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Government slammed over ICT bill

Cabinet last Friday approved the Electronic Communications Amendment Bill, which, if enacted, will see sweeping changes to legislation governing South Africa’s ICT sector that will force through the creation of a

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 data revenue tops voice for first time

Revenue from data at Vodacom South Africa, the telecommunications group’s biggest market, has topped voice revenue for the first time, interim results for the six months ended 30 September 2017 show. Data revenue in South Africa

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

MTN promises 5G trial in SA early next year

Two days after Vodacom said it would begin trialling 5G services in South Africa on a limited basis, MTN has also jumped on the bandwagon, saying in a statement on Thursday morning that it has signed a memorandum of understanding

Vodacom to begin 5G trials with Nokia

Vodacom and networking equipment supplier Nokia will trial 5G technology in South Africa, the two companies said on Tuesday. Working with Vodacom in a series of workshops and trials, Nokia test how 5G

Vodacom launches IoT network commercially

After months of trials, Vodacom has announced the commercial availability of its Internet of things network, using the narrowband IoT (NB-IoT technology generally favoured my mobile operators. The network

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