Browsing: Phil Patel

The chief officer of Vodacom’s consumer business unit, Phil Patel, is moving on. He will be replaced in the role by Godfrey Motsa, who is currently chief officer of regional operations. From April, Patel will take up the role of regional commercial director

Vodacom and Deezer have entered into an exclusive partnership to provide the mobile operator’s customers access to the music service’s 35m songs. The announcement follows speculation earlier this week that Deezer was looking

As consumers increasingly turn to WhatsApp, WeChat, BlackBerry Messenger and other free applications for instant messaging, South African operators may finally be gearing up to fight back over SMS volumes they have lost to IM players

Vodacom has announced a new product called International Calling Plus that allows customers to call 118 countries from rates starting at 89c/minute, billed on a per second basis. The operator says this amounts to a saving of up to 88% on some international calls. The product will be available from Sunday