South Africa has the second highest data contract prices among a select group of seven countries, according to a study prompted by the local #datamustfall trend.

South Africa has the second highest data contract prices among a select group of seven countries, according to a study prompted by the local #datamustfall trend.

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‘Disappearing act: Where is my mobile data going?’

2016-09-26 16:11

Mobile networks such as MTN and Vodacom have come under the spotlight in recent weeks over their allegedly high data prices as the #datamustfall hashtag gathered pace on Twitter.

Cell C launches its first reality show

2016-09-14 15:05

A new mobile TV reality show, #BreakTheNet, is coming to Cell C who plan to start their own video-on-demand service.

Glitch knocks Cell C network in Gauteng

2016-09-05 14:35

South Africa’s third largest mobile network Cell C says its network has suffered downtime in parts of Gauteng.

Vodacom-MTN ‘duopoly’ risks being entrenched, says Cell C

2016-07-27 07:00

A plan to auction off wireless broadband spectrum without government buy-in and greater consultation risks entrenching Vodacom and MTN's dominance, says Cell C.

Cell C unhappy with R3bn spectrum price

2016-07-19 16:35

South Africa’s third largest mobile network, Cell C, has expressed its concern over having to fork out at least R3bn to bid for radio frequency spectrum.

Cell C tops 1m virtual network customers

2016-07-11 14:52

South Africa’s third largest mobile network Cell C says its mobile virtual network operator partnerships has resulted in the sign-up of “over one million customers”.

Sharks secure renewed Cell C deal

2016-07-06 15:50

The Sharks have announced a renewed sponsorship deal with South African telecommunications company Cell C.

Here’s how much it costs to cancel your phone contract

2016-06-30 15:16

Cancelling your cellphone contract could cost you thousands of rands, says a local phone bill monitoring company.

Why the telecoms industry is in a bind

2016-05-25 09:02

The telecoms sector faces a conundrum as demand for data continues to soar ahead of voice. But revenue from data is growing at a significantly slower rate than the increase in data traffic.


Cell C ‘gives away’ cash in new contract drive

2016-09-28 12:19

South Africa’s number three network Cell C has embarked on an aggressive market move in which it is giving away up to R10 000 to customers.

Parliament may take #DataMustFall debate further

2016-09-22 15:08

Members of Parliament could take the debate on allegedly high South African mobile data prices one step further than just a portfolio committee hearing.

MTN loses phone number porting court case

2016-09-06 17:03

MTN Group has been ordered by a Johannesburg court to allow customers to keep their phone numbers when leaving for other telecommunications competitors.

Blue Label’s Cell C acquisition deal ‘on track’

2016-08-18 06:57

Blue Label Telecoms says plans to acquire 35% of Cell C as part of a recapitalisation of plan are still “on track”.

Spectrum auction will boost SA economy - Vodacom

2016-07-21 10:10

South Africa’s biggest mobile network Vodacom has given the thumbs up to a local plan to auction off radio frequency spectrum for high-speed broadband.

Cell C cuts back on contract buy-outs

2016-07-14 09:12

South Africa’s third largest mobile network Cell C has pulled its contract buy-out promotion from its franchise channel, the company has confirmed.

Here's how to calculate your phone contract cancellation fee

2016-07-07 12:06

Phone bill monitoring company Tarrific has revealed how mobile networks could calculate your contract cancellation fee.

How much Fin24 users paid to cancel their phone contracts

2016-07-01 15:01

Research from a local phone bill monitoring company has revealed that South Africans can expect to possibly pay thousands to cancel their phone contracts.

Cell C wins Wi-Fi calling battle with Vodacom

2016-06-08 08:54

Cell C has won its battle with Vodacom at the Advertising Standards Authority over a Wi-Fi calling dispute.

SA mobile networks say no to ad blocking

2016-05-24 15:11

Local mobile operators have indicated that they are not investigating network level ad blocking services yet.

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