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  1. emabotha

    Here is how your Vodacom number can be stolen for almost a week (And there is nothing you can do about it)

    Here is how your Vodacom number can be stolen for almost a week (And there is nothing you can do about it). Yesterday evening, April 10th, 2024, my mother's phone abruptly lost network connectivity around 8 PM. It wasn't until then that she realized she had received an SMS earlier indicating a...
  2. st1tch_om

    Vodacom Thievery - Need High Up Assistance

    Hello all Emigrated in November. Currently not in SA which is making this more difficult. Requested cancellation from Vodacom on a contract that was well into a month to month back in August. Then again in October. Both times they assured me of a reference and cancellation would be done...
  3. C

    Number Deleted from Vodacom Network After 16 Years

    Dear Community, I am reaching out with a sense of urgency and frustration regarding an issue I'm facing with Vodacom, and I hope someone here might be able to offer some insight or assistance. On the 22nd of March, my number, which I've had with Vodacom for 16 years, was suddenly deleted from...
  4. Jan

    Uncapped fixed-LTE price comparison - MTN vs Vodacom on Axxess

    Vodacom vs MTN Uncapped fixed-LTE speeds and prices MTN offers better speeds on most of its uncapped fixed-LTE packages, but Vodacom has less stringent fair usage policies (FUPs) for its comparable plans. Internet service provider (ISP) Axxess launched uncapped fixed-LTE packages running on...
  5. Hanno Labuschagne

    Vodacom SA cutting 80 jobs

    Vodacom SA cutting 80 jobs Vodacom Group Ltd. is planning to cut jobs at home in South Africa, its biggest market, to help reduce costs. Africa’s largest wireless company by market value expects to cut about 80 jobs, the Johannesburg-based Vodacom said in response to queries on Monday...
  6. pratlou

    Vodacom Group plans to cut 80 jobs in its biggest market

    Vodacom Group is planning to cut jobs at home in South Africa, its biggest market, to help reduce costs. Africa’s largest wireless company by market value expects to cut about 80 jobs, the Johannesburg-based Vodacom said in response to queries on Monday. The firm employs about 5 400 people and...
  7. Hanno Labuschagne

    Vodacom calculations show Supreme Court wants it to pay Makate between R29 billion and R63 billion

    Vodacom calculations show Supreme Court wants it to pay Makate between R29 billion and R63 billion The Supreme Court of Appeal ruling in favour of Kenneth Nkosana Makate effectively ordered Vodacom to pay him between R29 billion and R63 billion. This is according to estimates in Vodacom’s...
  8. ChrisE777

    Vodacom Cancellations and Collections department is the worst

    Be aware Vodacom does not disclose the full information to you, The different departments tell different stories, I was told my account was settled, but then kept receiving debit orders, No invoice was sent saying you owe this much but a debit was charged against the account. I would recommend...
  9. Jan

    Makate accepts Vodacom's invitation back to the negotiating table

    Makate agrees to reopen negotiations with Vodacom Kenneth Nkosana Makate has accepted Vodacom’s invitation to return to the negotiating table to settle their 16-year legal fight over Please Call Me out of court. This comes after Vodacom filed papers in the Constitutional Court this week...
  10. Jan

    Makate v Vodacom Please Call Me fight about contract law, not intellectual property - lawyers and patent experts

    Makate's Please Call Me fight is not about intellectual property — it's about keeping your word Whether or not Kenneth Nkosana Makate is the true inventor of Please Call Me is irrelevant, legal experts at Barnard Inc. and patent experts at the CIPC have argued. “Although this matter finds its...
  11. Hanno Labuschagne

    Vodacom contract and fibre price hikes for 2024 announced

    Vodacom contract and fibre price hikes for 2024 announced Vodacom has announced tariff hikes for its postpaid and fibre products in South Africa, effective from 1 April 2024. Vodacom said the bill of the average customer using these products would be increased by 4.6%, lower than the 5.3%...
  12. Hanno Labuschagne

    Prepaid fibre options in South Africa

    Prepaid fibre options in South Africa South Africans looking for highly flexible but fast and reliable broadband could look into a prepaid fibre subscription with several of the country's biggest fibre network operators (FNOs). While conventional monthly fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) packages have...
  13. A

    Porting: from FNB CONNECT to xxxx

    Hi, We bought a small company with it's contact number. Previous owner had said contact number with FNB Connect and was happy to leave the status quo as it was. We do not have any FNB accounts (business or personal). He's now emigrating and we'd like to port that number (it's the only contact...
  14. Hanno Labuschagne

    Vodacom vs MTN vs Telkom market caps

    Vodacom vs MTN vs Telkom market caps Vodacom is the most valuable listed telecommunications company in South Africa, with a market cap of R221. MTN closely follows it at R209.8 billion. Market capitalisation figures represent the value of a publicly traded company's outstanding common shares...
  15. Hanno Labuschagne

    Best sub-R500 smartphone contracts over 2 years

    Best sub-R500 smartphone contracts over 2 years South Africans looking to upgrade or replace their smartphone in 2024 without breaking the bank have several options from which to choose. MyBroadband compared some of the best smartphone contracts in South Africa for less than R500 a month from...
  16. Hanno Labuschagne

    South Africa's biggest FTTH networks share achievements and challenges in 2023

    South Africa's biggest FTTH networks share achievements and challenges in 2023 South Africa's biggest fibre network operators (FNOs) continued to expand their fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) networks substantially in 2023. The number of people using FTTH has surged past those that had a Telkom DSL...
  17. Hanno Labuschagne

    How mobile networks' subscriber numbers changed in the past year

    How mobile networks' subscriber numbers changed in the past year Vodacom is the only South African mobile network operator (MNO) that recorded healthy growth in subscribers during the first nine months of 2023, an analysis by MyBroadband has shown. Vodacom's biggest rival, MTN, saw its...
  18. Hanno Labuschagne

    Vodacom, MTN, and other big mobile networks share plans for 2024

    Vodacom, MTN, and other big mobile networks share plans for 2024 South Africa's mobile network operators (MNOs) have new products, 5G expansions, rural rollouts, and enhanced load-shedding mitigation measures on their agendas in 2024. That is according to feedback provided by the country's...
  19. Hanno Labuschagne

    MVNOs taking on major operator dominance in South Africa

    MVNOs taking on major operator dominance in South Africa South Africa's mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) are increasingly vying for the attention of customers who previously only considered the major mobile network operators (MNOs) for their cellular products. MVNOs include the likes...
  20. Jan

    Vodacom launches PowerFlex - a competitor for MTN SuperFlex

    Vodacom launches PowerFlex — unlimited calls and 17GB data from R449 per month Vodacom has launched a new product range that offers customers unlimited voice minutes and SMS messages with a customisable data allocation. Dubbed "PowerFlex", the promotional packages come with either 17GB of...
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