0
Wireless

Vodacom South Africa in talks to buy Vast Networks stake - report

Monday 11 September 2017 | 09:16 CET | News
Vodacom South Africa is in talks to buy a stake in Vast Networks, Mybroadband reported, citing industry sources. It said this follows news that Vast Networks, which is owned by Dimension Data and Naspers, is up for sale. The company is an open access Wi-Fi network infrastructure provider, delivering carrier-grade Wi-Fi in Southern Africa. 

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

We hope you've enjoyed your free articles. Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Dimension Data / Naspers / Vodacom South Africa
Countries: South Africa
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Vodacom South Africa slashes out-of-bundle data prices

Published 04 Oct 2017 09:41 CET | South Africa
Vodacom South Africa will reduce out-of-bundle prices for all customers from mid-October, reports Mybroadband. For prepaid and ...

Vast Networks plans hotspot expansion

Published 28 Sep 2017 10:20 CET | South Africa
South African open-access Wi-Fi network infrastructure provider Vast Networks plans to expand its coverage over the next twelve ...

Vodacom South Africa offers free internet access to universities

Published 28 Sep 2017 09:48 CET | South Africa
Vodacom South Africa is offering zero-rated internet services to universities for students and staff who are its subscribers. ...

Naspers seeks competition commission approval to buy AutoTrader

Published 21 Sep 2017 10:49 CET | South Africa
Media and internet group Naspers is seeking Competition Commission approval to buy AutoTrader, according to a report by Fin24. ...

Showmax, Vast offer zero-rated access to Showmax shows via hotspots

Published 22 Aug 2017 09:02 CET | South Africa
Internet TV company Showmax and Vast Networks, the open-access Wi-Fi provider owned by Dimension Data and Naspers, have reached ...

Vast Networks is up for sale – report

Published 02 Aug 2017 08:26 CET | South Africa
South Africa's Vast Networks is for sale, reports Mybroadband citing industry sources. The company was established in 2015  as a ...

Vast Networks to offer free internet on World Wi-Fi Day

Published 20 Jun 2017 11:46 CET | South Africa
African Wi-Fi provider Vast Networks will be giving 1GB of free Wi-Fi to all South Africans on its network on 20 June to mark ...

Vast Networks to give Wi-Fi for 1.5 mln residents

Published 27 Apr 2017 16:13 CET | South Africa
South African Wi-Fi provider Vast Networks is set to give 1.5 million Gauteng township residents an affordable alternative to ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

23 Feb RSA Conference
24 Feb Arlo Q4 2019
24 Feb Palo Alto Networks fiscal Q2
25 Feb Iridium Q4 2019
25 Feb Infinera Q4 2019
25 Feb Millicom Q4 2019
25 Feb American Tower Q4 2019
25 Feb Utility Telecoms 2020
26 Feb Crown Castle Q4 2019
26 Feb Syn Q4 2019
26 Feb Avast FY results
26 Feb Box Q4 2019
26 Feb Orbcomm Q4 2019
26 Feb Sina Q4 2019
26 Feb Weibo Q4 2019
26 Feb Shentel Q4 2019
27 Feb Zoom Telephonics Q4 2019
27 Feb Telesat Q4
27 Feb Dell Technologies fiscal Q4
27 Feb VMware fiscal Q4
27 Feb Cogent Communications Q4 2019
27 Feb Cable One Q4 2019
27 Feb Neophotonics Q4 2019
27 Feb Baidu Q4 2019
27 Feb Netia Q4 2019
27 Feb Sunrise Q4 2019
27 Feb Interxion EGM
28 Feb Tecnotree FY 2019
28 Feb Masmovil Q4 2019
28 Feb Freenet Q4 2019
::: More Calendar Items