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Standard Bank said to be building an MVNO

Standard Bank is building a mobile virtual network operator, according to well-placed industry sources. The bank has hired former Virgin Mobile South Africa CEO Steve Bailey to its executive team. Standard Bank is

The SA MVNOs that offer the best deals

Mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) me&you mobile has performed well in Tariffic’s latest quarterly “perfect package tracker”, offering the best packages in three of five user categories modelled by the company. Tariffic’s latest quarterly tracker

SA’s best prepaid providers ranked

Telkom offers prepaid consumers more high-value plans than any other operator in South Africa, while Vodacom offers the fewest because of its relatively high prices, according to new research by telecommunications pricing firm Tarifica. Using an algorithm

Me&you mobile goes live

South Africa’s newest mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), me&you mobile, has gone live, launching services through its website. The company’s head, Brett Howell, said in an e-mail that it’s had

Ex-Virgin boss sees MVNO boom

Former Virgin Mobile South Africa CEO Steve Bailey, who is a key figure behind the imminent launch of new telecommunications player me&you mobile, believes the number of mobile virtual

New MVNO sets out launch plans

A new mobile virtual network operator is set to make its debut in South Africa in early May. Me&you mobile will be launched on 4 May by Durban-based Ignition Group. Piggybacking on Cell C’s infrastructure

Telkom pips mobile rivals in consumer value

Telkom is expanding its lead over competing mobile operators, providing the most consumer value for contract plans in South Africa, a new and independent research study has found. The study, conducted by telecommunications research firm Tarifica using a proprietary algorithm that weighs up every feature

New MVNO to be launched in SA

Just two months after Mr Price announced that it would be South Africa’s second mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) after Virgin Mobile, another company has announced plans to venture into the MVNO space. Cape Town-based Smart Mobile, which specialises in providing cellular services and handsets

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