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.

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.


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.

Jun 23, 2021

Cell C decommissions physical radio access network in three provinces

The mobile operator outlines progress made to migrate its prepaid MVNO customers to roam solely on its partner network, MTN, via a virtual radio access network. 

Jun 23, 2021

Lack of spectrum strangles burgeoning MVNO market

Even though SA’s mobile virtual network operator market is opening up, growth can’t be accelerated without spectrum allocation, says Ignition Telecoms CEO Valde Ferradaz.

Jun 1, 2021

PnP Mobile’s RICA process goes paperless

Pick n Pay makes it possible for PnP Mobile customers to register their SIM cards through a completely paperless process.

May 5, 2021

FNB Connect sees doubled data, voice consumption

The business records significant growth, as the bank’s mobile offering reports a 22% year-on-year increase in active customer numbers, says FNB Connect CEO Bradwin Roper.

Feb 25, 2021

Cell C rejects morphing into MVNO, forges ahead with new strategy

The telco rebuffs suggestions it is morphing into a mobile virtual network operator, following its decision to migrate customers to Vodacom and MTN.

Nov 20, 2020

MTN unlocks mobile virtual network operator potential in SA

The launch of PnP Mobile demonstrates the mobile virtual network operator market has been enriched by the entry of MTN as a wholesale provider, analysts say.

Nov 18, 2020

Pick n Pay, MTN collaborate to launch SA’s newest MVNO

PnP Mobile will run on MTN’s mobile network infrastructure to offer customers prepaid, SIM-based access to services, with data rewards each month.

Nov 2, 2020

MTN unveils MVNO service

The company's launch of a mobile virtual network operator service brings the digital world closer for more people and communities, says MTN.

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