Lower returns push Patrice Motsepe’s ARC out of Metrofibre

Investment holding company African Rainbow Capital is offloading its 8.7% interest in Metrofibre, which is valued at R268 million.

Sep 14, 2021

Motsepe’s TymeBank plans new salary advance products

The digital bank will introduce a buy-now-pay-later product called MoreTyme, as well as salary advance offerings, as it seeks to diversify its client base.

Jul 16, 2021

rain, Huawei Cloud collaboration takes rich, interactive learning to home students

The Huawei-ULearning joint online learning solution was deployed on Huawei Cloud and provided to customers as a SaaS solution.

Jun 18, 2021

Massive surge in 5G subscriptions predicted in 2021

Ericsson projects 5G mobile subscriptions will exceed 580 million by year-end, driven by an estimated one million new subscriptions every day.

Mar 24, 2021

Rain, Telkom rated worst SA telcos; MTN leads customer service

South Africa’s telcos struggled to provide meaningful customer service under lockdown, with Rain and Telkom ranked as the worst performers, says BrandsEye.

Mar 19, 2021

Rain finds ‘window of 5G opportunity’ in spectrum impasse

The data-only mobile network operator says the delay in SA’s spectrum auction process is working in its favour, as it aggressively rolls out its 5G strategy.


Rain targets 2m customers, reaches R17.1bn valuation

The mobile network operator aims to rack up two million local customers over the next few years, as it reaches a R17.1 billion valuation.

Dec 17, 2020

Patrice Motesepe’s TymeBank, Rain face COVID-19 hiccups

While Rain experienced faced certain ‘customer service challenges’ during the period, TymeBabk is tracking slightly behind its projections to attract clients.

Dec 15, 2020

SA’s 2020 broadband market gains to spill into 2021

The market made significant gains in 2020, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the trend is set to continue next year, says BMIT.

Dec 2, 2020

MTN subscribers now get eSIM support on some smartphones

The telco says it is the first operator in SA to support eSIM capability for contract phone subscribers, available on selected Samsung and Apple devices.

Nov 17, 2020

Vodacom CEO takes jibe at Telkom over Rain deal

Telkom is trying to restrict the amount of spectrum Vodacom gets at the auction by making noise about roaming agreements with Rain, says Shameel Joosub.

Nov 3, 2020

Industry, academia jointly launch SA’s ‘first’ 5G lab

Huawei, Rain and Wits University establish South Africa and Africa’s 5G Innovation Lab, as part of cultivating human capacity and capability.

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