Cell C and Rain still have much cheaper data – even after Vodacom’s 30% price slash

2020-03-10 14:50

Vodacom will now also offer free access to governmental websites, Facebook Flex, and Wikipedia.

Cell C defaulted on a R2.7 billion loan – here’s when, experts say, it will be time for customers to worry

2020-01-30 05:58

Cell C subscribers should only start getting concerned about its service if they start seeing network issues, which is unlikely.

A new deal means Cell C clients can use MTN's network - for much cheaper than MTN users

2019-11-18 16:16

The deal will be implemented from 2020 over 36 months.

After 10 years, Vodacom, MTN and Cell C have all started locking handsets to their own networks again

2019-10-25 13:05

Network-locked devices fell out favour in South Africa a decade ago, but are making a quick comeback.

Cell C is now officially in default on its debt – here’s why customers probably don’t need to worry just quite yet

2019-08-23 15:35

The operator said it intentionally cut payments to its lenders in a bid to recapitalise the business.

Data prices could start falling from next month - here's why

2019-07-05 12:50

South Africa has some of the most expensive data in the world.

Cellphone data rules change this week - here's how it will work at Vodacom, MTN, Cell C and Telkom

2019-02-25 06:30

From the beginning of March, South Africans have to be warned if they use out-of-bundle data, and they will also be able to roll over data.

Vodacom’s data prices fell 16.4% in six months – and the customers are streaming in

2018-11-12 08:56

The internet of things was the biggest area of customer growth for Vodacom in the last six months, but unlike MTN it is growing across the board in South Africa.

4 career tips from the CEO of Cell C

2018-06-16 14:36

Don't use social media to form opinions, especially not of of yourself.

Getting Cell C deeper in the black

2018-01-16 14:49

Following a recent restructuring and the launch of a new video-on-demand service, CEO Jose Dos Santos believes the long-struggling mobile operator is in a much stronger position today.


You can now RICA your SIM-card online at Vodacom and Rain - and MTN promises to improve the service soon

2020-02-17 17:05

Completing the process online means consumers can avoid lengthy queues.

FNB now offers some customers free KFC and extra data

2020-01-29 10:06

FNB is giving some customers free extra data and students who open the bank's new Easy account will get a KFC voucher.

Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini now has his own cellphone network – and a GB data costs 45% more than at Telkom

2019-11-05 12:52

Sim cards for the mobile service will only be available in KwaZulu-Natal at launch, but connectivity nationwide through the Cell C network.

Cell C ran into network issues a month after it defaulted on debt - but the struggling company says the problem is already fixed

2019-09-13 11:33

Technology analyst Arthur Goldstuck previously said users should only start worrying about Cell C when they struggle to connect to the network.

Cell C is investigating ‘irregular business practice’ – here’s why subscribers don’t need to panic (yet)

2019-07-11 16:57

Cell C said it has a “zero-tolerance policy towards illegal or unethical activity”.

Why Telkom will not yet invest in 5G – and when 5G will be available at Cell C, Vodacom, MTN, and Rain

2019-05-06 09:12

5G promises to be up to be 20 times faster than 4G.

I only spend R17 on cellphone data a month – here's how I do it

2019-02-03 12:26

This approach limits you to WhatsApp messages only, and you're going to need to know where to find free wi-fi hotspots.

Vodacom says its data was suddenly a lot cheaper in the last three months – and it is thrilled about that

2018-07-24 09:07

Vodacom sold a lot more data bundles than usual in April, May, and June, because its prices were lower. It now says new Icasa rules on data roll-over won't be that big a deal – because it turns out people buy more data when it is cheaper.

At R50 for 1 gig, this is SA’s cheapest data network. It took us 6 minutes to sign up

2018-06-11 16:44

But getting the SIM card proved to be a problem.

Cell C says it's business as usual despite junk rating

2017-02-08 13:53

The company has assured customers that its network will remain active despite its recent credit downgrade to the lowest junk rating.

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