Parliament may take #DataMustFall debate further

2016-09-22 15:08

Members of Parliament could take the debate on allegedly high South African mobile data prices one step further than just a portfolio committee hearing.

MTN: Our data costs have decreased 73% in 5 years

2016-09-21 19:00

MTN has decreased voice and data tariffs by 58% and 73% respectively in the last five years, despite an increase in costs due to a struggling economy, the company has told Parliament.

MTN SA kills mobile money service

2016-09-15 16:16

Phone network MTN South Africa has moved to discontinue its mobile money offering, owing to what it says is a “lack of commercial viability”.

Underground Gautrain tunnels get ‘4G+’ coverage

2016-09-06 11:26

South Africa’s biggest mobile network Vodacom says it has installed a 4G+ network in underground tunnels along Gauteng’s Gautrain routes.

Vodacom makes smart push to become handset player

2016-08-11 13:30

As mobile operators struggle to maintain revenue growth in a saturated market, Vodacom’s own branded phones are making a big impact, writes Arthur Goldstuck.

Icasa's broadband spectrum sale hits another snag

2016-08-08 19:38

The Telecommunications Ministry has filed a suit to block the sale of more than $1bn of wireless spectrum by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa.

Vodacom-MTN ‘duopoly’ risks being entrenched, says Cell C

2016-07-27 07:00

A plan to auction off wireless broadband spectrum without government buy-in and greater consultation risks entrenching Vodacom and MTN's dominance, says Cell C.

Spectrum auction will boost SA economy - Vodacom

2016-07-21 10:10

South Africa’s biggest mobile network Vodacom has given the thumbs up to a local plan to auction off radio frequency spectrum for high-speed broadband.

SA 'poised' to sell high-speed broadband spectrum

2016-07-15 07:35

South Africa will start the process of selling broadband spectrum after a delay of several years, a significant step toward introducing high-speed internet.

Vodacom unveils new branded VR headset, phones

2016-07-05 14:53

South Africa’s biggest mobile network by subscribers, Vodacom, has launched its first ever branded virtual reality headset along with new smartphones.


What happened to my data? Vodacom answers MPs

2016-09-22 07:03

Faster networks, better phones and consumers' own habits have all led to users' perceptions that their data is "disappearing", a Vodacom exec has told Parliament.

EFF’s Mokoena roasts Vodacom over data costs

2016-09-21 14:19

MPs have asked tough questions of service provider Vodacom in Parliament, as high data prices continued to come under the spotlight.

Vodacom in R5bn gov't contract - sources

2016-09-14 19:00

Vodacom has won an estimated R5bn contract with the government as the National Treasury seeks to cut costs, according to three people familiar with the matter.

SA mulls partial sale of Broadband Infraco - sources

2016-08-23 17:39

The government will soon decide it is should part-privatise cash strapped Broadband Infraco, according to two people familiar with the matter.

Vodacom in new BEE listing on the JSE

2016-08-11 09:37

South Africa’s biggest mobile network Vodacom has listed its YeboYethu ordinary shares on the JSE’s black economic empowerment segment.

'PIC abandons sale of Vodacom stake to black investors'

2016-08-05 19:10

A planned sale of shares in wireless operator Vodacom by the PIC to black investors has been abandoned, says two people familiar with the situation.

Data the new voice as Telkom shifts focus

2016-07-22 15:59

Gigabytes are becoming more important than voice minutes when it comes to mobile networks structuring their phone contracts, says an expert.

Vodacom sales gain on network investment

2016-07-21 09:22

Vodacom said first-quarter sales gained 5.8% as the wireless operator invested in its network and benefited from currency gains in international markets.

Here's how to calculate your phone contract cancellation fee

2016-07-07 12:06

Phone bill monitoring company Tarrific has revealed how mobile networks could calculate your contract cancellation fee.

How much Fin24 users paid to cancel their phone contracts

2016-07-01 15:01

Research from a local phone bill monitoring company has revealed that South Africans can expect to possibly pay thousands to cancel their phone contracts.

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