Promoted | Nico Steyn, co-founder and CEO of IoT.nxt, joins TechCentral for a discussion on how the company has grown a year on from Vodacom Group’s acquisition of a 51% stake in the business.
Vodacom Group has moved to simplify its structure, creating a standalone South African operation and appointing an MD, a newly created role that will be filled by Vodafone executive Balesh Sharma.
Ethiopia is pushing ahead with plans to sell two new telecommunications licences following delays due to the coronavirus outbreak and postponed elections.
Vodacom is working on a new model to reduce battery theft in its base stations that involves community members, working with police, to monitor and safeguard sites.
Vodacom on Wednesday announced that it has formed a partnership with Google parent Alphabet to offer Internet access in rural Mozambique using Loon Internet balloons.
Vodacom Group will spend R1-billion in its current financial year ensuring its network in South Africa is able to cope with Eskom’s rolling blackouts.
The volume of data traffic flowing across Vodacom’s network in South Africa surged by 66% in the year ended 31 March, after price reductions led to greater “elasticity” in demand from consumers.
A day after launching commercial 5G services in South Africa, Vodacom has updated its coverage map showing where the ultra-fast, next-generation broadband technology is available.