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Cell C CEO Jose Dos Santos..
Mthoko Mncwabe, the group CIO of SA Post Office and the Postbank, has over 16 years' experience in the IT industry, having worked at Telkom, Cell C and Absa/Barclays Africa, and delivered various business and IT solutions. "However, I never knew how difficult it was to run a public sector business," he says.
* Satisfactory interim numbers from MiX Telematics, with revenue up 9.3% and profit up 5.
Cell C CEO Jose Dos Santos..
Cell C added 1.7 million new subscribers between June 2016 and June 2017.
Black will function as a separate division within Cell C which is focused on delivering entertainment and content..
Fibre has grown in popularity in the local market over the past year – with telcos such as Cell C, Vodacom and MTN adding FTTH offerings across the major open access fibre networks..
DVT made sure the system gives Perkaloo partners access to targeted marketing data from registered users, allowing them to better tailor their rewards based on demand. Perkaloo partners include the likes of Vodacom, MTN, Cell C, Telkom Mobile, Nu Metro, NetFlorist, Wantitall, iToys, Zando, and .
According to ICASA's information, the percentage variance for 500MB of data ranged between 110% and 910%, with Vodacom having the highest variance percentage and Telkom Mobile the lowest. On the 1GB data bundle, variance ranges between 1 274% (Vodacom) and 200% (Telkom Mobile).
However, SA's competitiveness improves when looking at the cost of a 2GB bundle. ICASA chose to compare the price of 2GB bundles in SADC countries, where information could be found on operators' Web sites.

Cell C gambles on ClickaBet

11 Oct 2017 Telecoms
By Staff Writer

Cell C has announced a partnership with online sports betting platform ClickaBet..

Mobile data competition heats up

4 Oct 2017 Telecoms
By Paula Gilbert

"It is astonishing how wide a divide there is between Telkom and Cell C's out-of-bundle rates and Vodacom's (even Vodacom's revised rates). Although any drop in the out-of-bundle rate by any of the operators will be appreciated by consumers, consumers are expecting much more of a drop," says Antony Seeff, CEO of cellphone bill-optimisation company Tariffic.
During last year's #FeesMustFall student protests, Telkom, Cell C, Vodacom and MTN all initiatives to zero-rate university Web site access to assist students with accessing course material necessary to complete the year..

Cell C appoints new COO

26 Sep 2017 Telecoms
By Staff Writer

New Cell C COO Douglas Craigie Stevenson. .

ICASA freezes MTRs for a year

26 Sep 2017 Telecoms
By Staff Writer

The original where introduced in 2010 and new MTRs were announced that strongly favoured SA's smaller players, Cell C and Telkom Mobile. These were set with a three-year glide path which was due to come to an end in September 2017.
Right2Know Gauteng will protest outside the head offices of Cell C, MTN, Vodacom and Telkom to demand affordable data and airtime for all South Africans..

Cell C gets competitive

15 Sep 2017 Telecoms
By Staff Writer

Cell C CEO Jose Dos Santos..

Jasco earnings take a hit

14 Sep 2017 Financial
By Paula Gilbert

Tough economic conditions weighed on the JSE-listed group's financial results, with the second half of the year seeing a particularly sharp downturn..

Cell C tackles data issues

13 Sep 2017 Telecoms
By Staff Writer

Cell C promises to slash out-of-bundle data costs. .
Most recently, local operator Cell C its international roaming rates to 58 countries covering 99 networks..

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