Tag: Vodacom Group

Vodacom to spend R500mn on network upgrades

South Africa’s largest telecoms operator, Vodacom is spending half a billion rand to improve its network capacity over the next two months. This follows a spike in data traffic since the 21 day lockdown, which has now been extended to the end of April. For more the detail on expected returns from this investment, CNBC Africa spoke to Andries Delport, Chief Technology Officer at the Vodacom Group.

South Africa’s Vodacom to invest more than $589 million on network enhancements, what you need to know

South African mobile phone operator Vodacom Group will spend more than 9 billion rand ($589 million) this year on network enhancements particularly in rural areas in its home market.

Vodacom-YeboYethu deal as driver for BEE transformation in SA

The Vodacom Group and YeboYethu closed on a R16.4 billion BEE transaction just last week. What does this mean for the future of BEE in the ICT sector? Joining CNBC Africa is the woman who acted as the lead legal advisor to both Vodacom and YeboYethu, Verushca Pillay of Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr's BEE Sector and the Director in the Corporate and Commercial Practice.