Vodacom in online video play

2015-08-25 15:47

South Africa’s biggest mobile network Vodacom has entered the race to deliver video content over the internet in South Africa.

MTN's SA cell towers ‘up for sale’

2015-08-20 08:42

The mobile network has started talks with phone-tower operator IHS Holding over selling its South African towers for as much as $2bn, according to Bloomberg.

Networks ‘wrong’ to hike contract prices

2015-08-17 14:58

Fin24 users support a move by the National Consumer Commission (NCC) to investigate mobile networks over price increases.

Mobile network MTN wants to emerge from a months-long strike and overtake Vodacom to become South Africa’s number one telecoms company.

Mobile network MTN wants to emerge from a months-long strike and overtake Vodacom to become South Africa’s number one telecoms company.

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Vodacom’s chief financial officer quits

2015-07-27 10:06

South Africa’s biggest mobile network Vodacom has announced that its chief financial officer Ivan Dittrich has resigned from the company.

Vodacom CEO relieved to hear of family's release in China

2015-07-17 16:27

Vodacom CEO Shameel Joosub has expressed his relief after it was announced that his uncle, aunt and brother will be making their way back home from China after being detained for a week.

BEE a condition for Vodacom-Neotel deal

2015-07-03 11:57

Vodacom can buy Neotel if it complies with South Africa’s black-ownership rules and brings broadband internet to rural areas, according to regulator Icasa.

Why spectrum is key to Vodacom’s broadband hopes

2015-07-02 06:45

Radio frequency spectrum is becoming a battleground for South Africa’s biggest mobile network Vodacom in its bid to provide faster broadband, according to analysts.

What is the nature of Vodacom transaction - DA

2015-07-01 16:10

While the DA is "cautiously optimistic" about the government selling its 13.91% stake in Vodacom to the Public Investment Corporation, the party says it has a number of concerns regarding the nature of the transaction.

HEADLINES: Durban refugee camp closure, Eskom funding & Greece economy

In today's news headlines: the last refugee camp in Durban closes, Government sells its stake in Vodacom to fund Eskom and Greece's bailout plan expires.

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Vodacom CEO buys R3.9m worth of shares

2015-08-21 11:33

Shameel Joosub, the chief executive officer of South Africa’s biggest mobile network, has bought R3.9m worth of shares in the company.

Vodacom, Naspers explore mobile TV deal

2015-08-18 08:58

Vodacom is in talks with Naspers to deliver movies and television programmes to mobile devices.

Commission to probe contract price hikes

2015-08-14 11:09

The National Consumer Commission is investigating mobile networks’ price increases after consumers complained about price hikes in the middle of contract periods.

Bribery claims rock Neotel as CEO takes special leave

2015-07-31 16:53

Telecoms company Neotel has placed its chief executive officer Sunil Joshi and chief financial officer Steven Whiley on special leave amid an investigation into bribery.

Vodacom sees revenue spike thanks to data

2015-07-23 10:27

Vodacom Group said first-quarter revenue increased 7% as data sales from international operations helped ease pressure on growth in its domestic market.

Vodacom sale, loan conversion won’t solve Eskom’s problems

2015-07-05 15:24

The state’s sale of its stake in Vodacom to the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) this week wrapped up slightly more than nine months of deal making for Treasury.

Eskom funding: Govt loses R2.8bn on Vodacom sale

2015-07-02 08:52

The government has sold its entire stake in Vodacom to the Public Investment Corporation at a 10% discount to the 30-day average price.

Cellphone coverage comes to underground Gautrain stations

2015-07-01 16:52

Losing cellphone signal at underground Gautrain stations is set to become a problem of the past.

Vodacom-Neotel deal should worry Telkom - analyst

2015-07-01 15:43

Regulators' approval of Vodacom’s R7bn bid to buy fixed-line business Neotel should worry Telkom, says an analyst.

Govt sells Vodacom stake to fund Eskom

2015-07-01 08:12

The government has sold its 13.91% stake in Vodacom to help fund the R23bn allocation to Eskom, says the National Treasury.

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