Telecoms News - In Brief


- More than 20 000 people have subscribed to SA Vodacom’s cellphone tracking service, Look4me, since it was launched on 29 February 2004. Look4me users are discovering numerous applications for the service, from checking that their children are at school, to tracking their own cellphones when they are lost or stolen.

- Egypt’s National Telecommunication Regulatory Authority chairman said last week that discussions are underway between the authority and the two local cellular companies concerning restructuring of pre paid customers’ tariff rates.