Gugu Lourie

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Cell C at the Centre of Blue Label Telecoms Delaying Financial Statements

The publication of the 2019 financial year results of JSE-listed group Blue Label Telecoms will be delayed until late September. Blue Label Telecoms informed investors...

Blue Label Telecoms Shares Battered Again Over Cell C’s Woes

JSE-listed technology group Blue Label Telecoms shares took another nosedive on Thursday as it emerged that troubled Cell C has fallen behind on payments...

MTN’s Strategic Investment in IHS Towers is Valued at R23 Billion

MTN, Africa’s largest mobile phone operator, could score R23 billion from a sale of its stake in HIS Towers, Africa’s largest telecommunication-towers company. MTN owns...

MTN’s Stake In Africa’s Largest e-Commerce Player Jumia is Worth a Clientele

Jumia - the largest e-commerce operator in Africa – was floated on the New York Stock Exchange(NYSE) on April 2019 and MTN is a...

Shuter’s Plan to Turn MTN into a Digital Operator is Slowly Becoming a Reality

MTN  is re-focusing its business on building an integrated digital operator and the results are encouraging. The shift is part of a strategy to focus...

Cell C Promotes Craigie Stevenson to CEO, Extends MTN’s Roaming Deal

Blue Label Telecoms announced on Wednesday that it has promoted Douglas Craigie Stevenson to CEO of troubled Cell C. The JSE-listed firm, Cell C's largest...

SA’s Startup Black Beard Rebrands To Basalt and Targets Global Expansion

Black Beard, South Africa’s tech solutions startup, rebrands to Basalt and the company is planning global expansion. The company’s key services include strategic innovative solutions...

Vodacom is Offering Customers 80GB at R299

Vodacom has launched a Super Value Data Offer, providing its customers 80GB. The promotion is available on SIM-only data bundles on a 24-month contract. The Super Value...