Vodacom Group Ltd

Type: Company
Name: Vodacom Group Ltd
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 3 reports

ICASA's call rate model slated

New interconnect fees must meaningfully cut costs, rather than perpetuate profiteering, says R2K.The Right2Know campaign (R2K) has criticised the Independent Communications Authority of SA's (ICASA's) revised costing model for determining termination ... [Published IT Web - 4 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Free Vodacom data for educational sites

Vodacom has started zero-rating data used to access five South African educational websites approved by the Department of Education, according to the operator’s website.The promotion will be available until March 2015, Vodacom said, and means that it ... [Published MyBroadband.co.za - 5 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

VODACOM : Cell giant launches 4G in N Cape

VODACOM tested the Internet speeds in the city yesterday at the launch of 4G in the Northern Cape following the installation of 50 LTE sites on the network. Fifteen of these sites are situated on the network in the Kimberley area.The introduction of 4G ... [Published 4 Traders - 6 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

Vodacom : Open The City finalists selected

The four finalists for Vodacom Open The City have now been chosen by the judging panel. They are: PH Fat, The Kiffness, The Plastics, and Bye Beneco. Vodacom is now giving the power to music fans to decide which one of the four will be named Open The ... [Published 4 Traders - 7 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

CELL C CEOs: Ringing the changes

WHEN Alan Knott-Craig was announced as Cell C’s new CEO in 2011, the market had high expectations. The charismatic Knott-Craig rejoined the sector in April 2012, having retired from Vodacom in 2008. He injected energy into Cell C and brought renewed hope ... [Published Financial Mail - 9 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 3 reports

VODACOM : Network superiority race heats up

With pressure to increase network coverage and capacity, mobile operators are turning to innovative solutions, such as utilising lamp posts.Competition is heating up between SA's two biggest mobile operators, as both aggressively push to boost capacity ... [Published 4 Traders - 14 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 2 reports

Vodacom announces R1bn Gauteng network upgrade

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 06:33Written by Staff WriterVodacom will spend R1 billion on upgrading its network investment in Gauteng in the current financial yearVodacom will spend R1 billion on upgrading its network investment in Gauteng in the current financial ... [Published iWeek - 23 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 10 reports

Vodacom to invest R1 billion in Gauteng network

South Africa’s Vodacom has revealed plans to invest around R1 billion (approx. $93.8 million) on upgrading its network in Gauteng as it looks to expand its 3G and 4G coverage.Vodacom has already added 292 3G sites, as well as 472 LTEsites across South ... [Published Capacity Magazine - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 3 reports

Vodacom to offer new mid-tier Sony

The Sony Xperia M2 Aqua is the first mid-range device to feature the company's waterproofing technology. Vodacom has announced a partnership with Sony that will see it exclusively launching the new mid-tier Sony Xperia M2 Aqua (http://www.sonymobile.com/global-en/products/phones/xperia-m2-aqua/) ... [Published Crawford Financial Planning - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 3 reports

Fin24.com | New Icasa MTR policy 'should benefit consumers'

Cape Town - The new policy to determine the actual cost of termination rates should benefit mobile consumers in South Africa, an analyst has said.Icasa or the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa has adopted the long-run incremental cost ... [Published Finance 24 - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

Vodacom : execs cash in

Vodacom CTO Andries Delport has sold R1.28 million in awarded stock.Vodacom CTO Andries Delport has become the latest executive to benefit from the company's retention scheme. He earned more than R1 million after he unloaded shares he earned when performance ... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

Icasa sets cost standards for termination rates

Icasa said reasons for the decision was that LRIC would allow operators to recover a portion of joint and common costs incurred in the provision of wholesale voice call termination service through termination rates.The LRIC model looks at the changing ... [Published Citizen.co.za - Aug 19 2014]

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...The organisation says this will "inflate the actual cost of communication and perpetuate profiteering through termination rates"
"We know that the Pumas pose a huge threat, but the main thing for us will be not to focus on individuals but rather on executing our own game-plan."
Pan African Investments CEO Iraj Abedian recently highlighted Eskom’s problem: "The more money you inject into it, the more you promote its unproductive and inefficient operations. The funding gap is, in fact, a reflection of its debilitating corporate and operational efficiency gap."
Independent telecom analyst Spiwe Chireka says: "Hedberg got the business to be profitable and Knott-Craig got the company to grow its market share after years of stagnation."

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Network superiority race heats up [Published iWeek - 1 hour ago]
Gareth Cliff to be keynote speaker at Breathe S... [Published Media Update South Africa - 2 hours ago]
ICASA's call rate model slated [Published IT Web - 4 hours ago]
Right2Know Campaign calls on ICASA to end cellp... [Published Biz Community - 4 hours ago]
Free Vodacom data for educational sites [Published MyBroadband.co.za - 5 hours ago]
Ballard: Strong Upside Potential On Upbeat Pros... [Published Seeking Alpha - 6 hours ago]
Stonehouse calls for physical Pumas [Published Knysna-Plett Herald - 6 hours ago]
VODACOM : Cell giant launches 4G in N Cape [Published 4 Traders - 6 hours ago]
MARKET WATCH: Global ambition [Published Financial Mail - 7 hours ago]
Vodacom : Open The City finalists selected [Published 4 Traders - 7 hours ago]
ECONOMIC VIEWPOINT: Getting SA out of the rut [Published Financial Mail - 9 hours ago]
CELL C CEOs: Ringing the changes [Published Financial Mail - 9 hours ago]
CELL C: End of the line? [Published Financial Mail - 9 hours ago]
Krejcir wants O’Sullivan’s phone records [Published Citizen.co.za - 9 hours ago]
VODACOM : Network superiority race heats up [Published 4 Traders - 14 hours ago]
South African telecoms prices: 2004 vs 2014 [Published MyBroadband.co.za - 17 hours ago]
Piere Strydom and Mike Azzie have a high strike... [Published Citizen.co.za - 19 hours ago]
Fibre-to-the-Home - South Africa's... [Published AllAfrica.com - 23 hours ago]
Vodacom to offer new mid-tier Sony [Published iWeek - 23 hours ago]
Vodacom execs cash in [Published iWeek - 23 hours ago]
Vodacom announces R1bn Gauteng network upgrade [Published iWeek - 23 hours ago]
Vodacom announces US$93m Gauteng network upgrade [Published HumanIPO - Aug 20 2014]
Cell C cuts into MTN airtime sales – Blue Label [Published Engineering News - Aug 20 2014]
20 years of empowering South Africans [Published Lowvelder Online - Aug 20 2014]
Pick 6 is the play [Published Citizen.co.za - Aug 20 2014]
Mobile operators must end “phoney price wars”, ... [Published Htxt.Africa - Aug 20 2014]
Network superiority race heats up [Published IT Web - Aug 20 2014]
Cloud storage, simple invoicing & more: 5 Windo... [Published Htxt.Africa - Aug 20 2014]
Fin24.com | Vodacom, MTN quietly board M2M grav... [Published Finance 24 - Aug 20 2014]
Vodacom to invest R1 billion in Gauteng network [Published Capacity Magazine - Aug 20 2014]
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Review: Kicka [Published ABN Digital - YouTube - Aug 12 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RZI_LXn33xo&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Review: Kicka Vodacom has just launched the Kicka, a low-cost smartphone designed specifically to make ...
MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Vodacom Relaunches “M-Pesa”... [Published MicroCapital - Aug 12 2014]
Vodacom South Africa, which is controlled by UK-based Vodafone Group, reportedly has relaunched its M-Pesa mobile payment system in the country. Originally created and marketed by Vodacom in 2007 in Kenya, M-Pesa was made available in South Africa in ...
Alcatel Onetouch Idol Alpha Review: Beauty lies... [Published Bandwidth Blog - Aug 08 2014]
We recently welcomed the LG G3 to our shores with much fanfare and adoration (see the review here ). LG’s latest flagship sits on top of the smartphone hill at this stage (in our opinion) and it will take something special to knock the G3 of its ...
Democratic Republic of the Congo: Cell Towers S... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 01 2014]
Source: US Agency for International DevelopmentCountry: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda Mobile phone technology increases communication and safety July 2014—In December 2009, the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) killed 321 civilians and abducted ...
Mobile Money Brings Financial Services to Devel... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jun 20 2014]
Source: Thinkstock If you thought that photographing a check to deposit it to your bank account was advanced, then think again. The developing world is leaping ahead of the West as mobile money takes off globally. Quartz reports that in nine African ...
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Shares of Vodacom Group Limited appear Underval... [Published Financial Services - Jun 23 2014]
Emagine International to Deliver Contextual Mar... [Published Financial Services - Jun 11 2014]
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