The information and communications technology (ICT) policy review panel appointed in November by communications minister Dina Pule met last Thursday and Friday in Pretoria to map out its work, divide up responsibilities and to design an approach to tackling the review process. The panel
Former Vodacom CEO Pieter Uys is among 22 people who have been appointed by communications minister Dina Pule to advise her department as it prepares to overhaul the legislation that governs South Africa’s information and communications technology (ICT) sector. Other well-known people
Former Vodacom Group CEO Pieter Uys will join the management team of Stellenbosch-based investment firm Remgro in April 2013 on a full-time basis. He will also join the company’s board of directors. Remgro, which emerged from Rembrandt — the tobacco and industrial conglomerate founded by Anton Rupert — was one of the
A analysis of the annual reports of SA’s top technology companies – those with a market capitalisation above R1bn – show that Datatec CEO Jens Montanana is the highest paid CEO, at least among companies listed on the JSE. Montanana pipped MTN Group CEO Sifiso Dabengwa to the post, earning nearly US$3m in salary
The ZA Tech Show has a packed panel this week, with Ben Kelly, Brett Haggard, Sam Beckbessinger and Simon Dingle discussing the craziness of patents in the mobile industry, Android updates and fragmentation, Pieter Uys’s resignation as Vodacom CEO, iPhone coming to Cell C, Windows 8, and lots more
The resignation last week of Vodacom Group CEO Pieter Uys raises interesting questions about the future of SA’s most powerful mobile phone operator under the UK’s Vodafone, especially as it faces an increasingly fractious and competitive industry. When
It’s a bit of a mixed bag this week as your TalkCentral hosts Duncan McLeod and Craig Wilson chat about Pieter Uys’s resignation from Vodacom, the impending launch of Gauteng’s first dedicated community satellite television channel, Cell C’s new head office campus north of Sandton and texting and
Stock market analysts have praised outgoing Vodacom Group CEO Pieter Uys, saying the telecommunications operator flourished during his tenure and that his designated replacement, Shameel Joosub, is a sound choice to succeed him. The move is widely
In the first year he held the reins at Vodafone Spain, Vodacom Group CEO-designate Shameel Joosub had to contend with a struggling Spanish economy and intense competition that resulted in a sharp fall in profits and margins on his watch. Joosub, formerly MD of Vodacom SA, took the reins
Vodacom Group CEO Pieter Uys is stepping down after almost two decades with the mobile operator. He will be replaced by Vodafone Spain CEO Shameel Joosub, who is a former MD of Vodacom SA. The appointment will take effect on 1 September to ensure a smooth transition and handover. TechCentral had
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