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MTN poaches communications chief from Telkom

Mobile operator MTN South Africa has poached Telkom’s top communications executive. Jacqui O’Sullivan has resigned from the partially state-owned telecommunications provider, where she has served as managing executive

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Vodacom opens IoT lab in Midrand

Vodacom has opened a narrowband Internet of things laboratory at its campus in Midrand. The lab will be used to incubate and then commercialise machine-to-machine and IoT systems using narrowband networking, it said

Podcasts
TalkCentral: Ep 180 – ‘Steam Winter Sale’

On TalkCentral this week, Vodacom breaks the 500Mbit/s mobile download barrier, Uber’s CEO quits and Liquid Telecom outlines its plans for Neotel. Plus, it seems you can now “root” your drone. Also this week, we pick our best deals

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Tanzania to court foreigners as Vodacom IPO stalls

Tanzania will allow foreign investors to buy shares in telecommunications companies listing on the domestic stock exchange after an initial public offering by the country’s biggest mobile operator stalled. Changes will be introduced

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Vodacom breaks 500Mbit/s 4G barrier

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

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How much Vodacom bosses are paid

Vodacom CEO Shameel Joosub took home a total of R21,4m in the 2017 financial year, the group revealed in its annual report, published on Thursday. That’s a small decline on the R21,8m he was paid in 2016. Joosub’s 2017 package

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Jabu Moleketi is new Vodacom chairman

Vodacom Group has appointed Jabu Moleketi, a former South African deputy finance minister, as its new chairman, replacing Peter Moyo, who is leaving after the annual general meeting on 18 July to take up the role of CEO of Old

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Safaricom eyes new markets for M-Pesa

Safaricom may expand its popular mobile banking service M-Pesa into countries such as Nigeria and Angola, as East Africa’s biggest company grapples with regulatory scrutiny in its home market of Kenya. The sale of a 35% stake

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