BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY MEDIA COMPANY
Companies
Sectors
battery theft
  • Home
  • /
  • Topics
  • /
  • battery theft
6:00

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.

4:00

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.

3:10
Aug 14, 2020

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.

4:10
May 20, 2020

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.

5:00
Mar 5, 2020

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.

3:40
Feb 18, 2020

R1.2m cell tower batteries recovered as MTN fights back

The mobile operator is starting to see success with as many as 143 batteries recovered in January 2020.

Related topics