SA mobile contract price hikes unjustified - study

2015-05-21 16:35

Local mobile operators’ claims that rising input costs are fuelling contract price hikes are not reflected in their financial statements, says a research body.

User views on Eskom, govt wages and Cell C

2015-05-17 15:02

Eskom has again come under the whip of Fin24 commentators as articles reveal the extent of the power supplier's financial woes.

Signal woes may hamper Cell C’s R10k buy-back plan

2015-05-14 13:01

Mobile network Cell C’s plan to give customers up to R10 000 to help them buy themselves out of their contracts with other networks has caught Fin24 users’ attention.

Strong data growth for Cell C

2015-05-13 11:18

Data revenue on Cell C’s network has grown from R417m in the period January to March 2014 to R661m for the same period in 2015.

Cell C considers job cuts

2015-05-07 17:01

More job losses may hit the local telecommunications sector as mobile network Cell C is starting consultations around possible retrenchments.

New network me&you targets low call costs

2015-04-23 09:10

The latest network operator to launch in South Africa has announced competitive call rates.

Cell C to build R8bn LTE network

2015-04-09 13:34

Mobile network Cell C is set to enter the LTE race in South Africa after announcing a plan to invest R8bn in a next generation broadband network.

Vodacom: Terms & conditions apply

2015-04-08 07:56

The tariff hike shows we need to stop being victims of our own negligence, says Solly Moeng.

Orange has no plan to buy Cell C

2015-03-31 08:28

While the future of Cell C is uncertain, Orange officials say they are not in talks to buy a majority share in the operator.

UPDATE: Fibre break disrupts Cell C network

2015-03-13 11:02

The mobile operator says it has fixed a problem that resulted in customers complaining about difficulties in making calls.


Vodacom: Cell C’s R10k deal is a ‘marketing gimmick’

2015-05-18 13:45

South Africa’s biggest mobile network Vodacom has brushed aside the possible impact that rival Cell C’s R10 000 buy-back deal could have on the local market.

Cell C will pay you R10K to join its network

2015-05-17 15:00

José dos Santos, CEO of Cell C – the third-largest mobile operator in South Africa – is hoping his play for the postpaid market will garner him 500?000 new subscribers by the end of the year.

Cell C wants to buy your old contract

2015-05-13 16:10

Cell C’s chief executive says an initiative to give customers up to R10 000 to help buy themselves out of contracts with other networks could last longer than just four months.

With cellphones, money talks

2015-05-10 15:59

Looking at cellphone contracts and costs can make your head hurt, especially when you consider that there are three major cellphone networks. To make things a bit simpler, we looked at three typical kinds of cellphone users.

Cell C ending Red Bull Mobile partnership

2015-05-06 18:08

Mobile network Cell C is set to stop selling Red Bull Mobile products.

Voice over LTE launched in SA

2015-04-10 15:54

Mobile network Vodacom is the first in SA to launch the service which promises better call quality.

SA smartphone vendor takes on big players

2015-04-08 09:55

Local phone maker Mobicel is preparing to debut a new smartphone range in South Africa and take on big players in the industry.

Commission investigates Vodacom, Cell C over price hikes

2015-04-05 08:46

The National Consumer Commission has launched a probe into the mobile networks regarding their plans to increase voice and data prices, according to the Sunday Times .

Smartphone brands that SA buys online

2015-03-23 11:05

Options to buy mobile phones on the internet are growing for South Africans and Google Android is increasingly their choice of operating system.

Want a dual SIM phone? Demand it

2015-03-09 11:23

It is up to South Africans to demand dual SIM functionality from mobile operators, says a manufacturer.

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