Cell C goes black

2017-11-19 06:07

Mobile operator Cell C has launched its own media and video-on-demand platform. Called Black, it comes complete with the option of its own interactive TV set-top boxes, powered by Android.

Cell C launches new streaming service

2017-11-16 15:21

Cell C has become the latest entrant in the crowded subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) arena, launching a new streaming service called “black”.

CellSaf ups the fight

2017-11-05 06:00

BEE consortium insists Cell C’s recapitalisation is unlawful and wants a public hearing.

#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.


We'll fight 'corporate pirates'

2017-11-19 06:07

Cell C’s BEE partner will fight attempts to ‘recapitalise’ the cellular operator, writes CellSAf’s Zwelakhe Mankazana.

Cell C to enter Video on Demand game

2017-11-06 17:30

Mobile operator Cell C is to offer exclusive Video on Demand content and entertainment videos across South Africa after partnering with international content provider Vubiquity.

Cell C reports R588m net loss

2017-11-02 13:38

Mobile network Cell C reported a R588m net loss in its interim results for 2017, its major shareholder Blue Label Telecom has announced

#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.

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