Vodacom uses tech to empower SA women farmers

The Vodacom Foundation expands its digital literacy programme to equip small-holder farmers with digital literacy and business skills. 


How SA operators' 4G availability compares

With a score of 83.6%, MTN remains the leader in Opensignal’s 4G availability measurements.


Please Call Me negotiations anything but fair, says Makate

Nkosana Makate feels democratic values of human dignity, equality and freedom should be considered in his discussions with Vodacom.


Municipalities owing Eskom disrupt Vodacom network

Defaulting municipalities that owe Eskom billions are now disrupting mobile communications in some areas, says Vodacom.


Police in shootout with suspected cell tower thieves

A suspected thief targeting cables and batteries at a cellular base station was killed yesterday following a shootout with police.


Gauteng principals receive smart tools of trade

To deal with the lack of basic communications infrastructure, the provincial education department hands over the latest smartphones to empower school heads.


Absa CIO Jacques Barkhuizen switches to Vodacom

2018’s Visionary CIO of the Year Jacques Barkhuizen has been appointed Vodacom’s CIO and managing executive for digital.


How Vodacom targets the ever-changing customer

Understanding customer needs requires constant engagement, says Carol Hall, managing executive of Vodacom for the Western Cape.


SA’s IOT spend to reach R28bn this year

IDC’s forecast comes as analysts predict huge spend by companies as they are missing several layers in their IOT solutions.


Mixed reaction as telcos ponder new spectrum directive

Most mobile operators believe the new spectrum allocation policy is a positive development, while analysts express concern at the continued focus on the WOAN.

25 Jul

ICASA’s new data regulations hurt Vodacom’s revenue in SA

The operator’s revenue in SA declines 1.2%, negatively impacted by the reduction in out-of-bundle data rates, among other issues.

Jul 17, 2019

MTN names Vodacom exec as chief digital, fintech officer

The operator appoints ex-Vodacom chief officer of strategy, Yolanda Cuba, to drive financial services and digital solutions.

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