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MTN to host ‘household names’ as MVNOs

MTN South Africa is set to help launch consumer brands as mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs), according to the company’s CEO. The brands include “household names”, MTN South Africa

ThumbzUp set for US, Asia expansion

ThumbzUp, the local developer of mobile point-of-sale systems available in South Africa through Absa and in Australia through ANZ, is on the verge of signing significant new deals that will take it into

Cell C attracts a million MVNO clients

Cell C’s mobile virtual network operator platform, which allows other brands to launch mobile services using its network infrastructure, has attracted more than a million end-user customers, the telecommunications operator said on Monday. Brands such as

Local MVNOs get Wi-Fi offload

MVN-X, the company that enables niche mobile providers such as MRP Mobile and Boksel, has signed a deal with AlwaysOn to allow users to roam seamlessly across to 2 500 Wi-Fi hotspots around the country. MVN-X has helped launched a

The SA MVNOs that offer the best deals

Mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) me&you mobile has performed well in Tariffic’s latest quarterly “perfect package tracker”, offering the best packages in three of five user categories modelled by the company. Tariffic’s latest quarterly tracker

New MVNO to be launched in SA

Just two months after Mr Price announced that it would be South Africa’s second mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) after Virgin Mobile, another company has announced plans to venture into the MVNO space. Cape Town-based Smart Mobile, which specialises in providing cellular services and handsets

TalkCentral: Ep 107 – ‘M-Pressa’

It’s been a busy news week on the technology front. Your hosts Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg tackle some of the bigger developments in this week’s episode of TalkCentral. Items on the agenda this week include Vodacom’s relaunch of

FNB readying MVNO with Cell C

First National Bank is poised to become the first South African financial services institution to launch a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO). The bank is at an advanced stage of discussions with Cell C to launch the MVNO, two independent sources with knowledge of the plans have told TechCentral. The news comes just a day after

Mr Price launches MVNO

JSE-listed retail group Mr Price has become the first South African retailer to launch a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), TechCentral can reveal. It’s only the second company in the country to launch an MVNO after Virgin Mobile. Mr Price says it’s not keen to talk yet about its strategy behind its MVNO, called MRP Mobile

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