SA’s top brands Vodacom, MTN see limited COVID-19 impact
While the country’s leading companies will report a combined drop of over R65 billion in brand value, the telcos have weathered the storm.
Vodacom, Cloudflare join forces to protect firms from DDoS
The telco teams up with Web security company Cloudflare to offer distributed denial of service protection services.
SA’s 5G to remain patchy in big metros for 12 months
To have mass deployment of 5G nationally, it will require the Independent Communications Authority of SA to decisively award spectrum, analysts say.
Mineworkers Investment Company invests in local telco
Mining investment firm Mineworkers Investment Company concludes a 25.1% acquisition deal in South African telco DN Invest.
COVID-19 hits SA telecoms sector, dozens of stores closed
The pandemic hits the sector hard, resulting in stores being temporarily closed for deep cleaning and staff placed in quarantine.
Telkom to put more money into fledging mobile business
The country’s smallest mobile operator will invest 16% to 19% of its revenue into its mobile business.
Vivo Mobile in partnership to support SA’s musical talent
The Chinese smartphone brand continues efforts to grow its presence in the South African market, partnering with TurnUp Music to produce an online local music show.
Please Call Me battle lingers on despite court victory
The battle for compensation between Nkosana Makate and Vodacom may not be over yet, despite the former scoring another court victory yesterday.
Vodacom’s TOBi chatbot allows subscribers to self-RICA
The telco says this is a convenient way to self-RICA, while observing COVID-19 lockdown social distancing requirements.
Vodacom, Microsoft debut digital education platform for SA learners
The platform enables remote learning with affordable connectivity, also giving learners access to educational tools, apps and resources.