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Apr 03, 2014
Vodacom said on Wednesday it was still in talks to acquire Neotel, a South African subsidiary of India's Tata Communications, refuting local Indian press reports the negotiations could fall through. India's Economic Times had reported the deal worth a potential $590...
Mar 31, 2014
Satellite services provider Intelsat and telecommunications group Vodacom on Monday inked an agreement that would see the delivery of more reliable, secure and cost-efficient broadband connectivity to small or home-based offices and small and medium-sized enterprises...
Mar 24, 2014
Alan Knott-Craig
Next week was likely to be “make-or-break” for affordable mobile communications in South Africa for the next 20 years, predicted Cell C CEO Alan Knott-Craig on Monday. The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) planned to implement on April...
Mar 19, 2014
Telecommunications group Vodacom on Wednesday said it planned to roll out 975 new sites in Gauteng during the 2014/15 financial year – the bulk comprising long-term evolution (LTE) technology. Vodacom managing executive for Gauteng operations Neville van Niekerk...
Mar 13, 2014
As telecommunications group Vodacom nears the completion of its due diligence to acquire 100% of Neotel, the converged communications network operator said it had already made “many inroads” over the past seven-and-a-half years. But, the potential takeover –...
Feb 18, 2014
Mobile operators on Tuesday criticised the Independent Communication Authority of South Africa’s (Icasa’s) extension of local loop unbundling (LLU) to wireless and fibre access without it having unpacked the decision in the same detailed framework afforded the...
Feb 13, 2014
Imperial Logistics on Thursday inked a five-year contract with Vodacom for data network and hosting services across the freight and logistics group’s divisions and operating companies. The partnership allowed for the expansion of current network services to include...
Feb 05, 2014
Vodacom CEO Shameel Joosub
Telecommunications group Vodacom planned to challenge the legal validity of the process that laid out aggressive asymmetry rates as the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) implemented a new mobile termination rate (MTR) glide path. This comes...
Feb 04, 2014
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Nov 11, 2013
As the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) continued to pursue cuts in mobile termination rates (MTRs), JSE-listed Vodacom would need to implement “drastic” measures to mitigate the impact on the group’s bottom line. Speaking during a...
Oct 09, 2013
Cell C CEO Alan Knott-Craig
South Africa’s third-largest operator Cell C has geared up for the next level of the battle to even the playing field with dominant mobile operators, taking MTN and Vodacom to the Competition Commission. Cell C CEO Alan Knott-Craig said on Wednesday that Cell C had...
Oct 07, 2013
Cell C CEO Alan Knott-Craig
The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa’s (Icasa’s) move to cut mobile termination rates (MTRs) to 10c by 2016 and align asymmetry rates by 2019 were the first in a series of required regulatory steps in normalising the South African...
Aug 09, 2013
Cable- and pipe-sealing mechanisms manufacturer Roxtec has completed work on five modular data centres, with two nearing completion, for mobile communications company Vodacom’s Project Cube. “The nature of the equipment in the containers and Vodacom’s drive to...
Jul 26, 2013
SIMON CHURCHESVodacom is assisting most of the major tracking companies in the country by providing them with subscriber identity module cards and connectivity to enable their devices to function accordingly
Many of the automotive original-equipment manufacturers (OEMs) worldwide are including GSM telematics devices in the designs of their vehicles using a chip subscriber identification module (Sim) device, says telecommunications provider Vodacom’s enterprise unit,...
Jul 18, 2013
Shameel Joosub
JSE-listed telecommunications group Vodacom on Thursday reported a 3% year-on-year rise in group revenue during the quarter to the end of June on the back of increasing data take-up and expanding international operations. The group generated revenue of R17.5-billion...
Jun 06, 2013
Telecommunications provider Vodacom’s enterprise unit, Vodacom Business, on Thursday launched the One Net Express solution in South Africa, saying it would benefit small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). One Net Express, which provides big business switchboard...
May 20, 2013
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May 02, 2013
Rival mobile operators Cell C, Vodacom and MTN were found to have higher call set-up success rates (CSSR) and limited drop call rates (DCR) in Gauteng than in other provinces. The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) on Thursday published the...
May 02, 2013
Apr 24, 2013
Telecommunications group Vodacom’s earnings a share for the year ended March 31, 2013, were between 25% and 30% higher than the earnings a share of 694c in the previous financial year. Headline earnings a share for the year were between 20% and 25% higher than the...
Apr 18, 2013
Telecommunications group Vodacom on Thursday unveiled its latest initiative to minimise the environmental impact of its head office, in Midrand. The R4.2-million rainwater harvesting project, which Vodacom said was the largest in South Africa, harvests one-million...
Mar 26, 2013
Telecommunications group Vodacom on Tuesday introduced a new prepaid package, offering consumers a flat rate of 2c a second on its Anytime Per Second price plan. The package enables customers to call at a flat rate to any network at anytime.
Mar 25, 2013
Telecommunications group Vodacom on Monday said it would offer its long-term evolution (LTE) services to all its customers, including prepaid users. Prior to this, only contract customers had access to the latest-generation, superfast network.
Mar 01, 2013
JSE-listed Vodacom on Friday contested the suggestion of eliminating mobile termination rates (MTRs) altogether, saying it would be a counterproductive move that the group would not support. The mobile giant was responding to comments made by the Independent...
Feb 20, 2013
The increasing uptake of prepaid electricity meters in South Africa has boosted JSE-listed Blue Label Telecoms’ electricity distribution commission by 29% in the six months ended November 2012. Speaking at the release of the firm’s interim half-year results in...
Feb 06, 2013
Telecommunications group Vodacom on Thursday reported a slight decline in the number of active customers on its South Africa-based network, while its international operations reported a rise in customers during the three months to December. The JSE-listed group...
Jan 25, 2013
Vodacom together with the Department of Communications today handed over a mobile computer centre and free data to the previously disadvantaged Jonguhlanga Secondary School in Mthatha
Jan 10, 2013
The roll-out of long-term evolution (LTE) was set to dominate the telecommunications industry this year and players failing to enter the market in 2013 would have “missed the bus”, Jasco executive head for technical and operations Martin Ferreira said on...
Dec 14, 2012
A lack of spectrum allocation means that many mobile network operators had to ‘refarm’ their spectrum of frequencies to supply the increasing demand for broadband, said mobile operator Vodacom group CEO Shameel Joosub at a Gordon Institute of Business Science...
Dec 12, 2012
Cape Town has joined Johannesburg, Durban and Pretoria in gaining access to the long-term evolution (LTE) network, as telecommunications group Vodacom’s roll-out reached the Mother City on Wednesday. Chief technology officer Andries Delport said that initially...
Dec 10, 2012
Open access fibre infrastructure company Dark Fibre Africa (DFA) is expanding its optic fibre network to smaller cities and towns across South Africa, with Klerksdorp, in the North West, next to be launched into the digitial age. Trenching has already begun in...
Nov 23, 2012
Telecoms group Vodacom is ahead of schedule with its long-term evolution (LTE) roll-out, which has already seen Johannesburg, Pretoria and now Durban gaining access to the super-fast network. The company, which became the first operator to commercially launch LTE...
Nov 21, 2012
It would take time for long-term evolution (LTE) to truly take off in South Africa as its current spectrum allocation was low, but global strategy consultancy A.T. Kearney partner Laurent Viviez said the country and the rest of Africa held great potential for the...
Nov 15, 2012
Nov 13, 2012
Intelsat S.A., the world’s leading provider of satellite services, announced today a new multi-year capacity agreement with South African-based Vodacom on the Intelsat satellite fleet
Nov 13, 2012
Satellite services group Intelsat and telecommunications group Vodacom entered into a new multi-year capacity agreement, Intelsat MD Africa sales Jon Osler said on Tuesday. Intelsat would supply capacity on Intelsat 906, at 64° East, and Intelsat 25, at 328.5°...
Nov 12, 2012
Nov 12, 2012
Telecommunications group Vodacom on Monday reported a 39.4% rise in net profit for the six months to the end of September, owing to an improved overall traditional voice performance, as well as strong growth in the data and international segments. Profit reached...
Nov 07, 2012
Telecommunications firm Vodacom has expanded its long-term evolution (LTE) coverage and has started LTE testing in Cape Town, chief officer of sales and distribution Zunaid Dinath said on Wednesday. Vodacom, which officially launched the first commercial LTE network...
Oct 22, 2012
Telecommunications group Vodacom on Monday said its underlying core operating performance, as well as the replacement of secondary tax on companies with dividend withholding tax had contributed to higher earnings during the six months to September. The JSE-listed...
Oct 15, 2012
Vodacom’s Prepaid and Top Up customers have yet another reason to smile with the launch of the Vodacom Extra Time promotion, where they can talk for an hour and only pay for the first 3 minutes
Oct 10, 2012
Telecommunications firm Vodacom on Wednesday officially launched the first commercial long-term evolution (LTE) network in South Africa. Speaking at the eighth yearly My Broadband Conference, new group CEO Shameel Joosub said that, after two years of testing and...
Sep 25, 2012
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