Vodacom zero-rates COVID Alert SA app on its network
The mobile operator backs the government-endorsed COVID-19 contact-tracing app by enabling zero-rated access for its customers.
COVID-19 drives African states into cashless societies
Cash may have traditionally been king, but the coronavirus pandemic is contributing to a faster pace of mobile money adoption across the continent.
execMobile’s dual network coverage in SA and price decreases across zones
execMobile offers a local SIM with coverage on both Vodacom and MTN networks, which automatically steers to the best available network.
SA operators crack down on mobile fraud amid COVID-19 crisis
Local telcos tighten their mobile security efforts, after being accused of falling behind in fighting a new wave of fraud during the COVID-19 crisis.
Vodacom boosts fight against gender-based violence
The mobile operator establishes a R5 million fund to further support survivors of gender-based violence.
Wits University extends data offer to international students
Students living in Lesotho will receive 30GB of data, while students in Zimbabwe and Eswatini will receive 10GB of data.
YeboYethu seeks shareholders to collect unclaimed dividends
The empowerment scheme holds millions in gains for thousands of shareholders who have not updated their contact details on a regular basis.
Vodacom pumps R200m into ECape network expansion drive
The capital expenditure will go towards the deployment of 20 new base stations in urban areas and 18 new base stations in rural areas.
Vodacom, MTN want lower spectrum prices to cover rural areas
With the promise of permanent spectrum by the end of the year, the operators say lower spectrum prices would incentivise greater coverage of rural areas.