and E-Fraud | Tempemail

Sourced from IDG Connect The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has signalled that cybercrime and e-fraud are some of the major challenges facing telecommunication users in Nigeria, reports Vanguard. NCC Executive Vice-Chairman, Prof. Umar Danbatta says just that at the ongoing Enugu International Trade Fair. Furthermore, Director in the Commission Reuben Continue Reading

Telstra worries about neutrality of new rural telco support service – Telco/ISP- Tempemail

Telstra is against the prospect of a new limited-hours telephone service being set up to troubleshoot telecommunications issues for regional and rural users, fearing the advice provided might not always be “neutral”. The telco is the only operator to directly respond to a government inquiry into the establishment of a Continue Reading

INTERVIEW: New Telco Hopes to Bring “Excellent, Affordable” Internet to Everyone in SA – Tempemail

Sourced from HeroTel and AfricanArguments.com South Africa is host to a massive digital divide – a phenomenon that exists between socio-economic lines that continues to stop millions of South Africans from achieving more than the circumstances they were born into. A new company, HeroTel, which has slowly come to fruition Continue Reading

Treat us like something between a telco and a newspaper, says Facebook’s Zuckerberg – Strategy- Tempemail

Online content should be regulated with a system somewhere between the existing rules used for the telecoms and media industries, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told global leaders and security chiefs on Saturday. Speaking at the Munich Security Conference in Germany, Zuckerberg said Facebook had improved its work countering online election Continue Reading