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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.