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BREAKING NEWS: Dandemutande Acquires YoAfrica (PRESS RELEASE)

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Dandemutande Investments, one of Zimbabwe’s leading Broadband Internet Access Providers today announced that it had acquired YoAfrica, a leading Enterprise Service Provider in Zimbabwe. This acquisition combines the strength of YoAfrica with that of Dandemutande and allows the combined business to harness YoAfrica’s best-in-class technical expertise with Dandemutande’s market leadership, infrastructure and Pan African reach to provide enterprise customers a one-stop shop for all their connectivity requirements.

Speaking on the acquisition, Dandemutande CEO Nhena Nyagura said, “We are excited about this development. Our combined culture represented by a strong customer focus, reliable service and product excellence will ensure that our customers receive the best in class service. The combined business now possesses a market leading talent pool coupled with a formidable mix of solutions and services that will translate into dynamic growth for Dandemutande.”

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7 thoughts on “BREAKING NEWS: Dandemutande Acquires YoAfrica (PRESS RELEASE)

  1. “…YoAfrica’s best-in-class technical expertise…”

    That statement needs to be revisited, having worked with YoAfrica during my nightmares of trying to sort my internet connection, l cannot call them expertise at all.

    They definately have a lot of sales guys being presented as engineers! I can challenge both YoAfrica and Utande to prove me wrong.

    This deal is good for YoAfrica shareholders who were starring at crumbling company with a infrastructure no one was going to buy. But as for Dandemutande lm not sure. They will have access to some of its base stations, a bit of fibre in and around the city maybe, thats all.

    Considering that Utande was struggling to give me WiMax and l live less than 3km from their HQ, this might be another way for them to exand their base station portifolio and reach a bit wider areas than they had before this.

    1. You should also know that Dandemtande purchased iWayAfrica, formerly MWeb…and therefore it’s infrastructural assets are not as small as you think.

    2. I agree with you Macd… I moved to international hosting after having a slew of problems uploading files to my web hosts. Besides that, YoAfrica’s hosting prices haven’t fallen since 2012 yet global internet and hardware/infrastructure costs have fallen a lot since. After your money has been collected, service delivery is poor…

      1. I agree with Imi Vanhu Musadaro, Yo Africa’s hosting and service is horrible. I had to move a client to an international web hosting website after a litany of disappointments. Let’s hope Dandemutande can help improve those areas by a revision of organisational culture and improved service

  2. speculation once again, is Dandemutande venturing into the FTTx arena. If so i would say welcome to them and good luck. I wonder though, if YoAfrica has wimax could they use that spectrum to build an LTE network?

  3. How’s things?, sometimes I get a 500 website message when I view this page. Just a heads up, best wishes

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