- Amith Maharaj, just 36 years old, has chosen to lead its new mobile network,8ta. He joined Telkom from Vodacom in 2008 to spearhead the traditionally fixed-line operator’s move into the mobile market.

- Mamodupi Mohlala, the former director-general of communications, has been chosen by Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies to head the new National Consumer Commission.

- Cell C CEO Lars Reichelt has used a full-page advertisement in Sunday’s City Press newspaper to apologise for “confusion I may have caused” with the company’s controversial “4Gs” branding.