Vodacom's milestone BEE transaction knocks shareholder earnings slightly

2018-11-12 09:55

Vodacom's half-year results reflect a slight dip in headline earnings per share, on the back of a BEE transaction which was concluded during the period.

Ex-Vodacom manager Romeo Kumalo to plan tech investment firm IPO, say insiders

2018-11-05 20:29

Former Vodacom executive Romeo Kumalo has started a tech-focused South African investment firm and aims to raise as much as $200m in an initial public offering next year.

Ferial Haffajee: My great data heist - the tale of the disappearing data

2018-10-18 07:10

Disappearing data is a corporate heist we need to pay attention to, writes Ferial Haffajee.

South Africa to start 4G spectrum auction by April 2019, says Cwele

2018-10-11 19:48

The sale is likely to attract interest from wireless carriers including Vodacom Group and MTN Group, which have long bemoaned a lack of opportunities to expand services.

Lesotho emerges as unlikely testbed for 5G revolution

2018-09-07 19:56

The mountainous kingdom of Lesotho in southern Africa has become an unexpected test venue for high-speed 5G mobile technology.

The tech bosses of Vodacom and Discovery swear by these productivity apps - here's why

2018-08-16 07:20

These apps summarise books and track achievements.

'Please Call Me' inventor Makate agrees to Vodacom gag order

2018-06-26 13:39

An out-of-court agreement has been reached between 'Please Call Me' inventor Nkosana Makate and Vodacom, after the cellular company went to court to apply for a gag order against him.

Vodacom plans R17.5bn stake sale to raise black ownership

2018-06-11 12:53

The deal will help Vodacom comply with a government initiative to ensure that at least 20% of the company is owned by blacks.

The 10 most valuable brands in SA right now

2018-05-26 09:00

In the past year South African brands grew by 8% to R426 billion from R395 billion.

Vodacom reports revenue growth amid data price war

2018-05-14 10:04

Vodacom reports revenue growth at its South Africa operations, despite the current data wars which have seen it adjust prices in challenging economic conditions.


Telkom switching from MTN to Vodacom for roaming deal

2018-11-07 17:50

Vodacom and Telkom have signed a long-term, multi-billion rand deal that will see Telkom phasing out its roaming agreement with MTN and obtaining roaming and facilities leasing services from Vodacom.

Data won't fall if providers' costs don't fall, inquiry hears

2018-10-18 18:00

The high cost of data across all mobile service providers in South Africa has come under scrutiny at the 2nd day of public hearings into the Competition Commissions Data Market Inquiry on Thursday in Pretoria.

Icasa: How the VAT hike pushed up your data costs

2018-10-15 17:32

Vodacom has the most expensive standard voice tariffs for prepaid calls, according to a price analysis report released by Icasa.

‘Please call me’ talks deadlock amid funding battles

2018-09-16 09:13

Negotiations regarding a settlement between the creator of the 'Please call me' service and Vodacom have reached a deadlock.

Cell C tops 16m subscribers, turnaround on track

2018-08-21 12:02

Cell C has increased its subscriber base by 600 000, driven up data revenue and made a large dent in its debts despite a challenging environment, it says.

Vodacom, kulula, and Unisa’s websites are now being declared insecure by Google’s browser

2018-07-25 18:48

After a Google Chrome update on Tuesday, any website that does not use HTTPS by default now comes with a safety warning.

SA smartphones hammered as sales suffer Christmas hangover

2018-06-11 13:43

South Africa's mobile market has taken a hit as smartphone sales decline after the festive shopping season, says an industry tracker.

MTN clinches deal to take Cell C roaming contract from Vodacom

2018-05-29 13:07

Cell C, which has roamed on Johannesburg-based Vodacom’s network since 2001, will switch to MTN from next month, says Cell C CEO Jose dos Santos.

SA’s most valuable brand is worth double that of Absa and FNB's combined

2018-05-21 11:38

SA's top brand is worth more than R44 billion, according to a new study.

Here's how SA mobile operators are offering new treats to entice you into mobile binge data

2018-05-08 09:58

South Africans who enjoy streaming on mobile devices are in for a treat as operators race to capture eyeballs with free or reduced data offers.

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