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Vodacom and networking equipment supplier Nokia will trial 5G technology in South Africa, the two companies said on Tuesday. Working with Vodacom in a series of workshops and trials, Nokia test how 5G

Vodacom is unable to expand its 4G/LTE network in rural areas because it simply does not have the spectrum it needs to do so at an affordable cost. Group chief technology officer Andries Delport said at a press conference in Sandton on Tuesday

Vodacom claims to have become the first telecommunications operator in South Africa to achieve a speed test, across a mobile network, of more than 500Mbit/s. It achieved the speed using LTE-Advanced technology, also

Vodacom, working with Huawei, has launched its first Internet of things site using narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) technology. An existing 4G/LTE site was upgraded to support NB-IoT using software only. The site is fully compliant with the

Vodacom said on Friday that it has achieved 4G/LTE speeds in excess of 240Mbit/s at a site in Pretoria. Using so-called 4G+ technology, the mobile operator said it has achieved the speeds at the Brooklyn Mall, where it has

Vodacom has introduced a technology on its network called dual-carrier high-speed uplink packet access, or DC-HSUPA, that it said will speed up data uploads for consumers on 3G. The technology is an evolution of high-speed

Vodacom doesn’t have the spectrum it needs to launch next-generation 4G+ broadband services nationwide, but the unique nature of the Gautrain tunnel system has allowed it to launch the technology on a limited scale in Gauteng. As a result of the deployment, Vodacom

Vodacom has dished out R18m worth of shares to its CEO as part of its forfeitable share plan. In a notice to shareholders on Thursday, the company announced that it had awarded 108 099 Vodacom shares, at a price each

Vodacom’s top executives have taken an effective pay cut in the 2015 financial year thanks to reductions in short-term incentives, the telecommunications group’s annual report, published at the weekend, shows. In the year ended 31