Business In The News South Africa

Vodacom bids farewell to departing Vuyani Jarana

JOHANNESBURG, August 31 – Vodacom Group on Thursday bid farewell to chief officer of Vodacom Business Vuyani Jarana who has officially tendered his resignation and will serve a notice period before joining the troubled national carrier South African Airways (SAA) after 22 years at the network operator. Earlier this month, Jarana was announced as the new SAA chief executive. He is […]

Business In The News South Africa

Vodacom gives 500MB bundle bonus to customers after disappearing data crisis

JOHANNESBURG, August 23 – Vodacom said on Wednesday that it would give all customers affected by a recent billing systems error a 500MB data bundle for free, over and above the airtime and data refunds processed by the company. This comes after the largest mobile operator in South Africa trended on social media on Monday and Tuesday with subscribers […]

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Vodacom to refund customers after disappearing data crisis

JOHANNESBURG, August 22 – Vodacom on Tuesday said it was refunding airtime and data to customers whose data mysteriously disappeared.   The largest mobile operator in South Africa trended on social media on Monday evening with subscribers complaining that their data and airtime was disappearing.   Responding to the complaints on Monday night Vodacom apologised and said technicians […]

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Abey Mokgwatsane appointed Vodacom brand marketing and communications executive

JOHANNESBURG, July 10 – Vodacom Group on Monday appointed marketing and advertising trailblazer, Abey Mokgwatsane, as its new managing executive for brand marketing and communications. Mokgwatsane has been the chief executive of Ogilvy South Africa since January 2012, one of the country’s leading advertising agencies. He is taking over from Mzamo Masito who joined Vodacom in May 2013. Vodacom chief […]