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Ex-Virgin boss sees MVNO boom

Former Virgin Mobile South Africa CEO Steve Bailey, who is a key figure behind the imminent launch of new telecommunications player me&you mobile, believes the number of mobile virtual

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New MVNO sets out launch plans

A new mobile virtual network operator is set to make its debut in South Africa in early May. Me&you mobile will be launched on 4 May by Durban-based Ignition Group. Piggybacking on Cell C’s infrastructure

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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

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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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SA to get second MVNO

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

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New CEO for Virgin Mobile SA

Jonathan Marchbank has been appointed as Virgin Mobile SA’s new CEO. This follows the news last month that the group has sold a stake in its SA operation to Middle Eastern mobile virtual network operator Friendi Group. Marchbank will fill the

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Another SA exec leaves Glo

Another senior SA telecommunications executive, recruited recently to Nigeria’s Glo Mobile, has resigned. Richard Morse, who was appointed three months ago to head up strategy and innovation at Glo, says he left as a result of the way the company is being managed. Glo is Nigeria’s second biggest

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Bailey quits Glo over salary dispute

Former Virgin Mobile SA CEO Steve Bailey has quit Nigeria’s Glo Mobile after only a month on the job. Bailey resigned from Virgin at the end of May to take on the role of chief commercial officer at Glo, which is the second largest mobile phone operator in Nigeria after MTN

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Virgin firms up Friendi mobile deal

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