Icasa this week defended its plan to require successful bidders in the upcoming spectrum auction to support a minimum of three mobile virtual network operators amid industry criticism of the idea.
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First National Bank’s new First Business Zero Account, with no monthly fees, has made competitors sit up and take notice.
Vodacom said on Tuesday that it has begun network-locking some smartphone devices for the first time in many years.
As a price war intensifies in South Africa’s banking sector, FNB has announced it will cut the fees of some accounts and offer free airtime and data to account holders.
MTN South Africa was keen to take on Standard Bank’s mobile virtual network operator business, which went to rival Cell C, and is open to other such opportunities – provided they make commercial sense.
While Vodacom and MTN appear to be allergic to mobile virtual network operators, Cell C is proving it’s possible to build a significant business from them.
Mobile virtual network operators that piggyback on Cell C’s network will also get to take advantage of the cellular provider’s 4G/LTE roaming agreement with MTN South Africa.
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
South African consumers are about to get their first taste of Chinese phone maker OnePlus’s line of smartphones. The company will launch its flagship OnePlus 5 device in South Africa next week. Distribution for the
First National Bank has debuted the second generation of its own-branded smartphones. The ConeXis X2 and ConeXis A2 will be available for R69/month for the base model and R199/month for the premium model, and will be