Data wars: Commission stands firm on consumer rights

2017-08-16 15:40

Icasa's recently-released draft regulations on out of bundle data pricing and expiry are still not consistent with the Consumer Protection Act, says the National Consumer Commission.

#DataMustFall: Vodacom says it is committed to reducing prices

2017-08-09 15:00

Service provider, Vodacom will actively participate in Independent Communications Authority of South Africa’s (Icasa) consultation process on the draft regulations.

#News24 ICYMI: Oscar Pistorius will spend the night in hospital, SAA gets a new CEO and 'fake' employees used to get guns

2017-08-03 19:26

A mother allegedly assaults a nurse before smashing her baby’s head, Victor Mlotshwa relives the day he was forced into a coffin and an interview with Malcolm McGown, father of Stephen who was held hostage in Mali, talks about his ordeal.

Telkom wins landmark case against Vodacom

2017-07-27 10:08

Mobile and fixed-line operator Telkom has won a landmark case with costs against rival network Vodacom for unlawful use of its infrastructure.

Vodacom revenue rises as customer numbers swell in SA

2017-07-20 08:48

Vodacom's first-quarter sales have gained 3.9% as sales of smartphones increased.

Icasa inquiry plans to slash data costs

2017-07-11 06:51

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa will hold an inquiry to try and reduce the country's high data costs.

Jabu Moleketi named new Vodacom chair

2017-06-15 10:28

Former deputy finance minister Jabu Moleketi has been appointed as Vodacom's new chairperson.

Vodacom gains PIC backing for Safaricom buy

2017-06-02 12:12

The Public Investment Corporation has given Vodacom its support for it to buy a 34.94% stake in Safaricom, giving it majority control of Kenya’s biggest company.

Vodacom CEO says data prices could fall even further

2017-05-16 16:13

Vodacom CEO Shameel Joosub has told Fin24 that data prices could fall even further for customers, after recent results showed revenue growth spurred by data consumption.

Vodacom buys R36.7bn Safaricom stake in Kenya

2017-05-15 06:57

Vodacom has agreed to buy a 34.94% shareholding in Safaricom, giving the wireless operator majority control of Kenya’s biggest company.


#DataMustFall: Government interference will drive data prices up - FMF

2017-08-10 16:22

The #DataMustfall campaign utilises "dangerous populist disinformation", which has resulted in government and Icasa trying to force price control on the private sector, says the Free Market Foundation.

NTT's African unit said to attract interest from MTN, Vodacom

2017-08-07 11:05

Nippon Telegraph & Telephone has attracted competing interest from MTN and Vodacom for the African operations acquired with the takeover of Dimension Data.

Vodacom: more spectrum needed to expand 4G in rural areas

2017-08-01 18:52

Vodacom Group chief technology officer Andries Delport says South Africa needs more spectrum to expand high speed internet access coverage in rural areas.

Vodacom's claim to be SA's best network is justified - ad authority

2017-07-21 15:09

The Advertising Standards Authority has dismissed a competitor complaint lodged by MTN against advertising in which Vodacom claims to be "SA's Best Network".

Vodacom CEO calls R34.6bn Safaricom deal transformative

2017-07-18 10:31

Vodacom shareholders have voted in favour of the acquisition of an indirect stake in Kenya’s Safaricom.

SAA said to favour Vodacom exec as CEO

2017-06-28 18:34

SAA has identified Vodacom Group executive Vuyani Jarana as the leading candidate to become its first permanent CEO since November 2015, according to sources.

Cell C's big, cheap data bundles to shake up market

2017-06-05 12:25

Mobile network operator, Cell C has reacted to decreasing data prices by slashing prices on its data deals. Its offering now rivals Telkom’s FreeMe bundles.

New Vodacom service aims to attract more YouTube viewers

2017-05-29 11:24

Vodacom hopes to launch a new service allowing users to watch more YouTube videos offline, as the company seeks to offer customers more video content.

Vodacom profits grow as operator gains three million more SA customers

2017-05-15 08:34

Vodacom grew its data revenue by almost 20% to R20.696bn in its financial year, while its local customer base rose to three million.

Romeo Kumalo armed with a textbook and ready to work

2017-05-14 07:07

“Fill up your toolbox with skills and qualifications.” These are words that Romeo Kumalo was once told and what he has applied throughout his career in the corporate world.

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