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3:50
Thursday

Vodacom grants free access to what3words tech

The telco says the life-saving technology plays a vital role in society and must be accessible to all South Africans.

4:30
Wednesday

Lack of differentiation among SA telcos hurts Cell C

Cell C is the biggest casualty as local cellular networks have increasingly become undifferentiated when it comes to customer satisfaction, says Consulta.

2:50
26 May

Netcare accelerates telemedicine as COVID-19 hits revenue

The hospital group took a R143 million hit in lost revenue in March due to the disruption caused by COVID-19.

3:00
22 May

Vodacom restructures, SA operations to stand alone

The telco names Balesh Sharma as MD of its South African operations, in a new structure prompted by its accelerated growth ambitions on the continent.

2:30
21 May

Special purpose vehicle Gatsby to acquire Cell C assets

The Competition Commission recommends conditional approval of the proposed acquisition of certain Cell C assets by Gatsby SPV.

3:20

Smart helmet for COVID-19 screening comes to SA

A local company makes available a helmet that can scan the body temperatures of up to 200 people every minute.

4:10
20 May

Vodacom enlists communities to fight infrastructure vandalism

The company initiates a community-driven programme to safeguard its infrastructure, as criminal syndicates are increasingly targeting mobile operators’ base stations.

3:10
19 May

Vodacom readies IOT back-to-work protocols

The company introduces multiple Internet of things solutions targeting businesses as they re-open after weeks of the COVID-19 lockdown.

4:50
13 May

Vodacom, Loon bring balloon-powered Internet to Mozambique

Loon will help Vodacom provide service to un-served and under-served parts of the country with a network of floating cellphone towers.

2:30
12 May

Cell C, Vodacom reopen retail outlets

The mobile operators have now reopened nearly all of their stores across South Africa under the level four lockdown conditions.

3:50
12 May

Vodacom CEO cautions SA on 5G mass deployment timetable

The company’s spend on 5G is still at its infancy and the mass rollout will take several years, says Vodacom Group CEO Shameel Joosub.

2:40
11 May

#DataMustFall implementation boosts Vodacom’s finances

The mobile operator saw a steady increase in SA’s data traffic as the year ended March 2020 progressed, with 1.9 million more data customers.

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