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Helios eyes DRC after scrapping listing plans

Helios Towers is investing tens of millions of dollars in the Democratic Republic of Congo and looking for acquisitions as the African phone-tower operator seeks to move on from a scrapped initial public offering earlier this year.

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Telkom launches online retail store

South African technology consumers were disappointed when French telecommunications giant Orange pulled the plug on its local online retail store in 2016. But now Telkom has launched a similar store, promising

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MTN hires group procurement chief

The MTN group is getting a new procurement and supply chain chief. Dirk Karl, currently senior vice president of network technology at Deutsche Telekom and Orange procurement joint venture Buyln, will join the Johannesburg

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Moment of reckoning for Cell C

Cell C’s future will be decided by this time next week. That’s when the mobile operator must complete a planned restructuring in terms of which Blue Label Telecoms will take a 45% stake in the debt-laded mobile operator. But there’s now

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Orange seeking Africa acquisitions

Orange is seeking deals in Africa as France’s biggest wireless carrier targets the continent as a source of additional revenue growth, according to a company official. “We are looking for acquisition opportunities in

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To succeed, Apple Music needs mobile friends

Apple has hitched itself to music celebrities to pitch Apple Music, the US$10/month (South Africa: R59,99/month) digital service launched a year ago. There was the very public catering to Taylor Swift. Apple broke out its

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Africa’s mobile race is far from over

Inside a packed Vodafone Group store in the Zambian capital of Lusaka, a group of the city’s tech-savvy students wait in line for wireless modems they hope will transform their ability to surf the Internet. They don’t even

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