Cell C

Analysts warn of Cell C strain due to prolonged recap deal

As the telco’s biggest shareholder renews its recapitalisation caution, industry watchers consider the impact of the prolonged refinancing discussions.

Sep 16, 2021

Cell C terminates services to Virgin Mobile users

The telco advises it will terminate the provision of network services to Virgin Mobile SA’s 15 000 subscribers this week.


Treasury unveils portal to measure damage from July riots

Government says the portal will be used to establish the extent of the damage, so that it can make more informed decisions on the support mechanisms.


FNB Connect outpaces telcos in satisfaction survey

Mobile telecoms customers are choosing to turn to trusted providers they already have a deep relationship with, says Consulta.

Sep 7, 2021

Ramaphosa to expedite SA Connect in broadband push

President Cyril Ramaphosa wants more people to participate in the ballooning digital economy, and pushes for the long-delayed project to be accelerated.

Sep 6, 2021

Cell C tightens screws after losing R130m through fraud

The company’s management implements a business turnaround plan that it says includes robust governance processes to improve fraud prevention.

Sep 4, 2021

Virgin Mobile to close shop in SA after 15 years

A combination of tough trading conditions, strong competition and the economic stress posed by COVID-19 means it has been a challenging market, says the MVNO.


Operators question ‘premature’ returning of temporary spectrum

Mobile operators call on the regulator to again extend the temporary spectrum allocation, as the country is still battling the COVID-19 pandemic.


Airtime purchase deal with Investec, First Rand to refinance Cell C

Blue Label Telecoms advises shareholders there is silver lining for Cell C, after the conclusion of an airtime purchase deal with Investec and First Rand Bank.


Standard Bank Mobile launches fixed LTE offerings

The mobile virtual network operator says it bases its packaged offers on an amount of data per month, including a router.

Aug 20, 2021

Cell C hunts for new wholesale business unit boss

The new candidate will replace the late Cell C chief executive for wholesale Björn Flormann, who passed on recently.

Aug 20, 2021

Jon Hoehler elected as treasurer on WASPA board

The new treasurer's focus will be to provide strategic and financial guidance to the organisation, as well as ensure it continues to meet its fiduciary commitments.

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