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Malema casts doubt on Ramaphosa’s spectrum auction plans

The Economic Freedom Fighters bemoans the lack of progress in allocating spectrum, warning that if corruption influences the process, data costs will remain high.

Feb 2, 2021

Spectrum frustration as Vodacom cautions against delays

The telco says it welcomes the progress made so far in the allocation of spectrum, but further delays will be detrimental to consumers.


Vodacom advances towards becoming a ‘techco’

The JSE-listed company is evolving from being just a telco into a technology company, says CEO Shameel Joosub.

Nov 16, 2020

Data boom carries Vodacom in half-year results

The telco posts blowout half-year results, buoyed by double-digit data usage growth and higher customer demand for smart devices due to the lockdown.

Oct 23, 2020

Please Call Me inventor accuses Vodacom of falsifying info

The mobile operator insists it doesn’t have all the financial records required to determine the full amount generated via the Please Call Me product.

Aug 25, 2020

Vodacom taps Nedbank for group CFO

The mobile operator appoints former Nedbank exec Raisibe Morathi as its new group chief financial officer, effective 1 November 2020.

Aug 7, 2020

SA must be tech-driven, says president as he receives 4IR blueprint

President Cyril Ramaphosa welcomes the recommendations in the report of the presidential commission on the fourth industrial revolution.

Jul 23, 2020

Lockdown data demand boosts Vodacom’s Q1 revenue

The mobile operator benefits from strong growth in SA, with customer demand increasing during the lockdown period.

Jul 22, 2020

Makate says Vodacom trying to out-litigate him through costs

Nkosana Makate, inventor of the Please Call Me service, accuses Vodacom of negotiating in bad faith on fair value in compensation due to him.

Jul 20, 2020

Vodacom, Alipay collaborate on SA fintech solutions

The telco says it is ready to launch mobile solutions for consumers and merchants through a partnership with the global Chinese company.

Jul 1, 2020

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.

Jun 23, 2020

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.

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