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.

HeroTel buys another North West WISP

24 May

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

HeroTel acquires Safricom

Nov 30, 2017

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

HeroTel expands Eastern Cape footprint

Nov 14, 2017

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

HeroTel acquires CT's biggest WISP

Oct 19, 2017

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

HeroTel acquires another Mpumalanga WISP

Oct 11, 2017

The group buys another wireless Internet service provider: Hitech based in Middelburg.

HeroTel acquires IGEN Wireless

Oct 3, 2017

The company expands its footprint in the Eastern Cape with the acquisition of one of the largest WISPs in SA.

Project Isizwe claims it saved Tshwane residents over R1bn

Jul 19, 2017

The non-profit organisation says without free WiFi, users would have paid 25c/MB, adding up to a R1.35?billion total data cost.

HeroTel expands to Eastern Cape

Jun 15, 2017

The group acquires two new WISPs, adding over 3 000 customers, R35 million in revenue and extending its reach into the Eastern Cape.

Hope for Tshwane's free WiFi

May 26, 2017

Project Isizwe holds successful talks with the city to resolve potential disruption to the free Internet service.

EXCLUSIVE: Medu Capital invests R74m in HeroTel

Feb 20, 2017

The black-owned private equity company acquires a 15% stake in Hero Telecoms for R74.25 million.

EXCLUSIVE: HeroTel expands footprint into Mpumalanga, Limpopo

Jan 24, 2017

The group acquires its ninth wireless ISP, Xpress Network Solutions Wireless, which covers a large area where HeroTel previously had no footprint.