Vodacom reports strong quarterly revenue growth

2016-02-03 09:27

The mobile network has reported revenue growth of 7.6% to R21.7bn across all its African operations during its third quarter.

SMS should be free in SA, say Fin24 users

2016-01-29 11:57

Several Fin24 users agree with a Wi-Fi body's call to make traditional text-messaging free in South Africa.

10 ‘advantages’ that OTTs have over networks

2016-01-26 17:24

A regulator has indicated how there are ten ways in which OTTs are not under as much regulatory pressure as their mobile network counterparts in South Africa.

AS IT HAPPENED: Parliament holds meeting on WhatsApp regulation

2016-01-26 09:37

MPs, stakeholders and mobile network representatives are meeting in Parliament to discuss possible regulation of over-the-top services in South Africa.

Android overtakes Windows as world goes mobile

2016-01-20 12:07

There is increasing evidence that people are shifting from traditional computers to mobile devices.

Time for MTN and Vodacom to 'innovate or die'

2016-01-18 12:03

By using WhatsApp, subscribers have already indicated that Vodacom and MTN's offerings are 'inadequate', writes an expert.

Alcatel launches cheap PIXI in SA

2016-01-14 10:59

The gadget-maker has announced that its lower cost smartphone is available in South Africa.

Data disaster: A cell phone bill of R20 000

2016-01-10 16:47

The South African National Consumer Union is urging consumers to be aware of their smart phone charges after receiving complaints from users with bills running over R20 000.

Vodacom: Double debit glitch hit 200 000 accounts

2016-01-05 11:14

Thousands of accounts were incorrectly charged twice last week, according to mobile network Vodacom which is continuing to process refunds to affected customers.

Vodacom mum on how double debit glitch occurred

2016-01-04 13:48

The country's biggest mobile network has not revealed what caused an error that led to several of its customers' accounts being double debited last week.


Fin24 user: Why OTTs really are the future

2016-01-29 15:07

The debate over regulating over-the-top services in South Africa is not only taking place in Parliament as Fin24 users are also offering their varied views on the matter.

Fin24 user: Are OTTs really the future?

2016-01-27 15:38

A Fin24 user has expressed empathy for mobile networks, which are increasingly coming under pressure from applications such as WhatsApp.

MTN: OTT players don’t pay tax in SA

2016-01-26 13:14

Over-the-top technologies such as WhatsApp and Skype don’t pay taxes in South Africa, says mobile network MTN.

Mystery over Parliament’s ‘unauthorised’ OTT media alert

2016-01-20 13:52

A media alert sent out by Parliament about a meeting to discuss possible regulation of over-the-top services like WhatsApp was unauthorised, says an MP.

Vodacom, MTN must innovate more, say Fin24 users

2016-01-19 12:36

Some Fin24 users say Vodacom and MTN should do more to innovate in light of planned hearings into the regulation of over-the-top services like WhatsApp in South Africa.

Vodacom, MTN seek level playing field with OTTs

2016-01-15 14:44

South Africa's two biggest mobile networks are gearing up to attend Parliament hearings on possible regulation for over-the-top services in the country.

Sky-high phone bills frustrate Fin24 users

2016-01-11 10:18

Cellphone bills that run into thousands of rands because of data usage have Fin24 users fuming.

Double debit drama: Vodacom says sorry with free data

2016-01-06 12:31

The mobile network has given 500MB free data to each of its approximately 200 000 customers who were hit by a double debit order glitch last week.

Fin24 users frustrated over Vodacom double debits

2016-01-04 15:42

Several Fin24 users have told of their woes at having their Vodacom accounts double debited last week amid a technical glitch.

Vodacom double debits customers, promises full refunds

2016-01-01 20:33

Vodacom customers who had their accounts debited twice will be refunded, according to the cellphone company.

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