Following a meeting with the CEOs of six of South Africa’s telecommunications infrastructure operators on Monday, Icasa is moving to license access to “provisional spectrum”.
Vodacom Group will acquire a co-controlling interest, along with Remgro and New GX Capital, in a new entity made up of assets including Vumatel and Dark Fibre Africa.
Vodacom Group is entering North Africa for the first time, announcing on Wednesday that it will acquire Vodafone Egypt from parent Vodafone Group for R41-billion.
Kenya’s biggest telecommunications operator has lowered its full-year forecast for earnings due to its investment in Ethiopia.
Despite a weekend report of an approach by MTN Group, Telkom shares were trading lower on Monday, implying investors don’t believe a deal is imminent or even possible.
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Less than three years after terminating its roaming agreement with MTN in favour of a similar arrangement with Vodacom, Telkom is back roaming on the MTN network.
Cell C’s decision to exit the network infrastructure business appears to be bearing fruit.
Vodafone said it would add nearly 7 000 software engineers to its workforce by 2025 to develop more of its own digital services across Europe and Africa.
New research from Ookla shows that MTN is South Africa’s fastest mobile network by some margin, followed by Vodacom and Telkom.