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Former Virgin Mobile South Africa boss Steve Bailey has launched a new mobile virtual network enabler (MVNE) business to help bring mobile virtual network operators, or MVNOs, to market — and he already has a large, well-known South African retailer lined up for launch in

Mobile virtual network operator Virgin Mobile South Africa has cut the price of its prepaid price plans, with its new standard rates matching the retail tariffs charged by Cell C, on whose network the company roams. Virgin has launched two prepaid

Virgin Group and Middle Eastern mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), the Friendi Group, have confirmed reports that they’re planning to work together to expand the Virgin Mobile brand across Africa and the Middle East. TechCentral broke the news last month that Virgin and Friendi were in talks about

Richard Branson’s Virgin Group is planning to dilute its shareholding in mobile virtual network operator Virgin Mobile SA by selling a portion of its shares to Dubai-based telecommunications company, the Friendi Group. At the same time, Virgin Mobile

Virgin Mobile SA, the mobile virtual network operator, believes changes in the regulatory environment, especially ongoing cuts in call termination rates, will put it in a strong position to “challenge the status quo” in

The news that Cell C is signing a deal with international energy-drinks company Red Bull to bring a second virtual mobile network operator (MVNO) to SA may have struck some as peculiar and too ambitious

Virgin Galactic has taken its first steps to making commercial space travel a reality, with Sunday’s first flight of SpaceShipTwo, named VSS Enterprise. Enterprise was released from its mother ship, Eve, at an altitude of 13,7km.