Vodacom to lessen out-of-bundle prices

Vodacom is to decrease its out-of-bundle prices for all its customers by mid-October. The out-of-bundle rate will drop by 50% for prepaid and top-up customers once the new 99c per megabyte tariff comes into effect on 15 October 2017. Vodacom has also recently introduced other measures to...

4 Oct 2017

Vox drops data prices for Fat Pipe DSL packages

Telecoms company, Vox, is dropping its data prices for its Fat Pipe Home DSL to below R1 per GB. The price drop relates to all new online sales across the Fat Pipe DSL product range and includes subscriptions bought online before 1 January 2017. Vox has also announced that their existing Fat Pipe...

18 Nov 2016

Two wins for Cell C at Ask Afrika Orange

Cell C has been awarded two awards - Best Call Centre and Best Internet Sevice Provider - at the annual Ask Afrika Orange Index awards ceremony; emphasising their commitment to customer service and value based products. Cell C was ranked above 28 other call centres across all industries....

2 Nov 2016

Verbatim Ltd signs over SA unit to CrossAfrica Holdings

Verbatim Ltd, which is a wholly-owned company of Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, has reassigned its South African unit as a going concern to CrossAfrica Holdings (Pty) Ltd. The restructure came into effect on 1 October 2016 and is aimed at value-added customer importance and B-BBEE compliance. ...

31 Oct 2016

Paratus Telecom acquires Maxwell Technology

Telecommunications company, Paratus Telecom has acquired full-spectrum end-to-end connectivity solutions provider, Maxwell Technology (Pty) Limited, allowing it to enter the African telecommunications market. With a presence in more than 22 countries, Paratus Telecom South Africa intends on...

27 Oct 2016

Airtel wins the Global Telecommunication Business (GTB) award

Bharti Airtel, a global telecommunications services provider with operations in 20 countries across Africa and Asia, in collaboration with Nokia, has won the Global Telecommunication Business (GTB) award. Airtel also emerged the winner in Voice over internet Protocol (VoiP) App within the...

2 Jun 2016

Orange acquires Cellcom

Orange has announced that it has completed the acquisition of 100% of Liberian mobile operator Cellcom, through its subsidiary Orange Côte d'Ivoire. Less than three months after signing the agreement with Cellcom Telecommunications Limited for the acquisition of its Liberian subsidiary, Orange...

8 Apr 2016

Head of Spain's Telefonica steps down after 16 years

Spanish telecoms giant Telefonica announced its chief executive Cesar Alierta, who oversaw the company expansion into one of the world's largest telephone companies, will step down after nearly 16 years at the helm. Alierta, 70, proposed the company's chief operating officer Jose Maria...

30 Mar 2016

Comtel Communications launches Unlimited Calling fixed line product

Comtel Communications, a Cape Town based telecommunications company, has launched Unlimited Calling, a fixed-line product for both residential and business clients. This new offering is an addition to the company's services that include fibre and wireless connectivity, hosted PBX and VoIP, and...

29 Mar 2016

Vox Telecom awarded two top awards

Vox Telecom was awarded YahClick Service Partner of the Year and Marketing Excellence awards at the YahClick Service Partner Forum in Abu Dhabi, UAE. YahClick is a satellite broadband service provider. The YahClick Service Partner of the Year award was given to Vox Telecom in recognition of their...

26 Feb 2016

Vox Telecom wins SMB Partner of the year award

Vox Telecom has won the award for Server Message Block Partner of the year in Southern Europe and Middle East Africa at the annual Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise Partner Day. The ALE is an event dedicated to strengthening growth between the company and its partners. Vox Telecom was selected over other...

23 Feb 2016

Vox Telecom acquires Everlytic

Telecoms operator, Vox Telecom, has become a major stakeholder in Everlytic, an enterprise level marketing cloud. Current Everlytic customers will experience new product features, while Vox Telecom customers will have access to the expertise of the Everlytic team to increase their digital...

2 Feb 2016

IDT brings Boss Revolution to AfricaCom 2015

IDT Corporation has announced that it's bring its flagship brand Boss Revolution to AfricaCom 2015, Cape Town Convention Centre from 17-9 November at Booth B17. BOSS Revolution delivers affordable communications and financial services that allow foreign-born customers to stay in touch and share...

18 Nov 2015

Alcatel-Lucent to modernise TTCL's IP/MPLS and optical transport networks

A three-year agreement between Alcatel-Lucent and TTCL, the Tanzanian Telecommunications Company Limited, has been signed which will allow Alcatel-Lucent to modernise the operator's IP/MPLS and optical transport networks. This transformation will allow TTCL to meet the growing demands of its...

18 Nov 2015

Telkom, MTN still talking over roaming

Telecommunications giant Telkom on Wednesday renewed its cautionary, indicating its discussions with MTN South Africa over roaming were still ongoing. Telkom and MTN remained in discussions regarding the potential extension of their existing roaming agreement to include bilateral roaming and...

13 May 2015

biNu rolls out its app in Africa
biNu rolls out its app in Africa

Australian tech company biNu is rolling out its app in Africa that gives basic mobile feature phones fast, cheap and easy access to Internet services and apps, after major success in the emerging markets of Asia. They have chosen to set up shop in Cape Town after weighing up various "tech-friendly"...

24 Mar 2014

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