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You might need to hear these words right now …

by: Live Staff - 29 June 2017

You might need to hear these words right now …

If there was ever a time to harness the power of the spoken word to uplift and inspire young people, it is during Youth Month. And Vodacom struck the right note with its rallying cry for young people to strive for success and excellence, irrespective of their challenges and circumstance. The well-respected blog Marklives even awarded...

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Vodacom subscribers, Showmax wants to put you on

by: Gabriela Mc Gowan - 29 March 2017

Vodacom subscribers, Showmax wants to put you on

With scrolling 164 weeks deep into your ex’s Instagram and frantically retweeting hysterical memes on the latest trending topic, data can become very costly. So Showmax and Vodacom are hooking you up for the next three months. From 27 March, Showmax will supply three months of data (yes honey, I said it) adding up to...

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Team Mark Fish wins Vodacom NXT LVL

by: Gabriela Mc Gowan - 10 October 2016

Team Mark Fish wins Vodacom NXT LVL

Vodacom NXT LVL ran an online scout campaign that encouraged girls and boys between the ages of 14 and 16 to record themselves completing a set of soccer drills and upload the video to their website. Over a thousand videos were submitted and the top 100 spent a week at the Vodacom NXT LVL Boot...

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Become a NXT LVL soccer star

by: Gabriela Mc Gowan - 17 June 2016

Become a NXT LVL soccer star

Coming from where I’m from, it’s a common occurrence seeing children playing a soccer match in the streets of Eldorado Park. Many of these children admire soccer stars and pretend to be a Cristiano Ronaldo on the field, but probably don’t believe they can make a career out of the sport because of the lack of...

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Win big towards your tertiary education

by: Tshepo Mosokotso - 10 March 2016

Win big towards your tertiary education

Did you hear that Vodacom is giving away R225 000 in van schaik’s shopping vouchers as part of their A helping hand (#HelpingHands) campaign? If there had been a competition like this one back in my varsity days – and I had won it – it would have eased my stress levels. For one, I...

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Vodacom Durban July in pictures

by: Lucky Mthabela - 13 July 2015

Vodacom Durban July in pictures

The 5th of July, marked the return of the extravagant Vodacom Durban July at the Greyville race course. Hats, dresses and suits were the order of the day the day as couples arrived decked to the nines in this years theme “Captain of the ship”. Even though others didn’t really follow the dress code best believe they...

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Introducing: Sinah the Game Changer

by: Thapelo Mosiuoa - 15 June 2015

Introducing: Sinah the Game Changer

Vodacom – a leading cellular network in South Africa, a claim that they have long held on to and was later verified by MyBroadband – are looking to Change The Game with its superior network coverage, call quality and data network performance. They are doing this with the help of comedian Tumi Morake aka Sinah the Game Changer in...

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Vodacom and Deezer bring music streaming to mobile

by: Thapelo Mosiuoa - 29 May 2015

Vodacom and Deezer bring music streaming to mobile

Frenchman Daniel Marhely developed the first version of Deezer in 2006 and music streaming hasn’t been the same ever since. In the space of nine short years, Deezer has already managed to become a leader in the music streaming sector, challenging superpowers such as Spotify and Pandora. It took Deezer seven tumultuous years to finally...

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Voda and MTN to sue Icasa

by: Sinazo Mkoko - 26 March 2014

Voda and MTN to sue Icasa

  It’s a battlefield between Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) and two biggest mobile operators in South Africa, MTN and Vodacom. On Tuesday the 25th, the two cell phone networks took ICASA to Johannesburg high court over the termination of call rates that are set to start on the 1st of April. The...

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