Seacom and BT Group have announced a “strategic alliance” in terms of which Seacom will offer BT’s portfolio of services to enterprise customers.
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Seacom has agreed to buy two businesses from JSE-listed EOH Holdings, Network Solutions (EOH-NS) and Hymax, for R144.9-million.
Seacom has acquired the metropolitan fibre network of Kenya’s Hirani Telecom to serve its enterprise customers in the country.
Adapt IT has formed an independent board committee to assess Huge Group’s unsolicited bid to buy the software company in an all-share deal valuing it at R795-million.
Former Openserve and Internet Solutions executive Prenesh Padayachee has been appointed as chief digital officer, replacing chief technical officer Claes Segelberg in an expanded role.
ICT industry veteran Oliver Fortuin will take over from Byron Clatterbuck as CEO of Seacom with effect from January 2021.
The shake-up of the top management team at MTN continues. The South African-headquartered emerging-markets telecommunications group has hired Jens Schulte-Bockum as its new chief operating officer, replacing
Britain’s BT Group, through its BT Global Services arm, is set to ramp up investment in sub-Saharan Africa, expanding into markets in West and East Africa as it seeks to tap into growth opportunities in the business
British telecommunications giant BT has named former IBM sub-Saharan Africa GM Oliver Fortuin as its new MD following the resignation of Keith Matthews. Fortuin, who was also a former GM of IBM’s PC Company in Africa, takes the top job at BT with immediate effect. Most recently, Fortuin, who has an MBA from Open University
IBM SA country GM Oliver Fortuin has stepped down in order to establish his own business. Long-serving IBM executive Abraham Thomas will take on the role. Abraham, who has been with IBM in a number of executive roles, including MD of IBM India and IBM Global Services India, has a business