Telecommunications tower operator Helios Towers has entered the South African market, promising big investments in infrastructure as the country moves to 5G.
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Communications minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has slammed Vodacom on social media, telling it to “just shut up” and “do the right thing” around the “please call me” settlement with its former employee, Nkosana Makate.
In the podcast this week, Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg chat about the “settlement” between Vodacom and Nkosana Makate, the operator’s former employee who claims to have invented the “please call me” service.
The former Vodacom employee who claims to have come up with the idea for the “please call me” service has rejected a settlement tabled by the operator’s CEO, Shameel Joosub, describing the amount offered as “shocking and an insult”.
JSE-listed Adapt IT is acquiring Australia’s Wisenet Group and Wisenet SG in a multimillion-rand deal that looks set to grow the South African software group’s presence in Australasia.
Microsoft has missed a self-imposed deadline to launch two Azure cloud data centres in South Africa, one in Johannesburg and the other in Cape Town. But the company has promised they’re coming this year.
Plans to build a superfast submarine broadband cable connecting South Africa and countries in the Middle East, South-Central Asia and Europe, are forging ahead, according to reports.
In the first TalkCentral podcast of 2019, show hosts Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg digest Apple’s revenue warning and ask where the company is headed this year and beyond.
Altron’s continued turnaround, under the leadership of CEO Mteto Nyati, delivered the best performance among technology shares listed on the JSE in 2018, TechCentral’s annual review of the sector shows.