Vodacom chairman reflects on Eskom, YeboYethu, Please Call Me

Load-shedding, which hurt the economy and posed challenges for Vodacom’s network, was a sobering reminder of the hurdles that lie ahead, says Jabulani Moleketi.


Afrihost’s Air Mobile may induce customer churn, say analysts

Analysts believe if Afrihost sorts out availability issues, its new offering can disrupt the local mobile data market.

31 May

Vodacom’s music app notches up 1m users

The My Muze music-streaming app records almost a million app installations in the few months since it went live.

31 May

DevOps needs DevSecOps

Any company moving to DevOps models needs to incorporate DevSecOps too.


Telkom CEO asks for 'sensible' spectrum pathway

South Africa needs an enlightened spectrum allocation process which fosters competition in the mobile market, says Telkom group CEO Sipho Maseko.

24 May

Vodacom, Safaricom take over M-Pesa brand

South African telco Vodacom and Kenya’s Safaricom are in the process of acquiring the M-Pesa brand from Vodafone.

21 May

Vodacom goes solar in Randburg

The telco installs solar panels to supplement the energy supply of its Randburg base station controller.

21 May

Vodacom, MTN head-to-head subscriber race intensifies

As SA's two biggest mobile operators continue to attract customers, ITWeb drills into the rise and fall of their subscriber numbers over the past year.

May 14, 2019

Vodacom bolsters IOT strategy with acquisition

The operator reaches an agreement to acquire a majority stake in IoT.nxt, an end-to-end Internet of things solutions provider.

May 14, 2019

Vodacom goes big on cloud with AWS partnership

Vodacom is making Amazon Web Services its primary cloud provider and will also become a strategic partner, integrator and reseller for AWS services across Africa.

May 13, 2019

Vodacom BEE deal hits earnings; user numbers up

Vodacom's group revenue increased by 4.3% to R90.1 billion but HEPS dropped 6.6% due to the impact of last year's R16.4 billion BEE deal.

Apr 30, 2019

Telcos ignore half of social media complaints

Almost 45% of complaints on social media go unanswered by telecoms operators, says BrandsEye.

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