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Vodacom SA’s executive commercial director Romeo Kumalo is no longer in the race to take over as group CEO at Telkom, senior sources close to the fixed-line operator say. Speculation has run rife in recent weeks

Vodacom has taken the wraps off WebBox, an Internet device that connects to consumers’ television sets. The operator hopes the product will extend Internet access to more South Africans

Kenyan telecommunications operator Safaricom has increased its market share from about 60% three years ago to over 80% on the back of its M-Pesa cellphone money transfer service. Now Vodacom is hoping to emulate those market share gains in SA. That’s the word from Mark Taylor, newly appointed MD of Vodacom Payment Services, the company that houses the company’s M-Pesa offering.