Vodacom Lesotho

Our Profile

About Vodacom Lesotho 

Vodacom Lesotho is a member of Vodacom Group, part of Vodafone, one of the world’s largest communications companies by revenue. It is a leading and purpose-led African connectivity, digital and financial services company with operations in South Africa, Tanzania, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (the DRC), Mozambique, Lesotho, and Kenya. Its mobile networks cover a population of over 295.8 million people. 

 

Who We Are 

Vodacom Lesotho is Lesotho’s leading communications company providing a wide range of services range of communication services, including data, mobile and fixed voice, messaging, financial services, Enterprise IT, and converged services. We have over 1.2 million customers on many different devices connected to our world-class networks.  

Background  

Vodacom Lesotho started operating in 1996 with the Government of Lesotho as a shareholder through its stake in Lesotho Telecommunications Corporation. When the Government of Lesotho began its privatization process in 1999, it invited bids for this share in Vodacom Lesotho. In July 2000, Sekha-Metsi Consortium, a group of local business people and public figures, was announced as the successful bidder. Sekha-Metsi holds a 20% share in Vodacom Lesotho with the remaining share held by Vodacom Group. Vodacom Group operates as a subsidiary of Vodafone Group Plc.


Our Operations  


Vodacom M-Pesa 

Vodacom M-Pesa is a revolutionary financial service that transforms lives through its simplicity, convenience, affordability, and security. Offered by VCL Financial Services, Vodacom M-Pesa remains the first choice for Basotho who need to send money anywhere in Lesotho to any person with a mobile phone. It is an innovative way that has transformed the mobile phone into a secure digital wallet through which customers can pay bills, buy airtime, deposit & transfer money; receive international money transfers without the need of having a bank account or a modern handset and at the most affordable rates.  

Introduced in 2013, Vodacom M-Pesa has been reaching out to every corner of Lesotho ever since. Its success has extended financial inclusion, economic empowerment and facilitated the creation of hundreds of small businesses 

Vodacom M-Pesa has three core focus areas: Payment, collection Solutions, Agent and Merchant Distribution (Liquidity), Savings, and credit solutions. With 88% market share in the mobile money space, and over a billion Maloti in monthly transactional value; VCL Financial services has cemented its place as a formidable player in the financial services arena in Lesotho. 

Vodacom Business
Vodacom Business helps our enterprise customers work smarter, whether it is a small or home office, a small to medium enterprise, a large corporate or a public sector entity. We offer a wide range of products and services to fulfil the telecommunications needs of organizations of all sizes. From mobiles and fixed-line connections, to a wealth of broadband and networking solutions, you can count on us to keep you confidently connected.