Browsing: Shameel Joosub

Government redrafting telecoms bill

The department of telecommunications & postal services is actively redrafting the controversial Electronic Communications Amendment Bill, with the minister, Siyabonga Cwele, set to outline more details in the

Vodacom subscriber numbers jump 13%

Vodacom had 73.6m active customers across its various markets at the end of December, an increase of 13% year on year, the JSE-listed telecommunications group said on Wednesday in a

Vodacom, MTN raise red flags over amendment bill

The Electronic Communications Amendment Bill, approved by cabinet earlier this month, does not address the telecommunications industry’s “urgent need to access available spectrum”, Vodacom CEO Shameel Joosub has

SA’s big operators feel the pinch

South Africa’s big telecommunications operators are feeling the pinch of the tough economy, but financial results published in the past 10 days show Vodacom is weathering the storm better than its rival Telkom

Vodacom shares fall after earnings disappoint

Vodacom Group shares fell the most in more than a month after Africa’s biggest wireless operator by market value reduced its first-half dividend amid weaker economic conditions in some of its key markets. The stock slumped as

Vodacom faces probe into ‘abuse of dominance’

The Competition Commission said on Wednesday that it has initiated an investigation against Vodacom for “abuse of dominance” after the company was given an exclusive contract with national treasury to be the sole provider of

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