Vodacom Group Ltd

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Name: Vodacom Group Ltd
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Update on S.Africa's ICT sector

Vodacom and MTN announced this week that they are set to spend R2.2 billion in a buy-out deal of subscribers signed with Nashua Mobile, Nashua Mobile, said its business model was not sustainable and would now find suitable packages for subscribers with ... [Published CNBC Africa - 10 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

AN INDUSTRY IN LIMBO

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 00:00Written by Bonnie TubbsMobile termination rate tussle leaves users on holdThis, after a High Court ruling recently allowed contested mobile termination rates (MTR) to kick in as of 1 April, and remain under review until October ... [Published iWeek - 23 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Business Connexion : In the cloud with Vodacom Nigeria

Business Connexion Nigeria has partnered with Vodacom Business Nigeria to bring enterprise-class IT solution to Nigeria's Small to Medium businesses through its Cloud Service Brokage offering. The white labelled Software as a Service solution (SaaS) is ... [Published 4 Traders - 13 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

Vodacom, Total Tanzania inks payment deal

Vodacom Tanzania and Total Tanzania have launched a partnership which will enable motorists to refuel their vehicles and pay via M-Pesa. Vodacom's External Affairs Manager, Salum Mwalim, said customers will no longer need to carry a lot of money in their ... [Published Telecompaper - 13 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

Vodacom baby ad most liked

VODACOM’s baby television commercial‚ in which a baby cries every time his parents’ smartphone loses signal from a children’s TV channel‚ was named on Tuesday as South Africa’s best-liked advertisement of last year.It narrowly beat Coca-Cola’s Bobby advert‚ ... [Published Daily Dispatch - 14 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Vodacom still finalising Neotel talks

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 00:00Written by Nicola MawsonShameel Joosub, VodacomVodacom, which is in the midst of buying Neotel for millions, will only ask authorities for permission to buy out SA’s second national operator once an agreement has been in ... [Published iWeek - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 3 reports

Questions over what’s next for Autopage

In the wake of news that Reunert intends closing down Nashua Mobile, rival Altron has said it can't comment on the future of Altech Autopage Cellular until next month. By Duncan McLeod.Altron is keeping mum about the future of subsidiary Altech Autopage ... [Published TechCentral.co.za - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Vodacom set to cut prepaid call rates

Industry speculation suggests that Vodacom will respond to MTN’s recently launched flat rate of 79c per minute across all networks for its prepaid customers.MTN’s 79c prepaid promotion is available to all Pay Per Second price plan subscribers, and will ... [Published MyBroadband.co.za - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 4 reports

Vodacom South Africa offers G-Connect Wi-Fi bundles

Vodacom South Africa has launched bundles to enable prepaid, TopUp, uChoose and contract customers to connect to over 1,500 G-Connect Wi-Fi Hotspots throughout the country, including AlwaysOn hotspots and G-Connect's in-flight Wi-Fi on board Mango Airlines, ... [Published Telecompaper - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 5 reports

Nashua Mobile to shut down operations in 6 months

South African operator Nashua Mobile says that the business is set to wind down completely within the next six months. Parent company Reunert said on 14 April that Nashua Mobile would dispose of its subscriber base to MTN and Vodacom for ZAR 2.26 billion ... [Published Telecompaper - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

MTN starts war with 79 cents

Sibonelo RadebeMTN has thrown down the competition gauntlet in the South African mobile phone industry by launching a flat rate of 79c per minute for prepaid customers in what the operator says will stimulate a decline in rates in the general market.While ... [Published The New Age Online - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 8 reports

Vodacom : Nashua Mobile to shut down; closure to have ‘no impact’ on Orange Horizons

South African cellcos Vodacom and MTN will buy out the subscribers contracted to telecoms reseller Nashua Mobile , following a pair of separate sale agreements worth ZAR2.26 billion ( USD214.8 million ). Going forward, Nashua is also in talks to offload ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 15 2014]

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"In addition to directly benefiting individuals in underserved areas, digital finance also affords great opportunities for reducing the financial inclusion gap for small businesses by providing them with an access to electronic payment systems, secure financial products and an opportunity to build financial history" said Erin Scronce, marketing manager of the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor
...the move, Cell C said customers are encouraged to purchase a bundle to benefit from its low in-bundle rates, with the out-of-bundle rate at 99c/MB. "Over the last few months, Cell C has made adjustments to its data bundles, which now offer customers lower in-bundle rates (from as little as 2c/MB up to a maximum of 15c/MB). Cell C has designed these packages so that from the lowest usage to the highest usage, customers get some of the most competitive in-bundle rates in the market."
Avaya SA country manager, Bridget Kelly, says: "Avaya is thrilled to welcome Spescom DataFusion as a fully accredited Avaya Platinum Business Partner. This achievement is just reward for the high levels of technical and commercial commitment Spescom has shown Avaya over many years."
Ms de Lille said: "We do not want to be a player in the market. So we invest in infrastructure, which we use internally then rent outout to independent service providers. By doing that, you also stimulate competition in the market, because you will not just have one service provider, but as many as possible."

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MTN strikes at the heart of Cell C [Published MyBroadband.co.za - 11 hours ago]
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Spescom DataFusion becomes Avaya platinum partner [Published IT Web - 14 hours ago]
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AN INDUSTRY IN LIMBO [Published iWeek - 23 hours ago]
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Galaxy S5: sweeter on contract [Published IT Web - Apr 16 2014]
Questions over what’s next for Autopage [Published TechCentral.co.za - Apr 16 2014]
Mfundo Ntsibande appointed marketing manager of... [Published Media Update South Africa - Apr 16 2014]
Use Location Based Services on your mobile phon... [Published Marketing Update - Apr 16 2014]
Customers to pay for car fuel using M-Pesa [Published IPP Media - Apr 16 2014]
Vodacom set to cut prepaid call rates [Published MyBroadband.co.za - Apr 16 2014]
Vodacom South Africa offers G-Connect Wi-Fi bun... [Published Telecompaper - Apr 16 2014]
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M-Pesa Expands to Europe with Service Launch in... [Published Center for Financial Inclusion Blog - Apr 14 2014]
> Posted by Jeffrey Riecke, Communications Assistant, CFI M-Pesa, the mobile money service success story that began in Kenya in 2007 is continuing its march, this time into the surprising location of Romania , raising the questions, what will the ...
Voyaging Vodacom's Vouchercloud [Published ABN Digital - YouTube - Apr 01 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HGpouBPEKBM&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Voyaging Vodacom's Vouchercloud Vouchercloud is an app that uses your phone's GPS to pinpoint all relevant ...
Village Nanogrids Fuel Mobile Networks [Published Pike Research Blog - Apr 01 2014]
There have been numerous efforts to electrify remote parts of the developing world.  Typically, these have come in the form of philanthropic ventures, with little to no expectation of a return on investment, using distributed energy systems that were ...
Intelsat and Vodacom Deliver High Performance B... [Published Business Wire Technology News - Mar 31 2014]
LUXEMBOURG & JOHANNESBURG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), the world’s leading provider of satellite services, and telecommunications group, Vodacom (JSE: VOD), today announced an agreement under which Intelsat will provide a managed broadband ...
Uganda: U.S. Support to Regional Efforts to Cou... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 26 2014]
Source: US Department of StateCountry: Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, South Sudan In May 2010, President Obama signed into law the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) Disarmament and Northern Uganda Recovery Act, which reaffirmed ...
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