Browsing: Jose dos Santos

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

Cell C soon roaming on Vodacom 4G?

Cell C is interested in reaching a deal soon to allow its customers to roam not only on Vodacom’s 2G and 3G networks – as they do now when they are outside the bigger towns and metropolitan areas

Cell C swings to net profit of R540m

Cell C has posted a net profit of R540m for the year ended 31 December 2016, from a net loss in 2015 of R5,6bn, on the back of strong customer growth. South Africa’s third largest mobile operator by subscribers

MVNO giant Lycamobile to launch in SA

One of the world’s largest mobile virtual network operators, Lycamobile, will launch services in South Africa, Cell C CEO Jose Dos Santos revealed at a media briefing on Tuesday. Though Dos

Cell C hits back at Telkom with new plans

Just days after Telkom announced FreeMe Family, a new set of family- and small business-focused tariff plans, rival Cell C has taken the wraps off three new products also aimed at families. The new plans

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