#DataMustFall: Vodacom slashes out-of-bundle data costs

2017-10-04 06:30

Network provider Vodacom has announced that it will “significantly reduce” out-of-bundle prices for all customers from mid-October.

Right2Know to lead protest for cheaper data prices

2017-09-19 06:11

Civil organisation Right2Know will on Tuesday protest at headquarters of South Africa’s four largest telecommunications companies in Gauteng, demanding that the price of cellular data decrease.

Cell C drops roaming rates in 58 countries

2017-09-13 21:57

Cell C has announced new international roaming rates to 58 countries covering 99 networks, which it says will make pricing simple and transparent for overseas travellers.

Blue Label posts solid earnings growth

2017-08-25 15:27

Blue Label Telecoms earnings continued to rise, according to the company’s financial results for the year ending May 2017.

Cell C acquisition was 'like the birth of a child' - Blue Label CEO

2017-08-08 10:59

After the conclusion of one of the country’s most complicated acquisitions, Blue Label Telecoms CEO Mark Levy told Fin24 that finalisation felt like ‘the birth of a child’.

Cell C said to sell R6bn of bonds

2017-07-26 13:28

Cell C plans to raise as much as R6bn from the sale of two bonds as part of its recapitalisation that will enable Blue Label Telecoms to buy a stake.

Blue Label set to buy 3G Mobile for R1.9bn

2017-06-27 11:28

Airtime seller Blue Label Telecoms has announced an agreement which will see it acquire 3G Mobile, one of Africa’s largest mobile distributors, for R1.9bn.

Blue Label's Cell C recapitalisation reaches finalisation

2017-06-19 18:48

The prolonged recapitalisation deal between airtime seller, Blue Label Telecoms to acquire a 45% share in Cell C is expected to be finalised and implemented by August 1.

Cell C's big, cheap data bundles to shake up market

2017-06-05 12:25

Mobile network operator, Cell C has reacted to decreasing data prices by slashing prices on its data deals. Its offering now rivals Telkom’s FreeMe bundles.

Competition watchdog throws out complaint against Vodacom, MTN

2017-04-18 17:28

The Competition Commission will not prosecute a complaint lodged by Cell C against Vodacom and MTN over anti-competitive conduct.


#DataMustFall: R2K picketers call for cellphone companies to ring in the changes

2017-09-19 15:36

Civil organisation Right2Know has led pickets outside the four major telecommunications companies in Gauteng, demanding affordable voice and data costs for South Africans.

#DataMustFall: Cell C extends data bundles

2017-09-15 09:01

Mobile network Cell C has responded to Icasa's regulation of data by dropping out-of-bundle rates to 15c per MB and extending bundle expiry.

Cell C hits Icasa speed bump over recapitalisation deal

2017-08-31 10:28

The recent recaptialisation deal between mobile network, Cell C and airtime seller, Blue Label Telecoms could see potential delays.

Cell C appoints new chair and deputy

2017-08-21 11:48

Former Primedia CEO Kuben Pillay is the new chairperson of the Cell C board and Blue Label Telecoms chairperson Larry Nestadt is his deputy, Cell C has announced.

Blue Label implements R6bn recapitalisation of Cell C

2017-08-07 08:24

Airtime seller Blue Label says it has fully implemented its recapitalisation of mobile operator Cell C.

Cell C's reality show on the hunt for SA's next big innovator

2017-07-13 18:25

Mobile network Cell C has launched a new social networking reality show to unearth SA’s next great innovator. The show, Hangman, will have R1m up for grabs in prize money.

Cell C seeks 73% debt reduction in Blue Label buyout deal

2017-06-21 10:47

Cell C wants to cut its debt by 73% as part of a deal that will help it sell a stake to Blue Label Telecoms while retaining its operating licence, according to people familiar with the matter.

5 business stories you need to read

2017-06-05 18:02

Former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe is still dominating business news, while the rand is showing some muscle. Here is a round-up of the top stories on Fin24.

Cell C deal remains on track after Net1 speed wobble

2017-06-02 08:25

The move by Blue Label Telecoms to acquire a 45% stake in C Cell hit a speed wobble this week after Net1 changed course as the third-party investor.

Cell C boss: We’re not in a capex race

2017-03-15 06:04

South Africa’s third largest mobile network, Cell C, is not in a race to beef up its capital expenditure, says the company’s CEO Jose Dos Santos.

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