Telco base stations under siege amid latest load-shedding
As power blackouts persist, mobile operators see a spike in incidents of theft and vandalism of their infrastructure, leaving communities without connectivity.
ICASA chairperson bemoans telecoms infrastructure vandalism
Battery theft and vandalism at cell tower base stations is nothing short of a treasonous act, ICASA chairperson Dr Keabetswe Modimoeng tells Parliament.
Vodacom base stations under siege in Soweto
The company appeals to Soweto residents to report incidents of battery theft and site vandalism, as the situation has become severe.
Vodacom enlists communities to fight infrastructure vandalism
The company initiates a community-driven programme to safeguard its infrastructure, as criminal syndicates are increasingly targeting mobile operators’ base stations.
Vodacom, MTN make breakthroughs against battery theft syndicates
The companies say suspects linked to various cases of battery theft and vandalism across the country’s nine provinces have been nabbed.