Telecoms
2:10
Friday

MTN backtracks on automatic 1MB bundle plan

The mobile operator says it will not implement the service because customers made it clear they did not want it.

2:00

Blue Label gets green light to acquire Hyve Mobile

After two-years in the works, Blue Label Telecoms gets go-ahead to acquire 50% stake in mobile content and value-added services platform Hyve Mobile.

3:10
Friday

MTN Nigeria stock jumps after listing

MTN's stock took just 16 minutes to climb 10% after the group listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Thursday.

3:10
Thursday

Trump declares ICT threat emergency amid Huawei fallout

US president Donald Trump issues an executive order, declaring a national emergency over ICT threats, in a move believed to be targeting Huawei.

5:10
Wednesday

Behind the smoke and mirrors of SA's Internet

Customers should look beyond the product to the true nature of the ISP, and the service and support that underpins it, says Grant Parker, GM, SEACOM Business South Africa.

3:00
Wednesday

Running a country's businesses on satellite

Q-KON's C-band regional backhaul network solution successfully demonstrated full country operations over satellite.

1:40
Wednesday

MTN gets approval to list on Nigerian Stock Exchange

The listing is set to proceed on 16 May and will be done by way of an introductory listing, the company says.

3:10
Tuesday

Vodacom bolsters IOT strategy with acquisition

The operator reaches an agreement to acquire a majority stake in IoT.nxt, an end-to-end Internet of things solutions provider.

4:10
Tuesday

Vodacom goes big on cloud with AWS partnership

Vodacom is making Amazon Web Services its primary cloud provider and will also become a strategic partner, integrator and reseller for AWS services across Africa.

2:00

Huge Group buys into distributor Pansmart

The company acquires a shareholding in Pansmart, giving it control of a distributor of Panasonic's voice, video and CCTV products.

5:20

USAASA, set-top box installers at loggerheads

Set-top box installation companies accuse USAASA's chief executive of delaying the advancement of small businesses, but Lumko Mtimde says their allegations are unfounded.