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Paula Gilbert

Paula Gilbert is ITWeb telecoms editor.

Cell C trailing capex race

22 Mar 2017Over the past four years, Vodacom SA spent R31.2 billion in capex, MTN SA R33.5 billion and Cell C R11.6 billion.

Cell C's total capital expenditure over the last four years is close to what MTN spent in just one year.

Cell C subscriber numbers place it firmly in third place

17 Mar 2017Last July, Cell C claimed it had 24 million 'total' customers but now says in December it had 15.3 million 'active' clients.

Cell C's 15.3 million active customers equal less than half of those of both Vodacom and MTN.

New leadership takes over MTN

13 Mar 2017Rob Shuter, MTN group president and CEO.

MTN's new group CEO Rob Shuter and incoming SA CEO Godfrey Motsa both take up their new roles at the telecoms giant today.

MTN gives new SA CEO R8m in shares

10 Mar 2017Godfrey Motsa will take over as MTN SA CEO on 13 March.

The telco awards Godfrey Motsa close to R8 million in shares, subject to performance conditions.

Shareholders in favour of Altron's new strategy

10 Mar 2017Altron CEO Robbie Venter will be replaced by MTN SA CEO Mteto Nyati sometime before July.

Investors vote in favour of a new strategy for the group that will see the Venter family give up control of the company after over 51 years.

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