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Vodacom World to close for major upgrade

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

Commission won’t prosecute Vodacom, MTN

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

ICT policy: don’t let the country down

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

Investors eye new avenue into SA telecoms

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

Romeo Kumalo behind ‘massive’ new MVNO

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

Free Wi-Fi: a tale of two cities

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

Ex-Icasa councillor slams Rica legislation

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

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