Cell C eyes public listing in 2019 or 2020

Service revenue grows by 12% to R13.1bn in the year to December

Telkom rises after R751m buyback

The communications and information technology group says it acted to create value for shareholders through the share-repurchase programme

Shares in Silverbridge lift despite drop in interim profit

The company blamed a small increase in revenue on lower growth in the rental and support segments, partly the result of a tougher trading environment

Altron unit lands contract to roll out broadband in Limpopo

Limpopo appoints Altron unit ARH to roll out ‘affordable, secure, open-access broadband network across the province’

Spike in Blue Label Telecoms earnings pushes shares higher

Blue Label says this was partially due to an increase in a deferred tax asset by 45%-held cellphone operator Cell C

Mobile games maker Supercell hit by first big profit fall

The Helsinki-based company says it will look for new growth opportunities in China

Mobile operators race to tap into video streaming

To encourage customers to stream more content, MTN is promoting locally made short video clips

Former DiData CEO hooks up with Ubusha Technologies

Brett Dawson joins the Johannesburg-based IT security firm with a plan to expand its global footprint

Mustek jumps 8% after upping forecast in trading statement

The PC distributor had noted in its previous interim results that despite tough economic conditions, it was expecting net finance costs to decrease

Samsung’s absentee chairman embroiled in tax evasion probe

The news about Lee Kun-hee, who has been in hospital since 2014, comes in the same week his son was freed after being jailed for his role in South ...

MTN targets $500m in Nigerian share sale

Most of the shares — a 30% stake in the Nigerian operation — will be sold to local investors, though foreigners could be brought in to ensure the ...

Uber and Google’s Waymo face off in court over theft of secrets allegations

Ousted Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is accused of using stolen trade secrets, with one document showing Kalanick wanted ‘cheat codes’

First Bell-Uber flying taxis to take to the skies within 10 years

In Indonesia and New York, the technology already exists, with some customers using an app to book helicopters, Bell Helicopter says

How Ansys plans to tackle consumer protection

The JSE-listed technology group focuses largely on products that protect personal information

Two big global players invest in Cape software firm wiGroup

The mobile loyalty company says the deal with Richard Branson’s Virgin Group and retail group Smollen will help it expand its products in key ...

Lenovo posts surprise loss after US tax reforms hit it with a $400m charge

The group is also struggling with shrinking revenues in its mobile business, where it is being squeezed by rivals and higher component prices

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