If Vodacom were an ethical company...

2014-07-07 12:03

In future, says TO Molefe, he'll be moving every copy he comes across of former Vodacom CEO Alan Knott-Craig's autobiography to a special shelf in the fiction section.

Alan Knott-Craig is recovering - Cell C

2013-11-18 20:24

Cell C CEO Alan Knott-Craig is recovering in hospital after suffering a minor stroke, the firm has announced.

Vodacom, MTN fall on call rate cuts

2013-10-07 17:14

Shares of Vodacom and MTN have dropped sharply after the telecoms regulator said it planned to cut by 75% the fees they can charge rivals to use their network.

Parties close 'Please Call Me' case

2013-08-09 11:54

Lawyers have closed their case in the civil claim involving Vodacom's Please Call Me service, in the High Court in Johannesburg.

Cell C gets R5.7bn cash boost

2013-07-16 14:32

Mobile operator Cell C will be getting a financial injection of R3.5bn from shareholders and a loan package of R2.2bn.

Vodacom’s smooth operator

2012-11-16 14:09

Vodacom CEO Shameel Joosub has been with the company for a remarkable 18 years, rising rapidly in the ranks and fulfilling several roles.

Knott-Craig takes gamble with MXit

2012-07-15 12:50

Alan Knott-Craig, who owns MXit, opened the technology backing it for others to write and sell their own software for the platform and it has paid off.

Cell C appoints Alan Knott-Craig as CEO

2012-01-19 14:09

The Board of Cell C announces that it has today decided to appoint Alan Knott-Craig as the new Chief Executive Officer of Cell C. Read the full statement here.

Cutting the red tape

2011-04-21 00:00

Five minutes of media exposure over the past week should have been enough for you to catch one of Vodacom’s “going red” advertisements. With R200m spent on the campaign, South Africa gets the message: Vodacom Group has dropped its blue look for a new red alignment with the branding of its parent company, British cellular giant Vodafone. But there is far more to the changes at Vodacom than meets the eye.


Knott-Craig steps down as Cell C boss

2014-05-08 17:26

Alan Knott-Craig has stepped down as CEO of Cell C after recovering from a stroke, chairperson Mohammed Hariri has announced.

Watchdog to probe MTN, Vodacom call rates

2013-10-09 18:16

The Competition Commission says it will investigate the pricing methods used by MTN and Vodacom, following a complaint lodged by Cell C.

Knott-Craig ‘lying’ about Please Call Me

2013-08-11 12:41

The man who claims Vodacom stole his Please Call Me idea tells of his 13-year struggle to obtain recognition and compensation for it.

Former boss testifies in Vodacom case

2013-08-07 10:19

Vodacom's former CEO Alan Knott-Craig says that ex-employee Nkosana Makete is not entitled to compensation for the 'Please Call Me' concept.

Cell C ultimatum on termination rates

2013-04-19 09:31

Cell C's CEO has warned of legal action if the telecoms regulator does not cut mobile termination rates by the end of the year, according to a report.

Cell C calls for cheaper rates

2012-11-16 09:35

A flat rate call rates across networks should help bring the costs down for consumers, mobile operator Cell C has said.

Cell C drops prepaid prices to 99c

2012-05-16 12:45

Mobile operator Cell C has made its first big move under new CEO Alan Knott-Craig, by slashing its prepaid call rates to R0.99.

Knott-Craig joins rival Cell C

2012-01-19 11:04

Former Vodacom CEO Alan Knott-Craig will take over as Cell C CEO in April.

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