Altron awarded Microsoft licencing provider contract

2019-10-07 20:04

Microsoft has named JSE-listed technology company Altron as a licensing solution provider in South Africa.

Altron expecting major boost thanks to restructuring

2018-09-25 18:37

Electronics group Altron is expecting a major boost in its earnings for the period to end August 2018 after disposing of discontinued operations, the group said in a statement.

Declassified: Apartheid profits - Who funded the National Party?

2017-08-14 07:04

Open Secrets has collected archival documents that contain damning details of individuals and corporations that propped up apartheid and profited in return.

Mteto to run the rule over Altron's fortunes

2017-03-26 12:03

After more than half a century as a family business, the ailing company has reached out to an outsider to turn it around and focus on its future.

Bill Venter to step down as Altron chair next week

2017-02-24 07:45

Industry veteran Dr Bill Venter, who founded JSE-listed IT group Altron 51 years ago, will step down as the company’s non-executive chair at the end of this month.

Altron suspends dividend amid ‘difficult conditions’

2016-05-18 11:22

Local technology group Altron has decided not to declare a dividend for its financial year ended February 29 as difficult tradition conditions bite.

Tribunal approves sale of Autopage’s subscriber base

2016-02-12 16:59

Regulators have given Vodacom, MTN and Cell C the green light to acquire the subscribe base of mobile service provider Altech Autopage.

Autopage ‘looked at’ MVNO model

2015-11-13 16:49

Before coming to the decision to shut down mobile service provider Autopage, the business’ management considered a mobile virtual network operator model.

Shutting down Autopage has been ‘emotionally tough’

2015-11-13 14:31

Mobile service provider Altech Autopage has tried to mitigate retrenchments amid the company eyeing a February 2016 shut down, its managing director has said.

Altron to sell Autopage subscriber base for R1.5bn

2015-09-23 16:23

Local mobile networks are set to pay technology group Altron over R1bn for its Autopage subscriber base.


Altron suspends three execs amid 'irregularities'

2019-09-06 14:50

The board of Altron has advised shareholders that three senior executives of its subsidiary Altron Nexus have been placed on pre-cautionary suspension.

Altron expects profit boost from restructuring

2018-04-12 16:57

Information Technology firm Altron expects its financial results due out next month to differ by 20%, due to the restructuring of the business.

Altron working on new turnaround strategy

2017-05-14 06:46

Altron was working on a new strategy as part of its turnaround that was likely to be completed in June and presented to the company’s board in July, Altron CEO Mteto Nyati said this week.

MTN SA boss quits to join Altron

2017-03-07 17:59

Current MTN South Africa chief executive and former Microsoft managing director, Mteto Nyati, is joining technology group Altron as its new CEO.

Bill Venter to step down as Altron non-exec chair

2016-12-07 07:12

Founder of JSE-listed IT group Altron, Dr Bill Venter, plans to step down as non-executive chair amid a fresh R400m capital investment in the company.

Autopage delays its planned shutdown date

2016-02-15 13:32

Mobile service provider Altech Autopage has pushed back its planned shutdown date, which was originally anticipated for the end of this month.

Autopage sale heads back to Competition Commission

2015-12-10 12:59

The sale of Altech Autopage’s subscriber base has been referred back to the Competition Commission, putting into question a planned shutdown date.

Telkom-Cell C tie-up will be a threat - Autopage MD

2015-11-13 15:48

Telkom’s possible acquisition of Cell C would result in a stronger competitor to Vodacom and MTN, says the head of Autopage.

Failed Altech Node cost Altron millions

2015-10-07 10:38

Technology group Altron’s failed Altech Node video business has cost the company millions, according to its half-year results.

Altron shuts down Altech Node business

2015-09-15 19:14

Local technology group Altron is closing its video on demand business Altech Node.

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