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Cell C appoints Craigie Stevenson CEO, extends MTN roaming deal

A busy day at Cell C as it appoints Douglas Craigie Stevenson as its permanent CEO, while extending its roaming deal with MTN.


Mixed reaction as telcos ponder new spectrum directive

Most mobile operators believe the new spectrum allocation policy is a positive development, while analysts express concern at the continued focus on the WOAN.

Jul 17, 2019

MTN engages Comp Commission, Eliovect cries foul

The Competition Commission probes Eliovect’s allegations that MTN and Cell C are colluding with Blue Label to block black service providers.


BEE group wants Blue Label investigated for monopoly

An empowerment consortium claims the JSE-listed company has the prepaid airtime market monopoly and demands an immediate resolution.


Blue Label reassures investors over Cell C

No material concerns have been uncovered as a result of Cell C’s new management conducting a deep dive into its business practices, says Blue Label Telecoms.

Jul 11, 2019

Cell C boss pursues recapitalisation, freezes jobs, reviews contracts

Shareholder Blue Label’s shares tumble in morning trade as Cell C interim CEO Douglas Craigie Stevenson issues an unflattering open letter outlining the company’s challenges.

Jul 10, 2019

MTN, Sanlam insurtech partnership may face stumbling blocks

The companies will have to overcome hindrances such as the lack of disposable income and insurance culture in Africa, say analysts.

Jun 27, 2019

Consolidate or get new equity funding, analyst tells Cell C

Without a fresh capital injection, coupled with a challenging South African market, Cell C sees its second rating agency downgrade of the year.

Jun 13, 2019

Afrihost’s Air Mobile may induce customer churn, say analysts

Analysts believe if Afrihost sorts out availability issues, its new offering can disrupt the local mobile data market.

May 7, 2019

Cell C, Free State ink public access WiFi deal

The provincial government and Cell C have signed an agreement that will pave the way to public access WiFi for citizens.

Apr 30, 2019

Telcos ignore half of social media complaints

Almost 45% of complaints on social media go unanswered by telecoms operators, says BrandsEye.


Telcos hit back at CompCom data report

The Competition Commission's reliance on data from 2017 leaves MTN and Vodacom fuming, as they say a lot has changed in the mobile data pricing sector in the past 18 months.

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