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1:20
Monday

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.

2:50

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.

3:00
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.

3:40
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.

2:40
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.

4:20
Jul 24, 2020

Advocacy organisation urges telcos to provide free lockdown data

Amandla.mobi submits over 500 000 signatures to Vodacom, MTN, Cell C and Telkom, requesting free monthly data and SMSes for citizens.

2:10
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.

1:50
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.

2:40
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.

4:30
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.

3:10
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.

5:30
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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