Engineering News | Telecoms https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/telecoms-1 Mon, 17 Jun 2019 13:05:51 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Côte d’Ivoire smart grid improves power security, access to power pool https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cte-divoire-smart-grid-improves-power-security-access-to-power-pool-2019-06-14 Schalk Burger ELECTRICITY Fri, 14 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 521831 1560239902 1560463200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Vodacom petitions top Congo court to cancel withdrawal of permit https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vodacom-petitions-top-congo-court-to-cancel-withdrawal-of-permit-2019-06-12 Bloomberg TELECOMS Wed, 12 Jun 2019 15:04:00 +0200 522588 1560344984 1560344640 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 MTN top investor forced board shakeup in push for fewer disputes https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mtn-top-investor-forced-board-shakeup-in-push-for-fewer-disputes-2019-06-04 Bloomberg TELECOMS Tue, 04 Jun 2019 09:39:00 +0200 521696 1559634259 1559633940 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 American Tower to buy Eaton Towers in $1.85bn Africa push https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/american-tower-to-buy-eaton-towers-in-185bn-africa-push-2019-05-31 Bloomberg TELECOMS Fri, 31 May 2019 14:51:00 +0200 521507 1559307634 1559307060 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Policy catching up to 5G technology https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/policy-catching-up-to-5g-technology-2019-05-31 Marleny Arnoldi TECHNOLOGY Fri, 31 May 2019 11:18:00 +0200 521468 1559309116 1559294280 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000802563_resized_5gbarcelonadrsergiofiguerola052019dylan1022.jpg 5GBarcelona chief technical officer Dr Sergi Figuerola 511 287 Digital accounting service to help startups, small businesses https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/digital-accounting-service-to-help-startups-and-small-businesses-2019-05-31 Schalk Burger INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Fri, 31 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 520488 1559026791 1559253600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000800308_resized_osidonceohennieferreira5191022.jpg HENNIE FERREIRA The automated service writes financial data to compliance and accounting documents based on regulations and client needs 511 287 App focus in cloud environments improves business agility https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/app-focus-in-cloud-environments-improves-business-agility-2019-05-31 Schalk Burger INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Fri, 31 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 520480 1559026791 1559253600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000800296_resized_f5networksemeaseniorvpdavidhelfer1022.jpg DAVID HELFER The value and importance of apps for businesses makes managing and securing apps across hybrid IT environments essential 511 287 MTN eyes Ethiopia entry as country prepares to open market https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mtn-eyes-ethiopia-entry-as-country-prepares-to-open-market-2019-05-30 Bloomberg TELECOMS Thu, 30 May 2019 14:24:00 +0200 521345 1559219602 1559219040 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 MTN Uganda's deported CEO allowed to return – official https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mtn-ugandas-deported-ceo-allowed-to-return-official-2019-05-30 Reuters TELECOMS Thu, 30 May 2019 12:50:00 +0200 521324 1559213502 1559213400 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Cartrack continues growth streak https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cartrack-continues-growth-streak-2019-05-28 Simone Liedtke DATA ANALYTICS Tue, 28 May 2019 16:15:00 +0200 521078 1559053037 1559052900 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Airtel Africa looks at $1bn London listing https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/airtel-africa-looks-at-1bn-london-listing-2019-05-28 Reuters TELECOMS Tue, 28 May 2019 14:18:00 +0200 521057 1559046549 1559045880 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Vodacom permit dispute threatens to disconnect Congo clients https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vodacom-permit-dispute-threatens-to-disconnect-congo-clients-2019-05-28 Bloomberg TELECOMS Tue, 28 May 2019 11:13:00 +0200 521042 1559035951 1559034780 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Telkom to seek an equity partner to help boost towers growth https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/telkom-to-seek-an-equity-partner-to-help-boost-towers-growth-2019-05-28 Bloomberg TELECOMS Tue, 28 May 2019 11:10:00 +0200 521040 1559034764 1559034600 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 MTN to sell interest in Amadeus to HarbourVest for R1.2bn https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mtn-to-sell-interest-in-amadeus-to-harbourvest-for-r12bn-2019-05-28 Reuters TELECOMS Tue, 28 May 2019 10:57:00 +0200 521034 1559033937 1559033820 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Transnet became 'captive client' after selling off comms network, inquiry hears https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-became-captive-client-after-selling-off-comms-network-inquiry-hears-2019-05-28 News24Wire STATE CAPTURE Tue, 28 May 2019 08:29:00 +0200 520968 1559025550 1559024940 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000801398_resized_transnetexitdylanslater08181022.jpg 511 287 Telkom’s mobile division lifts group’s full-year performance https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/telkoms-mobile-division-lifts-groups-full-year-performance-2019-05-27 Natasha Odendaal TELECOMS Mon, 27 May 2019 09:04:00 +0200 520880 1559027187 1558940640 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000801254_resized_siphomasekotelkom05181022dylan.jpg Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/78473_2019-05-27_telkom.mp450735028Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko talks about the company's full-year financial performance. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko talks about the company's full-year financial performance. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. Cloud adoption prompting new ways of using tech https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cloud-adoption-prompts-new-way-of-using-it-2019-05-17 Schalk Burger Information Technology Fri, 24 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518909 1558361619 1558648800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797384_resized_altronkarabinacloudspecialistcornedupreez5191022.jpg CORNÉ DU PREEZ Skilled IT personnel remain crucial and should focus on supporting in-house needs and developing new products and services 511 287 Kenya's Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore to stay an extra year in post https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kenyas-safaricom-ceo-bob-collymore-to-stay-an-extra-year-in-post-2019-05-23 Reuters TELECOMS Thu, 23 May 2019 14:07:00 +0200 520688 1558616181 1558613220 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 LSE says, hello, Africa! Come list with us https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lse-says-hello-africa-come-list-with-us-2019-05-22 Bloomberg STOCK EXCHANGE LISTINGS Wed, 22 May 2019 11:23:00 +0200 520511 1558519915 1558516980 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 MTN close to paying off 330bn naira fine in Nigeria – NCC https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mtn-close-to-paying-off-330bn-naira-fine-in-nigeria-ncc-2019-05-22 Reuters TELECOMS Wed, 22 May 2019 11:10:00 +0200 520510 1558516458 1558516200 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Digital education offers new experiential training opportunities https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/digital-education-to-bring-experiential-training-2019-05-17 Schalk Burger Education & Training Fri, 17 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518364 1557817861 1558044000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Collaboration seen as key as SA moves to position for 4IR epoch https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/collaborative-4ir-discussions-on-the-cards-as-a-new-digital-era-dawns-2019-05-17 Natasha Odendaal FOURTH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION Fri, 17 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518964 1557839606 1558044000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000798725_resized_digital.jpg 511 287 MTN receives green light for listing of Nigerian unit https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mtn-receives-green-light-for-listing-of-nigerian-unit-2019-05-15 Natasha Odendaal CORPORATE ACTIVITY Wed, 15 May 2019 10:56:00 +0200 519645 1557910942 1557910560 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 MTN raising $555m in Nigeria this year for expansion https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mtn-raising-555m-in-nigeria-this-year-for-expansion-2019-05-14 Bloomberg TELECOMS Tue, 14 May 2019 09:54:00 +0200 519489 1557821295 1557820440 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Huge Group gains Panasonic distribution rights through Pansmart acquisition https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/huge-group-gains-panasonic-distribution-rights-through-pansmart-acquisition-2019-05-13 Marleny Arnoldi ELECTRONICS & TECHNOLOGY Mon, 13 May 2019 16:49:00 +0200 519460 1557759024 1557758940 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Vodacom reports full-year profit decline, but rise in service revenue https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vodacom-reports-full-year-profit-decline-but-rise-in-service-revenue-2019-05-13 Natasha Odendaal FINANCIAL RESULTS Mon, 13 May 2019 09:05:00 +0200 519367 1557759415 1557731100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000798631_resized_02820d.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/78369_2019-05-13_vodacom.mp453472596Vodacom Group CEO Shameel Joosub outlines the company's performance for the year ended March 31, 2019. Videowork and editing: Creamer Media's Nicholas Boyd Vodacom Group CEO Shameel Joosub outlines the company's performance for the year ended March 31, 2019. Videowork and editing: Creamer Media's Nicholas Boyd Noninvasive industrial cybersecurity aims to make South African industries resilient https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/non-invasive-industrial-cybersecurity-aims-to-make-sa-industries-resilient-2019-05-10 Schalk Burger CYBERSECURITY Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518359 1556885088 1557439200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000796121_resized_gecisadirectormikebergen4191022.jpg MIKE BERGEN The cybersecurity solution monitors industrial networks to identify known and unknown anomalous code 511 287 Altron marks completed turnaround with double-digit growth https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/altron-marks-completed-turnaround-with-double-digit-growth-2019-05-09 Natasha Odendaal FINANCIAL RESULTS Thu, 09 May 2019 16:27:00 +0200 519215 1557414320 1557412020 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 MTN posts strong first-quarter service revenue growth https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mtn-posts-strong-first-quarter-service-revenue-growth-2019-05-09 Natasha Odendaal TELECOMMUNICATIONS Thu, 09 May 2019 15:30:00 +0200 519189 1557414237 1557408600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 MTN Nigeria gets listing approval, securities regulator says https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mtn-nigeria-gets-listing-approval-securities-regulator-says-2019-05-09 Reuters TELECOMS Thu, 09 May 2019 04:43:00 +0200 519073 1557369866 1557369780 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Nigerian court to hear case between MTN, Attorney General on June 26 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nigerian-court-to-hear-case-between-mtn-attorney-general-on-june-26-2019-05-07 Creamer Media Reporter LEGAL MATTERS Tue, 07 May 2019 14:40:00 +0200 519028 1557232860 1557232800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Datatec’s underlying, headline earnings expected to swing back into the black https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/datatecs-underlying-headline-earnings-expected-to-swing-back-into-the-black-2019-05-07 Natasha Odendaal TRADING UPDATE Tue, 07 May 2019 12:35:00 +0200 519002 1557226529 1557225300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Nigeria stock exchange receives MTN listing application, regulator says https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mtn-applies-with-nigerian-securities-regulator-to-list-shares-of-local-unit-sources-2019-05-06 Reuters TELECOMS Mon, 06 May 2019 14:48:00 +0200 518823 1557146719 1557146880 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797153_resized_mtnnigeria1118reuters1022.jpg 511 287 Bharti is said to kick off IPO of $5bn Africa arm in May https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bharti-is-said-to-kick-off-ipo-of-5bn-africa-arm-in-may-2019-05-06 Bloomberg TELECOMS Mon, 06 May 2019 11:06:00 +0200 518862 1557136283 1557133560 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 MTN appoints Jonas chairperson designate, establishes international advisory board https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mtn-appoints-jonas-chairperson-designate-establishes-international-advisory-board-2019-05-03 Natasha Odendaal CORPORATE ACTIVITY Fri, 03 May 2019 12:09:00 +0200 518770 1556891011 1556878140 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797079_resized_mcebisijonas11161022duane.jpg Mcebisi Jonas 511 287 Kenya's Safaricom FY earnings jump on upbeat M-Pesa growth https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kenyas-safaricom-fy-earnings-jump-on-upbeat-m-pesa-growth-2019-05-03 Reuters TELECOMS Fri, 03 May 2019 09:46:00 +0200 518720 1556869944 1556869560 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Africa gains traction as trade destination https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africa-gains-traction-as-trade-destination-2019-05-03 Jessica Oosthuizen Telecoms Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517403 1556526122 1556834400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000794035_resized_monsantopetitagriculturepowerlines11015duane1022.jpg MAKING PROGRESS Several industries and factors are driving growth in sub-Saharan Africa, including agricultural development and power 511 287