Tag Archives: Vodacom

Viettel interested in the Ethiopian telecom market

Viettel, the Vietnamese telecom group, has unveiled its interest in the Ethiopian telecom market. This follows from the forthcoming opening of the capital of the incumbent operator Ethio Telecom to foreign investors, announced by the government on June 5th. The telecom company will consider all the options proposed by the Ethiopian government if they are [...]

Vodacom rolls out sports streaming ticket for DStv Now

Vodacom introduced a new data ticket that enables users with access to DStv Now, allowing them to control their data spend more effectively. Like the tickets launched earlier this year, the Vodacom Sport Ticket will only use data when using one particular service. That service is DStv Now and the ticket only applies when watching [...]

Vodacom to extend its span in Tanzania

Vodacom, the main telecoms organization listed on the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange, is consulting with the Tanzanian government and other cellphone administrators about a possible expansion of its organization.  Vodacom Group’s President and CEO, Shameel Joosub clarified that the telecom organization is auditing potential business openings that could solidify its business in the nearby [...]

New Video Data bundles launched by Vodacom

The South African Telecommunications company announced the launching of its pre-paid, top-up and post-paid Video Data Bundles. The announcement fell right after Telkom launched Telkom Lit service.  The video data bundles have been created for the OTT services like DStv Now and Showmax. They will be sold together with the general data bundles across all [...]

Showmax in partnership with Vodacom for new service

Showmax, the subscription video-on-demand by Naspers, will be providing its subscribers with free Vodacom data, 3 GB in total, for a period of three months. The condition will be applicable to those signing up for Showmax through Vodacom and to existing customers. Chris Savides, Head of Showmax Africa, commented: Internet TV is taking off – [...]

Vodacom seals deal with Diprente Films and reveals comedy channel on Video Play

Video Play, the video-on-demand (VOD) service of Vodacom, is introducing Gunga7.com, a new local comedy channel, to its subscribers. This launch follows an agreement signed between Vodacom and Dipente Films, the production company, for content licensing. With this, the VOD service will see its bouquet expanding to 10 and will include content encompassing news, sports, [...]

ShowMax links up with Vodacom for low-priced internet TV option

ShowMax, the Video-On-Demand service of Naspers, has teamed up with Vodacom, African mobile communications company, to introduce a new internet TV option, ShowMax Select, for its subscribers. The service will be a low-cost one priced 49 ZAR (3.65 USD), monthly on an add-to-bill basis. Subscribers will be served with unlimited access to a collection of [...]

Vodacom collaborates with DStv and ShowMax to launch VOD service

Vodacom, the African mobile telecommunications service, has revealed about the future launch of its video-on-demand (VOD) service in collaboration with DStv and ShowMax. The new video-on-demand platform, Vodacom On Demand will offer mobile streaming to its users. In one app, subscribers will be able to access on demand content and TV services. The launch is [...]

Vodacom reveals VOD plan for Africa

Vodacom, the African mobile communications company in South Africa, is up for the expansion of its video-on-demand (VOD) service Video Play. The news has been revealed by Shameel Joosub, the chief executive officer of Vodacom Africa. Introduced last year in August, the VOD platform has gained in 80,000 users in South Africa. Proffering numerous e.tv [...]