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1:40
Friday

Govt orders MTN, Vodacom to close stores

Cellular shops in malls and shopping centres are to be closed to ensure more employees remain at home during the lockdown.

3:50

SA turns to telemedicine during COVID-19 lockdown

As COVID-19 escalates, more technologically-driven healthcare solutions are preferred, with companies releasing telemedicine solutions to help ease the situation.

5:30
Wednesday

Vodacom, Discovery launch free COVID-19 telemedicine platform

The companies unveil an online platform that makes it possible for patients to access a professional without having to travel to the healthcare facility.

1:50
Wednesday

MTN stores remain open during lockdown despite intimidation

Despite the alleged harassment endured by some of its employees at the hands of police enforcing the COVID-19 lockdown rules, the telco’s stores will be open.

3:30
Wednesday

Cell C comes to #DataMustFall party

SA’s third biggest mobile operator will, by 1 May, launch a free lifeline package capped at 250KB per day.

3:00
Tuesday

Explosive growth for Vodacom e-School platform amid lockdown

The mobile operator says user registrations have gone up by over 1 000% compared to previous historic periods, nearing one million users.

4:10
Monday

Some MTN, Vodacom stores remain open during lockdown

SA’s leading mobile carriers say the telecoms industry has been designated an essential service and they are taking this responsibility seriously.

2:30
Monday

Free data from FNB Connect during lockdown

The bank offers 1GB free data to customers during the nationwide lockdown, as SA looks to curb the spread of the deadly coronavirus.

3:30

Free Market Foundation calls for more spectrum, defends telcos

The liberal think tank says recent recommendations by the Competition Commission for the operators to cut data prices by half are misplaced.

3:20
27 Mar

Vodacom centre to support victims of gender-based violence

The Skype-enabled 24-hour command centre will assist the victims of gender-based violence during the 21-day national lockdown.

2:20
27 Mar

Board shake-up at Vodacom Group

Group chairman Jabu Moleketi will leave the company in July and will be replaced by Saki Macozoma, current lead independent non-executive director.

5:50

Telcos set to get temporary spectrum during lockdown

The regulator and mobile operators look for ways to ease congestion and ensure good quality of broadband services during the nationwide lockdown.

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