MTN SA weighs up damage after data centre disruption
Half of SA's population now active on social media
A 10% surge in internet penetration leads to an estimated 30 million South Africans being active on social media, says the Social Media Landscape 2022 study.
MTN drives gender-equal workforce with key appointments
The mobile operator appoints three women as CEOs, to run its operations in Cameroon, Rwanda and Uganda.
Vodacom connects Limpopo with R460m network upgrade
The investment sees expanding broadband coverage, with 58 new base station sites, including 17 in deep rural areas.
Eskom blackouts push MTN to burn through fuel
The telco uses over 400 000 litres of fuel per month to keep its generators operational during load-shedding.
Datatec to offload Analysys Mason unit for R4.2bn
The company will sell its Analysys Mason unit to Bridgepoint Development Capital for as much as $260 million.
MTN, Huawei power Southern Africa’s first 5G metal mine
The companies partner Nkwe Platinum and SA Zijin Platinum to build the region’s first 5G-enabled smart metal mine.
Link Africa ups market share after fibre deals
Fibre deals with Internet Solutions and MetroFibre significantly increase Link Africa’s revenue and profitability.
ConCourt delivers blow in analogue switch-off showdown
The Constitutional Court replaces the Pretoria High Court analogue switch-off ruling with an order declaring the switch-off and set-top box registration deadlines unconstitutional.
BlueSky helps clients leverage hyperautomation capabilities of the cloud
A telecoms provider looked to BlueSky for a single, consolidated view of its advertising data for reporting purposes.
Vodacom’s coding initiative targets more young girls
The telco aims to more than double this year’s intake of young girls in its Code Like A Girl programme.
ZTE debuts Android TV 11 set-top box in SA
The B866V2K comes preloaded with Netflix, Prime Video and YouTube.