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Cell C: MTN is crying wolf

Cell C acting CEO Jose Dos Santos has accused his counterpart at MTN South Africa, Zunaid Bulbulia, of crying wolf over termination rates. Dos Santos has described claims Bulbulia made in an exclusive interview with TechCentral this week as “exaggerated and misleading

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Knott-Craig making strong recovery

Cell C CEO Alan Knott-Craig is making a strong recovery after suffering a stroke, the mobile operator’s acting CEO, Jose Dos Santos, said on Thursday. Last Monday, Knott-Craig suffered what Cell C is describing as a “minor stroke”. He has suffered a number

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Cell C’s Knott-Craig suffers stroke

Cell C CEO Alan Knott-Craig earlier on Monday suffered what the company is describing as a “minor stroke”. “He is currently recovering in hospital and is responding well to treatment,” Cell C said in a statement. “He is expected to make a full recovery.” The company said Cell C

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Cell C relaunches Red Bull Mobile

Cell C has relaunched Red Bull Mobile, its mobile partnership with energy-drinks company Red Bull, offering a new product plan aimed at the youth market through a dramatically improved footprint of retail stores. The partnership was signed three years ago, but Cell C chief commercial officer

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When brands brawl

Cell C chief commercial officer Jose Dos Santos expressed frustration at a media conference on Monday that the operator, South Africa’s third-largest by subscriber numbers after Vodacom and MTN, is not allowed to engage in direct comparative advertising. Dos Santos said the

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Allow comparative advertising: Cell C

Cell C wants to launch comparative advertising campaigns targeted at its bigger rivals, MTN and Vodacom, and is frustrated that it is prohibited from doing so under South African law. The network operator’s chief commercial officer, Jose Dos Santos, says the ban on comparative

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Knott-Craig taps Vodacom for Cell C execs

Cell C, now headed by former Vodacom Group CEO Alan Knott-Craig, is hiring a number of past and present Vodacom executives to flesh out its management team. Three of Cell C’s top positions are to be filled in coming months. Cell C has lured Vodacom Mozambique

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