SPECIAL REPORT What would really happen to data costs without bundles?

2019-01-17 18:25

Why is data in South Africa so expensive? Why does it 'expire'? And is there anything that anyone can do about it? Fin24 unpacks the issues in the final instalment of this four-part series on the cost of data in SA.

SPECIAL REPORT Are we being overcharged for data? How SA stacks up against 9 peer countries

2019-01-16 18:30

Why is data in South Africa so expensive? Why does it 'expire'? And is there anything that anyone can do about it? Fin24 unpacks the issues in the third report in this four-part series published daily on the cost of data in SA.

SPECIAL REPORT This is why data still costs you twice what it could

2019-01-14 18:38

Why is data in South Africa so expensive? Why does it 'expire'? And is there anything that anyone can do about it? Fin24 unpacks the issues in the first of this four-part series that will be published daily this week on the cost of data in SA.

Vodacom: 55 million customers and zero cojones

2018-12-09 06:00

Vodacom: 55 million customers in 32 African companies, total assets of R96.5 billion – and zero cojones, writes Sara Gon.

Ferial Haffajee: Has Vodacom lost its marbles?

2018-12-06 12:51

Vodacom may have lost its marbles - and she may have too, says Ferial Haffajee.

Products stolen during EFF vandalism - Vodacom

2018-12-05 12:42

Numerous products were stolen when some EFF supporters vandalised Vodacom franchise stores this week, the telecommunications giant has confirmed.

'We never gave this group a mandate' - EFF Limpopo says they weren't behind Vodacom protests

2018-12-03 18:10

The EFF in Limpopo did not instruct its members to vandalise Vodacom shops after an address by ANC stalwart Mavuso Msimang at the Vodacom 2018 Journalist of the Year awards, the party has said.

These are the best cell phone and data Black Friday deals in South Africa right now

2018-11-23 12:50

Prices on Samsung, Apple and Huawei devices have all been dropped, and there are some good data deals to be had on Black Friday 2018.

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.

 

Ferial Haffajee: Data expiry must expire

2019-01-17 06:55

Expiring data is a business anachronism and must die out, says Ferial Haffajee.

SPECIAL REPORT Data costs are falling, say Vodacom, MTN, Cell C, Telkom

2019-01-15 18:33

Why is data in South Africa so expensive? Why does it 'expire'? And is there anything that anyone can do about it? Fin24 unpacks the issues in the second report in this four-part series published daily on the cost of data in SA.

Vodacom pays ex-worker for 'Please Call Me' idea after pact

2019-01-11 19:00

Vodacom is paying out 'reasonable compensation' to a former employee of the South African mobile-network operator for his idea to develop a popular call-back service.

6 arrested for vandalism of Vodacom stores in Limpopo

2018-12-06 22:22

Six people have been arrested in connection with the vandalism of Vodacom stores in Mall of the North in Limpopo.

Maimane vows 'not to do business with Vodacom', Malema hits the Twitter reply button

2018-12-05 15:44

EFF leader Julius Malema and DA chief Mmusi Maimane have taken to Twitter as Vodacom's meeting with the red berets continues to divide opinions.

'Matter now closed' - EFF, Vodacom issue joint statement following unrest

2018-12-04 12:58

Vodacom and EFF leadership have met to discuss comments and slides presented at the 2018 Vodacom awards where Corruption Watch chairperson, Mavuso Msimang was the keynote speaker.

Some Vodacom stores to remain closed until further notice after attacks

2018-12-03 13:30

Cellular network provider Vodacom has decided to keep some of its stores closed until further notice after self-declared members and supporters of the EFF vandalised stores in Limpopo.

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.

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