September 4th, 2010

O-Tel Telecom Saves the Day by Providing the LCR Dealer with a Working, Profitable and Ready-to-Deploy Solution to Replace the Premi-Cell JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng-(August 17, 2020) - O-Tel Telecom today announced the launch of a new set of LCR packages, a strategically designed service targeted to the LCR dealers whom have been facing many unpleasant situations of [...]

Tuesday, August 17, 2020

Bidorbuy acquires stake in PayFast

Bidorbuy acquires stake in PayFast Staff Writer MyBroadband | 16 August, 2010, a Delaware Company and the parent of, has acquired a 33% stake in South African online payment solution, PayFast. Jaco Jonker, CEO of, says that the acquisition is a natural progression for bidorbuy: “Online payments are critical in ecommerce and [...]

Many clients are contacting me with suggestions on how to face the biggest challenge in the VoIP business environment. Catching the customer prospect at an opportune time for them to exit their contract is important in establishing a long term business relationship. Many LCR providers and incumbents have their customer in some sort of contract [...]

New carrier grade switches helps O-TEL cope with Surging VoIP traffic volumes after launching Private Label Services to the ISP, WISP, ITSP, IT Companies and investors with dozens of applications daily. JOHANNESBURG, July 26, 2020 - O-Tel Telecom today announced that their Gauteng VoIP Exchange, one of their fastest growing VoIP Exchange Points (VXPs) in [...]

Want to phone someone on Vodacom? Rather than dialling “082?, you may soon have to dial “882? instead. Draft regulations governing the phone numbering scheme SA uses could mean that every phone number in the country will have to change. The Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) has released draft numbering plan regulations that could [...]

The stage is set for a battle of epic proportions at public hearings in Johannesburg next week. That’s when operators will make their arguments for and against proposed cuts in wholesale call termination rates. MTN, for one, has warned of dire consequences for its business and for the entire mobile ecosystem if industry regulator, the [...]

Telkom has left its broadband line rental and post-paid call rates unchanged while hiking basic line rental costs by about 5%. In its annual tariff filing with the Independent Communications Authority of SA, the fixed-line operator says it could have hiked its basket of rates by as much as 19,3%, but has declined to do [...]

Enables Partners to Exploit Rapidly Growing Opportunity in SA’s Telecom Market 16 June, 2010, Johannesburg.—O-Tel Telecom, a leading provider of Digital Telephony and e-Business infrastructure, today announced its Authorized Reseller Programme (ARP) for their LiTE Voice Service. The Authorized Reseller Programme is a great addition to O-Tel’s trio of partnership offerings. Current affiliate Programmes include [...]

Neotel shows a loss of around R1.5-billion according to results from shareholder Tata Communications, but analysts say it is not surprising Tata Communications, which has a 49.1% shareholding in Neotel, recently announced its year-end quarter financial results for the fiscal year 2009-10. The company reported a net loss of Rs 598 crore (R983-million) for the [...]

Johannesburg, South Africa—10 June, 2010- O-Tel Telecoms, a leading Licensed National Telecom Service Provider, announced today its expansion to 4 cities across South Africa. The newest of O-Tel’s 17 offices are located in Bloemfontein, George servicing Southern Cape, Cape Town, and Mafeking servicing North West. The establishing of office presence and wireless networks in these [...]

Sadiba O-Tel Eastern Cape gains market share

Sadiba O-Tel Eastern Cape gains market share and solidifies position as Port Elizabeths fastest growing Digital Telecom Service Provider Johannesburg: Tuesday, May 8 - 2010 PRESS RELEASE Sadiba O-Tel Eastern Cape, a Telecom Service Provider appointed by O-Tel to service Port Elizabeth and surrounding areas, today announced that its market...
12. May 2010Read More

Least cost routing gets the boot

By Candice Jones and Nicola Mawson, ITWeb online telecoms editor Johannesburg, 28 Apr 2020 Read in this story Not cheap enough Larger losses All is well Digital is calling Interconnect rate cuts will see the LCR market collecting dust, say operators. The new proposed interconnect rates have killed the business case...
29. April 2010Read More

The Demise of GSM LCR in South Africa

Opinion Piece- M.A. Patel, CEO, O-Tel Telecom The Demise of GSM LCR in South Africa The Telecoms Industry has turned out to be very exciting. From the grim days of having one land line service provider, and one GSM mobile provider, to now having a multitude of Licensed Telecom Service...
24. April 2010Read More

Operators, are you ready?

Operators, are you ready? By Farzana Rasool, ITWeb journalist. Johannesburg, 14 Apr 2020 MTN call rates that will apply to the tourist SIM card pack. Telecoms operators seem well prepared for the large influx of network users during the Fifa 2010 Soccer World Cup, say analysts. “They [operators] have had enough time to prepare. I think...
17. April 2010Read More

ICASA stuns mobile operators

Staff writer MyBB & Sapa | 15 April, 2010 Its back to the drawing board for Vodacom, MTN and Cell C after ICASA suggests aggressive wholesale mobile call termination rate cuts The Independent Communications Authority of SA (ICASA) surprised mobile operators on Thursday by suggesting significant price cuts to current...
16. April 2010Read More

10 Reasons WISPs prefer WiFi to WiMax

With all the media attention and hype around WiMax this list may help you understand why not to discount practical Wifi technologies that are solving real world problems today. WAPA estimates that 40000+ clients are connected using outdoor Wifi and a potential 1Million more people who have laptops with Wifi...
4. April 2010Read More

O-Tel Deploys Network in Newcastle

O-Tel Sets footprint in Newcastle As part of its continuing network investment to support growing demand for advanced digital telephony and applications, O-TEL today announced the activation of new Wi-Fi wireless sites in Newcastle, which will enhance coverage for area residents and businesses. The new wireless sites are one part...
27. March 2010Read More


QUICK Q & A Mohammad patel, CEO of O-Tel Africa What did you want to be when you grow up? My primary schooling was in a French school. The school I went to had a subscription with a Children’s magazine called “ASTRAPI”. This magazine was designed to stimulate a child’s...
26. March 2010Read More

O-Tel Telecom Achieves Significant Growth

O-Tel Telecom Achieves Significant Business, Growth Milestones in 2009 Licensed National Telecom Operator Ends First Full Year of Business With Nationwide Presence, Wireless Network Deployment, Major Partnership Deals, Expanded Digital Voice Services and PTT Services Johannesburg, South Africa—15 March, 2010- O-Tel Telecom , Licensed National Telecom Operator, ended its first...
14. March 2010Read More

IT Web, Front Page 10/03/2020

Making do without WiMax By Candice Jones, ITWeb online telecoms editor Johannesburg, 10 Mar 2020 Local alternative telecoms player O-Tel has unveiled its commercial national wireless network, using open frequencies to serve the SME space. CEO Mohammad Patel says O-Tel is working on a strategy that will give it access to some of the available...
10. March 2010Read More
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