Mint Connect seeks to penetrate African market with budget mobile phones

6 April 2018

Telecoms

Mint Connect plans to expand across Africa to meet the demand for its low-cost mobile devices, reports BusinessReport. CEO Sagran Pillay said the company plans to penetrate the African industry and has sold over 7.5 million smartphones and feature phones in Southern Africa.

Shareholders Pillay, former South Africa Revenue Service commissioner Oupa Magashule, and entrepreneur Rob Bruggeman took over Alcatel's Boksburg factory when the company disinvested in South Africa in 2002. Read the full article on Telecompaper here.