The saga has also sparked a fierce debate about whether Makate or Vodacom’s rival MTN is the true inventor of the “please call me” service.
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Vodacom is paying out “reasonable compensation” to a former employee for his idea to develop a popular call-back service after a former CEO first took credit for the product.
Vodacom’s flagship retail mall in Midrand, Johannesburg, located at its head office campus near the New Road offramp, is to get a major revamp. As a result of the upgrade, Vodacom World – as the facility is now known after it was
The Competition Commission has decided not to prosecute Vodacom and MTN following a complaint by Cell C that its two bigger rivals had acted anticompetitively. The case goes all the way back to October 2013, when Cell C
Imagine the scenario where accessibility, affordability and quality – the three key pillars for a communications environment in South Africa – deliver the economic and social benefits that governments, researchers, industry bodies
Cell C’s full financial results, for the six months ended June 2016, provide detailed insight into the performance of South Africa’s third largest mobile telecommunications operator for the first time. The numbers are contained in a
Former top Vodacom executive Romeo Kumalo plans to launch a mobile virtual network operator in South Africa. The former CEO of Vodacom’s international operations is, however, tight-lipped about what the MVNO will
While both the City of Cape Town and City of Tshwane have specific plans to roll out Wi-Fi Internet access, the metros have taken divergent views on how to implement their vision. “The total spending on Cape Town’s public Wi-Fi
After a Herculean victory over telecommunications giant Vodacom for being the rightful inventor of “please call me”, Nkosana Makate has yet again been dragged back to court. A fresh legal battle
A former councillor at the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa has lashed out at South Africa’s Sim card registration legislation, Rica, saying it has severely impacted ordinary