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Vodacom sees 40% jump in data usage as people stay at home

16 Apr 2020 /  Nqobile Dludla, Reuters   2
'We are expecting this trend to continue in the short to medium term as more customers work from home', the company said in a statement.

Vodacom to spend R500m to add network capacity during lockdown

UPDATE
15 Apr 2020 /  Nqobile Dludla, Reuters  
As traffic surges with South Africans working from home.

Vodacom, Absa bosses donate some pay to coronavirus relief

13 Apr 2020 /  Reuters   1
For the next three months.

Vodacom en Discovery bied gratis aanlyn mediese konsultasiediens

6 Apr 2020 /  Moneyweb  
Jacques du Preez – hoof aktuaris, Vodacom

Safaricom, Vodacom acquire M-Pesa from Britain’s Vodafone – statement

6 Apr 2020 /  Emma Rumney, Reuters  
The transaction was first announced in 2019.

Vodacom/Discovery partnership to allow free online Covid-19 screenings

2 Apr 2020 /  Moneyweb  
New facility enables people to understand their risk and consult a virtual healthcare professional for evaluation and advice: Mariam Cassim, Vodacom.

Discovery, Vodacom set up online virus consultation service

1 Apr 2020 /  Emma Rumney, Reuters  
Discovery had already set up an online service for its own customers but had put it on ice due to a regulatory hold-up. Now it will be open for anyone.

Vodacom chairman to retire in July

27 Mar 2020 /  Reuters  
Moleketi, 62, a former deputy finance minister, was appointed to the Vodacom Group board in 2009.

SMEs call for urgent financial assistance

24 Mar 2020 /  Melitta Ngalonkulu   8
As the Covid-19 pandemic makes them cash-strapped.

How far the JSE’s biggest companies have fallen

23 Mar 2020 /  Hilton Tarrant   29
More than 30% down for 23 of the 40 largest so far this year ….

SA CEOs ensure medical supplies, free data

20 Mar 2020 /  Janice Kew and Loni Prinsloo, Bloomberg   1
'South Africa’s government has been very proactive and we are focused on supply continuity, which is critical.' said Saad.

MTN cuts data prices pending CompCom settlement – all the details

20 Mar 2020 /  Duncan McLeod   4
There are three main areas to the adjustments.

Vodacom to cut data prices by at least 30% from April

11 Mar 2020 /  Moneyweb  
Ebrahim Patel – Minister of Trade and Industry & Ahmore Burger-Smidt - Head of competition law, Werksmans

Data price cuts: MTN, Telkom test CompCom’s patience

11 Mar 2020 /  Tebogo Tshwane   2
They have missed the deadline.

Big data rate cuts on the way this week

9 Mar 2020 /  Larry Claasen   4
'Preliminary evidence suggests there's scope for price reductions in the region of 30% to 50%' - CompCom.

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