Mobile telecoms giant MTN says it’s prepared to defend any prosecution against it relating to the outcomes of the recent data services market inquiry. Chief executive Rob Shuter says the company will put its case before the Competition Tribunal if needs be.
The Commission found Vodacom and MTN’s current pricing forces poor households to pay high prices for pre-paid data.
The two giants were ordered to cut their pre-paid data prices in the next two months or face prosecution. Shuter says MTN believes the report doesn’t sufficiently acknowledge the progress made to date on data price transformation.
In other news – Meet Mzansi’s Hunk of the day Joe Kazadi – Pictures
Joe Kazadi is an actor, scripts writer, dancer, fitness model and a professional chef but it’s his well-toned body in which he takes most pride. He says his well-built, muscled body brings out the best in him as an actor.
And it has opened many acting jobs for him. Having acted in numerous international and local TV shows, Joe said now he wants to also make it as an actor in Hollywood. He played the role of Lieutenant Joe in a British-American action drama series called Strike Back: Vengeance. Read more