SA’s largest mobile operator Vodacom says data traffic on its network has surged as much as 40% during SA’s Covid-19 lockdown, and it has requested access to additional radio spectrum.

On Thursday, the company which has 44-million subscribers in SA, said the rise in internet traffic was due to people working and entertaining from home, but also due to zero-rating certain education, government and health sites to assist during the health and economic crisis...

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