#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.

WATCH: Safaricom, Vodacom plan $13 million M-Pesa deal

2019-05-24 18:05

Kenya's Safaricom will start a joint venture with Vodacom to acquire the intellectual property rights of M-Pesa from Britain's Vodafone, Safaricom's CEO has said.

Fall in data prices, BEE deal cut into Vodacom's net profit

2019-05-13 10:38

Vodacom has announced that its revenue and operating costs have increased but net profit fell marginally in the year ended March 31, 2019.

Here is what you are paying for cellphone calls and data

2019-04-22 20:45

According to a new report by ICASA, start-up Rain offers the most competitive mobile data rates, while Cell C offers the most affordable pay-per-second voice calls.

Redelinghuys church blaze: Cell companies restoring town's connectivity

2019-04-10 16:00

Cell companies are trying to get Redelinghuys reconnected after a church fire cut connectivity to the Western Cape Town.

How to get 15GB of Showmax data from Vodacom free

2019-02-18 10:41

You’ve got less than two weeks to sign up for Vodacom’s popular Showmax deal and get free data, three months free Showmax and a reduced price when you stayed subscribed.


'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.

Last week was horrifying for big SA businesses and their bosses — here’s how the losses are piling up

2019-05-27 05:30

So far, 2019 has been disastrous for investors in most of South Africa’s largest listed companies.

Vodacom did not put R2 billion back into our pockets, as its CEO claimed this week

2019-05-17 08:32

You've got to hand it to the Vodacom spin machine: they really outdid themselves this week, writes Ferial Haffajee.

Vodacom, MTN shares fall after Competition Commission finds data too expensive

2019-04-24 16:13

Vodacom and MTN shares fell after one of the competition regulators ruled that the mobile-phone companies overcharge customers for data – particularly those with lower incomes.

Vodacom Tanzania pays $2.3m settlement to free employees

2019-04-12 07:19

Vodacom's Tanzanian unit said it paid a settlement of 5.3 billion shillings ($2.3 million) for the release of five employees charged with depriving the government of revenue.

Tanzania charges Vodacom of depriving state of $4.8 million

2019-04-04 11:25

Tanzania charged five employees of the Vodacom Group’s local unit, including Managing Director Hisham Hendi, with allegedly depriving the government of more than $4.8 million in revenue.

From cellphone signals to ATMs, this is how load shedding affects you

2019-02-14 09:40

Mobile phone operators have not ruled out unexpected signal loss as a result of current power outages

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