Please Call Me inventor: ‘I still respect Knott-Craig’

2016-04-26 16:34

Inventor of Vodacom’s Please Call Me service, Kenneth Nkosana Makate, says he doesn’t have any hard feelings towards telecoms veteran Alan Knott-Craig.

Court slams execs’ ‘false’ Please Call Me story

2016-04-26 14:01

The Constitutional Court has slammed former Vodacom executives’ version of how the company’s 'Please Call Me' product started.

Alan Knott-Craig: Double edged sword of living in shadow of a famous father

2016-04-24 10:25

Telecoms entrepreneur Alan Knott-Craig Junior reflects on the challenges of having a famous father, his spell in public service and his new business Herotel.

MTN bombs on customer satisfaction, says survey

2016-04-20 11:38

Local mobile network MTN is falling behind its rivals when it comes to customer satisfaction scores for wireless internet services, says a survey

Apple iPhone SE local launch date revealed

2016-04-06 10:17

South African iPhone fans will soon be able to get their hands on the latest handset from Apple.

SA’s high internet costs need intervention - Fin24 user

2016-03-29 14:57

A Fin24 user has expressed his views on why South Africa needs to start paying closer attention to internet costs.

6 tips to save on your smartphone data

2016-03-17 11:20

Mobile data is critical to having a smartphone experience, yet it remains a grudge purchase for South Africans.

Vodacom accused of stealing ‘airtime advance’ idea

2016-03-10 15:23

Mobile network Vodacom is seeking dismissal of a court bid that claims the company stole the idea for its ‘Airtime Advance’ product.

A history of great value for Remgro

2016-02-17 11:30

In the over 70 years since its founding as a tobacco manufacturer, Remgro has grown into an investment holding giant with a track record of providing value to investors.

Tribunal approves sale of Autopage’s subscriber base

2016-02-12 16:59

Regulators have given Vodacom, MTN and Cell C the green light to acquire the subscribe base of mobile service provider Altech Autopage.

WATCH: Nkosana Makate rocks Vodacom with 'Please Call Me' win

'Please call me' inventor Nkosana Makate wins con court ruling against Vodacom. Watch to find out what happened.

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Court orders Vodacom to pay Please Call Me inventor

2016-04-26 10:43

South Africa’s highest legal authority, the Constitutional Court, has ruled that Vodacom must compensate the inventor of the 'Please Call Me' product.

Black SA investors in bid for PIC stake in Vodacom

2016-04-22 08:55

The Public Investment Corporation, which manages the bulk of the pension money of government workers, is in talks with black investors who want to buy a stake in Vodacom.

Vodacom eyes buying unprofitable govt internet firm

2016-04-18 13:37

Vodacom is considering a bid for unprofitable state-owned internet company Broadband Infraco, as the country works toward the privatisation of some government assets.

Panama Papers: Kabila twin linked to Vodacom unit

2016-04-05 15:43

Jaynet Kabila, the twin sister of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s president and a lawmaker, has an indirect stake in Vodacom Group’s operations in the country.

Cell C slashes data prices amid growing competition

2016-03-18 11:53

The mobile network has slashed its pricing for broadband amid increasing market competition and growth from its rivals.

Vodacom SA reviewing its sluggish M-Pesa business

2016-03-15 10:25

Mobile network Vodacom South Africa is considering various options for its sluggish mobile money transfer service M-Pesa.

Vodacom abandons bid to buy Neotel

2016-03-01 11:09

South Africa’s biggest mobile network Vodacom [JSE:VOD] has walked away from its bid to acquire fixed-line telecoms company Neotel for R7bn.

Here's why SA data prices won't come down soon

2016-02-15 10:26

South Africans won’t see a dramatic decline in the cost of data while operators focus on return on investment, says a researcher.

Pricing revealed for BlackBerry Priv in SA

2016-02-09 12:01

BlackBerry’s new smartphone goes on sale in South Africa with a price-point targeted at competing with other premium devices.

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