SIM-swap victims mull legal action against banks

2017-04-24 13:24

A man who lost R1.8m from his bank account is part of a growing group of outraged clients gearing up for a legal fight with banks.

Competition watchdog throws out complaint against Vodacom, MTN

2017-04-18 17:28

The Competition Commission will not prosecute a complaint lodged by Cell C against Vodacom and MTN over anti-competitive conduct.

Vodacom data prices ‘fall’ by over 15%

2017-02-01 15:30

Mobile network Vodacom says its data prices have fallen by 15.4% over the last year, according to the company’s latest trading update for the quarter ended December 31 2016.

Smartphone boom brings data joy to Vodacom earnings

2017-02-01 08:45

Strong data revenue growth and an increase in new smartphone contracts in the fourth quarter of 2016 helped Vodacom grow its revenue, the operator has said.

MTN issues warning over 'bill shock'

2017-01-17 14:33

Mobile network provider MTN has warned that the transition from a feature phone to a smartphone, roll out of 4G and social media usage have led to depleting data bundles.

13 tips to help you beat sky-rocketing data costs

2016-11-29 19:40

Sudden high data bills can knock the wind out of your finances. Here are some useful tips to help you avoid getting bill shock.

Shocker: R25 000 data bill from Vodacom

2016-11-22 20:45

If I knew data would be the new gold I would have built myself an empire, says a Vodacom client who was shocked to get a R25 000 bill.

Vodacom stake for sale to black investors

2016-11-06 06:00

A stake in Vodacom is back up for sale following the collapse of a previous deal in May that was aimed at increasing black ownership of the cellular operator.

New ICT policy risks killing MTN, Vodacom - DA

2016-10-04 15:20

Two of South Africa’s biggest mobile networks, Vodacom and MTN, are facing major risks to their businesses amid government’s approval of a new national ICT policy.

South Africa has the second highest data contract prices among a select group of seven countries, according to a study prompted by the local #datamustfall trend.

South Africa has the second highest data contract prices among a select group of seven countries, according to a study prompted by the local #datamustfall trend.

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Vodacom Tanzania gets go ahead to extend IPO by three weeks

2017-04-19 07:55

Vodacom Group’s Tanzania unit received regulatory approval to extend the deadline of its share sale for three weeks, allowing investors more time to take part in the country’s biggest initial public offering to date.

WATCH: Piet's Vodacom tantrum a hit on Facebook

2017-03-17 20:02

A businessman who posted a video of himself throwing a tantrum over billing issues outside a Vodacom store says he didn't know that things were going to get much worse.

Vodacom criticises SA ICT policy for being 'unclear'

2017-02-01 11:10

South Africa’s biggest mobile network by subscribers, Vodacom, has criticised government’s ICT policy white paper, which was released to the public late last year.

Vodacom ‘considers’ selling R15bn stake in BEE deal

2017-01-25 18:57

Vodacom is considering the sale of a R15bn stake in what would be one of the country’s biggest ever deals aimed at boosting black participation in the economy.

MTN hires former Vodafone Germany CEO

2016-12-07 11:24

Another top executive from Vodafone’s ranks is set to join Africa’s biggest mobile network MTN in 2017 as COO.

Here’s why SA’s govt broadband tender was cancelled

2016-11-23 09:00

Government’s rural broadband tender has been cancelled because all bidding companies failed to meet technical requirements for phase one of the project.

Telkom Mobile to fight for its share

2016-11-20 06:01

Although Telkom’s mobile unit is at last profitable, it faces an uphill battle to sustain profitability.

Vodacom’s grannies are cool for the summer

2016-10-30 09:28

On a beautiful Thursday afternoon, Vodacom unveiled its epic 2016 summer campaign, which kicked off with a warm welcome of champagne flutes.

Govt wants MTN, Vodacom to share infrastructure

2016-10-03 11:26

South Africa’s cabinet approved a proposal backing “open and shared networks” in its attempt to provide all citizens with better access to internet services by 2030.

‘Disappearing act: Where is my mobile data going?’

2016-09-26 16:11

Mobile networks such as MTN and Vodacom have come under the spotlight in recent weeks over their allegedly high data prices as the #datamustfall hashtag gathered pace on Twitter.

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