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Telecom  |  South Africa: Cell C In Showdown With Workers Union Over Planned Lay-offs

The struggling South African telecoms company, Cell C, is being warned by its workers' union to expect significant pushback over its decisions to sack thousands of its workers.   The Information Communication Technology Union (ICTU) has demanded that Cell C ...
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Telecom  |  South Africa: Cell C Looking To Shed Hundreds Of Workers

South Africa telco, Cell C has announced that it is a consultation process that will lead to the reduction of more than 900 of its current work-force. The affected staff could include members of the junior management cadre as well ...
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Cell C Rolls Out “Missed Call” Service In South Africa

Cell C has rolled out StarCALL, which allows subscribers with a zero balance the ability to ping someone to call them back. This will take the form of a missed call on the recipient’s phone, even though customers usually can’t ...

Former MTN Exec Joins Cell C As New CCO

Cell C has announced that Simo Mkhize was appointed as its new Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) as from 1 April 2020. Mkhize has worked in the telecoms industry across many organisations in Europe. South Africa and other African countries. He ...

South Africa: Cell C’s Turnaround Strategy Starts To Show Progress - Reports

South Africa’s third-biggest mobile operator, Cell C, announced earlier this week that it is no longer pursuing customers at all costs as it has cut down its full year’s operating loss during the year that ended in December 2019 to ...

South Africa’s Cell C Receives Multiple Offers To Sell Business - Reports

The South African mobile operator Cell C has reportedly been receiving multiple offers to sell its business. This is according to Cell C’s CFO, Zaf Mahomed, who was speaking at the interim results media briefing of the majority shareholder, Blue ...

Cell C Appoints New Board Members

South Africa’s debt-ridden mobile operator Cell C yesterday made some appointments to its board. The telco released a statement announcing the appointment of two new independent non-executive directors, Mark Nelson-Smith and Sindi Zilwa, who have joined the board with immediate ...

Cell C Struggles To Make $184 Mil Loan Repayments -Reports

South Africa’s embattled mobile operator Cell C has once again fallen behind on the payments of interest on its loans. Yesterday the telco’s largest shareholder, Blue Label Telecoms, announced that Cell C had missed December’s interest payment on a R2.7 billion ...

OTT Streaming: Cell C’s Executive Head Looks Forward To Telcos Gaining New Revenue Streams From OTT Explosion

Mr Mohamed Adamjee, an Executive Head at Cell C, says that telcos can look forward to adding new product offerings which will ultimately present new revenue streams from the OTT and On-Demand explosion. Mr Adamjee, in an interview with Broadcast Media Africa ...

South Africa: Cell C Sees Great Success In MTN Roaming Deal

The South African telco, Cell C, has been under a lot of strain this past year, but the company revealed that it had seen significant success in the second half of 2019. After posting a $565-million loss and being forced ...

Cell C Turns Down Telkom Offer -Reports

Cell C has reportedly rejected a takeover offer from Telkom, leaving the South African mobile operator clear to pursue a partnership agreement with the larger rival, MTN Group, and also take up a recapitalisation plan with the Buffet Group. On ...

South Africa: MTN Signs Roaming Deal With Cell C

South Africa’s third-largest mobile network operator, Cell C, announced yesterday that it had signed the long-awaited expanded roaming deal with MTN, South Africa’s second-largest operator. MTN and Cell C have been in talks for quite some time. Cell C already ...