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Dog eat dog in SA mobile

Having kick-started the only real price war in the South African cellular market, the “little network that could”, Cell C, is in a tough place. Alan Knott-Craig’s Hail Mary pass to capture his stated intention of 25% of the market appears to be working – at MTN’s expense – for the time being. The recent results from

Duncan McLeod
Icasa must favour the little guys

Ladies and gentleman, we have a price war. South Africa’s mobile operators are competing more aggressively with one another on price than at any other time in the industry’s 20-year history. Prepaid rates, in particular, have tumbled. And, whatever telecommunications industry bosses argue

Lars Reichelt’s new job

Former Cell C CEO Lars Reichelt has taken the top job at Georgia’s largest telecommunications operator, MagtiCom. Reichelt, who left South Africa’s third mobile operator in July 2011, is now based in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi. MagtiCom has about 2m

Knott-Craig wants 25% of market for Cell C

ormer Vodacom Group CEO Alan Knott-Craig wants to double Cell C’s market share within the next three or four years, he told a Sunday newspaper. In an interview with the Sunday Times at the weekend, Knott-Craig said he wanted to take the company’s share of the market from 13% to 25%. Knott-Craig, who takes the reins at Cell C next week

Cell C’s Camerer to take marketing reins at MultiChoice

Simon Camerer, the man who “appointed” comedian Trevor Noah as Cell C’s CEO (“chief experience officer”) and who led the makeover of the cellular operator’s brand, is set to take the top sales and marketing job at DStv operator MultiChoice on 1 February. Camerer resigned as Cell C’s marketing director at the end of last year after

Knott-Craig: ‘I’m fit and healthy’

Newly appointed Cell C CEO Alan Knott-Craig, who joins the mobile operator on 1 April when his restraints with his former employer, Vodacom, come to an end, says he is “fit and healthy” and is “looking forward” to being back in the telecommunications

Knott-Craig appointed as Cell C CEO – full statement

Former Vodacom Group CEO Alan Knott-Craig was on Thursday named as new CEO of Cell C, replacing Lars Reichelt, who resigned from the mobile operator in 2010. Cell C is holding a media briefing at 11am, after which we’ll bring you more insight into the the appointment and Knott-Craig’s plans for the company

Knott-Craig set to take reins at Cell C

Speculation is growing that former Vodacom Group CEO Alan Knott-Craig will be appointed as Cell C’s new CEO, replacing Lars Reichelt, who resigned last year. TechCentral understands from sources close to Cell C that an announcement about his appointment to the top job

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