Cell C Cell C said it remains focussed on providing customers with innovative and affordable products and will strive to be the first with new service offerings. Cell C had a strong year and was the first mobile network operator in Africa to launch Wi-Fi calling for the iPhone. The company is also the only
Washirika Holdings, Romeo Kumalo Entrepreneur Romeo Kumalo says more competition in the tech sector may be a solution to the high price of data in SA. Kumalo, the former Vodacom executive and a supporter of the #DataMustFall movement, has plans to introduce his own mobile virtual network operator — much like Virgin Mobile and FNB
MTN SA MTN SA will spend R12bn this year to ramp up its network to improve and expand coverage. The company also plans to open its network to other companies, but did not name them. It had initially planned to spend R8bn, but revised that upwards to cater for demand for data. At a media
RECENT subscriber numbers released by MTN and Vodacom indicate consumers still prefer the two biggest cellphone network operators despite alternatives in the form of mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs). SA has seen a rise in MVNOs, which piggyback on Cell C’s network to offer mobile data and voice services. In the past three months, privately
The digital era is giving rise to niche, customer-centric mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) that use lean, agile marketing tactics to match their new way of doing business… A case in point is me&you mobile, South Africa’s first SIM-only, online mobile operator that launched in May 2015, with a rather unusual approach. It began with
While SA’s mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) scene has been stifled by market dynamics since the dawn of the market some 20 years ago, movement in the space has started to heat up and local banks may be the ones to finally break through. This is according to analysts and comes as First National Bank
Corrects revenue in headline and first bullet to 6.3 million zlotys from 6.2 million zlotys. The company corrected its statement.
(Reuters) – Telestrada SA
- March 2015 revenue 6.3 million zlotys Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Gdynia Newsroom)
With a fresh buzz around new MVNO me&you mobile entering South Africa, the latest subscriber spread from entrenched operators shows what a difficult time the new player will have trying to penetrate the market. GSMA Intelligence estimates that South Africa has around 80 million mobile connections – a tally of all reported figures from the
Cape Town – South Africans will soon have an alternative calling option with the launch of a new mobile operator dubbed ‘me&you’. Representatives of me&you in Cape Town announced on Wednesday that they would launch as a mobile virtual network operation (MVNO) in SA on May 4. MVNOs use other mobile networks’ infrastructure to sell
With all three of SA’s primary mobile operators now having done an about-turn on the price war and upped their prices, in about as many months, questions around competition, collusion and fairness have been raised. Consumers, however, have no legal recourse. Yesterday, MTN became the latest operator to announce it would hike prices – for
Cape Town-based Smart Mobile is the latest company in South Africa to launch a mobile virtual network operator. Just two months after Mr Price announced that it would be South Africa’s second mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) after Virgin Mobile, another company has announced plans to venture into the MVNO space. Cape Town-based Smart Mobile,
source techcentral.co.za – By Duncan McLeod Exclusive | Mr Price’s MRP Mobile is only the second mobile virtual network operator to be launched in South Africa. JSE-listed retail group Mr Price has become the first South African retailer to launch a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), TechCentral can reveal. It’s only the second company in
The priority after landing in a foreign country is always to let loved ones know you have arrived safely – and now Virgin Atlantic passengers from the UK can do so for free when landing at OR Tambo International in Johannesburg.
South African MVNE co, MVN-X reports that they will launch a new MVNO in a few weeks on Cell-c’s network
source itweb Despite a potential acquisition that may count against would-be mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs), a regulatory landscape that does not foster new mobile players, and the silo mentality of SA’s network operators, Orange sees a clear market for its entry as a meaningful competitor in the future. This is according to Orange Horizons
Cell C has partnered with Mirage Telecom and Comverse to launch the first “dedicated mobile virtual network enabler” (MVNE) in Africa, as stakeholders begin to push the mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) industry forward on the continent
The Mobility 2014 research study, conducted by World Wide Worx with the backing of First National Bank, reveals that the 19-24 age group – representing students and entrants into the workforce – is abandoning voice faster than any other segment.
Orange Business Services has appointed Yannick Decaux as country manager for South Africa and sales director for Sub-Saharan Africa.
Orange Horizons, a unit of french based mobile operator Orange says that if it had access to spectrum, it would become mobile network operator (MNO) tomorrow.
Orange, the French telecoms company that has been making inroads in the South African market through a partnership with Nashua Mobile, has extended its initial travel product range to the UK and Côte d’Ivoire.
Orange Horizons head on local competition, its SA endeavors, rates and Wi-Fi.
Red Bull Mobile, a partnership between Cell C and Red Bull, has come out of a two-and-a-half year dormancy with the launch of a prepaid product positioned by the operator as a “data-intensive” offering for the youth market.