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Vodacom launches 'future jobs' portal

The telco is aiming to help 600 000 young people in SA to learn skills for the digital jobs of the future.

MEA telecom, tech acquisitions to quadruple

Mergers and acquisitions' activity in the technology and telecommunications sectors in Africa and the Middle East will reach US$5.9 billion in 2018.

Honor phones arrive in SA

Huawei's e-commerce brand officially launches two smartphone models, which will be available on

Regulatory uncertainties stifle 5G in MEA


The region faces numerous telecoms challenges in terms of uncertain regulations, low coverage of 2G, 3G and 4G, as well as lack of spectrum.

Africa's smartphone market sees 6.4% decline QOQ

Despite indicting a strong performance in the region's biggest markets, Africa's smartphone market for 4Q2017 saw an 18% year-on-year decline.

Helios Towers mulls SA expansion

The independent tower company considers entering the local market as it plans a listing on the JSE in April.

HTEK IP phones certified by PortaOne

Providers using PortaSwitch can now use the HTEK phones without needing to perform a manual set-up procedure. [Local rep: Q-KON SA]

Bitcoin still in hype cycle: FNB

12 Mar

CEO Jacques Celliers says Bitcoin is still in a bit of a "hype cycle", but the bank is excited by blockchain and its possible use cases.

MTN plans two African listings

9 Mar

The telco says it will list in both Nigeria and Ghana during the course of 2018.

WOAN monopoly a 'terrible idea' - MTN

MTN SA CEO Godfrey Motsa is against the monopolisation of SA's spectrum through the planned wholesale open access network.

MTN swings back to black

8 Mar

The telco giant swung back to profit for the year ended 31 December 2017, although the strong rand dented revenue growth.

MTN Business appoints two new execs

7 Mar

Former Ster-Kinekor CEO Wanda Matandela and Vodacom managing executive Christian Wirtz have both joined MTN.

Seacom boosts capacity with 100Gbps Ethernet tech

7 Mar

The pan-African telecom company says the deployment at its data centre core Points of Presence in SA are part of an ongoing investment in capacity.