Posts Tagged ‘Mark Taylor’

  • Nashua Mobile announced on Monday that the company will be shutting their doors in South Africa (image: file)

    South Africa: Nashua Mobile closes its doors

    April 14, 2014 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off

    Nashua Mobile announced on Monday that the company will be shutting its doors in South Africa as a third-party mobile operator, and that their existing subscriber base will be sold off to mobile operators MTN and Vodacom. “Nashua Mobile has not renewed its...

  • Movement into Africa on the cards for Orange, Nashua

    June 14, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off

    Following the announcement of a partnership targeting travellers between Europe, Africa and South Africa, French telecommunications services provider’s Orange Horizons and South African mobile operator Nashua Mobile do have plans to service other key...

  • Procrastination, not price, hampers telecoms uptake

    May 14, 2013 • OpinionComments Off

    Universal access to the internet in South Africa is no longer being held back by high prices or a lack of education, but by government and regulatory inefficiency. Smartphones and mobile computing devices are getting cheaper and broadband far more affordable....

  • 2012: the year of the smartphone

    November 22, 2012 • OpinionComments Off

    South Africa’s telecommunications industry has lived through yet another year of growth, change and upheaval, touching lows like the worrying upheaval at Telkom and reaching highs such as the launch of the country’s first commercial long-term evolution...

  • Cell price war gives LCR a new lease on life

    November 6, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off

    A fierce price war among South Africa’s mobile operators is giving least-cost routing (LCR) a new lease on life by offering businesses of all sizes a range of opportunities to slice national and international call costs. That’s according to Mark Taylor,...

  • LTE in Africa – call it like it is

    November 6, 2012 • FeaturesComments Off

    Long Term Evolution (LTE) has moved from concept stage to actual rollout, globally, and in Africa. It does exist. It is an advancement on previous wireless technology standards including GSM/EDGE, HSDPA and HSDPA+, and has been developed and rolled out to...

  • What LTE means for Africa in the long term

    October 16, 2012 • FeaturesComments (4)

    October 2012 has been a momentous month for South Africa’s mobile industry – or that is what management and staff at local mobile and telecommunication service provider Vodacom are likely feeling. The company has officially launched its Long Term...

  • SA – Nashua Mobile’s Mark Taylor talks strategy

    October 15, 2012 • FeaturesComments Off

    Mark Taylor, former Managing Executive responsible for Supply Chain at Vodacare, Online, and the financial services area within Vodacom, has re-taken the reins at Nashua Mobile as CEO. From the company’s head office in Midrand, Gauteng, Taylor explains why...