Vodacom customers demand refund

Many BlackBerry users on Vodacom’s network have been left disgruntled, after an outage on Friday left them without data services for about four hours, and are demanding some form of recompense for the inconvenience suffered. The network failure between Vodafone and BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) in Europe that caused the BlackBerry ... Read More »

18th Jan 2013
Orange begins SA foray

Orange, the French telecommunications giant that has had the rumour mill in SA turning as to whether it is going to enter the local market on the consumer front, has made its first footprints on local soil. The company yesterday announced the launch of a new subsidiary, Orange Horizons, which it says aims to “seek out new business ... Read More »

18th Jan 2013
Apple TV arrives in SA

Local distributor of Apple products Core Group has announced that as of tomorrow, the Apple TV set-top box will be available in SA. The recommended retail price for the Apple TV is R1 099, and Core says the product will be available at Apple premium resellers (iStore and Digicape) and selected Apple authorised retailers (Incredible Connection, ... Read More »

17th Jan 2013
Nokia 'exceeds expectations'

In a surprise announcement yesterday, Nokia says on the back of strong sales of its Lumia and lower-end Asha smartphones, the company has “exceeded expectations” and achieved underlying profitability in the fourth quarter of 2012. According to the preliminary financial results, Nokia’s ‘smart device’ net sales brought in €1.2 ... Read More »

12th Jan 2013
Vodacom customers see red

A broken link between BlackBerry and Vodacom, originating in Europe, has left scores of local customers without any BlackBerry Internet Services (BIS) since about 10am this morning. Twitter has been flooded with the irate rants of Vodacom BlackBerry customers as they are unable to access data services, including popular instant messaging ... Read More »

12th Jan 2013