Posts tagged as Neotel

Telco rebrands for pan-African operations

  Neotel’s enterprise operations has been rebranded to Liquid Telecom South Africa but the retail business will remain under the Neotel name. The transition to Liquid Telecom South Africa aligns Neotel’s existing enterprise and carrier customer base closer with the Liquid Telecom Group’s wider pan-African operations, which include over 50 000 km of fibre stretching […]

Telecoms group shares plans for recently acquired company

  Neotel is now part of the pan-African telecoms group, Liquid Telecom. The R6,55-million acquisition was approved by the Competition Commission in October 2016 and the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa gave unconditional approval in December 2016. Through new capital from Liquid Telecom, which is a subsidiary of Econet Global, the company plans to […]

The fibre revolution in South Africa

  Did you know that fibre existed in South Africa in 2007? Yes, nine years ago it did exist in South Africa, but it was a well-hidden, underutilised technology, not available to our mobile network operators, the “second national operator”, value-added service providers, businesses or people at home. We had no choice but to accept […]

ICASA approves Vodacom’s acquisition of Neotel but with tough conditions

  During June 2015 the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) approved Neotel’s application for the transfer of control, subject to the finalisation of conditions in respect of the fulfilment of 30% of HDI and rollout conditions. In order to finalise these conditions, the Authority has embarked on a public consultation process and has […]

Neotel – same name, new bosses?

  Over the past few months there has been much speculation about Vodacom acquiring Neotel and what  Vodacom’s plans  would be  after  final approval of the acquisition. It is now clear that Neotel will continue to operate as Neotel but with new owners. The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has given notice in […]

Infrastructure on demand

  The increasing focus on reducing costs means that more than ever, the network infrastructure must be aligned to business demands. To this end, Neotel now provides network on demand for customers. This means that businesses no longer need to have their corporate network designed with the worst case scenario in mind – something that […]