There's room for further price reductions
serve for networks. SA is less urbanised and therefore more expensive to serve -and that should be taken into account." Other factors include promotions. But the message is clear: there's more to the price discussion than just interconnect.
The research also mentions the Soc­cer World Cup, pointing out it can't be excluded from discussions about telecoms, with the event sparking a positive frenzy of infrastructure upgrading and expansion. It also makes the point that over the top play­ers - such as Google and Apple - are taking the South African market more seriously and that those will become more relevant at a local level.