Browsing: Jose dos Santos

Cell C chops data prices

Newly recapitalised Cell C is continuing to introduce new products as it fights its bigger rivals for market share, on Tuesday announcing aggressively priced new data packages and promotions, including one option

Cell C slashes out-of-bundle data rate to 15c/MB

Cell C is moving to address growing political, regulatory and consumer pressure on the industry over the expiry of data and high out-of-bundle data prices by slashing prices and relaxing expiry rules. The mobile operator, South Africa’s

Cell C names new chairman

Kuben Pillay is the new chairman of Cell C, while Larry Nestadt will serve as his deputy, the mobile operator said on Monday. The appointments follow the recapitalisation of Cell C and the purchase by

Lycamobile firms up SA launch plans

Lycamobile, one of the world’s largest mobile virtual network operators, has firmed up its plans to launch services in South Africa, piggybacking on Cell C’s network. TechCentral first reported in March that Lycamobile

Cell C appoints chief digital officer

Like other mobile operators, Cell C is getting serious about digital business. The company said on Wednesday that it has appointed Nihmal Marrie as chief digital officer to “steer” its “digital transformation” and

Cell C’s massive restructuring plan taking shape

Cell C is seeking to cut its debt by 73% as part of a deal that will help South Africa’s third largest mobile phone operator sell a stake to Blue Label Telecoms while retaining its operating licence, according to two people

License the 2,6GHz band now: Cell C

Although Cell C supports government’s idea of a national wholesale open-access network (Woan), communications regulator Icasa should not wait any longer to allocate spectrum in the 2,6GHz band. That’s the view of the mobile

Cut termination rates to zero: Cell C

Communications regulator Icasa should cut mobile termination rates to zero, Cell C CEO Jose Dos Santos said on Friday. Speaking in a wide-ranging podcast interview with TechCentral (to be published

Interview: Cell C CEO Jose Dos Santos

A national wholesale open-access network, as proposed in government’s ICT policy white paper, is the way to bring down the price of broadband in South Africa. However, the white paper has problems that, if not

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