Telecoms News - In Brief


- South Africa's Vodacom has opened its Innovation Centre, the first ever 6-star Green Star SA rated building in South Africa, at its head office in Midrand.
The Centre is a carbon neutral building that will house a team of 12 experts who will look at technological ways to reduce the company's carbon footprint across the globe as well as reduce the cost of rolling out and maintaining cellular networks.

- An unconfirmed report in the Tanzania Daily News says that the industry regulator, the Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA), will soon implement new rules requiring mobile operators to inform their customers of the roaming rates they are charged for making calls outside of Tanzania’s national borders.