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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
#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.