Press Releases

Altech announces appointment of Dr. Willie Oosthuysen as Group Chief Technology Officer

JSE-listed Allied Technologies Limited (Altech) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Willie Oosthuysen as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) to the Altech Group. A respected systems engineer with more than 20 years of technology experience, Oosthuysen was formerly the Director Systems Engineering of Cisco Emerging Central, which geographically covers the Middle East and Africa, … Read More

Altech hugs abused kids in Soweto with R500 000 donation

The Teddy Bear Clinic, a child abuse safe haven in Soweto, whose plight was highlighted on Talk Radio 702, has been refurbished and upgraded with financial assistance from the Altech Group. The leading South African high-technology group involved in the design, development, convergence, manufacture, installation and distribution of telecommunications equipment, multimedia systems and IT solutions, … Read More

Altech operating profit up 7%

JSE listed Allied Technologies Limited (Altech) today announced the Groups annual results for the year ended 28 February 2010. I am pleased with the strong performance that has been delivered by the majority of Altechs operating companies. In particular Altech Netstar, Altech Stream East Africa, Altech Fleetcall and Altech Card Solutions performed well. Our Gr … Read More

Altech withdraws intervention

 Allied Technologies Limited (“Altech”) has withdrawn as an intervening party in the merger proceedings before the Competition Tribunal, in respect of MTN’s proposed acquisition of Verizon South Africa, which is to be heard by the Competition Tribunal on 08 January 2009. MTN has given a number of general undertakings in respect of the way … Read More

Altech and Citynet to provide affordable broadband intenet access services in Sub-Saharan Africa

Altech announced today, the signing of a technology and distribution agreement with USA -based CityNet Wireless Incorporated and its global licensing partner CityNet Wireless International (Pty) Limited. The principle of this agreement will enable Altech to enter the broadband infrastructure and operator space in sub-Sahara Africa, using proven leading edge technology currently in opera … Read More

Altech acquires minority interest in Altech Namitech

Allied Technologies Limited (Altech) and Giesecke & Devrient (G&D), the German smartcard company have concluded an agreement whereby Altech has acquired G&Ds minority interest in Altech NamITech. Altech has acquired G&Ds effective 11% shareholding (taking into account the empowerment shareholding structure) and Altech now owns an effective 72% of Altech Namitech. Pamodzi, the empowerment partner … Read More

Altech and Neotel sign major deal

 Allied Technologies Limited (Altech) announced today that its telecommunications subsidiary, Altech Autopage Cellular, has signed a distribution agreement with Neotel.  The channel partnership affords Altech Autopage Cellular the opportunity to market Neotels entire product range, allowing customers to purchase off the shelf fixed line, voice and data products.  The partnership, which is effective as of … Read More

Altech continues strong growth

Altech Technologies Limited (Altech) has again reported impressive financial results for the 6 months ended 31 August 2005, with all income, balance sheet and cash flow metrics showing strong positive increases. Altech, a leading South African high technology group, provides products, solutions and services that capitalise on the convergence of Telecommunications, Multimedia and Technology sectors. … Read More