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Local device manufacturers get a bite of govt comms tender

Device manufacturers serving SA’s mobile carriers are set to score a big chunk of the newly-issued multibillion-rand government communications tender.


SA’s top operators share govt’s lucrative telecoms tender

The companies will each make two mobile bundles available to the various public services, as well as provide gadgets.

31 Mar

Cell C shares multibillion-rand govt comms contract with MTN

The telco says the awarding of the contract marks a significant milestone for Cell C and is testament to its turnaround strategy.

30 Mar

Apple supply chain blow as iPhone 12 shortage hits SA

Local telcos confirm global demand and supply chain constraints have resulted in severe shortages of the iPhone 12 Pro and Pro Max.

24 Mar

Rain, Telkom rated worst SA telcos; MTN leads customer service

South Africa’s telcos struggled to provide meaningful customer service under lockdown, with Rain and Telkom ranked as the worst performers, says BrandsEye.

Mar 5, 2021

Cell C transitions into platform-based digital solutions business

The platform-based strategy will see the telco reposition itself as a digital organisation offering a marketplace of integrated products and services.


Blue Label confident of Cell C recap, but no timelines

Cell C’s largest shareholder says the mobile operator will be saved and get fresh funding, but will not commit to timelines as to when this will happen.

Feb 25, 2021

Access to spectrum is a ‘lifeline’, says Cell C CFO

The mobile operator plans to apply for high-demand spectrum and wants to see the application process happen as quickly as possible, says CFO Zafar Mahomed.

Feb 25, 2021

Cell C rejects morphing into MVNO, forges ahead with new strategy

The telco rebuffs suggestions it is morphing into a mobile virtual network operator, following its decision to migrate customers to Vodacom and MTN.


Blue Label expects positive turn in six-month results

The telco credits the disposal of its shareholding in its Mexico business for impacting financials positively.

Feb 15, 2021

SA telcos report gains in online shopping channels

MTN, Cell C, Telkom and Vodacom see an uptick in online sales, as more consumers adapt their purchasing behaviour to e-commerce.

Feb 11, 2021

Hawks nab second suspect in Cell C’s R130m fraud case

The mobile network operator says it fully supports the law enforcement authorities in the arrest of a second former employee, IT manager Adriraan Pillay.

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