Browsing: Vodacom

Standard Bank said to be building an MVNO

Standard Bank is building a mobile virtual network operator, according to well-placed industry sources. The bank has hired former Virgin Mobile South Africa CEO Steve Bailey to its executive team. Standard Bank is

MTN moving ahead with Nigeria listing

MTN Group plans to raise about $500m from the sale of shares in its Nigerian business during the first half of the year, fulfilling the terms of a deal struck with the West African nation to settle a record

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

Cell C pursuing acquisitions, CEO says

Cell C is seeking acquisitions that will help transform South Africa’s third biggest mobile phone company into a full-service telecommunications provider offering Internet and financial services as well as traditional calls and texts

MTN launches 5G trial, gets over 20Gbit/s

MTN has launched the first 5G trial in South Africa – and in the broader Africa – in partnership with networking equipment vendor Ericsson. Last November, the operator’s principal rival, Vodacom, said it would launch a 5G trial in

How Netflix streaming speeds in SA stack up

The average speed of streaming on Netflix in South Africa lags behind major developed markets, though the country is almost on par with India and Brazil. Statistics from the global video-on-demand provider show that

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