Rain South Africa, a data‑only new entrant and Vodacom South Africa (VdSA) roaming partner, launched an “uncapped”, 5G‑based Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) service in parts of Johannesburg and Tshwane.
Vodafone’s Rest of the World Region Chief Executive Vivek Badrinath was said to have paid a visit to Ethiopia, underlining ongoing Group interest in the country.
Latest people movements include: Aneeqah Vahed, Tanja Vermeulen, Nuno Duarte, Marwan Amin, Zeinab Sono, Tushir Malik, Sahil Verma.
Oddly-timed switch at the helm of Vodafone Idea. Latest people movements include: Riaan Naude, Anthony Theunissen, Shwetha Iyer, Rajat Mukarji, Mohit Narula, Balesh Sharma, Ravinder Takkar, Aish Sinha.
South African operator retains exclusive expansion mandate within Vodafone.
Each year, as many as 500 of Vodacom’s South African sites are damaged.
Vodacom Group formed a connected-car partnership with Toyota South Africa Motors, the local subsidiary of Toyota Motor Corporation, as part of its ongoing Internet of Things (IoT) drive.
Vodacom looks close to regaining full control of Tanzanian OpCo. Move could have strategy and M&A implications.
SA spectrum stoppage continues to disrupt Vodacom planning. Government digs heels in for mid-2020 decision; dreaded WOAN still alive. VdSA response includes 2G voice network closure.
Telkom South Africa’s customers can now use VdSA’s 2G, 3G and 4G networks.
Expectations rising for market entrance mooted as far back as 2010.
Internet of Things push expands to consumer space.
Political storm spreading beyond Vodafone’s European homeland.
Vodacom Business Africa moves to wider and shallower strategy, with increased commercial mindedness. Vodacom continuing to chase African powerhouse dream.
Investigation underway following the arrest of VdT Managing Director, and four other employees.
VdSA reportedly in tests to offload its mobile traffic onto VAST Networks’ open access Wi-Fi network.