- Former Vodacom CEO Alan Knott-Craig has been talking to rival South African mobile network, Cell C about the company's future and a possible 'rescue plan' for the company, according to a report in MyBroadband. He is currently prohibited from working in the country's telecoms market until next April as part of the severance package agreed when he left Vodacom. He declined to comment on whether he had been in talks with Cell C.
- Eaton Towers , the African tower ownership and management company, has appointed Peter Lewis Chief Financial Officer with immediate effect. Alan Harper, Chief Executive of Eaton Towers, said: “I am very pleased to welcome Peter to the Eaton Towers management team. He has an impressive international track record in the telecoms sector and brings expertise of raising debt funding and the towers business in Africa. Following the recent investment in our business, we are poised to expand our operations across sub-Saharan Africa and have several major deals in the pipeline.