Tribunal approves sale of Autopage’s subscriber base

2016-02-12 16:59

Regulators have given Vodacom, MTN and Cell C the green light to acquire the subscribe base of mobile service provider Altech Autopage.

Orange store lists top selling smartphones

2016-02-02 11:13

Microsoft smartphones have jumped to the top of the Orange Store sales chart, followed by Motorola.

SMS should be free in SA, say Fin24 users

2016-01-29 11:57

Several Fin24 users agree with a Wi-Fi body's call to make traditional text-messaging free in South Africa.

MTN: OTT players don’t pay tax in SA

2016-01-26 13:14

Over-the-top technologies such as WhatsApp and Skype don’t pay taxes in South Africa, says mobile network MTN.

Cell C launches free WhatsApp calling

2016-01-22 14:31

The country's third biggest mobile network is throwing down the gauntlet to its bigger rivals by launching a free calling offer.

Cell C: Regulating OTTs could hurt industry

2016-01-14 16:58

South Africa’s third largest mobile network says that possible regulation of over-the-top services like WhatsApp could harm the industry and consumers.

Cell C gets ratings boost over acquisition plans

2015-12-22 18:30

Cell C has received a ratings boost, following reports that Blue Label Telecoms plans to acquire a 35% stake in South African telecommunications business.

Orange undercuts iStore with new iPhone 6s

2015-12-07 11:35

The Orange online store is attempting to disrupt the South African market with the launch of new iPhones at marginally lower costs.

Telkom’s talks to buy Cell C fall through

2015-11-19 15:30

Fixed-line operator Telkom has abandoned negotiations with Dubai-based Oger Telecoms over a potential purchase of Cell C.

Telkom’s R14bn offer for Cell C ‘rejected’

2015-10-30 05:00

Oger Telecom has rejected a R14bn offer from Telkom for its 75% stake in Cell C, according to Bloomberg.


Cell C ups buyout offer to R20 000

2016-02-09 13:11

South Africa’s third largest network has revised its contract buyout offer upwards from a maximum of R10 000 to R20 000.

Fin24 user: Why OTTs really are the future

2016-01-29 15:07

The debate over regulating over-the-top services in South Africa is not only taking place in Parliament as Fin24 users are also offering their varied views on the matter.

10 ‘advantages’ that OTTs have over networks

2016-01-26 17:24

A regulator has indicated how there are ten ways in which OTTs are not under as much regulatory pressure as their mobile network counterparts in South Africa.

AS IT HAPPENED: Parliament holds meeting on WhatsApp regulation

2016-01-26 09:37

MPs, stakeholders and mobile network representatives are meeting in Parliament to discuss possible regulation of over-the-top services in South Africa.

Vodacom, MTN seek level playing field with OTTs

2016-01-15 14:44

South Africa's two biggest mobile networks are gearing up to attend Parliament hearings on possible regulation for over-the-top services in the country.

Blue Label edges closer to acquiring 35% of Cell C

2015-12-30 14:03

South Africa’s third largest mobile network says its board has accepted an offer from Blue Label Telecoms to acquire 35% of the company for R4bn.

Blue Label to acquire 35% of Cell C

2015-12-10 15:50

The distributor of prepaid airtime plans to acquire a stake in South Africa’s third largest mobile network as part of a recapitalisation programme.

Cell C launches LTE in the Western Cape

2015-11-25 11:05

South Africa’s third largest mobile network will launch its LTE service in the Western Cape on December 1.

Telkom confirms bid to buy Cell C

2015-11-09 09:49

South Africa’s biggest fixed line network Telkom has for the first time confirmed that it is in discussions about the possible acquisition of mobile network Cell C.

Cell C iPhone 'enticing', but concerns over network

2015-10-22 15:15

Cell C is offering aggressive contracts for the iPhone 6s, and Fin24 users have weighed in on whether the offer would convince them to switch.

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