Jabu Moleketi to step down as Vodacom chair in mid-July

2020-03-27 09:28

Saki Macozoma, currently an independent non-executive director, is set to take over the role of chairperson with effect from mid-July.

Icasa wants companies to lower data cost during coronavirus outbreak

2020-03-19 14:59

The communications regulator is asking telecom companies to consider lowering the cost of data in a bid to ensure productivity during the period the coronavirus outbreak.

Man dies as police pounce to arrest mobile network thieves

2020-02-26 11:27

One man died when police caught two people allegedly stealing cellphone tower batteries near Tzaneen in Limpopo.

Competition Commission wants Vodacom, MTN to reduce data prices

2020-02-02 17:55

The Competition Commission has released the Data Services Market Inquiry final report with findings and recommendations.

Sunday Read: Big Telco’s price-gouging led to Big Government over-reach

2019-12-08 09:00

The data pricing debate is only beginning, says Ferial Haffajee.

First for Africa: SAPS launches app to turn tide against crime

2019-10-25 16:45

MySAPS, a new app that aims to turn the tide against crime, has been launched in South Africa and is the first of its kind on the continent.

'You must be everything to everyone': Ex entrepreneur now helps others get on their feet

2019-08-09 09:50

Tashline Jooste says that if her small business had the support made available through incubation hubs, it would have made a difference to its success. She now leads the Innovator Trust, which helps support black-owned and women-owned small businesses in the ICT sector to thrive.

SUNDAY READ: 'There was talk of this new cellular' - Vodacom exec Carol Hall on her rise to the top

2019-08-04 09:48

Having started her career in sales at Vodacom in 1994, Carol Hall later became the first female managing executive of a region. She shares more on her journey of climbing up the corporate ladder, and the priorities for her new role.

Vodacom, MTN made to wait for new spectrum as SA targets smaller firms

2019-07-27 11:19

Vodacom and MTN's long wait for the auction of new spectrum in South Africa is set to continue after the government made clear the priority is to increase opportunities for smaller companies.

TECHNICAL ANALYSIS: Vodacom breaks out to the upside with more to come

2019-06-11 16:46

After moving sideways for the past four months, Vodacom has now broken out to the upside and still has more upside to come.


Coronavirus | CEOs ensure medical supplies, offer free data

2020-03-21 17:12

South African companies are responding to the coronavirus outbreak with social initiatives as well as plans to keep their businesses operating smoothly.

ANALYSIS | Could Vodacom and the CompCom have done more for consumers?

2020-03-14 07:00

"Really, 34%?" remarked Tebogo Khaas, convenor and trustee of Public Interest SA, after Vodacom announced the decrease in the price of its 1GB data bundle.

Vandalism could destroy SA mobile networks, warn Vodacom and MTN

2020-02-06 05:25

Mobile operators Vodacom and MTN warn that South Africans could suffer network problems as a result of vandalism on cellphone towers.

Data Market Inquiry: MTN prepared to defend itself before Competition Tribunal

2019-12-13 06:00

Mobile operator MTN says the Competition Commission's recommendations to address competition in the data services market is non-binding and that it is prepared to challenge any prosecution against it before the Tribunal.

Vodacom's tech boss just quit at a tricky time - to join a Johann Rupert company

2019-11-26 15:03

An analyst says that the company will feel his absence as Vodacom prepares for 5G.

#PleaseCallMe inventor wants R10bn payout from Vodacom - readers weigh in

2019-08-25 15:54

Please Call me inventor Nkosana Makate has taken Vodacom to court again, saying he deserves more than the R47m he was offered for his idea. But based on a recent Fin24 poll, most readers think that's more than enough.

Q&A: Vodacom's Carol Hall on climbing the corporate ladder

2019-08-04 14:59

Vodacom Managing Executive for the Western region Carol Hall started her career at the mobile communications company selling cellphone contracts, she shares lessons she's learnt on her journey.


2019-07-29 10:18

SAM Meyiwa has passed on without getting justice for his beloved son Senzo Meyiwa.

MTN, Vodacom given boost by promise of long-delayed spectrum

2019-06-21 19:32

Vodacom and MTN, the country's two biggest mobile-phone providers, have long been demanding the opportunity to bid for new spectrum to extend high-speed internet to new customers and increase data revenue.

Vodacom permit dispute threatens to disconnect Congo clients

2019-05-28 07:53

Vodacom’s unit in the Democratic Republic of Congo will lose the right to provide 2G services this week unless it renews a disputed license, according to a government order.

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