With a fixed-line business under pressure, an IT services company feeling the pinch and a mobile business facing strong competition, Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko has a difficult road ahead of him. By Duncan McLeod.
Fintech is rapidly transforming the very essence of global financial services. Here are predictions for the financial services market for 2020 based on what we’ve observed globally and locally. By Dominique Collett.
In an era of rapid change and evolution, it is difficult to determine which technologies are genuine disruptors. Alviva, although an IT company, believes it is not, in fact, the IT industry that will produce the next big game changer. By Pierre Spies.
As the SAA business rescue demonstrates, we will not hesitate to do what it takes to return our SOEs to financial and operational health. By Cyril Ramaphosa.
Blockchains. They’re all the rage. The fervour of blockchain believers has been matched only by the furious scepticism and dismissal of its naysayers. Can we just stop? Please! By Cayle Sharrock.
The Competition Commission’s final report on the data services market in South Africa is, frankly, an embarrassment. It amounts to regulatory overreach and dangerous populism that could threaten billions of rand in planned investments in the coming years. By Duncan McLeod.
Ahead of publication of the Competition Commission’s final report flowing from its inquiry in the data services market, expected later on Monday, TechCentral republishes this column from editor Duncan McLeod.
Remgro-controlled CIVH is quietly becoming a serious player in South Africa’s telecoms landscape – one that has the potential, if it executes well on its plans, to become a major contender in a rapidly shifting sector.
Telkom on Friday informed investors that it is pursuing an acquisition of Cell C. So, why didn’t Telkom just say so in the first place? By Duncan McLeod.
Africa’s challenges can seem staggering but are not insurmountable. Technology companies born and bred in Africa have a very different perspective. By Andries Brink.