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Analysts warn of Cell C strain due to prolonged recap deal

As the telco’s biggest shareholder renews its recapitalisation caution, industry watchers consider the impact of the prolonged refinancing discussions.


MTN, MultiChoice helping to ‘change the world’

The SA multinationals are recognised in the Fortune Change the World list for integrating socially impactful initiatives into their overall business.


Telkom, ICASA in another court battle over spectrum

The removal of the temporary spectrum while the National State of Disaster is still ongoing will have a catastrophic impact on South Africans, says the telco.


Tech start-up targets township economy with e-commerce drive

Township Distribution Model employs 400 people across 26 townships nationally, and wants to increase this to 1 000 agents in 52 townships by year-end.


SA looks to recover lost ground in digital migration process

Government wants eligible households to register at their nearest post office to receive government assistance for set-top box installations.


CompCom approves Volaris takeover of Adapt IT

The regulator grants the approval on condition that a certain level of ownership by historically disadvantaged persons is maintained post the merger.


University of Mpumalanga thwarts R100m hack attempt

The university foils attempts to hack into its bank accounts that could have cost the institution of higher learning R100 million.


Corporate SA urged to create venture capital programmes

Investments in start-ups will help corporates remain innovative and agile, says Llew Claasen, managing partner at venture capital firm Newtown Partners.


Capitec’s digital investments sweeten interim results

The bank says its successful digital strategy led to a strong set of interim results, with group headline earnings up 513% to R3.9 billion.


SA start-up in ambitious drive to digitise SADC municipalities

Word Is Bond Group says it is creating an all-African digital solutions ecosystem that will assist local governments to function better and improve services.

Sep 23, 2021

Evolving consumer buying habits boost WeBuyCars

The online car retailer introduced business-to-consumer e-commerce capabilities earlier in the year and says the platform continues to show increasing uptake.

Sep 22, 2021

Big businesses say ICASA ‘running amok’ with spectrum

The association of SA’s largest businesses says the regulator continues to make decisions that undermine the country’s growth path and trajectory.

Samuel Mungadze
Senior news journalist

Samuel Mungadze ITWeb senior news journalist.