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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.


Cell C faces off with angry union over retrenchments

The union says employees are cognisant of the company’s depressed financial position but they cannot be blamed for the liquidity challenges.


Tech firms contribute to SA’s dire unemployment stats

Unemployment in the country rose to 30.1% in the first quarter of 2020, with a number of local ICT firms having let go of thousands of employees.

22 Jun

Cell C, labour unions ready to square off over jobs

Unions say they communicated their displeasure to Cell C management and hope to get an urgent meeting to engage on this matter.

19 Jun

Cell C to retrench 40% of semi-skilled workers

The financially-constrained telco says a “difficult decision” has been reached and it has initiated discussions with the affected parties.

11 Jun

LG’s budget K series line-up now available in SA

LG’s new K series mid-range line-up takes on Samsung’s Galaxy A-Series, Apple’s iPhone SE and Huawei’s P30 Lite.


Stephen Morony joins Huge as commercial director

Telecommunications specialist Huge Group appoints Stephen Morony as commercial director of its subsidiary Huge Telecom.

May 28, 2020

SA Digital Villages taps ex-Cell C exec Junaid Munshi

Junaid Munshi has over two decades of experience in telecoms spanning four countries, and will drive customer uptake and deliver growth across the business.

May 27, 2020

Lack of differentiation among SA telcos hurts Cell C

Cell C is the biggest casualty as local cellular networks have increasingly become undifferentiated when it comes to customer satisfaction, says Consulta.

May 22, 2020

Cell C cautiously optimistic on recapitalisation prospects

The recapitalisation is an important pillar of Cell C’s turnaround and it is being thorough to ensure all conditions are met, says CEO Douglas Craigie Stevenson.

May 21, 2020

Special purpose vehicle Gatsby to acquire Cell C assets

The Competition Commission recommends conditional approval of the proposed acquisition of certain Cell C assets by Gatsby SPV.

May 12, 2020

Cell C, Vodacom reopen retail outlets

The mobile operators have now reopened nearly all of their stores across South Africa under the level four lockdown conditions.

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