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Cell C MVNOs to roam on MTN

Mobile virtual network operators that piggyback on Cell C’s network will also get to take advantage of the cellular provider’s 4G/LTE roaming agreement with MTN South Africa.

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Standard Bank said to be building an MVNO

Standard Bank is building a mobile virtual network operator, according to well-placed industry sources. The bank has hired former Virgin Mobile South Africa CEO Steve Bailey to its executive team. Standard Bank is

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Students to get their own MVNO

Academic bookstore Van Schaik has become the latest company to announce plans to launch a mobile virtual network operator in South Africa. The virtual operator, which piggybacks on

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Large SA church group to launch MVNO

One of South Africa’s largest church groups, Shepherd Bushiri Ministries International, which claims to have about 2m followers, is launching a mobile virtual network operator to offer congregants voice and data

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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

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SA gets Afrikaans-only mobile network

There’s no doubt that this is a world first! Afrikaans radio station Bok Radio and mobile specialist MVN-X will on Tuesday launch an Afrikaans-only mobile network. The network, BokSel, is a mobile virtual network operator, or MVNO, similar

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SA gets another MVNO

Cape Town-based SmartMobile, which forms part of the Digicall Group, has launched a mobile virtual network operator piggybacking on Cell C’s network to provide services. The new MVNO has been put together by MVN-X, the MVNO enablement company headed

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Me&you mobile goes live

South Africa’s newest mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), me&you mobile, has gone live, launching services through its website. The company’s head, Brett Howell, said in an e-mail that it’s had

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