Browsing: Tony van Marken

Vox Telecom group MD Doug Reed is no stranger to the vagaries of the local telecommunications industry. The 52-year-old has made — and lost — a personal fortune in his career, but is warm and welcoming when I meet him at the company’s offices across the

Vox Telecom has renewed a cautionary notice to shareholders for a fifth time, warning it is in talks that could affect its share price. Though Vox management won’t say what the talks are about, it is widely speculated

Episode 26 of TechCentral’s business technology podcast, TalkCentral, is ready for download. In this week’s show, your hosts Candice Jones and Duncan McLeod catch up on some of the big news of the past week

A punishing weekly commute between his home in Franschhoek in the Western Cape and Johannesburg is what prompted Vox Telecom CEO Tony van Marken to step down

In a surprise development, Vox Telecom has announced that its CEO, Tony van Marken, is stepping down. He will leave the AltX-listed telecommunications company at the end of March.

Vox Telecom, listed on the JSE’s AltX exchange, is becoming well known for its inventive annual reports, which each year resemble a popular magazine. The 2010 annual report, released this week, is no exception

In the past 12 months, AltX-listed Huge Group’s share price has defied gravity, soaring nearly 400%, making it one of the best performing shares on the JSE. At face value, though, the share’s sterling performance makes little sense.

Vox Telecom is writing down goodwill and intangible assets to the tune of more than R745m. The news comes just hours after the Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) announced it would slash call termination rates.

Could Vox Telecom be delisted from the JSE? If rumours swirling around the telecommunications industry are anything to go by, that’s exactly what’s on the cards. The alternative telecommunications provider is trading under cautionary