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Virgin, Smollan buy into Cape Town’s wiGroup

Richard Branson’s Virgin Group and retail solutions provider Smollan have acquired a stake in Cape Town-based mobile loyalty software company wiGroup, joining Investec Asset Management and Crossfin Technology Holdings

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In the UK, debate over breaking up BT

There have frequently been calls for BT, the former telecoms monopoly, to be broken up. Now, with the company having emerged as the buyer of mobile phone network EE, complaints about BT’s power – which have never gone away – have grown louder. But other than

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Retail shake-up at Virgin Mobile

Soon after inking a deal to sell a stake in Virgin Mobile SA to Middle Eastern mobile virtual network operator, the Friendi Group, a shake-up is on the cards at the local company. Virgin Mobile SA plans to reduce its store footprint to stores in key locations in each region, it says. Over the next 18 months

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New mobile player gets wings

SA is getting a second mobile virtual network operator. TechCentral has learnt exclusively that Red Bull, the energy-drinks company, will launch a virtual network operator