Alan Knott-Craig

Exclusive: HeroTel expands to the Free State

HeroTel expands into the Free State for the first time with the acquisition of Ntelecom in Bloemfontein.


Etion's Teddy Daka named IT Personality of the Year 2018

Daka, CEO of JSE AltX-listed Etion, is the 40th winner of the prestigious IT Personality of the Year title.

Oct 22, 2018

HeroTel gains access to licensed spectrum with new acquisition

HeroTel and its ISPs will now have access to licensed spectrum because of the acquisition of VO Connect.

Sep 11, 2018

HeroTel makes 30th acquisition, eyes more

The acquisitive company snaps up Radioactive Telecommunications, a Hoedspruit-based wireless Internet service provider.


Nominations open for 2018 IITPSA President's Awards

Now in its 40th year, the awards recognise SA's leading CIOs and IT personalities at the ICT industry's premier gala event.

Jul 9, 2018

HeroTel's acquisitive trail continues

The group makes its 29th acquisition, buying 100% of Koshcom, a North-West wireless Internet service provider.

Jun 4, 2018

HeroTel expands VOIP offering with acquisition

The group's 28th acquisition is of VTN Communications, a national provider of voice over Internet Protocol and private automatic branch exchange systems.

May 24, 2018

HeroTel buys another North West WISP

HeroTel makes its 27th WISP acquisition, buying True Communications to boost its coverage in the North West province.

Nov 30, 2017

HeroTel acquires Safricom

The group strengthens its fibre presence with the acquisition of Safricom North West.

Nov 14, 2017

HeroTel expands Eastern Cape footprint

HeroTel consolidates its position in the Eastern Cape and extends its rural coverage with the acquisition of Queenstown-based LCom Communications.

Nov 13, 2017

Namola app now available nationally

Following a successful pilot phase in Gauteng, the safety and security app Namola is now available in other provinces.

Oct 19, 2017

HeroTel acquires CT's biggest WISP

The group buys Cape Town's Sonic Telecoms, helping to close the coverage gaps it had in the Mother City.