Apple buys mapping company; Ofcom mulls BT fibre access plan

> Vodacom reported a 4 per cent drop in headline earnings per share (HEPS) to ZAR8.6 (€0.60/$0.73) in the fiscal year to Mar. 31, 2015, blaming cuts in mobile termination rates (MTRs) and economic pressures among other factors. Release

> Sudan is set to get 4G services in the coming months, according to the country's Minister of Science and Telecommunications. Article

> UK regulator Ofcom proposed allowing BT's rivals to access its fibre network and cutting the time its Openreach business takes to install leased lines. Release

> Apple boosted its mapping division with the acquisition of Coherent Navigation. Report

And finally...Banning mobile phones in schools proves beneficial to performance. Article