Vodacom affiliate Safaricom has submitted a proposal to Kenya Power for the installation of a $300-million smart meter system at the utility.
Vodacom Group on Monday fleshed out some of the details of the consortium that recently secured an operating licence in Ethiopia.
Vodacom has expanded the deployment of solar-powered sites in an effort, it said, to reduce carbon emissions.
Mobile payments platform M-Pesa has topped 50 million active users – measured by monthly active customers – telecommunications group Vodacom said on Tuesday.
Telkom has become the latest mobile operator to chop ad hoc data prices, cutting the headline price of 1GB of data to R79 – R6 less than rivals Vodacom and MTN – and introducing a new 1.5GB bundle.
South African telecommunication companies are trying to settle a wireless spectrum auction dispute with the industry regulator out of court to avoid a prolonged legal battle.
Cell C CEO Douglas Craigie Stevenson has criticised Telkom over its narrative that there is an abusive “duopoly” between Vodacom and MTN in South Africa’s mobile market, saying this argument no longer holds water.
We believe TechCentral’s Duncan McLeod has overlooked key aspects of Telkom’s argument for a fair playing field in the telecoms sector and a pro-consumer approach to regulation and oversight. By Liza Zouabi.
MTN Group is once again worth more than rival Vodacom Group after a surge in the former’s share price following publication of solid interim results last week.
There is real irony in the way Telkom is using every opportunity it gets to complain about a “duopoly” in South Africa’s mobile industry. By Duncan McLeod.