South Africa's Vodacom says in exclusive talks with Neotel shareholders
JOHANNESBURG, Sept 30
JOHANNESBURG, Sept 30 (Reuters) - South African mobile operator Vodacom Group said on Monday it had entered exclusive talks with Neotel shareholders to acquire the fixed-line operator.
Neotel is majority owned by India's Tata Communications and would be a major boost for Vodacom's ambitions to grow its data offering. Vodacom is a unit of Britain's Vodafone Group Plc.
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