South Africa

R16bn network investment pays off for MTN

Operator reports strong Q3 results, adds 12 million subscribers to reach a total of 273 million across its 21 markets.

MTN predicts growth in SA’s MVNO space

Company launches service and looks to woo potential partners with the offer of enhanced network capacity and market reach.

African payments for African development

Murray Gardiner, MD of Bluecode Africa, says African payment solutions are critical to minimising fraud while improving the free flow of funds to boost business and economic activity.

US$20m solar investment to back Distributed Power Africa

Royal Bafokeng Holdings (RBH) intends to take a 60% equity stake in newly established Asset-Co.

Chat, the new channel for e-commerce growth

Clickatell believes growth of the chat economy presents one of the most fertile commercial opportunities of the 21st century.

Sourcing strategies key for business success beyond 2020

The importance of a well-thought-out sourcing strategy and a partner who assists in creating value for the organisation will become ever more critical says Zain Patel, Managing Director, Merchants South Africa.

What value will CX bring to the business in 2021?

The ITWeb customer experience (CX) survey, being conducted in partnership with SAP, has gone live.

MTN Nigeria announces management shake-up

Karl Toriola, current vice president for the company’s West and Central Africa (WECA) region, will take over as CEO.
23 Oct

ICT’s true value under the spotlight as SA businesses claw back from COVID

IDC urges organisations to focus on business continuity, cost optimisation, business resiliency, and targeted investment

COVID-19 is spreading, but so are cyber threats says Absa

Company launches cyber security academy to train 23 candidates per year to enter the market.
22 Oct

Cyber Security South Africa adds Vertiv to its line-up

Companies announce distribution alliance to address current datacentre challenges within the country.
21 Oct

Yoyo, wiGroup unite to create ‘payments and loyalty powerhouse’

Combined company will leverage resources across regions and advance its global growth strategy.