Press Releases

Altron appoints Group Chief Information Officer

Johannesburg, 11 November 2019 – JSE-listed technology company Altron has announced the appointment of Collin Govender to the position of Group Chief Information Officer (CIO) with immediate effect. Collin, who has been Altron’s Group Executive for Shared Services, will provide functional guidance to the chief information officers in Altron Group’s ten subsidiaries in his new … Read More

Altron delivers solid results in a tough South African economy

Johannesburg, 24 October 2019 – JSE-listed technology company Altron has announced its half-year financial results, which saw the Group grow revenue from continuing operations by 8% to R8.5 billion, while EBITDA gained 19% to R803 million. Altron remains on track to achieve its five-year goal of doubling EBITDA by 2021. Headline earnings per share from continuing … Read More

Microsoft awards Altron Licensing Solution Provider contract

Johannesburg – Microsoft has named JSE-listed technology company Altron as a Licensing Solution Provider (LSP) in South Africa. This agreement comes as Altron is positioning its recent acquisition, Altron Karabina, to be the go-to partner for everything Microsoft, said Altron Group Chief Executive Mteto Nyati. “This LSP contract provides us with actionable insights to b … Read More

Altron BMS and NCR to supply 100 cash-recyling ATMs to Capitec Bank

Johannesburg and Atlanta – Altron Bytes Managed Solutions (Altron BMS), a subsidiary of JSE-listed technology company Altron, and NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global enterprise technology provider for the financial industry, are providing Capitec Bank Holdings Limited 100 NCR SelfServ 84 cash-recycling ATMs this year, in addition to ongoing software and service support. Chad Baker, … Read More

BTG Namibia enters into strategic partnership with Eljota Investment Managers

Johannesburg – Altron Rest of Africa (Altron ROA), a division of JSE-listed technology company Altron, has announced the sale of a minority stake in its subsidiary, Bytes Technology Group Namibia (BTG Namibia), to Eljota Investment Managers. BTG Namibia will be rebranding soon to Altron Namibia. A black-owned Namibian licensed and authorised asset management company, Eljota … Read More

Altron employees in Eastern Cape move to one building

Johannesburg – JSE-listed technology company Altron has consolidated its corporate offices in the Eastern Cape, moving 134 employees into one building. The newly refurbished and rebranded premises in Berea, East London are located on Pearce street, housing employees of several Altron subsidiaries namely Altron Bytes Document Solutions (BDS), Altron Bytes Systems Integration, Med-e-Mass, MediSwitch, MedeServ … Read More

In-car wi-fi and connectivity features now standard on all new toyota and lexus models

Johannesburg – Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM), in collaboration with partners Altron and Vodacom Business, is pleased to announce a roll-out of connectivity features and in-car Wi-Fi on all new Toyota and Lexus models. The announcement was made at a press conference hosted by TSAM in Sandton on Thursday, 29 October 2019. Known as Toyota … Read More

Netstar Partners with Red Alert to bring SA‘s first saddle tracking and recovery solution

Johannesburg – Netstar, a subsidiary of JSE-listed Altron, has partnered with Red Alert Service Solutions, a cleaning and security solutions provider, to bring the first saddle tracking solution to the South African equestrian market. According to Pierre Bruwer, Managing Director of Netstar, “Theft in horse tack rooms has become a growing trend in recent years. … Read More