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1:20

Francois Swart appointed as Vumatel CTO

The 30-year industry veteran is joining the fibre company after a stint with Vodacom, managing the telco’s billing infrastructure.

1:00
Aug 6, 2020

BitCo connects to Frogfoot’s home fibre network

The Internet service provider officially launches its fibre-to-the-home services on the Frogfoot home fibre network.

2:40
May 13, 2020

Vumatel extends network to Polokwane

The company says the company’s fibre infrastructure has been completed in several areas in the city.

2:30
May 8, 2020

Fund manager Vantage exits Vumatel

The mezzanine debt fund manager has fully exited its investment in the fibre-to-the-home operator.

4:20
May 4, 2020

MTN boosts COVID-19 relief as SA gradually returns to work

The company announces an expanded relief package, ranging from ICT equipment to food parcels, as a significant number of businesses resume trading today.

3:10
Apr 24, 2020

Openserve joins Vumatel, Frogfoot in data speed upgrades

Telkom’s wholesale unit upgrades fibre and DSL data speeds for a three-month period, following in the footsteps of its competitors.

4:00
Apr 15, 2020

Vumatel makes U-turn on fibre price increases

The fibre-to-the-home pioneer suspends all wholesale price increases that were initially communicated to clients.

4:50
Mar 23, 2020

Openserve technicians leave en masse as Telkom’s job cuts bite

The company’s network modernisation from copper to fibre means many technicians will no longer be needed.

2:30

Community Investment Ventures continues to drown Remgro

Remgro-controlled Community Investment Ventures reports a R197 million loss for the six months ended December 2019, up from the previous R104 million loss.

2:30
Feb 25, 2020

Vumatel races to connect Soweto with prepaid fibre

The company unveils its Vuma Fibre Reach product in SA’s biggest township.

6:30
Jan 22, 2020

Analysts say Telkom problems self-inflicted, as job cuts begin

As the company begins retrenchment consultations, analysts say most of its problems emanate from protecting legacy technologies.

4:50
Nov 28, 2019

Remgro unit appoints CEO to exploit DFA, Vumatel assets

After poaching Vodacom CTO Andries Delport, Community Investment Ventures names Raymond Ndlovu as its CEO, along with other executive appointments.

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