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Apr 13, 2017

Virgin Mobile MEA gets new CEO

Alan Gow was a co-founder of the original Virgin Mobile in the UK alongside Sir Richard Branson and an architect of the company's economic model as an MVNO.

Jul 12, 2016

Cell C passes 1m MVNO customers

Over a million South Africans use mobile virtual network operators through Cell C's infrastructure.


MVNOs cheaper than established operators

On a price comparison basis, the niche players are cheaper than the traditional network operators, making them very affordable for consumers, says Tariffic.

May 29, 2015

Govt thwarts ICT investment

Government interference in telecoms deals has scuppered some potentially lucrative investments in SA.

Jan 13, 2015

Movement afoot in MVNO space

The niche cellular service sector should see more action in the first half of 2015.

Nov 3, 2014

Analysts sceptical about Virgin's chances

Some question the likelihood of Virgin Mobile doubling its subscriber base, and whether the MVNO is still relevant in SA.

Nov 1, 2014

Virgin Mobile unveils free on-net calls

Virgin Mobile outlines its strategy to boost subscriber numbers by offering free on-net calls.

Nov 28, 2013

Mirage signs with Cell C for virtual networks

The mobile virtual network enabler is expected to lure big brands with custom mobile products.

Jul 3, 2013

Ripe for the picking

Can Orange succeed in SA?

Jun 9, 2013

Virgin slams Vodacom, MTN - report

Virgin Mobile has blamed Vodacom and MTN's "unregulated anticompetitive behaviour" for the company's inability to compete effectively, according to a Sunday Times article.

Dec 13, 2012

Operators gear up for iPhone 5

Prepaid pricing will vary between R8 799 for the 16GB handset and R11 699 for the 64GB device.

Jun 5, 2012

Virgin Mobile dissolves into new telco

The mobile virtual network operator will be integrated into a new group, Virgin Mobile Middle East and Africa, following a partnership agreement.

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