Byron Kennedy News

Vodacom Please Call Me saga still far from over

In a statement on Monday, Vodacom spokesperson Byron Kennedy said: “In the spirit of the confidentiality agreement both parties signed as part of the negotiating process, Vodacom will not disclose the amount set by the group chief executive (Shameel Joosub) deemed as reasonable compensation.

IOL , South Africa Jan 14, 2019

Please Call Me saga still far from over

In a statement on Monday, Vodacom spokesperson Byron Kennedy said: “In the spirit of the confidentiality agreement both parties signed as part of the negotiating process, Vodacom will not disclose the amount set by the group chief executive (Shameel Joosub) deemed as reasonable compensation.

IOL , South Africa Jan 14, 2019

Ex-employee who invented Safaricom's Please Call Me to receive compensation

“Vodacom can confirm that the Group CEO has met with the legal representatives to convey his decision and determination on reasonable compensation," the company's spokesperson, Byron Kennedy, said.

Tuko , Kenya Jan 13, 2019

Deal? What deal? - asks 'Please Call Me' inventor

Vodacom's spokesman Byron Kennedy said: “Vodacom can confirm that the group CEO has met with the legal representatives to convey his decision and determination on reasonable compensation.

Times Live , South Africa Jan 12, 2019

Vodacom pays ex-worker for `Please Call Me’ idea

The settlement comes almost a decade after Kenneth Makate started court proceedings against Vodacom for credit and financial compensation for the service that allows customers with a zero balance on their mobile phones to contact someone free of charge with the SMS message ‘Please Call Me.’ “Vodacom can confirm that the group CEO has met with the legal representatives to convey his decision and determination on reasonable compensation,” spokesman Byron Kennedy in a response to questions.

Business Tech , South Africa Jan 11, 2019

Vodacom pays ex-worker for ‘Please Call Me’ idea after deadlock

The settlement comes almost a decade after Kenneth Makate started court proceedings against Vodacom for credit and financial compensation for the service that allows customers with a zero balance on their mobile phones to contact someone free of charge with the SMS message ‘Please Call Me.’ “Vodacom can confirm that the group CEO has met with the legal representatives to convey his decision and determination on reasonable compensation,” spokesman Byron Kennedy in a response to questions.

Times Live , South Africa Jan 11, 2019