Research and analysis firm Frost & Sullivan is hosting its second annual Growth Innovation Leadership Event in Cape Town next month. The event attracts executives from some of SA’s and Africa’s biggest technology , mining, and engineering players. The event will take place on 22 August at the Table Bay
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In the wake of cabinet’s rejection of KT Corp’s attempt to purchase a 20% stake in Telkom, reports now suggest the move was a precursor to the state taking full control of the company. Business Day reported on Tuesday, quoting a department of communications source, that Telkom’s delisting and renationalisation
The department of communications’ policy summit next week has generally been welcomed by analysts and industry players, who say the event is long overdue, especially in light of Africa slipping down world connectedness rankings. Communications minister Dina Pule said on Tuesday that the colloquium had been
The Zimbabwean telecommunications industry is set to enjoy another growth spurt following a trebling in growth between 2009 and mid-2010. This is according to consulting firm Frost & Sullivan
Despite growing demand for digital media in SA, there is still strong interest in traditional media in rural areas, where the high cost of data ensures that radio and community newspapers remain dominant
Telkom’s board is widely expected to appoint Nombulelo “Pinky” Moholi, MD of its SA operation, as its new group CEO, a move analysts say is great news for the partially state-owned fixed-line telecommunications
The news that promising local start-up FireID has retrenched all its staff and is facing closure has been met with despondency by analyst firm Frost & Sullivan, which says the Cape Town-based company had a winning
Gijima’s top line has slid 2,4% in the past year, reflecting tougher trading condition in the SA’s technology industry, says analyst firm Frost & Sullivan. Growth in managed service revenue did not quite compensate for a decline in professional service revenue.
Substantial growth in its international operations lifted the performance of independent telecommunications group Blue Label Telecoms over the past financial year, says analyst firm Frost & Sullivan. This growth was primarily achieved through strong growth in Nigeria and disposing of interests in Mozambique and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
With MTN’s cellular network acquisitions in emerging markets on hold, analysts say the group can probably be considered a mature business. But there are still opportunities in the business services sector, they say. MTN told shareholders on Thursday that acquisition opportunities in emerging markets are becoming harder to find.