The high price of smartphones in Africa, often the result of high taxes, is undermining the continent’s digitisation.
MTN South Africa has blasted rival Telkom’s call for a delay to Icasa’s next broadband spectrum auction.
Telkom, which has already turned off its 2G network, will likely switch off 3G services soon, too.
Vodacom and the WWF have teamed up to “pilot solutions to safeguard marine mammals against entanglements”.
Vodacom is experimenting with different forms of satellite connectivity but thinks direct to mobile will be most disruptive.
A Vodacom pilot is using a virtual twin of Cape Town to calculate optimal tower equipment configurations in real time.
Vodacom Group parent Vodafone Group reported second-quarter sales growth on Tuesday that beat analysts’ estimates.
Vodacom plans to phase out its “My Vodacom” smartphone app in favour of its VodaPay “super app” in the coming months.
Vodacom Group reported a 4.2% decline in half-year earnings, impacted by start-up losses in Ethiopia and higher interest rates.
The National Consumer Tribunal recently fined Vodacom for contraventions of the Consumer Protection Act.