Browsing: Vodacom

Vittorio Colao steps down as Vodafone CEO

Vodafone Group CEO Vittorio Colao is leaving after a decade of retreating from aggressive global growth in favour of the European market, handing the reins to company veteran Nick Read. Colao, 56, will depart from the

Vodacom adds 4.5m customers in South Africa

Vodacom Group continued to perform strongly in the 2018 financial year, adding 4.5m customers in South Africa and 2.5m in its international operations, it said on Monday. The JSE-listed telecommunications group, which

Vodacom to ramp up investment in fixed lines

South Africans are too reliant on mobile for Internet access and more investment needs to be made in fibre-based fixed-line infrastructure to address this, according to Vodacom Group CEO Shameel Joosub. Speaking

Allocate 5G spectrum now, Vodacom CEO urges

South Africa should not wait for current policy discussions to be concluded before awarding 5G spectrum, despite the fact that 4G spectrum hasn’t been allocated yet because of years of delay. That’s the view

Can MTN become Africa’s biggest bank?

When the continent’s largest mobile operator by subscribers, MTN, appointed Rob Shuter as group CEO, Stephen van Coller as one of its vice presidents and Ralph Mupita as chief financial officer in 2016, the strategy was plain

Vodacom claims 80% 4G coverage

Vodacom said on Thursday that is has achieved 80% population coverage with 4G/LTE and claimed to be the first operator in South Africa to reach this target. Its 3G and 2G population coverage is 99.78% and

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