Vodacom defends appointment of incoming MD Mdlalose
Group CEO Shameel Joosub says Vodacom appoints the best talent that reflects its ethos as a Pan-African business.
Former Vodacom SA MD finds new telco home in Prague
Balesh Sharma moves to the Czech Republic to head PPF Telecom’s technology, media and telecoms division.
Vodacom touts super app to connect next 100m Africans
The telco reports its VodaPay super app has attracted 2.2 million downloads and 1.6 million registered users in the eight months since its launch.
Vodacom unveils unsecured loans platform
The VodaLend Compare marketplace is a one-stop service to source emergency loans from lenders.
Hefty prison sentence for telecoms infrastructure vandals
Three vandals will serve 30 years each for theft of cellphone tower batteries belonging to MTN and Vodacom.
CIVH merges Vumatel, DFA into one mega fibre company
Although the CIVH subsidiaries will be incorporated into a new infrastructure company, each business will initially continue to operate separately.
MTN, Vodacom up renewable energy investments
The mobile operators set new targets to accelerate their reduction of greenhouse-gas emissions.
African telcos in OTT push amid stiff competition
Vodacom, MTN, Airtel, Globacom, Orange and Safaricom are the companies deciding to become full players in the video-streaming market.
ISPs object to Vodacom buying Vumatel, DFA fibre assets
ISPA lodges objection with CompCom over Vodacom looking to buy co-controlling equity in CIVH’s fibre assets.
Minister, telcos in joint effort to restore connectivity in KZN
Comms minister assesses KZN telecoms infrastructure damage, as operators ramp up efforts to restore networks.
SA telcos struggle to satisfy consumer expectations
A tough year, with load-shedding and spectrum battles, impacts operators’ ability to meet customer demands.