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Vodafone is Selling 5.2% Stake in Vodacom for R15 billion

By Staff Writer British-based mobile phone giant Vodafone is selling 5.2% stake or 90 million ordinary shares in Vodacom for R15 billion. The mobile phone giant...

Vodacom Introduces Smart 8 Family of Smartphones

By Staff Writer Vodacom has launched two new 4G smartphones to bolster its suite of highly popular branded devices  that are designed and priced to...

Vodacom Confirms Departure of Vuyani Jarana to Join SAA

By Staff Writer Vuyani Jarana, Chief Officer of Vodacom Business, has officially tendered his resignation and will serve a notice period before leaving the mobile...

SA Cops are Spying on 70 000 Customers of Vodacom, MTN, Cell C, Telkom

By Staff Writer The South African Government accesses tens of thousands of people’s sensitive communications information every year using a loophole in South Africa’s surveillance...

Vodacom: We’re Sorry and for Your Loyalty Here’s 500MB bundle

By Staff Writer Vodacom will give all customers affected by a recent billing systems error a 500MB bundle for free, over and above the airtime...

Vodacom Debuts Tanzania’s Biggest Stock Market Listing in 19 years

By Staff Writer Vodacom, the South African-based mobile phone operator, completed the biggest IPO in the history of Tanzania with a large offer size of...

Is Vodacom a ‘breeding ground’ for CEOs in South Africa?

On the same day former Vodacom executive, Rob Shuter, presented his maiden financial results for his present employer MTN,  Treasury named Vodacom's Vuyani Jarana...

SAA Taps Vodacom Executive Vuyani Jarana as CEO

South African Airways (SAA) is putting someone else in charge in a bid to turnaround the ailing national carrier. The South African National Treasury said...

Vodacom Takes Steps to Connect Rural Areas to Fast Internet Data

By Staff Writer Vodacom, the country’s biggest mobile phone operator, is taking steps in ensuring that people in rural areas are connected and have access to fast...

MTN versus Vodacom – Who is the Biggest Provider of Mobile Money in Africa?

The battle for control of the bank accounts of African consumers through mobile money – essentially the use of mobile phones to access financial...

Vodacom May be Moving to Buy Nigeria’s 9Mobile

By Staff Writer It seems as if Vodacom is ready to go back to Nigeria and try its luck after leaving Africa’s biggest market in...

Vodacom Takes on Rivals – MTN, Cell C and Telkom – With the Promise of Lower Data Prices

For years now South Africa’s mobile phone operators have been accused of milking customers with higher data prices while banking exorbitant profits. The data prices...

Strong Data-Enabled Device Sales Boost Vodacom Revenue 

Vodacom, a South African-based mobile phone operator, reported a 3.9% revenue growth to R20.7 billion in the first quarter to end-June 2017, buoyed by...

Vodacom Gets Shareholders’ Nod for R35 billion Safaricom Deal

By Staff Writer South African-based mobile phone operator Vodacom is close to securing its plan to buy 35% stake in Kenya’s Safaricom. On Tuesday, Vodacom minority...

Vodacom Partners With US-based Firm To Give You Free Games On Wednesday

By Staff Writer Vodacom is spending R260 million ($20 million) to offer its more than 30 million subscribers  free mobile games. South Africa’s biggest mobile phone...