MultiChoice launches Portuguese channels in effort to grow local content

DStv operator adopts ‘hyperlocal’ strategy to deal with ever-growing competition from the likes of Netflix and Amazon

Vodacom shareholders approve expansion in Egypt

Vodacom says the acquisition of Vodafone Egypt, the market leader in the country, will accelerate its medium-term operating profit growth potential into double ...

In dating app wars, ‘Match’ swipes left on ‘Muzmatch’

Muzmatch was set up by Shahzad Younas in 2011 as a side project from his investment banking job at Morgan Stanley

Adapt IT to steer ship after takeover, says Volaris

Canadian company says it is there to support CEO Tiffany Dunsdon with knowledge, capital and insight

The battle for fintech supremacy is on

Much credit has to be given to mobile operators whose large user bases have allowed mobile payments to spread quickly

Coinbase takes a big step towards crypto derivatives

Acquisition of futures exchange FairX moves cryptocurrency exchange platform closer to trading in futures and options

Prosus issues R80bn worth of bonds

The company takes strategic advantage of improved credit ratings to raise funds for further investment and acquisitions

MTN SA appoints new heads for technology and for fibre unit

Michele Gamberini joins the group from Telecom Italia as chief technology and information officer, and Megan Nicholas will lead MTN Supersonic

Prosus takes aim at edtech with R5.6bn funding

The company is pushing to become one of the largest global players in online education, where demand is being driven by the Covid pandemic

Mteto Nyati calls time at Altron after five years

Nyati will leave at the end of June after completing a five-year term as head of the JSE-listed technology group

Vodacom joins MTN in opposing Telkom's urgent interdict against Icasa

Vodacom has filed a motion to oppose Telkom’s urgent interdict that seeks to stop regulator Icasa from proceeding with the permanent licensing of radio ...

MultiChoice in the hunt for international investment for SA start-ups

The company aims to help six businesses attract capital from investors at Dubai expo

Prosus CEO puts his money where his ambitions are with R155m stock buy

Bob van Dijk believes the value of the group’s businesses is not truly reflected in its share price

Tencent close to deal to acquire gaming handset maker Black Shark

Acquisition of Black Shark could help Tencent further its ambitions for the metaverse, people with knowledge of the matter said

Four-day working week fever hits Panasonic

Panasonic’s move is in line with moves by tech firms worldwide that are trying to attract talent in a tight job market by offering a shorter week

NEWS ANALYSIS: Naspers’s value plunged in 2021 due to China crackdown

More than R200bn wiped off as investors continue to worry about the safety of their capital

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