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10 things you didn’t know about MTN

After the publication of its annual report this week, the headlines focused on former chief executive Sifiso Dabengwa’s R23,7m “golden handshake” following his resignation in November amid the MTN Nigeria fine fallout. We also learnt that chairman

Why Reunert may be worth a punt

Reunert has weathered excess capacity and produced commendable bottom-line growth, while still holding onto the cash from the disposal of Nashua Mobile’s subscriber bases, which is earning

The inside story of Autopage’s demise

Independent cellular service provider Altech Autopage is likely to be closed down as soon as February next year, with its million or so subscribers sold to the network operators for about R1,5bn

Altron sells Autopage clients for R1,5bn

Vodacom, MTN and Cell C will pay Altron a combined amount of about R1,5bn to take over the subscriber base of Altech Autopage Cellular. Interestingly, Altron is receiving less than Reunert did when it concluded a similar deal with the operators to sell the subscribers

Telecoms firms in a race to the bottom

Having been in the telecommunications industry for 15 years now, it never ceases to amaze me how businesses typically contract with the cellular providers based on the size of the discount on offer

Orange to open first SA store

French telecommunications giant Orange will open its first physical store this Friday, in Claremont in Cape Town. The decision is based on the strong reception of the company’s online store, it said in a

Autopage moves to allay client fears

Altron-owned cellular service provider Altech Autopage has moved to allay customer concerns about plans to sell the business’s subscriber base to South Africa’s mobile operators. In a statement on Thursday, Autopage MD Boyd Chislett said the company’s

Nashua businesses lift Reunert

Growth in operating profit from continuing operations, coupled with additional proceeds from the sale of Nashua Mobile subscribers and interest earned on the full proceeds, have underpinned Reunert’s results in the six months ended March 2015

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