Cell C

Cell C welcomes new Net1 representative to board

The company appoints David Shimkus to its board as one of the shareholder representatives for Net1, replacing Paul Edwards.


Cell C’s recap lifeline close, says shareholder Blue Label

The largest shareholder of Cell C says the telco will be recapped this year, as the key partners have made inroads in negotiating the funding deal.

26 Aug

Fresh storm brewing as Cell C employees blow the whistle

The employees are alleging a number of issues, which they place at the centre of the challenges facing the mobile operator.

21 Aug

Cell C to close down 130 stores as financial pressure mounts

A jobs bloodbath is expected at the debt-saddled mobile operator, as it shutters 130 stores across the country as financial pressure continues to ravage the company.

Aug 4, 2020

Cell C fails to pay debts, again

The telco notifies its noteholders that it has defaulted on the payment of capital on its $184 million note which was due on 2 August.

Jul 24, 2020

Advocacy organisation urges telcos to provide free lockdown data submits over 500 000 signatures to Vodacom, MTN, Cell C and Telkom, requesting free monthly data and SMSes for citizens.

Jul 14, 2020

Cell C reduces pricing on 30-day data bundles

The mobile carrier unveils a new data pricing structure for its 30-day bundles, which will see 2G cost R95.

Jul 7, 2020

Cell C searches for next big tech ideas to invest in

The telco’s Innovation Challenge offers the opportunity to access interest-free loans, mentorship and the chance to work with Cell C as a supplier.

Jul 7, 2020

Mineworkers Investment Company invests in local telco

Mining investment firm Mineworkers Investment Company concludes a 25.1% acquisition deal in South African telco DN Invest.

Jul 6, 2020

COVID-19 hits SA telecoms sector, dozens of stores closed

The pandemic hits the sector hard, resulting in stores being temporarily closed for deep cleaning and staff placed in quarantine.

Jul 6, 2020

Union claims first victory in battle for jobs at Cell C

The CCMA commissioner agrees to take under review issues raised by the union regarding the Cell C retrenchment consultation process.

Jul 1, 2020

EXCLUSIVE: New MVNO Sakeng Mobile to launch in SA

South African-based business Sakeng is looking to officially debut a mobile virtual network operator, called Sakeng Mobile, in August.

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