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Nashua Mobile vows to support clients, staff

Nashua Mobile will close all of its operations once it has completed the sale of its subscriber base to South Africa’s mobile operators, it said on Monday. The company has promised its customers that they will continue to receive uninterrupted service after announcing that it had reached an agreement to sell most of its subscriber

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Orange plays down Nashua impact

French telecommunications group Orange is playing down the impact on it of the expected imminent closure of Nashua Mobile, in whose stores it was building a brand presence. Nashua Mobile parent Reunert said on Monday it had entered into agreements to sell its subscriber base to MTN and Vodacom, and that it was engaged

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Orange ups ante with Nashua deal

Orange is expanding its presence in South Africa after signing a deal with Nashua Mobile in terms of which the French telecommunications giant will establish a brand presence in the independent cellular service provider’s retail stores. The move comes six months after Orange made

Duncan McLeod
Digital delays biting into SA economy

The years of delays in South Africa’s migration from analogue to digital terrestrial television, caused mainly by political bungling, are starting to have a direct economic impact. South Africa was originally meant to have completed migration from analogue to digital signals in November 2011. Eighteen months later and it’s still not clear

Mark Taylor
Procrastination, not price, hampers telecoms uptake

Universal access to the Internet in South Africa is no longer being held back by high prices or a lack of education, but by government and regulatory inefficiency. Smartphones and mobile computing devices are getting cheaper and broadband far more affordable. But the spectrum needed to deliver high-speed bandwidth is still clogged

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R39/month for uncapped Wi-Fi

Reunert’s cellular service provider, Nashua Mobile, has reached an agreement with hotspot operator WirelessG to offer its subscribers uncapped Wi-Fi access that can be used with any of the latter’s hotspots. The service costs R39/month and is subject to a fair-use policy, where customers are throttled

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Reunert hikes dividend on profit rise

Reunert has lifted its total cash dividend per share by 12%, to 275c, on the back of a 9% increase in normalised headline earnings per share for the year ended 30 September 2012. The JSE-listed technology and telecommunications group, whose brands include Nashua Mobile and

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Flat-rate data comes to Samsung phones

Nashua Mobile has extended its flat-rate data products, Xtreme Data and Xtreme Data Premium, to some Android-powered Samsung Electronics smartphones after earlier introducing the plans on certain Nokia handsets earlier this year. The

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Big shake-up at Nashua Mobile

Nashua Mobile, the cellular service provider in the JSE-listed Reunert group, wants to grow its prepaid customer base substantially and, in his first media interview since taking the reins on 1 October, newly appointed CEO Mark Taylor has

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Nashua extends flat-rate plans to Lumias

Nashua Mobile has extended its flat-rate “Xtreme Data” service to more Nokia devices, including Windows Phone Lumia devices, the company said on Monday. It first launched the flat-rate plans on the Nokia C3, X2-01, E5, E7 and N8, later making them available on the Asha 300, 303 and 201. Billed as an