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6:40
Thursday

SA’s top brands Vodacom, MTN see limited COVID-19 impact

While the country’s leading companies will report a combined drop of over R65 billion in brand value, the telcos have weathered the storm.

2:10
Thursday

Vodacom, Cloudflare join forces to protect firms from DDoS

The telco teams up with Web security company Cloudflare to offer distributed denial of service protection services.

2:40
Wednesday

LG’s Velvet 5G now available in SA

The South Korean electronics company makes 5G smartphone inroads, launching another 5G-enabled device in the local market.

6:40
Tuesday

SA’s 5G to remain patchy in big metros for 12 months

To have mass deployment of 5G nationally, it will require the Independent Communications Authority of SA to decisively award spectrum, analysts say.

2:40

Mineworkers Investment Company invests in local telco

Mining investment firm Mineworkers Investment Company concludes a 25.1% acquisition deal in South African telco DN Invest.

4:30
Monday

COVID-19 hits SA telecoms sector, dozens of stores closed

The pandemic hits the sector hard, resulting in stores being temporarily closed for deep cleaning and staff placed in quarantine.

3:10
Monday

Telkom to put more money into fledging mobile business

The country’s smallest mobile operator will invest 16% to 19% of its revenue into its mobile business.

2:10

Vivo Mobile in partnership to support SA’s musical talent

The Chinese smartphone brand continues efforts to grow its presence in the South African market, partnering with TurnUp Music to produce an online local music show.

3:30

Please Call Me battle lingers on despite court victory

The battle for compensation between Nkosana Makate and Vodacom may not be over yet, despite the former scoring another court victory yesterday.

2:20
30 Jun

Vodacom’s TOBi chatbot allows subscribers to self-RICA

The telco says this is a convenient way to self-RICA, while observing COVID-19 lockdown social distancing requirements.

4:10

Hiring spree at Vodacom-backed IoT.nxt

The company is likely to appoint approximately 100 more employees before the end of 2020, while it sets its sights on expanding to the UK.

3:00
23 Jun

Vodacom, Microsoft debut digital education platform for SA learners

The platform enables remote learning with affordable connectivity, also giving learners access to educational tools, apps and resources.

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