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The commission of inquiry into state capture has sought to understand why Gupta-linked company Homix was paid R41m by Neotel, after the technology company won a contract with Transnet.
Gupta-linked advisory firm Homix earned R36m for virtually no work done in facilitating a deal between Neotel and Transnet, the state capture inquiry has heard.
The government will soon decide it is should part-privatise cash strapped Broadband Infraco, according to two people familiar with the matter.
Technical gremlins have hit Neotel’s network as the company suffered issues with its data services.
Local telecommunications company Neotel expects regulators to approve the sale of its business to Econet-owned Liquid Telecom before the end of March 2017.
Local fixed-line telecommunications company Neotel is keeping tight-lipped amid reports that it could be up for sale again.
Almost 20 months after Vodacom launched a bid to buy Neotel for R7bn, the deal is set to head back to the Competition Commission with a mooted roaming agreement.
The chief executive officer of fixed-line telecommunications company Neotel has resigned after an investigation cleared him of bribery.
The Competition Tribunal has agreed to indefinitely postpone a hearing regarding a R7bn merger between Vodacom and Neotel.
MTN said it opposes Vodacom’s acquisition of Neotel as the deal would give Vodacom dominance in South Africa’s high-speed Internet market.
The judicial commission inquiry into state capture has heard of a sudden 'flurry of activity' in a Standard Bank account held by Gupta-linked company Homix in 2014, in what ought to have raised reg flags.
The value of a Transnet contract awarded to information technology (IT) company T-Systems ballooned from just under R1.7bn to nearly R3bn after known Gupta associate Salim Essa allegedly became a backchannel "negotiator" for the German multinational.
Neotel customers continue to lambast the service provider on social networks, several days into internet connections woes.
Regulation is unlikely to hobble the R6.55bn sale of telecoms business Neotel to connectivity provider Liquid Telecom, said representatives of the latter company.
The buyer is partnering with Royal Bafokeng Holdings, which has committed to taking a 30% stake in Neotel.
South Africa’s biggest mobile network Vodacom [JSE:VOD] has walked away from its bid to acquire fixed-line telecoms company Neotel for R7bn.
South Africa’s biggest mobile network plans to acquire Neotel’s fixed line assets but not its spectrum amid opposition from rival companies.
The chief financial officer of fixed-line telecommunications company Neotel Steven Whiley has resigned after being placed on special leave.
The Competition Tribunal of South Africa has agreed to postpone a hearing into the proposed R7bn Vodacom-Neotel merger.
Telecoms company Neotel has placed its chief executive officer Sunil Joshi and chief financial officer Steven Whiley on special leave amid an investigation into bribery.
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