State tech companies may merge to step up drive for high-speed internet

The potential consolidation of Broadband Infraco and Sentech assets aims to address the country’s severe shortage of fast broadband

EOH boss pledges continuity

New CEO has assured investors successful strategy will not change

SAP suspends SA staff and launches inquiry into allegations of Gupta kickbacks

The investigation will look into whether CAD House received multi-million rand payoffs for helping the German-based company secure contracts with Transnet

Technology captures accident details for claim settlements

Private investigation services firm develops a mobile application aimed at fast-tracking road accident claims and reducing insurance fraud

SAP disputes claim of Gupta kickbacks

Leaked e-mails link software firm to family, company may face investigation in Germany

Leaked e-mails link SAP to Gupta kickbacks scandal

The German software group paid Gupta-family-owned CAD House to secure contracts with state-owned enterprises

BBM Messenger spices up its offering with music videos and comedy

Addition of music video-streaming services aimed at promoting new artists

Logicalis expands its reach in the cloud

Datatec says securing a 51% interest in NubeliU forms part of subsidiary Logicalis’s strategy to position itself as a cloud integrator

Huge eyes cross-selling after buying Connectnet and Sainet

Group could also use Connectnet’s relationship in some parts of Africa to expand into those markets

Tyrone Soondarjee named Cell C’s new chief financial officer

Soondarjee has 30 years’ experience in financial services, and was most recently financial director at the Sasfin Group

Blue Label to buy 3G Mobile

The deal offers access to eight countries in Africa and entry into the handset financing market

Cable operator Altice USA jumps 7.2% in debut

Loss-making Altice USA expects to use proceeds from the offering to pay down debt of nearly $21bn

Ansys expects stellar growth to slow in tough environment

Revenue shoots up 70% on demand for products from its defence and cyber security industries

Cell C said to seek debt reduction in Blue Label deal

The cellphone operator is said to want to cut its debt by 73% when it sells a stake to Blue Label Telecoms while retaining its operating licence

Datatec seals Indonesian deal

Logicalis and Indonesian partner Metrodata will buy a combined 68% stake in Packet Systems Indonesia

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