ARTICLES RELATING TO VODACOM

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.

Telkom Mobile to fight for its share

2016-11-20 06:01

Although Telkom’s mobile unit is at last profitable, it faces an uphill battle to sustain profitability.

Vodacom’s grannies are cool for the summer

2016-10-30 09:28

On a beautiful Thursday afternoon, Vodacom unveiled its epic 2016 summer campaign, which kicked off with a warm welcome of champagne flutes.

Govt wants MTN, Vodacom to share infrastructure

2016-10-03 11:26

South Africa’s cabinet approved a proposal backing “open and shared networks” in its attempt to provide all citizens with better access to internet services by 2030.

‘Disappearing act: Where is my mobile data going?’

2016-09-26 16:11

Mobile networks such as MTN and Vodacom have come under the spotlight in recent weeks over their allegedly high data prices as the #datamustfall hashtag gathered pace on Twitter.

Parliament may take #DataMustFall debate further

2016-09-22 15:08

Members of Parliament could take the debate on allegedly high South African mobile data prices one step further than just a portfolio committee hearing.

MTN: Our data costs have decreased 73% in 5 years

2016-09-21 19:00

MTN has decreased voice and data tariffs by 58% and 73% respectively in the last five years, despite an increase in costs due to a struggling economy, the company has told Parliament.

MTN SA kills mobile money service

2016-09-15 16:16

Phone network MTN South Africa has moved to discontinue its mobile money offering, owing to what it says is a “lack of commercial viability”.

Underground Gautrain tunnels get ‘4G+’ coverage

2016-09-06 11:26

South Africa’s biggest mobile network Vodacom says it has installed a 4G+ network in underground tunnels along Gauteng’s Gautrain routes.

 

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.

Vodacom stake for sale to black investors

2016-11-06 06:00

A stake in Vodacom is back up for sale following the collapse of a previous deal in May that was aimed at increasing black ownership of the cellular operator.

New ICT policy risks killing MTN, Vodacom - DA

2016-10-04 15:20

Two of South Africa’s biggest mobile networks, Vodacom and MTN, are facing major risks to their businesses amid government’s approval of a new national ICT policy.

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South Africa has the second highest data contract prices among a select group of seven countries, according to a study prompted by the local #datamustfall trend.

South Africa has the second highest data contract prices among a select group of seven countries, according to a study prompted by the local #datamustfall trend.

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Vodacom in R1bn deal with Prasa

2016-09-22 17:08

South Africa’s biggest mobile network Vodacom says it has entered a 15-year telecommunications partnership deal with the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa.

What happened to my data? Vodacom answers MPs

2016-09-22 07:03

Faster networks, better phones and consumers' own habits have all led to users' perceptions that their data is "disappearing", a Vodacom exec has told Parliament.

EFF’s Mokoena roasts Vodacom over data costs

2016-09-21 14:19

MPs have asked tough questions of service provider Vodacom in Parliament, as high data prices continued to come under the spotlight.

Vodacom in R5bn gov't contract - sources

2016-09-14 19:00

Vodacom has won an estimated R5bn contract with the government as the National Treasury seeks to cut costs, according to three people familiar with the matter.

SA mulls partial sale of Broadband Infraco - sources

2016-08-23 17:39

The government will soon decide it is should part-privatise cash strapped Broadband Infraco, according to two people familiar with the matter.

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