Nkwe Platinum and South Africa Zijin Platinum have contracted MTN and Huawei to build what the parties are calling Southern Africa’s first 5G-enabled “smart metal mine”.
MTN South Africa has provided more granular detail about where it plans to deploy 5G sites in South Africa this year.
Telkom is considering all “viable” options for its towers and masts business, Swiftnet, including the sale of a majority stake in the company.
Telkom has reported a decline in full-year revenue of 1.1%, to R42.8-billion. It has blamed tough competition and the weak state of the economy.
Communications minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni has announced government intends prohibiting the importation and distribution of 2G devices by March 2023.
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Standard Bank’s head of IT engineering has “resigned with immediate effect” following a series of IT outages that have embarrassed the financial services giant.
Former MTN South Africa CEO Godfrey Motsa has been appointed as the “non-life” CEO at insurance group Telesure Investment Holdings.
MTN Group has appointed Tim Pennington, until recently chief financial officer of Millicom International Cellular, to its board of directors.
MTN South Africa has completed its sale of its passive tower portfolio to IHS Towers.