Huawei Mate 7 comes to Vodacom

2015-03-27 14:25

The Chinese phone maker has announced that its flagship smartphone will be available from the mobile network from April 1.

Vodacom CEO expresses frustration over regulation

2015-03-26 11:40

Regulatory approval of Vodacom's acquisition bid for Neotel is taking too long, say telecom executives.

Fibre broadband? Not so fast, says Vodacom

2015-03-12 11:01

Vodacom has distanced itself from reports that it is prepared to offer fibre to the home.

Vodacom connection problems in KZN

2015-02-19 13:09

A Vodacom network issue is causing problems in KwaZulu-Natal, leaving some users frustrated.

MTN 'exploring' Telkom acquisition

2015-02-12 14:14

MTN has held exploratory discussions in recent months about a possible offer for Pretoria-based Telkom, according to people familiar with the matter.

Mobile data crunch to hit SA, says GSMA

2015-02-10 11:19

South Africa does not have the necessary spectrum to cater for the country's growing appetite for mobile data, say experts.

Vodacom struggling to fight off rivals - analyst

2015-02-04 12:56

Although Vodacom has added new users, the drop in revenue shows it is struggling to cope with competition in its key SA market from main rival MTN, says an analyst.

SA ‘favours’ Vodacom sale in Eskom bailout

2015-02-02 14:34

SA will probably first sell its stake in Vodacom as it disposes of state assets to raise funds for power plants needed to stoke economic growth.

Vodacom DRC's internet, SMS services suspended

2015-01-22 10:34

The DRC government has ordered all mobile networks in the country to suspend internet and SMS services amid violent protests.

Vodacom expects growth boost from Neotel deal

2015-01-15 15:54

CEO Shameel Joosub said regulator approval of the South African wireless provider’s bid for broadband company Neotel will let it boost its forecast for sales growth.


Vodacom increases contract prices

2015-03-27 10:14

The telecoms operator has announced that its contract prices are set to rise marginally.

Vodafone CEO open to talks with SA govt

2015-03-26 09:46

The CEO of the telecoms operator says Vodafone has so far not had talks about buying government's stake in Vodacom but that he is open to discussions.

Vodacom rubbishes retrenchment talk

2015-03-03 14:31

Retrenchments reported at Vodacom are just part of the normal course of business and not a company-wide programme, the operator has said.

Vodacom launches free online education tool

2015-02-18 09:07

Vodacom has launched an online education portal as a way of providing educational content matched to the South African school curriculum.

Load shedding a threat to cellphone networks

2015-02-11 10:45

Mobile operators in South Africa have warned that continued long-term power outages could take their cellphone networks offline.

Vodacom to launch low-cost 4G smartphone

2015-02-05 15:15

South Africa’s biggest mobile network plans to start selling its LTE-enabled smartphone, the Smart 4 Turbo, this month at a price of R1 499.

Vodacom revenue slides on mobile fee cuts

2015-02-04 08:54

Mobile operator Vodacom says quarterly revenue has taken a knock after regulator Icasa slashed the fees it can charge other operators for using its network.

Vodacom plans connecting 150 000 homes to fibre

2015-01-26 13:53

South Africa’s biggest mobile phone network plans to connect 250 000 homes and businesses to fibre broadband over the next three years.

Gloves off in battle for SA broadband

2015-01-16 08:30

The battle for the internet in South Africa has taken a dramatic turn as telecoms giants swing punches at each other.

Cell C ‘threatened’ by Vodacom-Neotel tie-up

2015-01-07 10:59

Cell C plans to tell regulators at a hearing next week that its business is threatened by Vodacom’s proposed acquisition of Neotel.

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