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
MVNOs, WiFi offload MVN-X has announced that its customers can now gain automatic WiFi access at over 2 500 hotspots to complement their existing GSM voice and data services. MVN-X is the first niche network enabler in South Africa to partner with WiFi provider Always On to make this service available. PREMIUM CONTENT: Please Login,
The Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) announced that due to the desire of some interested people to postpone the date of application for licensing to provide the services of virtual mobile communications networks operator in the Kingdom with the host service provider, Saudi Mobile Communications Company ” Zain”, the deadline for submitting applications for
First National Bank (FNB) is planning to launch its own virtual network operator (MVNO) soon, which will offer products that are tightly integrated with FNB’s banking services, MyBroadband reported, citing industry sources. FNB already has its own ISP, which offers products that linked with its eBucks programme. MyBroadband said FNB did not answer directly when
A new virtual mobile operator arrived in South Africa, addressing a growing need in the market. But it’s not the same story all over again. It’s a decade since South Africans were introduced to the concept of the mobile virtual network operator, or MVNO, but the country has yet to experience the benefits of the
Vodacom’s CEO said the acquisition of Neotel means the operator will become a well-funded second network operator, and bring true competition to the market. Vodacom CEO Shameel Joosub said the delay in Vodacom’s acquisition of Neotel because of regulatory approval is extremely frustrating. Speaking to CNBC Africa, he said the regulatory processes are taking too
TORONTO, —Redknee Solutions Inc., a leading provider of real-time monetization and subscriber management software, is pleased to announce that Vodacom, a leading South African operator has signed a multi-million dollar order to upgrade to the latest version of Redknee Unified. With Redknee’s flexible billing, charging and rating platform, Vodacom is able to launch advanced products,
LONDON, December 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Mobile brand expands footprint to Saudi Arabia Lebara, a leading European mobile telecoms operator for migrant communities, has today announced the launch of its MVNO service in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). Lebara Mobile KSA is a Saudi company supported by an alliance of major Saudi investors and
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,
VIRGIN Mobile SA is planning on signing up 1-million customers in the next three years on the back of new products, it said on Friday. Virgin Mobile has been operating in SA since 2006 and has missed its targets a number of times as it struggles to compete against well entrenched operators. The company would
SOURCE businesstech.co.za Virgin Mobile South Africa says it will close 30 of its current 38 stores across the country, as part of a plan to revise its distribution footprint. A spokesperson for the group told BusinessTech that the impact on staff “will be very low” as “the balance of stores will be handed over to
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.
Orange is talking up its plans to enter the South African mobile market as an MVNO, and is also looking at joining a consortium which will build a widespread Wi-Fi network
The French operator has attacked what it calls “anticompetitive” behaviour by some South African mobile operators, including Vodacom and Telkom Mobile. By Duncan McLeod.
Financial services firm FNB, says its has sold more than 175,000 devices since October 2011.
Virgin Mobile South Africa has launched new pre-paid price plans called ‘1, 2, Free’, offering subscribers every third minute, SMS or megabyte of data free of charge