YeboYethu appoints Thabo Mokgatlha as chairman
Vodacom’s black economic empowerment scheme names Thabo Mokgatlha as chairman to replace Zarina Bassa, who will step down later this year.
All systems go as Ethiopia opens telecoms licence bid
The bid for the long-awaited Ethiopian telecoms operator licence opens tomorrow and mobile operators have a month to submit their proposals.
Vodacom boosts financial services drive with SME solution
The VodaTrade digital platform enables SMEs to transact with large organisations, receive orders and issue invoices, without worrying about backend challenges.
We can’t negotiate spectrum licensing, says ICASA chairperson
The telecoms regulator vows to defend the high-demand spectrum licensing process every step of the way, amid an ongoing legal tug-of-war.
Vodacom, Google give Limpopo villages free Android phones
The companies say closing the digital divide will economically empower many rural and low-income communities.
Cell C rejects morphing into MVNO, forges ahead with new strategy
The telco rebuffs suggestions it is morphing into a mobile virtual network operator, following its decision to migrate customers to Vodacom and MTN.
Vodacom company Nexio retrenches, promises transparency
The systems integrator opens a Section 189A process and will engage with employees weekly for the next nine weeks.
Vodacom in limbo over Lesotho licence, hefty fine
The mobile operator awaits judgement regarding the country’s decision to impose a R40.2 million fine and to revoke its unified licence.
Malema casts doubt on Ramaphosa’s spectrum auction plans
The Economic Freedom Fighters bemoans the lack of progress in allocating spectrum, warning that if corruption influences the process, data costs will remain high.
SA telcos report gains in online shopping channels
MTN, Cell C, Telkom and Vodacom see an uptick in online sales, as more consumers adapt their purchasing behaviour to e-commerce.
Telkom records robust mobile growth, broadband push continues
The telco has been steadily driving its broadband strategy, which is now paying off, growing subscribers to 10 million customers.