Entries by Jovana Harkhu

HeroTel gains access to licensed spectrum through acquisition of VO Connect

HeroTel has announced the acquisition of VO Connect, subject to regulatory approval. VO Connect is a leading connectivity service provider, that offers enterprise solutions to medium and large businesses across South Africa. Founded in 1995, VO Connect draws on over two decades of experience in working with channel partners. Hero Telecoms (HeroTel) is a national connectivity provider, […]

HeroTel expands its Northern footprint with the acquisition of Radioactive in Hoedspruit, Limpopo.  

HeroTel is proud to announce the acquisition of Radioactive Telecommunications (Radioactive), a Hoedspruit based Wireless Internet Service Provider (WISP), for an undisclosed amount. Radioactive provides reliable, high-speed wireless connections to the Lowveld community. Gideon Stander, founded the business in 2004, in response to the growing demand for internet services from the many game lodges and […]

HeroTel consolidates its presence in the North West with Koshcom acquisition

Following the purchase of Truecom,  Safricom and Xpress Networks in the North West, HeroTel has announced the 100% acquisition of Kosh Communication Services (Koshcom), for an undisclosed amount.   Koshcom is a Wireless Internet Service Provider (WISP), which was founded in 2004 by Albert and Daleen Hurter. They build their own infrastructure and provide Internet […]

HeroTel acquires national VoIP provider VTN Communications

HeroTel has purchased 100% of VTN Communications (VTNC), a national provider of VoIP and PABX Systems, for an undisclosed sum. VTNC was established in 2011. Under the leadership of Managing Director, Louis van der Wath, VTNC has grown from a small telephony reseller to a major player in the South African market, serving many household […]

HeroTel bulks up in the North West with the acquisition of Truecom

  HeroTel has strengthened its coverage in the North West Province through the acquisition of 100% of True Communications, based in Ventersdorp. Truecom was established in 2009 by Eldred Ekermans. From their six POPs in Ventersdorp, Lichtenburg, Zeerust, Warrenton, Mafikeng and Vryburg the company provides Internet, VoIP and hosting services, to more than 30 towns […]