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In South Africa, Our Network Coverage are with following carriers:

MTN
Vodacom
8ta (Heita)
Cell C

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PRIVACY RIGHTS: MTN scores a dismal 16% for data security in global accountability index - Daily Maverick
PRIVACY RIGHTS: MTN scores a dismal 16% for data security in global accountability index  Daily Maverick

Africa's largest telecommunications operator is failing to protect user data and digital rights, according to Ranking Digital Rights' Corporate Accountability Index.


Wed, 22 May 2019 23:04:20 GMT
MTN pays off bulk of $1,5bn Nigeria fine - eNCA
MTN pays off bulk of $1,5bn Nigeria fine  eNCA

ABUJA - South African telecoms giant MTN has paid more than three-quarters of a record $1,5-billion dollar fine levelled by Nigeria for failing to disconnect ...


Thu, 23 May 2019 07:36:24 GMT
MTN South Africa service revenue grows, but subscribers fall - BusinessTech
MTN South Africa service revenue grows, but subscribers fall  BusinessTech

MTN said in a quarterly update for the period ended March 2019, that subscribers in South Africa declined to 30 million, from 31.19 million in the prior…


Thu, 09 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
MTN fails on user privacy, digital rights in South Africa Nigeria - Quartz at Work
MTN fails on user privacy, digital rights in South Africa Nigeria  Quartz at Work

Information is the new currency we trade in today's digital world. That's why there's increasing concern about who has control over our ability to get online, who ...


Fri, 17 May 2019 11:49:00 GMT
South Africa: MTN Scores a Dismal 16% for Data Security in Global Accountability Index - AllAfrica.com
South Africa: MTN Scores a Dismal 16% for Data Security in Global Accountability Index  AllAfrica.com

Analysis - Africa's largest telecommunications operator is failing to protect user data and digital rights, according to Ranking Digital Rights' Corporate ...


Thu, 23 May 2019 06:47:03 GMT
Smile Telecoms Appoints Ex-MTN South Africa As New Group CEO - Techfinancials.co.za
Smile Telecoms Appoints Ex-MTN South Africa As New Group CEO  Techfinancials.co.za

Ahmad Farroukh, a former CEO of MTN South Africa, has been appointed as Group Chief Executive Officer of Smile Telecoms.


Tue, 21 May 2019 16:23:00 GMT
MTN, Cell C lag Vodacom in customer satisfaction - TechCentral
MTN, Cell C lag Vodacom in customer satisfaction  TechCentral

Vodacom, MTN and Cell C have all shown a decline in customer satisfaction scores in the past year, though MTN and Cell C lag their bigger rival, according to ...


Thu, 23 May 2019 12:52:00 GMT
MTN, Cell C lag behind Vodacom for customer satisfaction in South Africa - Telecompaper
MTN, Cell C lag behind Vodacom for customer satisfaction in South Africa  Telecompaper

Vodacom South Africa, MTN and Cell C have all shown a decline in customer satisfaction scores in 2018, though MTN and Cell C lag their bigger rival, ...


Fri, 24 May 2019 10:33:00 GMT
MTN, Vodacom overcharge poor South Africans - Icasa - Quartz
MTN, Vodacom overcharge poor South Africans - Icasa  Quartz

Vodacom and MTN used South Africa as a springboard into the rest of the continent, creating a market that turned them into global players. Established as South ...


Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Here's how MTN, Vodacom, Cell C, and Telkom could end up making (possibly rather a lot of) money out of Huawei's Android crisis - Business Insider South Africa
Here's how MTN, Vodacom, Cell C, and Telkom could end up making (possibly rather a lot of) money out of Huawei's Android crisis  Business Insider South Africa

Huawei has been quietly talking to European operators about incentives to get its App Gallery replacement for the Google Play Store to fly according to a new ...


Tue, 21 May 2019 11:57:08 GMT
MTN created a 1MB 'bundle' and opted in all its customers - because new rules don't allow ruinous out-of-bundle data charges - Business Insider South Africa
MTN created a 1MB 'bundle' and opted in all its customers - because new rules don't allow ruinous out-of-bundle data charges  Business Insider South Africa

MTN users can opt out of the new R410-per-gig system that will kick in when their data runs out, but only once it is already active. And it isn't saying what ...


Fri, 10 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Vodacom, MTN head-to-head subscriber race intensifies - ITWeb Africa
Vodacom, MTN head-to-head subscriber race intensifies  ITWeb Africa

South Africa's two biggest mobile operators, MTN and Vodacom, continue to rake in subscribers and have over 73 million local subscribers between them, and ...


Tue, 21 May 2019 11:48:35 GMT
What you need to know about MTN Nigeria's plans to list shares in Lagos in $6 bln flotation - CNBCAfrica.com
What you need to know about MTN Nigeria's plans to list shares in Lagos in $6 bln flotation  CNBCAfrica.com

ABUJA (Reuters) – MTN Nigeria announced plans to float its stock in Lagos on Thursday in a deal valued at $6 billion, following the South African telecoms ...


Wed, 15 May 2019 12:41:00 GMT
Here's how much MTN & Vodacom charge for data in other countries - EWN
Here's how much MTN & Vodacom charge for data in other countries  EWN

The inquiry by the Competition Commission looked at Vodacom and MTN prices in countries such as Lesotho, Nigeria and Rwanda after South Africans ...


Fri, 26 Apr 2019 13:22:11 GMT
MTN CFO Ralph Mupita named CFO of the Year 2019 - IOL
MTN CFO Ralph Mupita named CFO of the Year 2019  IOL

DURBAN - Ralph Mupita, chief financial officer of mobile telecommunications company MTN, has been named South Africa's CFO of the Year at the 2019 CFO ...


Thu, 16 May 2019 09:00:00 GMT
MTN has abandoned plans to opt all its users into a 40c 1MB “bundle” from this week - Business Insider South Africa
MTN has abandoned plans to opt all its users into a 40c 1MB “bundle” from this week  Business Insider South Africa

MTN has abandoned a plan to replace automatic out-of-bundle data charges with a "bundle" that would have worked exactly the same, just a little cheaper.


Fri, 17 May 2019 10:59:13 GMT
Why Africa's biggest telecoms company is listing on the Nigerian Stock Exchange - CNN
Why Africa's biggest telecoms company is listing on the Nigerian Stock Exchange  CNN

Africa's leading telecoms group MTN has listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in a move that could pave the way for the sale of shares to investors in its ...


Thu, 16 May 2019 16:13:00 GMT
Why Telkom will not yet invest in 5G – and when 5G will be available at Cell C, Vodacom, MTN, and Rain - Business Insider South Africa
Why Telkom will not yet invest in 5G – and when 5G will be available at Cell C, Vodacom, MTN, and Rain  Business Insider South Africa

5G promises to be up to be 20 times faster than 4G.


Mon, 06 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Huawei Android ban – What Vodacom and MTN have to say - MyBroadband
Huawei Android ban – What Vodacom and MTN have to say  MyBroadband

Google recently announced that it had cut off Huawei's Android licence following a US crackdown on its technology trade with China.


Wed, 22 May 2019 08:19:23 GMT
South Africa's MTN registers Nigerian business shares before listing - Reuters
South Africa's MTN registers Nigerian business shares before listing  Reuters

MTN has registered more than 20 billion shares of its $5 billion Nigerian business before its planned listing of the unit in the West African nation, the South ...


Tue, 07 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The top five most valuable brands in South Africa – from Vodacom to MTN - Compelo
The top five most valuable brands in South Africa – from Vodacom to MTN  Compelo

In a special 2019 series, Compelo is shining a spotlight on South Africa. Banks and telecommunications companies dominate the list of top the country's brands ...


Thu, 02 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
MTN Bushfire 2019: Here's what you need to know - The South African
MTN Bushfire 2019: Here's what you need to know  The South African

The MTN Bushfire 2019 festival is set to welcome thousands to a place where people are passionate about music, the arts and the environment.


Fri, 24 May 2019 10:38:21 GMT
MTN Nigeria trying to fix a $2 billion tax dispute in court - Quartz
MTN Nigeria trying to fix a $2 billion tax dispute in court  Quartz

For MTN, Africa's largest telecoms company, Nigeria has long been its most problematic market. It is also MTN's largest market. While it dominates market share ...


Tue, 07 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
MTN warns of VIP number scam - TechCentral
MTN warns of VIP number scam  TechCentral

MTN South Africa on Tuesday warned of a new scam promising users an easy-to-remember phone number in exchange for payment, which is then stolen.


Tue, 07 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
MTN SA's prepaid service revenue down 5.1% - IOL
MTN SA's prepaid service revenue down 5.1%  IOL

Users will be allowed to opt in to out-of-bundle data charges in order to stay connected, even if airtime is available or they are on a contract.


Fri, 10 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
MTN Revamps Board With a Who's Who of African Heavyweights - Bloomberg
MTN Revamps Board With a Who's Who of African Heavyweights  Bloomberg

MTN Group Ltd. appointed former South Africa Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas as chairman and Nigeria's ex-central bank Governor Lamido Sanusi as a ...


Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
If you own a Huawei phone in South Africa, here is everything you need to know about the Google crisis - Business Insider South Africa
If you own a Huawei phone in South Africa, here is everything you need to know about the Google crisis  Business Insider South Africa

Licensing restrictions imposed by the USA saw Google suspend its business relationship with Huawei – and even after the US issued a temporary licence, ...


Wed, 22 May 2019 13:01:04 GMT
MTN discontinues 21km race to focus on ICT initiatives - IOL
MTN discontinues 21km race to focus on ICT initiatives  IOL

JOHANNESBURG - MTN on Wednesday said that it will be discontinuing its 21km race in aid of ICT projects as this will allow it the opportunity to strengthen its ...


Wed, 22 May 2019 17:07:00 GMT
Ralph Mupita of MTN named CFO of the Year 2019 at Deloitte-sponsored gala - Consultancy.co.za
Ralph Mupita of MTN named CFO of the Year 2019 at Deloitte-sponsored gala  Consultancy.co.za

The CFO of the Year award at this year's CFO Awards in South Africa has been awarded to Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of telecommunications giant Ralph ...


Wed, 22 May 2019 04:01:14 GMT
South Africa’s mobile networks with the “most satisfied” customers - MyBroadband
South Africa’s mobile networks with the “most satisfied” customers  MyBroadband

Vodacom has come out on top in the 2018 South African Customer Satisfaction Index (SAcsi) survey of customer perception, earning a customer satisfaction ...


Thu, 23 May 2019 09:30:13 GMT
Investors turn upbeat on MTN's prospects - TechCentral
Investors turn upbeat on MTN's prospects  TechCentral

Between 6 March, the day before MTN announced its results for the year to December, and 9 May, when it published a first-quarter trading update, its share price ...


Fri, 10 May 2019 13:48:00 GMT
Meet the owners of MTN Nigeria and their stakes in the ICT firm - Pulse Nigeria
Meet the owners of MTN Nigeria and their stakes in the ICT firm  Pulse Nigeria

The owners of MTN Nigeria revealed. MTN Nigeria's listing memorandum document seen by Business Insider SSA by Pulse shows that Nigerian billionaire, ...


Mon, 20 May 2019 13:00:04 GMT
Can MTN, Vodacom face legal action over Competition Commission findings? - EWN
Can MTN, Vodacom face legal action over Competition Commission findings?  EWN

The Competition Commission's Jason Aproskie said there was a possibility of a legal route later because they hope these providers could consider lowering ...


Sat, 27 Apr 2019 12:07:01 GMT
A little panic in Polokwane but mostly calm in PE: here's how South African customers are reacting to Huawei's trouble - Business Insider South Africa
A little panic in Polokwane but mostly calm in PE: here's how South African customers are reacting to Huawei's trouble  Business Insider South Africa

Cellphone stores throughout South Africa have seen little customer reaction to Huawei's potential future troubles – so far. But not all of them are ordering lots of ...


Tue, 21 May 2019 14:48:27 GMT
Here it is – The mobile data pricing and other info to make an informed decision - MyBroadband
Here it is – The mobile data pricing and other info to make an informed decision  MyBroadband

If you want to understand mobile data prices in South Africa, here is the latest information which will help you to accurately assess the situation.


Mon, 29 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
MTN shares on the rise after board changes - IOL
MTN shares on the rise after board changes  IOL

South Africa's former deputy minister of finance Mcebisi Jonas has been appointed as its chairperson-designate.


Mon, 06 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Court tells MTN South Africa to remove unsightly mast in Cape Town - Telecompaper
Court tells MTN South Africa to remove unsightly mast in Cape Town  Telecompaper

A South African court has ordered MTN to bring down a 'visually intrusive' mast in Constantia in Cape Town, Sunday Times reported. The seven-year legal battle ...


Mon, 29 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
MTN applies to list on Nigerian stock exchange - africanews
MTN applies to list on Nigerian stock exchange  africanews

South African telecoms firm MTN has applied with Nigeria's securities regulator to list shares in its local unit on the country's bourse, two people with direct ...


Sat, 04 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
MTN appoints South Africa's ex-deputy minister chairman-designate - - Premium Times
MTN appoints South Africa's ex-deputy minister chairman-designate -  Premium Times

MTN Group has appointed South Africa's former Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas as chairman-designate in a board shake-up...


Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
MTN registers Nigerian business shares before listing - EWN
MTN registers Nigerian business shares before listing  EWN

MTN argues that the attorney general exceeded his power when he issued the backdated tax demand in September. State lawyers had filed a case saying MTN ...


Wed, 08 May 2019 15:31:35 GMT
Zimbabwea's MTN CFO Ralph Mupita named SA CFO of the Year 2019 - The Zimbabwe Mail
Zimbabwea's MTN CFO Ralph Mupita named SA CFO of the Year 2019  The Zimbabwe Mail

DURBAN – Ralph Mupita, chief financial officer of mobile telecommunications company MTN, has been named South Africa's CFO of the Year at the 2019 CFO ...


Fri, 17 May 2019 15:41:07 GMT
Vodacom to tackle ruling on data - IOL
Vodacom to tackle ruling on data  IOL

Mobile operator has hinted that it could challenge the Competition Commission's ruling on data prices.


Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Why South Africa could be one of the early adopters of 5G – and is prepared to work with Huawei - Compelo
Why South Africa could be one of the early adopters of 5G – and is prepared to work with Huawei  Compelo

In a special 2019 series, Compelo is shining a spotlight on South Africa. Here, Sam Forsdick looks at how the country is set to be an early adopter of 5G ...


Thu, 23 May 2019 05:01:20 GMT
MTN Nigeria Lists On The Nigerian Stock Exchange - WeeTracker Media
MTN Nigeria Lists On The Nigerian Stock Exchange  WeeTracker Media

South Africa's MTN Group, Africa's leading cellular telecommunications company, has listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange. While being the first telco to list on ...


Fri, 17 May 2019 15:11:15 GMT
Court orders MTN to remove 'visually intrusive' giant cellphone mast - TimesLIVE
Court orders MTN to remove 'visually intrusive' giant cellphone mast  TimesLIVE

It seems that if you blow your stack about a fake chimney in a posh Cape Town suburb, you can smoke out a cellphone giant.


Sun, 28 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Terrible customer service is pushing South Africans to jump networks – here’s where they want to go - BusinessTech
Terrible customer service is pushing South Africans to jump networks – here’s where they want to go  BusinessTech

BrandsEye has published its South African Telecommunications Sentiment Index for 2019, showing that mobile subscribers, at large, are unhappy with their ...


Wed, 01 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
MTN's CEO, Ralph Tendai Mupita Lands Prestigious South African Award - ZimEye - Zimbabwe News
MTN's CEO, Ralph Tendai Mupita Lands Prestigious South African Award  ZimEye - Zimbabwe News

By Own Correspondent- Zimbabwean national and MTN Chief Financial Officer, Ralph Tendai Mupita has won South Africa's CFO of the Year at the 2019 CFO ...


Fri, 17 May 2019 09:59:00 GMT
WhatsApp data bundle price changes in South Africa - MyBroadband
WhatsApp data bundle price changes in South Africa  MyBroadband

WhatsApp is the preferred mobile communication medium for many South Africans, and it has replaced SMS as the messaging *service* of choice because of its ...


Mon, 06 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Governance shift at MTN as Phuthuma Nhleko winds down active role - Business Day
Governance shift at MTN as Phuthuma Nhleko winds down active role  Business Day

In an effort to bolster its governance structures, mobile operator MTN has announced a shake-up of its board of directors which sees long-time leader Phuthuma ...


Sun, 05 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
MTN Nigeria debuts in Lagos in $6.5 billion listing - Reuters.com
MTN Nigeria debuts in Lagos in $6.5 billion listing  Reuters.com

The Nigerian business of South Africa's MTN Group started trading in Lagos on Thursday ahead of its plan for a public offering of new shares to investors.


Thu, 16 May 2019 19:47:18 GMT
The best big data deals South Africa has ever seen - MyBroadband
The best big data deals South Africa has ever seen  MyBroadband

This month, South African consumers can enjoy the best value-for-money data deals on large mobile data bundles the country has ever seen. Telkom's Big Deal ...


Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
MTN supports South African Freedom Day Golf Tourney - Myjoyonline.com
MTN supports South African Freedom Day Golf Tourney  Myjoyonline.com

Telecommunication giant, MTN Ghana, has for the third time in a row supported the annual South African Freedom Day Golf tournament held to mark the ...


Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
MTN to borrow N200 billion from seven Nigerian banks - Premium Times
MTN to borrow N200 billion from seven Nigerian banks  Premium Times

MTN Nigeria on Friday announced a deal with a consortium of eight banks to secure a seven-year medium term loan facility to boost its Nigerian operations.


Sat, 18 May 2019 20:57:00 GMT
Nigeria's MTN ready to list on NSE - The Africa Report
Nigeria's MTN ready to list on NSE  The Africa Report

If you thought the Jumia IPO was fun, watch the sparks fly when MTN lists in Lagos.


Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
MTN goes public, takes its first step towards listing in Nigeria - IOL
MTN goes public, takes its first step towards listing in Nigeria  IOL

On its own, though, the prospects of listing in Nigeria were not sufficient to have consistently driven MTN Group's share price higher recently.


Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Vodacom, Safaricom take over M-Pesa brand - ITWeb Africa
Vodacom, Safaricom take over M-Pesa brand  ITWeb Africa

Vodacom and Safaricom are in the process of buying the M-Pesa brand from parent company Vodafone, in a deal reportedly worth over R190 million. Vodacom ...


Fri, 24 May 2019 11:56:36 GMT
Who Should Replace Shameel Joosub As CEO Of Vodacom? - Techfinancials.co.za
Who Should Replace Shameel Joosub As CEO Of Vodacom?  Techfinancials.co.za

By now everyone who cares knows that Vodacom is not keen on Yolanda Cuba as a successor to the present boss Shameel Joosub, even though having a ...


Fri, 24 May 2019 08:10:55 GMT
Inaugural summit readies Africa for Industry 4.0 - Caj News Africa
Inaugural summit readies Africa for Industry 4.0  Caj News Africa

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOME of the world's foremost innovators in technology and finance will converge in South Africa next ...


Fri, 24 May 2019 04:30:07 GMT
MTN applies to list on Nigerian stock market - The Standard
MTN applies to list on Nigerian stock market  The Standard

In 2016 the firm said it would list its local unit on the Nigerian Stock Exchange.


Sun, 05 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Global Cellular Tower Management Market 2019 Industry Product Scope – Airtel, IHS Inc., MTN Group Ltd, Indus Towers, Arqiva, Ltd., Bharti, Vodafone Group - Mole Post Gazette
Global Cellular Tower Management Market 2019 Industry Product Scope – Airtel, IHS Inc., MTN Group Ltd, Indus Towers, Arqiva, Ltd., Bharti, Vodafone Group  Mole Post Gazette

MRInsights.biz presents a new market report namely Global Cellular Tower Management Market by Manufacturers, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to ...


Fri, 24 May 2019 08:39:31 GMT
Smile Telecoms appoints new Group CEO - The News
Smile Telecoms appoints new Group CEO  The News

Smile Telecoms, a pan-African telecommunications group with operations in Nigeria, Uganda, Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of the Congo has ...


Wed, 22 May 2019 04:37:39 GMT
Ramaphosa Must Act Fast With New Mandate in South Africa - Chatham House
Ramaphosa Must Act Fast With New Mandate in South Africa  Chatham House

In the wake of South Africa's election, political constraints will ebb momentarily. The president should seize the opportunity to deliver meaningful change.


Thu, 23 May 2019 23:38:46 GMT
Smile Communications appoints new Group Chief Executive Officer - TECH dot Africa
Smile Communications appoints new Group Chief Executive Officer  TECH dot Africa

Smile Communications has announced the appointments of Mr. Ahmad Farroukh as Group Chief Executive Officer and Ms. Irene Charnley as Deputy Chairman.


Fri, 24 May 2019 05:08:00 GMT
Best Samsung Galaxy A Series contract prices in South Africa - MyBroadband
Best Samsung Galaxy A Series contract prices in South Africa  MyBroadband

We have listed the best contract deals for each new Galaxy A Series smartphone in South Africa.


Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Black South African millionaires : Top 15 richest business owners ranked - Briefly.co.za
Black South African millionaires : Top 15 richest business owners ranked  Briefly.co.za

South Africa is home to some of the richest individuals in Africa and worldwide. However, black South African millionaires are not high up the list. In the top 20 ...


Fri, 24 May 2019 12:44:36 GMT
South Africa Ex-Ambassador Seized Over MTN Iran License Win - Bloomberg
South Africa Ex-Ambassador Seized Over MTN Iran License Win  Bloomberg

South African police arrested a former ambassador to Iran on corruption charges related to the award of a mobile-phone license to MTN Group Ltd. after it was ...


Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Clickatell helps MTN South Africa launch chat commerce on WhatsApp - africanews
Clickatell helps MTN South Africa launch chat commerce on WhatsApp  africanews

MTN South Africa has partnered with global customer engagement company, Clickatell (www.Clickatell.com), to launch MTN Chat, enabling its customers to ...


Tue, 26 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
We are the best network in South Africa: MTN CEO - BusinessTech
We are the best network in South Africa: MTN CEO  BusinessTech

MTN Group CEO Rob Shuter says that the group's South African operation has 'turned a corner' with a strong set of results. On Thursday (7 March), MTN ...


Thu, 07 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
MTN's master plan to grow South African subscribers - IOL
MTN's master plan to grow South African subscribers  IOL

MTN says it is done with losing market share in South Africa despite the competitive market that has seen consumers hit the brakes on spending.


Sun, 10 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
MTN bolsters network over Easter weekend - BusinessTech
MTN bolsters network over Easter weekend  BusinessTech

MTN says it has carried out extensive radio and transmission upgrades on its network to assist with the increase in network traffic over the Easter weekend.


Thu, 18 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
End to Nigerian dispute lifts shares in South Africa's MTN - Reuters Africa
End to Nigerian dispute lifts shares in South Africa's MTN  Reuters Africa

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Shares in South African telecoms giant MTN jumped 8 percent on Thursday after it settled a row with Nigeria's central bank for a ...


Wed, 26 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
'No longer feasible': MTN pulls plug on free Twitter - TechCentral
'No longer feasible': MTN pulls plug on free Twitter  TechCentral

MTN South Africa is pulling the plug on its popular zero-rated Twitter offering, saying it is no longer feasible to offer the *service* without charging for data use.


Sat, 22 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
South Africa's MTN slides on profit guidance below forecasts - Reuters Africa
South Africa's MTN slides on profit guidance below forecasts  Reuters Africa

Shares in MTN Group fell as much as 5.4 percent on Friday, a day after the South African mobile phone group announced guidance for annual profit that was ...


Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
MTN slashes prepaid out of bundle rates - BusinessTech
MTN slashes prepaid out of bundle rates  BusinessTech

MTN has reduced its out of bundle (OOB) data rate by up to 75% for prepaid customers.


Thu, 31 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
MTN South Africa is losing customers - TechCentral
MTN South Africa is losing customers  TechCentral

MTN Group's financial update for the quarter ending 30 September 2018 shows that its South African operation is losing clients. MTN South Africa ended the ...


Mon, 29 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
S. Africa's MTN settles repatriation dispute in Nigeria with $53m payment - africanews
S. Africa's MTN settles repatriation dispute in Nigeria with $53m payment  africanews

The CBN confirmed the outline of the agreement with MTN, without mentioning the $53 million payment. The agreement would lead to an “amicable disposal of ...


Wed, 26 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Cellphone data rules change this week - here's how it will work at Vodacom, MTN, Cell C and Telkom - Business Insider South Africa
Cellphone data rules change this week - here's how it will work at Vodacom, MTN, Cell C and Telkom  Business Insider South Africa

From the beginning of March, South Africans have to be warned if they use out-of-bundle data, and they will also be able to roll over data.


Mon, 25 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
MTN’s boss earns R117,600 a day - BusinessTech
MTN’s boss earns R117,600 a day  BusinessTech

MTN has published its integrated annual report for 2018, revealing what the company's top executives earned in the last financial year.


Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
MTN will not charge for data rollover - TechCentral
MTN will not charge for data rollover  TechCentral

MTN South Africa has implemented new data rollover, transfer and out-of-bundle features to comply with Icasa's new data regulations and has said it won't ...


Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
MTN set to relaunch Mobile Money in South Africa - TechCentral
MTN set to relaunch Mobile Money in South Africa  TechCentral

Two years after pulling the plug on its Mobile Money *service* in South Africa, MTN Group plans to relaunch the *service* in South Africa, according to a source with ...


Tue, 13 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
As data rules deadline looms, MTN begins implementation - TechCentral
As data rules deadline looms, MTN begins implementation  TechCentral

With a little over two months left for South Africa's telecommunications operators to implement Icasa's new data-expiry rules, MTN said on Monday that it has ...


Mon, 17 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
This MTN boss could make billions from the massive Brulpadda gas find – and e.tv's owner could also benefit - Business Insider South Africa
This MTN boss could make billions from the massive Brulpadda gas find – and e.tv's owner could also benefit  Business Insider South Africa

Phuthuma Nhleko, one of SA's top dealmakers, is the only South African with a direct stake in the massive new gas find off the coast of South Africa.


Tue, 12 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
MTN talks up 4G coverage in South Africa - BusinessTech
MTN talks up 4G coverage in South Africa  BusinessTech

MTN says it will reach a milestone of 4G coverage for 90% of the population in South Africa by the end of the year.


Tue, 27 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
This is what will happen to your cellphone signal if load shedding drags on - Business Insider South Africa
This is what will happen to your cellphone signal if load shedding drags on  Business Insider South Africa

Eskom implemented load shedding stage 3 between 08:00 and 23:00, leaving up to 20% of South Africa without electricity at a time.


Wed, 13 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
MTN launches indoor 5G network trial - BusinessTech
MTN launches indoor 5G network trial  BusinessTech

MTN South Africa have successfully launched a live 5G indoor solution at Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit and International Convention Centre.


Wed, 10 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
MTN introduces Bundle Bonanza promotion to its new prepaid customers - IOL
MTN introduces Bundle Bonanza promotion to its new prepaid customers  IOL

From 16 April 2019, new MTN prepaid customers will now receive integrated bundles when they recharge with R20 or more.


Mon, 15 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Vandalism of South Africa's cellphone network nearly doubles during load shedding - Business Insider South Africa
Vandalism of South Africa's cellphone network nearly doubles during load shedding  Business Insider South Africa

Cell C, the country's third largest mobile operator, said during load shedding nearly 30% of its network is affected by vandalism.


Wed, 13 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
#DataMustFall: MTN slashes prepaid out of bundle rates by up to 75% - IOL
#DataMustFall: MTN slashes prepaid out of bundle rates by up to 75%  IOL

CAPE TOWN – MTN on Thursday announced that it had slashed its out of bundle (OOB) data rate by up to 75 percent for prepaid customers and that it would be ...


Fri, 01 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
MTN smart feature phone finally available in SA - ITWeb
MTN smart feature phone finally available in SA  ITWeb

MTN's Smart S 'smart feature phone' is now available in SA stores, after customs held up its launch by a few weeks.


Tue, 02 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
MTN South Sudan gets boost as hopes rise that war is ending - Fin24
MTN South Sudan gets boost as hopes rise that war is ending  Fin24

The MTN Group's South Sudan unit said it's investing at least $30m in revitalising and expanding its operations as a new deal to end a five-year civil war brings ...


Fri, 22 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The best mobile networks in South Africa: MTN vs Vodacom vs Cell C vs Telkom vs Rain - BusinessTech
The best mobile networks in South Africa: MTN vs Vodacom vs Cell C vs Telkom vs Rain  BusinessTech

MyBroadband Insights has released its Q1 2019 Mobile Network Quality Report, which shows that MTN has the best mobile network in South Africa. The report ...


Mon, 08 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Here's why MTN is killing free Twitter, just months after committing to it - Business Insider South Africa
Here's why MTN is killing free Twitter, just months after committing to it  Business Insider South Africa

MTN's announcement that it will no longer zero-rate data for Twitter use has left users upset – but not without a sense of humour.


Tue, 25 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN to hike price of some contract plans - TechCentral
MTN to hike price of some contract plans  TechCentral

MTN said on Friday that it will increase the price of some of its post-paid plans from 1 May and 1 June. The date of implementation could vary depending on ...


Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
South Africa: New Bundle Bonanza for MTN Customers - AllAfrica.com
South Africa: New Bundle Bonanza for MTN Customers  AllAfrica.com

MTN South Africa has introduced a bundle bonanza promotion to its new prepaid customers.


Tue, 16 Apr 2019 08:31:57 GMT
There's nothing wrong with MTN CEO Rob Shuter's eye... - Daily Maverick
There's nothing wrong with MTN CEO Rob Shuter's eye...  Daily Maverick

The release of the MTN Group's integrated report for 2018 was overshadowed last week by the news that its directors were richly compensated, led by president ...


Wed, 03 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
MTN talks 5G future in South Africa - BusinessTech
MTN talks 5G future in South Africa  BusinessTech

MTN South Africa CTIO Giovanni Chiarelli says that the operator is investing in 5G technology.


Thu, 18 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Tests prove we're the best in South Africa, claims both MTN and Vodacom - 702
Tests prove we're the best in South Africa, claims both MTN and Vodacom  702

Branding and advertising expert Andy Rice slams Vodacom and MTN's "playground fight over who has the better network".


Tue, 12 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
MTN launches new Huawei P30, P30 Lite and P30 Pro deals - BusinessTech
MTN launches new Huawei P30, P30 Lite and P30 Pro deals  BusinessTech

Huawei has launched its latest P30 series flagships, the P30 Pro, P30 and P30 lite, which are now available from MTN.


Thu, 04 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
UPDATE 1-South Africa's MTN expects up to 90 pct jump in 2018 profit - Reuters
UPDATE 1-South Africa's MTN expects up to 90 pct jump in 2018 profit  Reuters

(Adds details). JOHANNESBURG, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Africa's biggest mobile phone operator MTN Group expects to increase profits by as much as 90 percent in ...


Thu, 28 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Load shedding will hit data prices, cellphone companies warn - Business Insider South Africa
Load shedding will hit data prices, cellphone companies warn  Business Insider South Africa

Stage 4 load shedding places additional strain on cellphone towers as batteries are increasingly unable to recharge.


Wed, 20 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Some 10 million South Africans are now borrowing airtime and data from Vodacom – and paying up to 60% extra - Business Insider South Africa
Some 10 million South Africans are now borrowing airtime and data from Vodacom – and paying up to 60% extra  Business Insider South Africa

Vodacom says it now has just under 10 million users of its Airtime Advance *service*, a use-now-pay-later scheme for airtime and data. Airtime Advance is an ...


Tue, 14 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
MTN, Cell C lag behind Vodacom for customer satisfaction in South Africa - Telecompaper
MTN, Cell C lag behind Vodacom for customer satisfaction in South Africa  Telecompaper

Vodacom South Africa, MTN and Cell C have all shown a decline in customer satisfaction scores in 2018, though MTN and Cell C lag their bigger rival, ...


Fri, 24 May 2019 10:33:00 GMT
Who Should Replace Shameel Joosub As CEO Of Vodacom? - Techfinancials.co.za
Who Should Replace Shameel Joosub As CEO Of Vodacom?  Techfinancials.co.za

By now everyone who cares knows that Vodacom is not keen on Yolanda Cuba as a successor to the present boss Shameel Joosub, even though having a ...


Fri, 24 May 2019 08:10:55 GMT
Vodacom South Africa sees subscriber and data revenue boost - BusinessTech
Vodacom South Africa sees subscriber and data revenue boost  BusinessTech

Vodacom on Monday published its preliminary results for the year ended 2019, showing a 5% increase in group *service* revenue to R74.2 billion, while group ...


Mon, 13 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Vodacom, Safaricom take over M-Pesa brand - ITWeb
Vodacom, Safaricom take over M-Pesa brand  ITWeb

Vodacom and Safaricom are in the process of buying the M-Pesa brand from parent company Vodafone, in a deal reportedly worth over R190 million. Vodacom ...


Fri, 24 May 2019 10:16:52 GMT
MTN, Cell C lag Vodacom in customer satisfaction - TechCentral
MTN, Cell C lag Vodacom in customer satisfaction  TechCentral

Vodacom, MTN and Cell C have all shown a decline in customer satisfaction scores in the past year, though MTN and Cell C lag their bigger rival, according to ...


Thu, 23 May 2019 12:52:00 GMT
Safaricom, Vodacom plan $13 million purchase of M-Pesa rights from Vodafone - Reuters
Safaricom, Vodacom plan $13 million purchase of M-Pesa rights from Vodafone  Reuters

Kenya's Safaricom will start a joint venture with Vodacom to acquire the intellectual property rights to the popular M-Pesa mobile financial services platform from ...


Thu, 23 May 2019 14:07:00 GMT
Here's how MTN, Vodacom, Cell C, and Telkom could end up making (possibly rather a lot of) money out of Huawei's Android crisis - Business Insider South Africa
Here's how MTN, Vodacom, Cell C, and Telkom could end up making (possibly rather a lot of) money out of Huawei's Android crisis  Business Insider South Africa

Huawei has been quietly talking to European operators about incentives to get its App Gallery replacement for the Google Play Store to fly according to a new ...


Tue, 21 May 2019 11:57:08 GMT
MTN, Vodacom overcharge poor South Africans - Icasa - Quartz
MTN, Vodacom overcharge poor South Africans - Icasa  Quartz

Vodacom and MTN used South Africa as a springboard into the rest of the continent, creating a market that turned them into global players. Established as South ...


Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Here's how much MTN & Vodacom charge for data in other countries - EWN
Here's how much MTN & Vodacom charge for data in other countries  EWN

The inquiry by the Competition Commission looked at Vodacom and MTN prices in countries such as Lesotho, Nigeria and Rwanda after South Africans ...


Fri, 26 Apr 2019 13:22:11 GMT
Vodacom, MTN head-to-head subscriber race intensifies - ITWeb Africa
Vodacom, MTN head-to-head subscriber race intensifies  ITWeb Africa

South Africa's two biggest mobile operators, MTN and Vodacom, continue to rake in subscribers and have over 73 million local subscribers between them, and ...


Tue, 21 May 2019 11:48:35 GMT
Vodacom quietly launched a mobile gaming platform – and would like you to pay R100 a month to play games you can get for free - Business Insider South Africa
Vodacom quietly launched a mobile gaming platform – and would like you to pay R100 a month to play games you can get for free  Business Insider South Africa

News analysis. Vodacom Playinc. Vodacom has – very quietly – launched a new gaming *service*: Playinc.com. If you stumbled across it by accident you wouldn't ...


Thu, 16 May 2019 04:10:34 GMT
Consumers 'highly unsatisfied' with Vodacom and others - Moneyweb.co.za
Consumers 'highly unsatisfied' with Vodacom and others  Moneyweb.co.za

South Africans are not satisfied with their mobile network providers, particularly the biggest provider, Vodacom. The Please Call Me battle between Nkosana ...


Mon, 29 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Vodacom to roll-out solar panels at base station controllers across the country - BusinessTech
Vodacom to roll-out solar panels at base station controllers across the country  BusinessTech

Vodacom has installed solar panels to supplement the energy supply of its Randburg base station controller. The new solar panels will help generate more than ...


Tue, 21 May 2019 08:46:32 GMT
The top five most valuable brands in South Africa – from Vodacom to MTN - Compelo
The top five most valuable brands in South Africa – from Vodacom to MTN  Compelo

In a special 2019 series, Compelo is shining a spotlight on South Africa. Banks and telecommunications companies dominate the list of top the country's brands ...


Thu, 02 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
SA's network providers oppose Vodacom and Rain roaming deal - CapeTalk
SA's network providers oppose Vodacom and Rain roaming deal  CapeTalk

Vodacom is expected to spend R1.1 billion in capital to use 4G network with the data-only competitor.


Tue, 14 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Vodacom to tackle ruling on data - IOL
Vodacom to tackle ruling on data  IOL

Mobile operator has hinted that it could challenge the Competition Commission's ruling on data prices.


Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
South Africans do not love Vodacom. Cell C has the best service - BrandsEye SA - 702
South Africans do not love Vodacom. Cell C has the best service - BrandsEye SA  702

South Africans on social media are hating on Vodacom and quitting the network, says Nic Ray of BrandsEye SA.


Mon, 29 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Vodacom keeps changing the reason it claims to be SA's best network – and an advertising regulator is getting tired of its games - Business Insider South Africa
Vodacom keeps changing the reason it claims to be SA's best network – and an advertising regulator is getting tired of its games  Business Insider South Africa

The appeals committee of SA's advertising regulator says Vodacom shouldn't be claiming to be the best cellphone network in the land anymore, as MTN ...


Thu, 09 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Can MTN, Vodacom face legal action over Competition Commission findings? - EWN
Can MTN, Vodacom face legal action over Competition Commission findings?  EWN

The Competition Commission's Jason Aproskie said there was a possibility of a legal route later because they hope these providers could consider lowering ...


Sat, 27 Apr 2019 12:07:01 GMT
Vodacom did not put R2 billion back into our pockets, as its CEO claimed this week - Fin24
Vodacom did not put R2 billion back into our pockets, as its CEO claimed this week  Fin24

You've got to hand it to the Vodacom spin machine: they really outdid themselves this week, writes Ferial Haffajee.


Fri, 17 May 2019 06:32:00 GMT
Vodacom acquires 51% of SA startup IoT.nxt [Updated] - Ventureburn
Vodacom acquires 51% of SA startup IoT.nxt [Updated]  Ventureburn

Vodacom has announced that it has acquired a 51% majority stake in SA startup IoT.nxt.


Wed, 15 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Mobile subscriber numbers in South Africa – MTN vs Vodacom - MyBroadband
Mobile subscriber numbers in South Africa – MTN vs Vodacom  MyBroadband

MTN has published its quarterly trading update for the period ended 31 March 2019, outlining its subscriber number changes since the beginning of 2019.


Thu, 09 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
South Africa’s mobile networks with the “most satisfied” customers - MyBroadband
South Africa’s mobile networks with the “most satisfied” customers  MyBroadband

Vodacom has come out on top in the 2018 South African Customer Satisfaction Index (SAcsi) survey of customer perception, earning a customer satisfaction ...


Thu, 23 May 2019 09:30:13 GMT
Why Telkom will not yet invest in 5G – and when 5G will be available at Cell C, Vodacom, MTN, and Rain - Business Insider South Africa
Why Telkom will not yet invest in 5G – and when 5G will be available at Cell C, Vodacom, MTN, and Rain  Business Insider South Africa

5G promises to be up to be 20 times faster than 4G.


Mon, 06 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
If you own a Huawei phone in South Africa, here is everything you need to know about the Google crisis - Business Insider South Africa
If you own a Huawei phone in South Africa, here is everything you need to know about the Google crisis  Business Insider South Africa

Licensing restrictions imposed by the USA saw Google suspend its business relationship with Huawei – and even after the US issued a temporary licence, ...


Wed, 22 May 2019 13:01:04 GMT
Vodacom Video Play could be bigger than Netflix in South Africa - MyBroadband
Vodacom Video Play could be bigger than Netflix in South Africa  MyBroadband

Vodacom's Video Play streaming *service* has seen impressive growth, and it could now have more users than Netflix in South Africa.


Mon, 13 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Huawei Android ban – What Vodacom and MTN have to say - MyBroadband
Huawei Android ban – What Vodacom and MTN have to say  MyBroadband

Google recently announced that it had cut off Huawei's Android licence following a US crackdown on its technology trade with China.


Wed, 22 May 2019 08:19:23 GMT
Big blow to Vodacom - MyBroadband
Big blow to Vodacom  MyBroadband

Vodacom has been dealt a big blow in its fight against MTN for the best network in South Africa.


Sun, 05 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
South Africa’s Old Mutual suspends Peter Moyo as chief executive - Financial Times
South Africa’s Old Mutual suspends Peter Moyo as chief executive  Financial Times

South Africa's Old Mutual has suspended its chief executive after a “material breakdown of trust and confidence” with the board over a conflict of interest in a ...


Fri, 24 May 2019 06:45:36 GMT
Vodacom CEO’s advice to fix South Africa - MyBroadband
Vodacom CEO’s advice to fix South Africa  MyBroadband

South African business leaders are in harmony on what the country needs after this week's elections.


Mon, 06 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Some South African Huawei owners are hoping to get a refund. Good luck with that. - Business Insider South Africa
Some South African Huawei owners are hoping to get a refund. Good luck with that.  Business Insider South Africa

Thanks to the Google suspension there is suddenly no guarantee that your Huawei phone will continue to function exactly as you expected when you bought it.


Mon, 20 May 2019 16:33:18 GMT
Body of award-winning Bloemfontein journalist found next to N1 - News24
Body of award-winning Bloemfontein journalist found next to N1  News24

The body of a 41-year-old award-winning Bloemfontein-based journalist was found next to the road on the N1 near Heuningspruit.


Fri, 24 May 2019 11:55:00 GMT
Head to head: Leave or stick with Sanzaar? - SARugbymag
Head to head: Leave or stick with Sanzaar?  SARugbymag

Following the latest exodus of South African players, MARIETTE ADAMS and DYLAN JACK debate whether SA Rugby should leave Sanzaar.


Fri, 24 May 2019 04:00:24 GMT
Super Rugby stats and facts (Round 15) - SARugbymag
Super Rugby stats and facts (Round 15)  SARugbymag

For the Vodacom Super Rugby matches involving South African teams in round 15.


Tue, 21 May 2019 07:24:19 GMT
Elder Scrolls dispute resolved, new UGGs litigation launched, and Hogan Lovells tie-up: news digest - World Trademark Review
Elder Scrolls dispute resolved, new UGGs litigation launched, and Hogan Lovells tie-up: news digest  World Trademark Review

In our latest edition, we look at a strategic partnership between Hogan Lovells and Anaqua, Elder Scrolls settling its video game trademark dispute, Siegel+Gale ...


Fri, 24 May 2019 13:56:18 GMT
WhatsApp data bundle price changes in South Africa - MyBroadband
WhatsApp data bundle price changes in South Africa  MyBroadband

WhatsApp is the preferred mobile communication medium for many South Africans, and it has replaced SMS as the messaging *service* of choice because of its ...


Mon, 06 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
First major local title to be released on Vodacom’s Video Play platform - Screen Africa
First major local title to be released on Vodacom’s Video Play platform  Screen Africa

Vodacom's video-on-demand *service*, Video Play, has announced Riaad Moosa's comedy special, Life Begins, as its first major local title on the platform.


Mon, 29 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Vodacom spends R9.6 billion on its network and IT - MyBroadband
Vodacom spends R9.6 billion on its network and IT  MyBroadband

Vodacom spent R9.6 billion to drive its strategy of becoming the leading digital telecommunications company in South Africa.


Mon, 13 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
SA's Comedian Riaad Moosa's Show Premiers On Vodacom Video Play - Techfinancials.co.za
SA's Comedian Riaad Moosa's Show Premiers On Vodacom Video Play  Techfinancials.co.za

Vodacom's video-on-demand *service*, Video Play, announced today that Riaad Moosa's comedy special, Life Begins, will be its first major local title to be ...


Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Bottomline Technologies Discovers ‘Leading Strategy’ Of FinTech Partnerships In Survey - pymnts.com
Bottomline Technologies Discovers ‘Leading Strategy’ Of FinTech Partnerships In Survey  pymnts.com

Across the business-to-business (B2B) payments landscape, results of a Bottomline Technologies survey found that partnering with FinTechs will be the strategy ...


Fri, 24 May 2019 10:55:07 GMT
Best Samsung Galaxy A Series contract prices in South Africa - MyBroadband
Best Samsung Galaxy A Series contract prices in South Africa  MyBroadband

We have listed the best contract deals for each new Galaxy A Series smartphone in South Africa.


Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
How Down To Shop Channels Infomercial Love Into A QVC-For-Gen-Z App - pymnts.com
How Down To Shop Channels Infomercial Love Into A QVC-For-Gen-Z App  pymnts.com

Down to Shop explains how a quirky, gamified infomercial format, with a heavy dose of home shopping, is getting people, especially Gen Z, to tune in and buy.


Fri, 24 May 2019 11:00:55 GMT
South African rugby to feel full effect of player drain - SARugbymag
South African rugby to feel full effect of player drain  SARugbymag

The domestic game faces the crippling impact of the ever-increasing player drain as Springboks and top talent head abroad, writes JOHN GOLIATH.


Thu, 23 May 2019 08:16:59 GMT
Everything you need to know about Ramaphosa's inauguration - IOL
Everything you need to know about Ramaphosa's inauguration  IOL

Thousands of South Africans and international guests will witness the president ascend to the highest office in the land at his.


Fri, 24 May 2019 05:56:00 GMT
Sharks can do South Africa a favour - SuperSport
Sharks can do South Africa a favour  SuperSport

The Cell C Sharks were the last South African team to down the Crusaders in Christchurch and there is just an outside chance that they could do it again when ...


Thu, 02 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Trump takes aim at Chinese telcos - ITWeb
Trump takes aim at Chinese telcos  ITWeb

The US president bars US companies from using telecoms equipment made by firms said to be posing a national security risk.


Mon, 20 May 2019 07:47:00 GMT
Sucking a man's finger to taste Doritos chips is not sexual harassment, SA advertising regulator rules - Business Insider South Africa
Sucking a man's finger to taste Doritos chips is not sexual harassment, SA advertising regulator rules  Business Insider South Africa

The advertising regulator said it is not the “taste police”.


Tue, 21 May 2019 11:13:51 GMT
Vodacom service revenue declines in South Africa - BusinessTech
Vodacom service revenue declines in South Africa  BusinessTech

Vodacom on Thursday (24 January) reported a decline in *service* revenue for its South African operations in a trading update for the quarter ended December ...


Thu, 24 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Why South Africa could be one of the early adopters of 5G – and is prepared to work with Huawei - Compelo
Why South Africa could be one of the early adopters of 5G – and is prepared to work with Huawei  Compelo

In a special 2019 series, Compelo is shining a spotlight on South Africa. Here, Sam Forsdick looks at how the country is set to be an early adopter of 5G ...


Thu, 23 May 2019 05:01:20 GMT
You can now transfer your cellphone data to other people for free - except if you're with Vodacom - Business Insider South Africa
You can now transfer your cellphone data to other people for free - except if you're with Vodacom  Business Insider South Africa

All South African cellphone users are now able to transfer data to other people on the same network, in line with new regulations from the Independent ...


Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Vodacom Closes South Africa Stores Amid ‘Please Call Me’ Protest - Bloomberg
Vodacom Closes South Africa Stores Amid ‘Please Call Me’ Protest  Bloomberg

Vodacom Group Ltd. closed some South African stores on Thursday as protests intensify over the level of compensation the mobile-phone company is prepared ...


Thu, 31 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
#Vodacom shutdown looming over Please Call Me non-payment | The Star - Independent Online
#Vodacom shutdown looming over Please Call Me non-payment | The Star  Independent Online

The giant network is facing the wrath of customers and citizens over its long battle with former employee Nkosana Makate.


Wed, 30 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Vodacom backtracks after outrage: It will now roll over data for free - Business Insider South Africa
Vodacom backtracks after outrage: It will now roll over data for free  Business Insider South Africa

Vodacom was going to be the only mobile operator to charge for data rollovers to the next month.


Wed, 27 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Anger as Vodacom announces a R49 charge to roll over data - but the company may still back down - Business Insider South Africa
Anger as Vodacom announces a R49 charge to roll over data - but the company may still back down  Business Insider South Africa

Vodacom is reviewing a new charge to roll over data - following a huge outcry. It planned to charge consumers up to R49 to roll over data. Telkom and MTN ...


Mon, 25 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Vodacom Falls as South Africa Consumer Woes Hit Sales Growth - Bloomberg
Vodacom Falls as South Africa Consumer Woes Hit Sales Growth  Bloomberg

Vodacom Group Ltd. shares fell the most in almost eight months after the wireless carrier with the most South African customers reported slower revenue growth ...


Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Vodacom South Africa - Africa Outlook Magazine
Vodacom South Africa  Africa Outlook Magazine

Typifying Transformation. Read on issuu. Powered by. Publish for Free. Powered by Issuu · Publish for Free. The leading player in South Africa's ...


Fri, 22 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Africa has an abundance of creativity - Bizcommunity.com
Africa has an abundance of creativity  Bizcommunity.com

Creative Africa celebrates #AfricaMonth. Africa has an abundance of creativity. Africa has creative talent to burn. We spoke to African creative leaders about how ...


Mon, 20 May 2019 10:55:44 GMT
The new data messages you will get from Vodacom, MTN, Cell C and Telkom next month - BusinessTech
The new data messages you will get from Vodacom, MTN, Cell C and Telkom next month  BusinessTech

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) has published a number of clarification amendments to the End-User and Subscriber *Service* ...


Tue, 12 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
These are foreigners' favourite South African shares, including Clicks and Telkom - Business Insider South Africa
These are foreigners' favourite South African shares, including Clicks and Telkom  Business Insider South Africa

Foreigners now own 52% of the JSE. This is what they like to buy.


Fri, 17 May 2019 10:18:54 GMT
Vodacom launches eSIM support - BusinessTech
Vodacom launches eSIM support  BusinessTech

Vodacom has officially launched support for eSIM devices in South Africa, allowing users with eSIM-enabled devices to connect to the Vodacom network.


Tue, 12 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Vodacom picks South African to right the ship after Tanzania executives' arrest - EWN
Vodacom picks South African to right the ship after Tanzania executives' arrest  EWN

The company says Jacques Marais was appointed as acting managing director to ensure operations continue without interruption after its executives in ...


Thu, 04 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Vodacom says it would have to close shop if it paid Makate R70 billion - BusinessTech
Vodacom says it would have to close shop if it paid Makate R70 billion  BusinessTech

Vodacom says that it will not pay anywhere near the R70 billion that the 'Please Call Me Movement' claims is owed to Kenneth Makate for his Please Call Me…


Fri, 01 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Yes, SA data is more expensive than it needs to be, Vodacom says – and it is all government's fault - Business Insider South Africa
Yes, SA data is more expensive than it needs to be, Vodacom says – and it is all government's fault  Business Insider South Africa

Vodacom said it “needlessly” had to build more towers to expand its 4G network. Consumers end up paying for that via higher prices.


Thu, 07 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
U.S. smartphone financing tech startup PayJoy raises $20 million - WSAU News
U.S. smartphone financing tech startup PayJoy raises $20 million  WSAU News

By Anna Irrera NEW YORK (Reuters) - PayJoy, a startup that has developed smartphone technology to facilitate access to credit in emerging markets, has raised ...


Thu, 23 May 2019 13:07:28 GMT
Mnisi signs for Kings - SARugbymag
Mnisi signs for Kings  SARugbymag

Former Lions centre Howard Mnisi has left the franchise to join the Kings ahead of the 2019-20 Pro14 season.


Thu, 23 May 2019 08:19:47 GMT
Huawei P30 Pro and P30 lite mobile contracts: MTN vs Vodacom - BusinessTech
Huawei P30 Pro and P30 lite mobile contracts: MTN vs Vodacom  BusinessTech

Huawei will officially launch its flagship P30 Series of smartphones at an event in Johannesburg on Wednesday (3 April), having revealed the range…


Wed, 03 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Telecoms firm Vodacom says to invest $3 billion in South Africa - Reuters
Telecoms firm Vodacom says to invest $3 billion in South Africa  Reuters

Telecoms firm Vodacom said on Friday that it would invest 50 billion rand ($3 billion) in South Africa over the next five years.


Fri, 26 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
SPECIAL REPORT Data costs are falling, say Vodacom, MTN, Cell C, Telkom - Fin24
SPECIAL REPORT Data costs are falling, say Vodacom, MTN, Cell C, Telkom  Fin24

Why is data in South Africa so expensive? Why does it 'expire'? And is there anything that anyone can do about it? Fin24 unpacks the issues in the second ...


Tue, 15 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
The best mobile networks in South Africa: MTN vs Vodacom vs Cell C vs Telkom vs Rain - BusinessTech
The best mobile networks in South Africa: MTN vs Vodacom vs Cell C vs Telkom vs Rain  BusinessTech

MyBroadband Insights has released its Q1 2019 Mobile Network Quality Report, which shows that MTN has the best mobile network in South Africa. The report ...


Mon, 08 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Vodacom faces shutdown threat over 'Please Call Me' settlement | Saturday Star - IOL
Vodacom faces shutdown threat over 'Please Call Me' settlement | Saturday Star  IOL

In five days time Vodacom will have to agree to pay the inventor of the Please Call Me *service* a settlement or possibly suffer a global backlash.


Sat, 26 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
This is what will happen to your cellphone signal if load shedding drags on - Business Insider South Africa
This is what will happen to your cellphone signal if load shedding drags on  Business Insider South Africa

Eskom implemented load shedding stage 3 between 08:00 and 23:00, leaving up to 20% of South Africa without electricity at a time.


Wed, 13 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Vodacom responds to #PleaseCallMe protests - CNBCAfrica.com
Vodacom responds to #PleaseCallMe protests  CNBCAfrica.com

A young South African man has been stuck in a dispute of almost twenty years, based on the alleged theft of his own intellectual property by a local telecoms ...


Thu, 31 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
WATCH | EFF 'supporters' trash Vodacom shop - TimesLIVE
WATCH | EFF 'supporters' trash Vodacom shop  TimesLIVE

A group claiming to be EFF supporters trashed a Vodacom shop in the Mall of the North in Polokwane, Limpopo, on Sunday.


Sun, 02 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Please Call Me inventor: 'I haven't agreed on anything with Vodacom' - Moneyweb.co.za
Please Call Me inventor: 'I haven't agreed on anything with Vodacom'  Moneyweb.co.za

Nkosana Makate has rejected Vodacom's undisclosed compensation amount, adding a new twist to the protracted battle between both parties.


Sun, 13 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
5G will drive down data costs in South Africa – Vodacom CEO - BusinessTech
5G will drive down data costs in South Africa – Vodacom CEO  BusinessTech

Shameel Joosub, Vodacom CEO, says that the imminent 5G technology will drive down mobile and data costs in South Africa.


Thu, 18 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
South Africa's Vodacom launches 5G internet service in Lesotho - Reuters
South Africa's Vodacom launches 5G internet service in Lesotho  Reuters

South Africa's Vodacom launched what it said was Africa's first commercial 5G internet *service* in Lesotho on Saturday, but said it would only be able to provide a ...


Sat, 25 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Timeline: Nkosana Makate, Vodacom and the Please Call Me saga - TimesLIVE
Timeline: Nkosana Makate, Vodacom and the Please Call Me saga  TimesLIVE

Former Vodacom employee Nkosana Makate and the mobile network *service* have been in a court battle over the invention of the Please Call Me function for ...


Wed, 16 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
South Africa’s best mobile network: Vodacom vs MTN vs Cell C vs Telkom - BusinessTech
South Africa’s best mobile network: Vodacom vs MTN vs Cell C vs Telkom  BusinessTech

MyBroadband Insights has released its Q4 2018 Mobile Network Quality Report, which ranks South Africa's mobile networks.


Mon, 14 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
#PleaseCallMe: Makate says Vodacom has portrayed him as greedy - Fin24
#PleaseCallMe: Makate says Vodacom has portrayed him as greedy  Fin24

Nkosana Makate has hit out at Vodacom for portraying him as “greedy and unreasonable” after the company said it had been generous in its compensation offer ...


Mon, 04 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
'We can shut it down': Panyaza Lesufi warns Vodacom over 'Please Call Me' - TimesLIVE
'We can shut it down': Panyaza Lesufi warns Vodacom over 'Please Call Me'  TimesLIVE

Gauteng MEC for education Panyaza Lesufi has challenged Vodacom to pay "Please Call Me" inventor Nkosana Makate by the end of January.


Mon, 21 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
The best mobile networks in SA: Vodacom vs MTN vs Cell C vs Telkom - BusinessTech
The best mobile networks in SA: Vodacom vs MTN vs Cell C vs Telkom  BusinessTech

OpenSignal has released its latest State of Mobile Networks report for South Africa. The September 2018 report tracks data from May to July 2018, and shows ...


Fri, 07 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
South Africa's Vodacom, Telkom welcome ECA bill withdrawal - SowetanLIVE Sunday World
South Africa's Vodacom, Telkom welcome ECA bill withdrawal  SowetanLIVE Sunday World

South African mobile network operators Vodacom and Telkom on Wednesday welcomed a government decision to withdraw a bill, which proposed taking back ...


Wed, 13 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Vodacom pays ex-worker for 'Please Call Me' idea after pact - Fin24
Vodacom pays ex-worker for 'Please Call Me' idea after pact  Fin24

Vodacom is paying out 'reasonable compensation' to a former employee of the South African mobile-network operator for his idea to develop a popular call-back ...


Fri, 11 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
All the new Vodacom price hikes - BusinessTech
All the new Vodacom price hikes  BusinessTech

Vodacom announced that it will implement a below-inflation average price increase on selected packages on 1 April 2019. No specific details on the price ...


Thu, 28 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Vodacom makes eSIM support available in SA - IOL
Vodacom makes eSIM support available in SA  IOL

CAPE TOWN – Vodacom on Tuesday at a launch event in Midrand announced that it has made the support for eSIM devices available in South Africa.


Wed, 13 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Communications minister tells Vodacom to ‘pay up’ in Please Call Me saga - BusinessTech
Communications minister tells Vodacom to ‘pay up’ in Please Call Me saga  BusinessTech

South Africa's Minister of Communications Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has told Vodacom to “just shut up” on Twitter, commenting on the Please Call Me matter.


Mon, 14 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Vodacom picks up 1.5 million new customers in South Africa - BusinessTech
Vodacom picks up 1.5 million new customers in South Africa  BusinessTech

Vodacom said on Tuesday that it added 1.5 million new customers in South Africa – and a million in its international operations to reach 76.5 million customers…


Tue, 24 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Vodacom in discussions to launch 5G in South Africa - MyBroadband
Vodacom in discussions to launch 5G in South Africa  MyBroadband

Vodacom is in discussions with Rain and Liquid Telecom to enable it to launch 5G products in South Africa when commercial 5G routers become available.


Tue, 26 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
EFF and Vodacom call a truce, confirm the matter is now “closed” - The South African
EFF and Vodacom call a truce, confirm the matter is now “closed”  The South African

A joint statement issued by Vodacom and the Economic FreedomFighters (EFF) confirms that a truce has been called.


Tue, 04 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
South Africa's Vodacom and Telkom agree to share networks - Reuters Africa
South Africa's Vodacom and Telkom agree to share networks  Reuters Africa

South African telecoms firm Vodacom said on Wednesday it had entered into a roaming and facilities leasing agreement with Telkom, South Africa's biggest ...


Wed, 07 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Vodacom in talks to deliver social grants - IOL
Vodacom in talks to deliver social grants  IOL

JOHANNESBURG - Vodacom is in talks to use its technology to distribute social grants as it announced that it had helped the government cut its voice and data ...


Mon, 03 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Vodacom now offers free legal advice on some of its new contracts – and you can use it to help get out of jail - BusinessTech
Vodacom now offers free legal advice on some of its new contracts – and you can use it to help get out of jail  BusinessTech

Vodacom launched its legal advice *service* at the end of 2018, with the insurance product now available to purchase separately or as part of a new contract.


Sun, 14 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Vodacom surpasses expectations, raises interim dividend payout - Independent Online
Vodacom surpasses expectations, raises interim dividend payout  Independent Online

JOHANNESBURG – Vodacom yesterday increased its interim dividend payout for the six months to September to R7.52 billion, beating expectations and ...


Tue, 13 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Cell C accuses Vodacom of misleading customers with data bundle pricing - BusinessTech
Cell C accuses Vodacom of misleading customers with data bundle pricing  BusinessTech

The Advertising Regulatory Board (ARB) has published a new ruling which dealt with a dispute between Cell C and Vodacom.


Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
EFF sees red after 'abusers of democracy' image was used at the Vodacom Journalist of the Year Awards - The South African
EFF sees red after 'abusers of democracy' image was used at the Vodacom Journalist of the Year Awards  The South African

The *service* provider is in the midst of a controversy after a photo of Julius Malema and Floyd Shivambu with the caption 'abusers of democracy' was displayed ...


Fri, 30 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Telkom expands coverage with access to the Vodacom network - Independent Online
Telkom expands coverage with access to the Vodacom network  Independent Online

Telkom will soon have access to Vodacom's 2G, 3G and 4G network throughout SA after a long-term multibillion roaming and facilities deal was signed.


Thu, 08 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
South African mobile market share: Vodacom vs MTN vs Cell C vs Telkom - BusinessTech
South African mobile market share: Vodacom vs MTN vs Cell C vs Telkom  BusinessTech

All four of South Africa's mobile network operators have published their latest local subscriber data, with Cell C announcing on Tuesday that it has added…


Tue, 21 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Vodacom enforces restraints on ex-employees 'poached' by MTN partner - TechCentral
Vodacom enforces restraints on ex-employees 'poached' by MTN partner  TechCentral

The labour court has issued an order, with the consent of ex-Vodacom exployees, to enforce their restraints of trade after reports emerged in November that they ...


Fri, 21 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Six arrested for trashing Vodacom shop - TimesLIVE
Six arrested for trashing Vodacom shop  TimesLIVE

Police have arrested six people who allegedly were part of a group claiming to be EFF supporters who trashed a Vodacom shop in the Mall of the North in ...


Thu, 06 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

From Heita to Telkom - MyBroadband
From Heita to Telkom  MyBroadband

The Telkom Mobile brand was discontinued in October 2014 – this was its journey from inception.


Fri, 16 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT
South African Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market Report, 2019 - Telkom Signs Roaming and Facilities Leasing Agreement with MTN - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Business Wire
South African Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market Report, 2019 - Telkom Signs Roaming and Facilities Leasing Agreement with MTN - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Business Wire

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "South Africa - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses" report has been added to ...


Tue, 12 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Heita, it's 8ta | Business - Mail & Guardian Online
Heita, it's 8ta | Business  Mail & Guardian Online

As of Monday South Africa will have a fourth mobile operator and it means business. The new operator, which has been dubbed “8ta”, is the mobile arm of South ...


Fri, 15 Oct 2010 07:00:00 GMT
South Africa Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market Growth, Analysis, Trends, and Industry Key Players – Vodacom, MTN; Cell C; Telkom; Virgin Mobile; Neotel | 2023 - Amazing Newspaper
South Africa Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market Growth, Analysis, Trends, and Industry Key Players – Vodacom, MTN; Cell C; Telkom; Virgin Mobile; Neotel | 2023  Amazing Newspaper

WiseGuyReports.com “South Africa – Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband – Statistics and Analyses” report has been added to its Research Database. Scope of ...


Tue, 16 Apr 2019 13:32:29 GMT
South Africa Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market Segments, Trends, Opportunities and Industry Key Players – Vodacom, MTN; Cell C; Telkom; Virgin Mobile; Neotel | 2019-2023 - Market Research Gazette
South Africa Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market Segments, Trends, Opportunities and Industry Key Players – Vodacom, MTN; Cell C; Telkom; Virgin Mobile; Neotel | 2019-2023  Market Research Gazette

WiseGuyReports.com “South Africa – Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband – Statistics and Analyses” report has been added to its Research Database. Scope of ...


Wed, 24 Apr 2019 07:42:24 GMT
Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband 2019-2023 South Africa Market Survey Industry Key Players – Vodacom, MTN; Cell C; Telkom; Virgin Mobile; Neotel - Industry Herald
Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband 2019-2023 South Africa Market Survey Industry Key Players – Vodacom, MTN; Cell C; Telkom; Virgin Mobile; Neotel  Industry Herald

WiseGuyReports.com “South Africa – Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband – Statistics and Analyses” report has been added to its Research Database. Scope of ...


Tue, 16 Apr 2019 14:00:40 GMT
8ta to rebrand as Telkom Mobile - MyBroadband
8ta to rebrand as Telkom Mobile  MyBroadband

Telkom is planning to rebrand 8ta as Telkom Mobile, partly because of Telkom's strong convergence strategy. In an e-mail to staff Telkom Mobile MD Attila Vitai ...


Fri, 01 Mar 2013 08:00:00 GMT
8ta prepaid data prices versus Vodacom, MTN and Cell C - MyBroadband
8ta prepaid data prices versus Vodacom, MTN and Cell C  MyBroadband

8ta recently slashed their prepaid data bundle prices. This is how 8ta's prices compares with Vodacom, MTN and Cell C's rates.


Thu, 12 Jan 2012 08:00:00 GMT
Telkom fires up 8ta contracts | News - Mail & Guardian Online
Telkom fires up 8ta contracts | News  Mail & Guardian Online

Telkom's new mobile business, 8ta, is stepping up the fight with rivals Vodacom, MTN and Cell C with the launch this week of five contract packages, all offering ...


Tue, 09 Nov 2010 08:00:00 GMT
Test your knowledge about Telkom - MyBroadband
Test your knowledge about Telkom  MyBroadband

Take this quiz to find out how much you know about Telkom.


Fri, 01 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT
South Africa Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market 2019-2023, Upcoming Trends, Challenges and Industry Key Players – Vodacom, MTN; Cell C; Telkom; Virgin Mobile; Neotel - World Analytics
South Africa Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market 2019-2023, Upcoming Trends, Challenges and Industry Key Players – Vodacom, MTN; Cell C; Telkom; Virgin Mobile; Neotel  World Analytics

WiseGuyReports.com “South Africa – Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband – Statistics and Analyses” report has been added to its Research Database. Scope of ...


Tue, 16 Apr 2019 14:04:55 GMT
8·ta re-brands Telkom Hillbrow Tower - IT News Africa
8·ta re-brands Telkom Hillbrow Tower  IT News Africa

8·ta, South Africa's fourth mobile operator is increasing its brand equity and awareness in and around Johannesburg, South Africa with the latest exercise being.


Fri, 14 Oct 2011 07:00:00 GMT
Telkom Mobile resorting to fraud to get subscribers? iLIVE - Times LIVE
Telkom Mobile resorting to fraud to get subscribers? iLIVE  Times LIVE

I just found out today that Telkom Mobile's 8.ta cellular network provider has a fraudulent account opened in my name complete with my ID number and ...


Fri, 09 Sep 2011 07:00:00 GMT
Advertising spat reveals new Vodacom slogan? - TechCentral
Advertising spat reveals new Vodacom slogan?  TechCentral

A dispute lodged by the UK's Vodafone at the Advertising Standards Authority appears to have inadvertently provided insights into Vodacom's plans to rebrand ...


Wed, 02 Feb 2011 08:00:00 GMT
Take this quiz to test your South African mobile knowledge - MyBroadband
Take this quiz to test your South African mobile knowledge  MyBroadband

Do you know a lot about Vodacom, MTN, Cell C, and Telkom? Take this quiz and find out.


Fri, 21 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT
New Telkom Mobile LTE for home: 10GB, 20GB, 50GB products explained - MyBroadband
New Telkom Mobile LTE for home: 10GB, 20GB, 50GB products explained  MyBroadband

Telkom Mobile has unveiled its “Home Office LTE *service*” commercial trial with 10GB, 20GB and potentially 50GB contract packages.


Sun, 19 May 2013 07:00:00 GMT

Here's how MTN, Vodacom, Cell C, and Telkom could end up making (possibly rather a lot of) money out of Huawei's Android crisis - Business Insider South Africa
Here's how MTN, Vodacom, Cell C, and Telkom could end up making (possibly rather a lot of) money out of Huawei's Android crisis  Business Insider South Africa

Huawei has been quietly talking to European operators about incentives to get its App Gallery replacement for the Google Play Store to fly according to a new ...


Tue, 21 May 2019 11:57:08 GMT
MTN, Cell C lag behind Vodacom for customer satisfaction in South Africa - Telecompaper
MTN, Cell C lag behind Vodacom for customer satisfaction in South Africa  Telecompaper

Vodacom South Africa, MTN and Cell C have all shown a decline in customer satisfaction scores in 2018, though MTN and Cell C lag their bigger rival, ...


Fri, 24 May 2019 10:33:00 GMT
MTN, Cell C lag Vodacom in customer satisfaction - TechCentral
MTN, Cell C lag Vodacom in customer satisfaction  TechCentral

Vodacom, MTN and Cell C have all shown a decline in customer satisfaction scores in the past year, though MTN and Cell C lag their bigger rival, according to ...


Thu, 23 May 2019 12:52:00 GMT
Why Telkom will not yet invest in 5G – and when 5G will be available at Cell C, Vodacom, MTN, and Rain - Business Insider South Africa
Why Telkom will not yet invest in 5G – and when 5G will be available at Cell C, Vodacom, MTN, and Rain  Business Insider South Africa

5G promises to be up to be 20 times faster than 4G.


Mon, 06 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Cell C Executive In Charge Of Benefits 'Fired' - Techfinancials.co.za
Cell C Executive In Charge Of Benefits 'Fired'  Techfinancials.co.za

A Cell C executive who oversaw compensation and benefits at the mobile phone company has, according to insiders, been 'fired'.


Mon, 29 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Cell C has suspended 400 workers, but it’s not about race, says ICTU - Citizen
Cell C has suspended 400 workers, but it’s not about race, says ICTU  Citizen

The hashtag #cellckwenzenjani (or Cell C what happened?) was trending in South Africa on Thursday morning, with a tweet on the matter by popular but ...


Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
South Africans do not love Vodacom. Cell C has the best service - BrandsEye SA - 702
South Africans do not love Vodacom. Cell C has the best service - BrandsEye SA  702

South Africans on social media are hating on Vodacom and quitting the network, says Nic Ray of BrandsEye SA.


Mon, 29 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The show must go on! Miss SA 2019 announces new sponsor - IOL
The show must go on! Miss SA 2019 announces new sponsor  IOL

Less than two weeks after five former Miss South Africa winners announced that they would keep the Miss South Africa 2019 torch burning after Cell C pulled out ...


Wed, 22 May 2019 15:00:00 GMT
If you own a Huawei phone in South Africa, here is everything you need to know about the Google crisis - Business Insider South Africa
If you own a Huawei phone in South Africa, here is everything you need to know about the Google crisis  Business Insider South Africa

Licensing restrictions imposed by the USA saw Google suspend its business relationship with Huawei – and even after the US issued a temporary licence, ...


Wed, 22 May 2019 13:01:04 GMT
5 former Miss SA winners launch Miss South Africa 2019 after Cell C pulls out - IOL
5 former Miss SA winners launch Miss South Africa 2019 after Cell C pulls out  IOL

Five former Miss South Africa winners have launched Miss South Africa 2019 which will take place on Women's Day, Friday, August 9, and is set to transform the ...


Mon, 13 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
New Cell C MediaPlay pricing revealed - MyBroadband
New Cell C MediaPlay pricing revealed  MyBroadband

Cell C has launched its overhauled MediaPlay subscription packages, offering customers data packages with bundled minutes, SMSs, and access to the ...


Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The best mobile networks in South Africa – according to South Africans - BusinessTech
The best mobile networks in South Africa – according to South Africans  BusinessTech

BrandsEye has published its South African Telecommunications Sentiment Index for 2019, gauging how the South African public at large feel about the ...


Mon, 29 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Cell C Workers To Embark On A Full-Blown Strike - Techfinancials.co.za
Cell C Workers To Embark On A Full-Blown Strike  Techfinancials.co.za

Cell C workers affiliated to the Information Communication and Technology Union (ICTU) will embark on a full-blown strike from tomorrow in all nine provinces, ...


Sun, 28 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Terrible customer service is pushing South Africans to jump networks – here’s where they want to go - BusinessTech
Terrible customer service is pushing South Africans to jump networks – here’s where they want to go  BusinessTech

BrandsEye has published its South African Telecommunications Sentiment Index for 2019, showing that mobile subscribers, at large, are unhappy with their ...


Wed, 01 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
WATCH: Striking Cell C staff join Tiso Blackstar strike - Citizen
WATCH: Striking Cell C staff join Tiso Blackstar strike  Citizen

In the wake of yesterday's go-slow at Tiso Blackstar's Parktown headquarters comes the news that striking staffers will be joined by staffers from Cell C, as they ...


Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Cell C has launched an enhanced MediaPlay package - IOL
Cell C has launched an enhanced MediaPlay package  IOL

Cell C is proud to unveil its enhanced and refined "all-in-one mobile and entertainment solution", MediaPlay.


Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Cell C staff to join Tiso Blackstar Tuesday picket - Fin24
Cell C staff to join Tiso Blackstar Tuesday picket  Fin24

Information Communication Technology Union president Moeketse Lepheana has said that striking workers from Cell C will picket alongside Tiso Blackstar ...


Mon, 29 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The best fixed-LTE deals in South Africa - MyBroadband
The best fixed-LTE deals in South Africa  MyBroadband

Fixed-LTE is the connectivity method of choice for many South African households which cannot get fibre-to-the-home services. The *service* offers subscribers a ...


Wed, 15 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
SA's network providers oppose Vodacom and Rain roaming deal - CapeTalk
SA's network providers oppose Vodacom and Rain roaming deal  CapeTalk

Vodacom is expected to spend R1.1 billion in capital to use 4G network with the data-only competitor.


Tue, 14 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
South Africa: Cell C to bring public access Internet hotspots in the Free State - IT News Africa
South Africa: Cell C to bring public access Internet hotspots in the Free State  IT News Africa

The Free State Provincial Government and Cell C have signed an agreement that will pave the way to public access Wi-Fi for the province's citizens. Internet.


Wed, 08 May 2019 10:36:45 GMT
South Africa’s mobile networks with the “most satisfied” customers - MyBroadband
South Africa’s mobile networks with the “most satisfied” customers  MyBroadband

Vodacom has come out on top in the 2018 South African Customer Satisfaction Index (SAcsi) survey of customer perception, earning a customer satisfaction ...


Thu, 23 May 2019 09:30:13 GMT
TechCabal Daily, 773 – South Africa Telecom Cell C, Dismisses Striking Staff via WhatsApp - TechCabal
TechCabal Daily, 773 – South Africa Telecom Cell C, Dismisses Striking Staff via WhatsApp  TechCabal

Kenyan podcast startup, PortableVoices, opens audio production studio View this email in your browser 07 – 05 – 2019 Welcome to today's edition of TC Daily.


Tue, 07 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Cell C to provide public-access Wi-Fi in the Free State - TechCentral
Cell C to provide public-access Wi-Fi in the Free State  TechCentral

Cell C and the government of the Free State have signed an agreement to roll out public-access Wi-Fi across the central South African province. The roll-out ...


Tue, 07 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Competition watchdog names and shames MTN, Vodacom for... - Daily Maverick
Competition watchdog names and shames MTN, Vodacom for...  Daily Maverick

The Competition Commission's provisional report on the cost of mobile data in South Africa has confirmed what many people have long suspected.


Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
MTN South Africa service revenue grows, but subscribers fall - BusinessTech
MTN South Africa service revenue grows, but subscribers fall  BusinessTech

MTN said in a quarterly update for the period ended March 2019, that subscribers in South Africa declined to 30 million, from 31.19 million in the prior…


Thu, 09 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sale Sharks sign Springbok Internationals Jean-Luc & Daniel Du Preez from the Cell-C Sharks - Premiership Rugby
Sale Sharks sign Springbok Internationals Jean-Luc & Daniel Du Preez from the Cell-C Sharks  Premiership Rugby

The 23-year old twins have signed loan deals this season and will follow their brother Rob to Manchester for the start of the 2019/20 Gallagher Premiership, ...


Tue, 14 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Huawei Android ban – What Vodacom and MTN have to say - MyBroadband
Huawei Android ban – What Vodacom and MTN have to say  MyBroadband

Google recently announced that it had cut off Huawei's Android licence following a US crackdown on its technology trade with China.


Wed, 22 May 2019 08:19:23 GMT
WhatsApp data bundle price changes in South Africa - MyBroadband
WhatsApp data bundle price changes in South Africa  MyBroadband

WhatsApp is the preferred mobile communication medium for many South Africans, and it has replaced SMS as the messaging *service* of choice because of its ...


Mon, 06 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Cell C issues Take a Girl Child to Work call to action - IT-Online
Cell C issues Take a Girl Child to Work call to action  IT-Online

May 2, 2019. Cell C is urging corporate South Africa to get on board its Take a Girl Child to Work initiatives. The project is one of South Africa's largest ...


Thu, 02 May 2019 09:58:15 GMT
A little panic in Polokwane but mostly calm in PE: here's how South African customers are reacting to Huawei's trouble - Business Insider South Africa
A little panic in Polokwane but mostly calm in PE: here's how South African customers are reacting to Huawei's trouble  Business Insider South Africa

Cellphone stores throughout South Africa have seen little customer reaction to Huawei's potential future troubles – so far. But not all of them are ordering lots of ...


Tue, 21 May 2019 14:48:27 GMT
Cell C unveils enhanced MediaPlay - IT News Africa
Cell C unveils enhanced MediaPlay  IT News Africa

Cell C unveiled its enhanced and refined "all-in-one mobile and entertainment solution", MediaPlay. Subscribers can now get the most out of their data, voice.


Wed, 01 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
CellCgirl site free to Cell C customers - IT-Online
CellCgirl site free to Cell C customers  IT-Online

May 17, 2019. Cell C recently received a silver pixel at the 11th IAB Bookmark Awards 2019 for its CellCgirl website. CellCgirl was developed to complement the ...


Fri, 17 May 2019 08:33:15 GMT
Mobile data giants possibly pushed to cut rates - News24
Mobile data giants possibly pushed to cut rates  News24

Cutting mobile data prices to “socially defensible” levels and doing away with confusing bundles full of promotions in order to give consumers lower and ...


Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Best Samsung Galaxy A Series contract prices in South Africa - MyBroadband
Best Samsung Galaxy A Series contract prices in South Africa  MyBroadband

We have listed the best contract deals for each new Galaxy A Series smartphone in South Africa.


Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Cell C rolls out new entertainment platform - Gadget
Cell C rolls out new entertainment platform  Gadget

Cell C has unveiled an enhanced and refined “all-in-one mobile and entertainment solution” called MediaPlay. It says the *service* “is well-placed to offer ...


Tue, 07 May 2019 07:58:01 GMT
Sharks can do South Africa a favour - SuperSport
Sharks can do South Africa a favour  SuperSport

The Cell C Sharks were the last South African team to down the Crusaders in Christchurch and there is just an outside chance that they could do it again when ...


Thu, 02 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
MTN SA's prepaid service revenue down 5.1% - IOL
MTN SA's prepaid service revenue down 5.1%  IOL

Users will be allowed to opt in to out-of-bundle data charges in order to stay connected, even if airtime is available or they are on a contract.


Fri, 10 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
'Muishond' case: Whatsapp group chat messages subpoenaed in landmark ruling - IOL
'Muishond' case: Whatsapp group chat messages subpoenaed in landmark ruling  IOL

The owner of a security company has been ordered by a Kimberley court to make available the chats contained in a WhatsApp group started by her in 2018.


Thu, 23 May 2019 20:00:00 GMT
Miss South Africa announces new major sponsor for 2019 pageant - Channel 24
Miss South Africa announces new major sponsor for 2019 pageant  Channel 24

The Miss South Africa organisation announced that they have signed a sponsorship deal with the LFP Group for the 2019 edition of the pageant.


Fri, 17 May 2019 08:33:00 GMT
Blue Label considering new investors for Cell C - BusinessTech
Blue Label considering new investors for Cell C  BusinessTech

Blue Label Telecoms Ltd. is considering offers for potential new investment in Cell C Pty Ltd. after posting a first-half loss partly caused by its interest in…


Thu, 28 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Lions captain Warren Whiteley remains sidelined - TimesLIVE
Lions captain Warren Whiteley remains sidelined  TimesLIVE

Warren Whiteley of Lions during the Super Rugby, #SuperHeroSunday match between Emirates Lions and Cell C Sharks at Cape Town Stadium on February ...


Tue, 21 May 2019 13:05:00 GMT
Cell C reports massive R1.27 billion loss - BusinessTech
Cell C reports massive R1.27 billion loss  BusinessTech

As part of its interim results reporting for the half year ended November 2018, Blue Label Telecoms has published the 2018 full year financial results for Cell C.


Thu, 28 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
The new data messages you will get from Vodacom, MTN, Cell C and Telkom next month - BusinessTech
The new data messages you will get from Vodacom, MTN, Cell C and Telkom next month  BusinessTech

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) has published a number of clarification amendments to the End-User and Subscriber *Service* ...


Tue, 12 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Cell C pulls out of sponsoring Miss South Africa pageant - BusinessTech
Cell C pulls out of sponsoring Miss South Africa pageant  BusinessTech

Cell C has pulled its sponsorship of the Miss South Africa pageant as it looks for new opportunities that are in line with it strategic focus as a business.


Fri, 22 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
What you need to start a successful MVNO - MyBroadband
What you need to start a successful MVNO  MyBroadband

FNB runs South Africa's most successful mobile virtual network operator, and FNB Connect CEO Len Pienaar shared what it takes to be a successful MVNO.


Sun, 28 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Cell C now complies fully with new Icasa data rules - TechCentral
Cell C now complies fully with new Icasa data rules  TechCentral

Cell C has become the second major mobile operator in South Africa, after Telkom, to comply fully with communications regulator Icasa's new data-expiry rules.


Thu, 20 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Telkom considering Cell C bid: report - BusinessTech
Telkom considering Cell C bid: report  BusinessTech

Telkom SA SOC Ltd is considering making an offer to buy a majority stake in Cell C Pty Ltd that would lead to a combination of South Africa's third- and…


Thu, 06 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
The best mobile networks in South Africa: MTN vs Vodacom vs Cell C vs Telkom vs Rain - BusinessTech
The best mobile networks in South Africa: MTN vs Vodacom vs Cell C vs Telkom vs Rain  BusinessTech

MyBroadband Insights has released its Q1 2019 Mobile Network Quality Report, which shows that MTN has the best mobile network in South Africa. The report ...


Mon, 08 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Cell C launches new social media data bundles - BusinessTech
Cell C launches new social media data bundles  BusinessTech

Cell C has the cut the price of its daily data bundles and launched new promotional social media bundles.


Tue, 20 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
I only spend R17 on cellphone data a month – here's how I do it - Business Insider South Africa
I only spend R17 on cellphone data a month – here's how I do it  Business Insider South Africa

With only R17 a month, I am able to buy enough data to use WhatsApp uninterrupted for an entire month without fear that it will run out. Launched in July 2018, ...


Sun, 03 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Cell C to roll out public Wi-Fi in South Africa with Facebook - TechCentral
Cell C to roll out public Wi-Fi in South Africa with Facebook  TechCentral

Cell C has partnered with Facebook to roll out public-access Wi-Fi hotspots in South Africa, and has taken the first few live at the University of the Western Cape.


Tue, 19 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Why the Competition Commission’s plan for cheaper data in South Africa is a bad idea - MyBroadband
Why the Competition Commission’s plan for cheaper data in South Africa is a bad idea  MyBroadband

The Competition Commission recently released a provisional report on its inquiry into South Africa's data services market.


Sat, 27 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Cellphone data rules change this week - here's how it will work at Vodacom, MTN, Cell C and Telkom - Business Insider South Africa
Cellphone data rules change this week - here's how it will work at Vodacom, MTN, Cell C and Telkom  Business Insider South Africa

From the beginning of March, South Africans have to be warned if they use out-of-bundle data, and they will also be able to roll over data.


Mon, 25 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Jonathan Beare consortium to buy into Cell C - TechCentral
Jonathan Beare consortium to buy into Cell C  TechCentral

Cell C's largest shareholder, the JSE-listed Blue Label Telecoms, said on Friday that The Buffet Consortium plans to buy a minority shareholding in Cell C that ...


Fri, 22 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Cell C extends data promotions for WhatsApp and Facebook - BusinessTech
Cell C extends data promotions for WhatsApp and Facebook  BusinessTech

Cell C announced that it has extended its ShoutOut social data bundles promotion until the end of January 2019.


Tue, 02 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Cell C appoints interim CEO - BusinessTech
Cell C appoints interim CEO  BusinessTech

Douglas Craigie Stevenson has been appointed as the interim Cell C CEO.


Thu, 28 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
South Africa’s best mobile network: Vodacom vs MTN vs Cell C vs Telkom - BusinessTech
South Africa’s best mobile network: Vodacom vs MTN vs Cell C vs Telkom  BusinessTech

MyBroadband Insights has released its Q4 2018 Mobile Network Quality Report, which ranks South Africa's mobile networks.


Mon, 14 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Cell C free data giveaway after Eskom load shedding causes network outage - BusinessTech
Cell C free data giveaway after Eskom load shedding causes network outage  BusinessTech

Cell C is providing customers with 1GB of free data to apologise for network downtime on Saturday (1 December), caused by Eskom load shedding. “We want to ...


Sat, 01 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Cell C workers protest over unpaid bonuses - BusinessTech
Cell C workers protest over unpaid bonuses  BusinessTech

Cell C's head office in Woodmead had its front gates shut this morning as staff protested over bonuses which they said were owed to them. Cell C confirmed to ...


Tue, 26 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Cell C launches public access Wi-Fi hotspots at UWC - IOL
Cell C launches public access Wi-Fi hotspots at UWC  IOL

Cell C in partnership with Facebook has announced that the first public access Wi-Fi hotspots are now live at the University of the Western Cape.


Wed, 20 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Looks Like Cell C Is In Serious Financial Trouble - 2oceansvibe News
Looks Like Cell C Is In Serious Financial Trouble  2oceansvibe News

Cell C is in major financial trouble, which has forced the mobile *service* provider to consider drastic measures to save the company.


Mon, 25 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Cell C turns to Blue Label and banks to refinance debt - BusinessTech
Cell C turns to Blue Label and banks to refinance debt  BusinessTech

Cell C said it has refinanced R1.4 billion ($100 million) of debt on better terms with loans from its biggest shareholder and a consortium of banks as the South…


Wed, 21 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Cell C 50GB for R500 Black Friday deal - BusinessTech
Cell C 50GB for R500 Black Friday deal  BusinessTech

Starting this Black Friday, Cell C is offering a prepaid data SIM loaded with 50GB of data for R500 – R10 per Gigabyte.


Mon, 19 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Cell C launches new triple data promotion - BusinessTech
Cell C launches new triple data promotion  BusinessTech

Cell C has launched new promotional data packages on its SmartData Share plans, offering three times the data.


Fri, 23 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Cell C customers now roaming on MTN - TechCentral
Cell C customers now roaming on MTN  TechCentral

Cell C said on Tuesday that it has completed the implementation of its roaming agreement with MTN South Africa. This means that Cell C customers outside the ...


Tue, 13 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
SA will only have two networks in the near future, Cell C exec believes - Business Insider South Africa
SA will only have two networks in the near future, Cell C exec believes  Business Insider South Africa

Infrastructure sharing and consolidation is inevitable, Cell C believes, with competition only on a *service* level.


Fri, 14 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Cell C accuses Vodacom of misleading customers with data bundle pricing - BusinessTech
Cell C accuses Vodacom of misleading customers with data bundle pricing  BusinessTech

The Advertising Regulatory Board (ARB) has published a new ruling which dealt with a dispute between Cell C and Vodacom.


Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
‘Is it load shedding?’ – Cell C customers angry over no network - Citizen
‘Is it load shedding?’ – Cell C customers angry over no network  Citizen

A problem at one of Cell C's data centres left customers with no network for most of Saturday morning. As if stage 1 load shedding wasn't bad enough, Cell C ...


Sat, 01 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Four uncapped men on the Springbok radar - Citizen
Four uncapped men on the Springbok radar  Citizen

Lizo Gqoboka of the Vodacom Bulls charges upfield during the Super Rugby match between Cell C Sharks and Vodacom Bulls at Jonsson Kings Park on March ...


Tue, 07 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Please don’t take away my choice - MyBroadband
Please don’t take away my choice  MyBroadband

The Competition Commission's Data Services Market Inquiry report wants to dictate what mobile data prices should look like, but it may come at the expense ...


Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Cell C launches new ‘spend control’ service - BusinessTech
Cell C launches new ‘spend control’ service  BusinessTech

Cell C customers will not have to worry about their out-of-bundle (OOB) spend again, with Cell C's new Spend Control *service*, which will be available from…


Wed, 14 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Cell C chief executive to step down - BusinessTech
Cell C chief executive to step down  BusinessTech

The board of Cell C has announced that Jose Dos Santos will step down as Cell C's chief executive officer effective 1 March 2019.


Fri, 22 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
New data rules coming in February 2019 - BusinessTech
New data rules coming in February 2019  BusinessTech

Icasa has confirmed that the regulations will now be implemented from 28 February 2019.


Fri, 16 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
SPECIAL REPORT Data costs are falling, say Vodacom, MTN, Cell C, Telkom - Fin24
SPECIAL REPORT Data costs are falling, say Vodacom, MTN, Cell C, Telkom  Fin24

Why is data in South Africa so expensive? Why does it 'expire'? And is there anything that anyone can do about it? Fin24 unpacks the issues in the second ...


Tue, 15 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
South African mobile market share: Vodacom vs MTN vs Cell C vs Telkom - BusinessTech
South African mobile market share: Vodacom vs MTN vs Cell C vs Telkom  BusinessTech

All four of South Africa's mobile network operators have published their latest local subscriber data, with Cell C announcing on Tuesday that it has added…


Tue, 21 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
New mobile data rules: Relief coming for consumers as Icasa settles case with Cell C, MTN - Fin24
New mobile data rules: Relief coming for consumers as Icasa settles case with Cell C, MTN  Fin24

Icasa says it has reached a settlement with Cell C and MTN over the implementation of data rules.


Thu, 15 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
We’re 10 days away from new mobile data laws in South Africa – here’s what you need to know - BusinessTech
We’re 10 days away from new mobile data laws in South Africa – here’s what you need to know  BusinessTech

South Africa is 10 days away from new data regulations – with mobile customers soon to be spared from out of bundle charges, unless they choose to opt in.


Tue, 19 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Cell C launches new MediaPlay mobile and fibre offerings – with pricing - BusinessTech
Cell C launches new MediaPlay mobile and fibre offerings – with pricing  BusinessTech

Cell C has launched its new MediaPlay offerings – allowing consumers to plan and budget for their internet and entertainment services through one contract.


Wed, 05 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Cell C free Black streaming data extended - BusinessTech
Cell C free Black streaming data extended  BusinessTech

Cell C has announced that its free Black streaming data promotion has been extended to February 2019.


Wed, 10 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Huge Group wins interdict against Cell C in airtime battle - TechCentral
Huge Group wins interdict against Cell C in airtime battle  TechCentral

Huge Group said on Tuesday that it has won an interdict in a legal dispute between two of its subsidiaries and Cell C, apparently preventing the mobile operator ...


Tue, 26 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Blue Label Telecoms tanks on Cell C investment jitters - IOL
Blue Label Telecoms tanks on Cell C investment jitters  IOL

Mobile operator Blue Label, founded by brothers Brett and Mark Levy, plummeted 18.63 percent to R4.93 a share, valuing the company at R5.5billion.


Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Important lesson for SA rugby to take from Christchurch - SuperSport
Important lesson for SA rugby to take from Christchurch  SuperSport

The Sharks did South Africa the favour that was asked of them by making the top New Zealand team look mortal on their home ground, but there were lessons ...


Sun, 05 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Vodacom's data prices fell 16.4% in six months – and the customers are streaming in - Business Insider South Africa
Vodacom's data prices fell 16.4% in six months – and the customers are streaming in  Business Insider South Africa

The internet of things was the biggest area of customer growth for Vodacom in the last six months, but unlike MTN it is growing across the board in South Africa.


Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
For Cell C, MVNOs are now big business - TechCentral
For Cell C, MVNOs are now big business  TechCentral

While Vodacom and MTN appear to be allergic to mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs), Cell C is proving it's possible to build a significant business from ...


Wed, 21 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East & Africa - World Socialist Web Site
Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East & Africa  World Socialist Web Site

The World Socialist Web Site invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature.


Fri, 10 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
S&P Global downgrades Cell C on liquidity risks - Creamer Media's Engineering News
S&P Global downgrades Cell C on liquidity risks  Creamer Media's Engineering News

Ratings agency S&P Global Ratings has downgraded South Africa's third largest mobile operator Cell C to 'CCC-', with a developing outlook, on the back of ...


Wed, 17 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Why Telkom should buy Cell C - MyBroadband
Why Telkom should buy Cell C  MyBroadband

Telkom should buy Cell C to boost scale and extract potential synergies. This is according to a Standard Bank Group Securities presentation from February 2019 ...


Thu, 07 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Cell C to drop Black premium subscription to R89 per month for Black Friday - BusinessTech
Cell C to drop Black premium subscription to R89 per month for Black Friday  BusinessTech

Cell C's Black has announced that its top package on the Black streaming *service* will get a big discount for Black Friday 2018. Black Binge Elite will drop from ...


Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Cell C drops call on Miss SA pageant - SowetanLIVE Sunday World
Cell C drops call on Miss SA pageant  SowetanLIVE Sunday World

The future of the Miss South Africa beauty pageant is hanging by a thread after losing its headline sponsor. After five colourful years, Cell C has pulled out of ...


Wed, 06 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Cell C looking to expand Cape Town Wi-Fi network using street lights - BusinessTech
Cell C looking to expand Cape Town Wi-Fi network using street lights  BusinessTech

The City of Cape Town and Cell C have has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) which could pave the way for the expansion of public access Wi-Fi ...


Tue, 30 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
The best mobile networks in SA: Vodacom vs MTN vs Cell C vs Telkom - BusinessTech
The best mobile networks in SA: Vodacom vs MTN vs Cell C vs Telkom  BusinessTech

OpenSignal has released its latest State of Mobile Networks report for South Africa. The September 2018 report tracks data from May to July 2018, and shows ...


Fri, 07 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
SportPesa partners with Cell C - Media Update
SportPesa partners with Cell C  Media Update

SportPesa has partnered with Cell C in an aim to give customers the latest in advanced and reliable sports betting at accessible rates. Cell C customers using ...


Tue, 29 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Cell C partners with SportPesa - ITWeb
Cell C partners with SportPesa  ITWeb

Mobile operator Cell C has done another deal with a sports betting platform, this time with gaming platform, SportPesa. Update. Former ClickaBet CEO Craig ...


Mon, 28 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Black Friday: Cell C, MTN, Telkom and Vodacom's data specials - Memeburn
Black Friday: Cell C, MTN, Telkom and Vodacom's data specials  Memeburn

Looking for more data this Black Friday? We take a look at what South Africa's big four networks — Cell C, MTN, Telkom, and Vodacom — are offering ...


Thu, 22 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Buffet Consortium to help turn Cell C's fortunes - IOL
Buffet Consortium to help turn Cell C's fortunes  IOL

Blue Label Telecoms said on Friday that a consortium had agreed to become a minority shareholder in Cell C.


Mon, 25 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Cell C has a new chief financial officer - TechCentral
Cell C has a new chief financial officer  TechCentral

Cell C has appointed Zafar Mahomed as its new chief financial officer. This follows the short tenure of the previous CFO, Tyrone Soondarjee, who resigned in ...


Wed, 07 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
How to check your own Cell C number - Briefly.co.za
How to check your own Cell C number  Briefly.co.za

Finding out ?HOW TO CHECK YOUR OWN CELL C NUMBER? is necessary for all Cell C subscribers. The process is easy and fast. Enjoy the best connection ...


Sat, 06 Apr 2019 10:52:56 GMT
Vodacom, Cell C, Telkom, and MTN accused of stealing from SA customers - Citizen
Vodacom, Cell C, Telkom, and MTN accused of stealing from SA customers  Citizen

A campaign describes the illegal charging of customers as 'possibly the greatest theft' committed against the SA population. A civil action campaign ...


Fri, 02 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Cell C customers can now pay to roll over their data - MyBroadband
Cell C customers can now pay to roll over their data  MyBroadband

Cell C announced it has enhanced its data bundle roll-over and transfer features to be fully compliant with ICASA's End-User and Subscriber *Service* Charter…


Fri, 21 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Best Cell C deals in 2019 - Briefly.co.za
Best Cell C deals in 2019  Briefly.co.za

Wondering what are the best ?CELL C DEALS?that you can take advantage of this year? Here is a comprehensive piece that will give you details of data and ...


Thu, 07 Feb 2019 05:00:34 GMT

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