Heated debate over legality of data expiration

2015-08-28 11:34

How and when mobile networks expire consumers’ unused data is coming under the spotlight again in South Africa.

Telkom sees Cell C purchase as way to grow

2015-08-26 15:09

South Africa’s biggest landline provider sees a potential acquisition of closely held wireless company Cell C as a way to grow its own mobile-phone business.

Commission to probe contract price hikes

2015-08-14 11:09

The National Consumer Commission is investigating mobile networks’ price increases after consumers complained about price hikes in the middle of contract periods.

Telkom wins top value for money mobile title

2015-07-20 09:15

Telkom has edged out the top mobile operators in SA to earn the most value for money title, new research has suggested.

Why spectrum is key to Vodacom’s broadband hopes

2015-07-02 06:45

Radio frequency spectrum is becoming a battleground for South Africa’s biggest mobile network Vodacom in its bid to provide faster broadband, according to analysts.

me&you surprises with 5GB data bundle offer

2015-07-01 10:27

Mobile virtual network operator me&you mobile has announced a new data bundle designed to entice consumers to its service.

Cell C to offer free Facebook access

2015-06-24 11:22

South Africa’s third largest mobile network Cell C has inked a deal to provide zero-rated access to social network Facebook from July 1 while also bringing to SA.

SA cellphone contracts ‘designed to confuse’

2015-06-22 11:19

Fin24 users have expressed their cynicism over why South Africa is said to have over 10 000 combinations of phone contracts and add-on bundles.

SA has ‘over 10 000’ cellphone contract combinations

2015-06-19 15:01

South Africa only has four major mobile networks but there are over 10 000 combinations of phone contracts and add-on bundles, according to a research firm.

Icasa approves Vodacom’s R7bn bid for Neotel

2015-06-15 17:01

Vodacom’s R7bn offer to buy fixed-line and internet provider Neotel has been approved by South Africa’s communications regulator subject to conditions.


Cell C drops free WhatsApp promotion

2015-08-27 14:54

The mobile operator is ending its free access promotion to the messaging service.

Networks ‘wrong’ to hike contract prices

2015-08-17 14:58

Fin24 users support a move by the National Consumer Commission (NCC) to investigate mobile networks over price increases.

Bribery claims rock Neotel as CEO takes special leave

2015-07-31 16:53

Telecoms company Neotel has placed its chief executive officer Sunil Joshi and chief financial officer Steven Whiley on special leave amid an investigation into bribery.

Cell C pleased with dog humping ad ruling

2015-07-08 14:00

Cell C has welcomed the ruling from the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) which rejected complaints on an advert for the mobile operator.

Vodacom-Neotel deal should worry Telkom - analyst

2015-07-01 15:43

Regulators' approval of Vodacom’s R7bn bid to buy fixed-line business Neotel should worry Telkom, says an analyst.

Cell C secures R3.3bn debt issuance

2015-06-26 13:00

South Africa’s third largest mobile network Cell C has raised €240m (R3.3bn) to fund the company’s capital expenditure and cash requirements.

Why virtual mobile networks are targeting SA

2015-06-23 12:32

There are key reasons why the South African mobile virtual network landscape is opening up, according to an expert.

Telkom cuts its pre-paid data prices

2015-06-22 09:31

Telkom is making dramatic cuts to its mobile pre-paid data prices as competition in the local telecommunications market heats up.

Cell C wants answers on Vodacom-Neotel deal

2015-06-18 15:21

Cell C wants to know why Vodacom’s R7bn bid for Neotel was approved by regulator Icasa, and the company is even threatening legal action to try to stop the buyout.

The mobile network has launched a new ad campaign that takes a cheeky look at South Africa's rising costs of living and other issues such as load shedding.

The mobile network has launched a new ad campaign that takes a cheeky look at South Africa's rising costs of living and other issues such as load shedding.

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