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Andy Openshaw to join Huge Group as COO

Huge Group is hiring senior Reunert executive Andy Openshaw as its new chief operating officer. He will join Huge when his restraints of trade with Reunert are either waived or fulfilled.

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Cell C lauds Icasa rates decision

Cell C, the big winner in Tuesday’s publication by telecommunications regulator Icasa of wholesale inter-network call rates for the coming four years, has lauded the authority’s decision to introduce aggressive “asymmetry” that favours it and other smaller

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Holdsworth appeal denied

AppChat founder John Holdsworth has been denied leave to appeal against a judgment in his high-profile legal battle with Reunert, the JSE-listed company that bought ECN Telecommunications, a company he founded and led until 2011. The decision to deny

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Nashua units to merge

Reunert subsidiaries Nashua ECN and Nashua Communications are to be merged on 1 October to create a new business with more than R1bn in annual revenues and 600 employees. The combined entity will trade under the name of Nashua Communications and will be headed by the current

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Reunert, AppChat get court date for showdown

A date has been set for the court showdown between JSE-listed Reunert and John Holdsworth and his new company, mobile virtual network operator AppChat. However, the matter will only be heard in early August, more than two months after the parties had expected they would square off in front of a

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Smaller players back call for MTR cut

Cell C CEO Alan Knott-Craig suggested this week that mobile termination rates (MTRs) — the fees mobile operators charge other players to carry calls onto their networks — should be reduced further after they are cut to 40c/minute in March next year. Knott-Craig told

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Reunert vs AppChat: Holdsworth hits back

AppChat founder John Holdsworth has fired back at Reunert and its subsidiary Nashua ECN, of which he is founder and former CEO, accusing the JSE-listed group of using a lawsuit against him and his new company as an attempt to “prevent fair competition

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