Vodafone said it would add nearly 7 000 software engineers to its workforce by 2025 to develop more of its own digital services across Europe and Africa.
Vodacom South Africa is launching Sim cards made from recycled plastic to reduce the harm they cause to the environment.
Dell Technologies will release software designed to help telecoms carriers manage the computers in their networks, deepening its push to become a major player in 5G technology.
Vodacom Group on Monday fleshed out some of the details of the consortium that recently secured an operating licence in Ethiopia.
Mobile payments platform M-Pesa has topped 50 million active users – measured by monthly active customers – telecommunications group Vodacom said on Tuesday.
Facebook and some of the world’s largest telecommunications carriers, China Mobile and MTN Group, are set to build a wider-than-earlier-planned giant subsea cable in Africa.
MTN Group doesn’t want to play second fiddle to other operators in Ethiopia, prompting its decision not to bid when the East African country tenders a second telecommunications licence soon.
Vodafone Group has hinted it could spin off its African mobile money service M-Pesa after its popularity soared through the coronavirus pandemic.
MTN Group will bid again for a Ethiopian telecommunications licence in the second round if mobile financial services are included, its CEO, Ralph Mupita, said on Friday after losing the first round.
The consortium’s plans to expand in Ethiopia have been complicated by the US state development agency’s decision to pause investments in the country.