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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.