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JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Nov. 20, 2017 /CNW/ -- Vodacom (JSE: VOD), based in Johannesburg, and focused on telecommunications, today announced that their November 16, 2017 presentation from Managing Executive Investor Relations, Shaun van Biljon, is now available for on-demand viewing in the dbVIC Deutsche Bank American Depositary Receipt (ADR) Virtual Investor Conference.
Vodacom's presentation will be available 24/7 for 90 days. Investors may download shareholder materials from the virtual trade booth in the Exhibits section of the event.
Recent Company Highlights
We concluded two key milestones during the first half of the year: Successfully acquiring a 34.94% strategic stake in Safaricom and completing the listing of a 25% stake in Vodacom Tanzania. The listing, the largest IPO on the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange since it launched 19 years ago, resulted in almost 40 000 Tanzanians investing directly in capital markets for the first time.
In addition we delivered another good financial performance for the first six months of the financial year, despite weaker economic conditions in some of our key markets, the Group increased normalised service revenue by 4.6%, boosted by a strong increase in customer gains in South Africa and significant gains in data and M-Pesa revenue internationally.
Vodacom is a leading African communications company providing a wide range of communication services, including mobile voice, messaging, data, financial and converged services to more than 71 million customers.
From our roots in South Africa, we have grown our mobile network business to include operations in Tanzania, the DRC, Mozambique, Lesotho and Kenya. Our mobile networks cover a population of over 260 million people.
Through Vodacom Business Africa (VBA), we offer business managed services to enterprises in 32 countries.
Vodacom is majority owned by Vodafone (64.5% holding), one of the world's largest communications companies by revenue.
For further information: Vodacom, Shaun van Biljon, Managing Executive: Investor Relations, [email protected]