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.

Vodacom launches municipal service delivery apps

2017-05-11 16:08

A municipality in Umtata has become the first in the country to implement a new system by Vodacom to improve the reporting of service delivery issues.

SIM-swap scams: How Vodacom protects you

2017-05-03 15:36

SIM-swap fraud complaints seem to be on the rise with a growing number of victims coming forward to share their dreadful experiences. Vodacom offers some helpful tips.

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.


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.

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.

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