Bribery claims rock Neotel as CEO takes special leave

2015-07-31 16:53

Telecoms company Neotel has placed its chief executive officer Sunil Joshi and chief financial officer Steven Whiley on special leave amid an investigation into bribery.

Vodacom sees revenue spike thanks to data

2015-07-23 10:27

Vodacom Group said first-quarter revenue increased 7% as data sales from international operations helped ease pressure on growth in its domestic market.

Vodacom sale, loan conversion won’t solve Eskom’s problems

2015-07-05 15:24

The state’s sale of its stake in Vodacom to the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) this week wrapped up slightly more than nine months of deal making for Treasury.

Eskom funding: Govt loses R2.8bn on Vodacom sale

2015-07-02 08:52

The government has sold its entire stake in Vodacom to the Public Investment Corporation at a 10% discount to the 30-day average price.

Cellphone coverage comes to underground Gautrain stations

2015-07-01 16:52

Losing cellphone signal at underground Gautrain stations is set to become a problem of the past.

Vodacom-Neotel deal should worry Telkom - analyst

2015-07-01 15:43

Regulators' approval of Vodacom’s R7bn bid to buy fixed-line business Neotel should worry Telkom, says an analyst.

Govt sells Vodacom stake to fund Eskom

2015-07-01 08:12

The government has sold its 13.91% stake in Vodacom to help fund the R23bn allocation to Eskom, says the National Treasury.

Govt in ‘advanced talks’ to sell Vodacom stake

2015-06-24 09:28

Government could sell its R27.7bn stake in Vodacom and the deal could be announced as early as this week, according to people familiar with the discussions.

SA has ‘over 10 000’ cellphone contract combinations

2015-06-19 15:01

South Africa only has four major mobile networks but there are over 10 000 combinations of phone contracts and add-on bundles, according to a research firm.

Cell C wants answers on Vodacom-Neotel deal

2015-06-18 15:21

Cell C wants to know why Vodacom’s R7bn bid for Neotel was approved by regulator Icasa, and the company is even threatening legal action to try to stop the buyout.


Vodacom’s chief financial officer quits

2015-07-27 10:06

South Africa’s biggest mobile network Vodacom has announced that its chief financial officer Ivan Dittrich has resigned from the company.

Vodacom CEO relieved to hear of family's release in China

2015-07-17 16:27

Vodacom CEO Shameel Joosub has expressed his relief after it was announced that his uncle, aunt and brother will be making their way back home from China after being detained for a week.

BEE a condition for Vodacom-Neotel deal

2015-07-03 11:57

Vodacom can buy Neotel if it complies with South Africa’s black-ownership rules and brings broadband internet to rural areas, according to regulator Icasa.

Why spectrum is key to Vodacom’s broadband hopes

2015-07-02 06:45

Radio frequency spectrum is becoming a battleground for South Africa’s biggest mobile network Vodacom in its bid to provide faster broadband, according to analysts.

What is the nature of Vodacom transaction - DA

2015-07-01 16:10

While the DA is "cautiously optimistic" about the government selling its 13.91% stake in Vodacom to the Public Investment Corporation, the party says it has a number of concerns regarding the nature of the transaction.

HEADLINES: Durban refugee camp closure, Eskom funding & Greece economy

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Competition Commission approves R7bn Vodacom-Neotel deal

2015-06-30 18:45

The regulatory authority has given the green light for Vodacom to buy Neotel for R7bn.

SA cellphone contracts ‘designed to confuse’

2015-06-22 11:19

Fin24 users have expressed their cynicism over why South Africa is said to have over 10 000 combinations of phone contracts and add-on bundles.

Here's how cyber crooks target SA firms

2015-06-19 12:47

Cyber criminals are engaged in a persistent large-scale target of South Africa companies, a new security report says.

Vodacom cautious over Neotel deal approval

2015-06-17 09:10

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa earlier this week gave Vodacom the green light to buy Neotel for R7bn.

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