Nokia and Vodacom sign MoU to conduct 5G trials in South Africa

Nokia and Vodacom have signed an MoU to conduct Nokia 5G technology trials in South Africa. The trial is also part of the two companies plan to accelerate the launch of the new technology and enable Vodacom to drive digitalization for the benefit of businesses and individuals in the country. Nokia has a 5G portfolio that […]

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Vodacom discontinues M-Pesa in South Africa

Vodacom is set to discontinue its M-Pesa operations in South Africa with effect from 30 June 2016. Speaking about the decision, Shameel Joosub, Vodacom Chief Executive Officer, said that Vodacom’s decision was based on the fact that the business sustainability of M-Pesa was predicated on achieving a critical mass of users. But based on Vodacom’s […]

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#AfricaCom2015: World Panel selects Vodacom as key retail partner for SunStream™

World Panel has today announced a deal with Vodacom as a key retail partner to sell its new SunStream™ in select stores. The company made this announcement at the ongoing AfricaCom event in Cape Town, South Africa while showcasing it latest product. Executives from both companies were on the floor of the Cape Town tradeshow […]

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Gemalto prepaid EMV banking cards extend reach of Vodacom m-pesa mobile wallet in South Africa

 Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, announces the deployment of prepaid EMV banking cards to complement Vodacom’s m-pesa mobile wallet service in South Africa. The card is certified by the major international payment schemes and accepted at any of the 240,000 EMV-compliant payment terminals and over 27,000 ATMs throughout the country, which will significantly […]

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Vodacom customers to make cash withdrawals on Umoja Switch ATMs using M-Pesa

  Vodacom Tanzania customers can now withdraw cash from Umoja Switch ATMs using Vodacom’s M-Pesa service. Speaking in Dar es Salaam today when announcing the new development, Vodacom Tanzania Head of Product Development and Marketing, Isack Nchunda, noted that customers can now make use of Umoja Switch ATMs from any part of the country. “M-Pesa […]

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