Blue Label cautions of further Cell C funding delays
Certain agreements are not yet in final execution form and are in the process of finalisation, says Blue Label.
SA’s 1GB data prices still higher than African counterparts
A new report ranks South Africa at number 135 out of 233 countries, with 1GB of mobile data in the country costing an average of R37.
Cell C urges deeper assessment of MTN, Telkom deal
The telco says regulators need to consider complex market dynamics as they debate the proposed merger.
Trade union fears jobs bloodbath in MTN, Telkom merger
The Communication Workers Union wants the Competition Commission to halt MTN’s takeover of Telkom.
Tech exec calls for sustainable #MandelaDay projects
The aim should be to introduce young people to tech − a lifeline to the future, says In2IT chairman Tshepo Mokoena.
Telecom CEOs mark Mandela Day by reflecting on Madiba magic
Leaders of Cell C, Vodacom, Telkom and MTN run various programmes to empower young people with skills and mentorship, in the spirit of Nelson Mandela.
Friends of Free Internet demand ‘mahala’ internet in SA
The Friends of Free Internet campaign says the private sector should be taxed more to subsidise data for the poor.
Huge Group to acquire SA’s first MVNO player
The company concludes an agreement to acquire Tethys Mobile, formerly known as Virgin Mobile SA.
Cell C makes progress in slashing R7.3bn debt
Secured lenders vote with requisite quorum and majority in favour of the compromise cash-out offer of 20c for every R1 of debt.
Vodacom eclipses peers in Tutela network quality study
A study shows Vodacom dominated with the consistent quality of its mobile connections from January to March.
All-important Cell C funding meeting fails to take off
The telco’s debtors will now be required to vote on an offer of 20c for every R1 of debt next month.