The founder of Brolaz South Africa has accused Huawei of driving the company out of business by failing to make payments timeously for work done, in the process costing 232 permanent staff their jobs.
In this episode of the podcast, TechCentral editor Duncan McLeod is joined by Ari Kahn, the former MTN contractor who invented and patented the “Callme” service before rival Vodacom.
In the podcast this week, Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg discuss Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams altercation with an SABC news crew at the weekend, and her subsequent apology.
African online retailer Jumia is planning an initial public offering in New York this year that could value the business at about $1.5-billion, according to people familiar with the matter.
MTN Group said on Monday that it expects to report an improvement of at least 20% in headline earnings and attributable earnings per share for the year ended December 2018.
It’s now well known that MTN South Africa patented a “please call me”-type service in the early 2000s, beating rival Vodacom to the punch.
MTN South Africa said on Thursday that it is cutting out-of-bundle data charges for prepaid customers by as much as 75% and launching a new “double your bundle” promotion.
Vodafone Group has suspended purchases of equipment from Huawei for the core of its wireless networks. However, it’s not immediately clear how this affects Vodacom, which is controlled by Vodafone.