Vodacom-Neotel merger hearing ‘postponed indefinitely’

2015-11-23 14:26

The Competition Tribunal has agreed to indefinitely postpone a hearing regarding a R7bn merger between Vodacom and Neotel.

'Disgruntled manager' sues Vodacom DRC for R200bn

2015-11-19 09:55

Mobile operator Vodacom is being sued in the Democratic Republic of the Congo by a controlling shareholder of a minority partner in that country.

Mobile helps boost Telkom earnings

2015-11-16 10:26

Fixed line revenues are tumbling but mobile has helped spur a jump in earnings at Telkom, the company said in its interim results statement.

Fin24 users reject WhatsApp regulation

2015-11-10 11:50

Fin24 users have reacted with derision to mobile operators suggesting that over the top providers such as WhatsApp should be regulated.

MTN CEO exit a loss, says Vodacom boss

2015-11-09 14:38

The resignation of MTN group chief executive officer Sifiso Dabengwa is a loss to the industry, says Vodacom boss Shameel Joosub.

Data drives Vodacom growth in SA

2015-11-09 09:12

Vodacom is intent on driving data growth with a R6.2bn investment, according to the company's interim results for the six months ended 30 September 2015.

Part of Vodacom share sale to go to Brics bank

2015-10-21 14:58

Government proposes to use a R2bn portion from its sale of Vodacom shares for South Africa’s initial capital contribution to the New Development Bank.

Alan Knott-Craig: Back in the game with R80m war chest – watch out world

2015-10-14 16:05

With a war chest of R80m after two rounds of funding, tech entrepreneur Alan Knott-Craig is determined to redefine another sector of the developing New Economy.

Vodacom announces Huawei Mate S pricing

2015-10-07 14:37

South Africa's biggest mobile network has announced that it will offer the Huawei Mate S smartphone at a premium price.

Cell C CEO eyes JSE listing

2015-09-25 12:33

José Dos Santos, chief executive officer of mobile network Cell C, says a stock exchange listing for the company is on his 'radar'.


Hearing into Vodacom-Neotel merger delayed

2015-11-23 08:13

The Competition Tribunal of South Africa has agreed to postpone a hearing into the proposed R7bn Vodacom-Neotel merger.

This R199 solar charger powers up your phone

2015-11-17 15:25

Local mobile giant Vodacom has inked a deal with US-based World Panel to sell a R199 phone solar charger dubbed the ‘Sunstream’.

How cellphone network providers 'drop the call' on rural patients

2015-11-13 11:31

Op-Ed: Cellphone network coverage can literally be a matter of life or death for patients in many rural health facilities where cellphone reception remain virtual “dead zones”.

Vodacom won’t block WhatsApp, says CEO

2015-11-09 16:11

Over the top services, such as internet messaging service WhatsApp, are eating Vodacom’s ‘lunch’ but the company has no plan to block the service.

Vodacom calls for OTT regulation

2015-11-09 13:06

South Africa's biggest mobile network wants a regulatory approach to data-driven over the top applications such as Facebook-owned WhatsApp.

MTN says Vodacom-Neotel deal would harm competition

2015-10-28 16:23

MTN said it opposes Vodacom’s acquisition of Neotel as the deal would give Vodacom dominance in South Africa’s high-speed Internet market.

Cell C fights rivals with 'cheaper' iPhone 6s

2015-10-15 14:17

The country's third largest operator is taking direct aim at rivals with its pricing of the latest iPhone is South Africa.

Icasa targets curbing roaming ‘bill shock’

2015-10-13 11:42

High international roaming bills that catch travelling South African mobile subscribers by surprise could be minimised in future.

BlackBerry Priv blends Android with security

2015-09-30 14:58

BlackBerry’s new slider smartphone powered by Google’s Android operating system represents a blend of security and usability.

Cell C's LTE network finally goes live

2015-09-23 10:46

South Africa's third biggest mobile network Cell C has launched its LTE network this week, the last major local operator to do so.

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