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    Fraudsters using social media platforms to steal money from South Africans

    Fraudsters using social media platforms to steal money from South Africans Fraudsters are using social media platforms, including Facebook and Twitter, to target South African telecoms clients looking for support and steal money from them. Consumer activist Wendy Knowler told The Money Show’s...
  2. Hanno Labuschagne

    Cell C's new prepaid fixed-LTE tested

    Cell C's new prepaid fixed-LTE tested Cell C’s new Home Connecta Flexi performed exceptionally well when used as a mobile data service in a high-end smartphone. This was revealed in drive tests performed by MyBroadband around Gauteng using Samsung Galaxy S9 and Huawei P40 Pro smartphones...
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    0800 numbers on Cell C are charged

    Why does Cell C charge calls made to 0800 numbers? On all the other networks it's free and also the 10111 is also free but charged on Cell C.
  4. Hanno Labuschagne

    Cell C wins bid to provide mobile services to government

    Cell C wins bid to provide mobile services to government Cell C has been appointed as one of the preferred mobile communication service providers to the South African government for the next five years. This announcement follows MTN on Tuesday revealing that its bid to provide state entities...
  5. Hanno Labuschagne

    Best ever prepaid LTE deals in South Africa

    Best ever prepaid LTE deals in South Africa Cell C has launched new Home Connecta Flexi prepaid LTE plans with prices starting at R59 for 5GB anytime data and 5GB after-hours data. The new prepaid LTE plans complement the company’s existing Home Connecta suite of fixed-LTE contract products...
  6. Hanno Labuschagne

    Cell C contract customers must buy airtime to call private emergency numbers

    Cell C contract customers must buy airtime to call private emergency numbers Cell C Pinnacle contract customers are not allowed to use their package’s included minutes to call certain emergency numbers. This issue was brought to MyBroadband’s attention by a frustrated Cell C customer on a...
  7. Hanno Labuschagne

    Cell C misses Vodacom migration target for contract subscribers

    Cell C misses Vodacom migration target for contract subscribers Cell C's migration of its contract and broadband customers to Vodacom's network is taking longer than anticipated and has not been completed by February as planned. This is feedback from the mobile operator which was answering...
  8. Hanno Labuschagne

    Cell C 4G network issues

    Cell C 4G network issues Cell C has informed customers of data connectivity problems on its network. In an SMS sent to its subscribers, the mobile network said it was aware of a technical issue that may be affecting customer’s 4G connectivity. “We apologise for any inconvenience caused. Our...
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    Ditching Vuma for Openserve

    For the past 4 years, I have used Cell C + Vuma for my internet. I am on a 20mbps fibre line but I feel like we may need something a little faster. I have been very happy with Cell C as my ISP, their support is exceptional and their international capacity is reliable. I checked Cell-C's...
  10. Hanno Labuschagne

    Blue Label Telecoms says it is confident Cell C will be saved

    Blue Label Telecoms says it is confident Cell C will be saved Blue Label Telecoms said it is confident that Cell C will continue as a going concern for a while, and that it will eventually be recapitalised. This is according to Blue Label Telecoms’ unaudited interim results for the six months...
  11. Jamie McKane

    Cell C shareholding scheme mystery

    Cell C shareholding scheme mystery Cell C’s recent filing with the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) revealed a strange shareholding structure which the company would not comment on. On 22 December 2020, Cell C responded to ICASA’s Invitation to Apply (ITA) for IMT...
  12. Jamie McKane

    Second Cell C former executive arrested for R130-million tender scam

    Second Cell C former executive arrested for R130-million tender scam The Hawks have arrested Adriraan Pillay, a former IT executive at Cell C, for alleged fraud and corruption. The Hawks' Serious Commercial Crime Investigation team in Germiston said they arrested Pillay for alleged fraud and...
  13. Jamie McKane

    Cell C drops case against number porting rules in South Africa

    Cell C drops case against number porting rules in South Africa Cell C has withdrawn its legal challenge of new number portability regulations published by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA), MyBroadband has learned. This follows speculation in the industry that...
  14. Jamie McKane

    Cell C execs paid millions while the company burned

    Cell C execs paid millions while the company burned Cell C’s top three executives, led by former Cell C CEO Jose dos Santos, were paid R219 million in 2017 when the company was experiencing corruption and poor management decisions. They continued to receive large bonuses in 2018 despite the...
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    Porting

    Can I port my pre-paid Mtn sim to cell c if i borrowed airtime on my Mtn?
  16. Jamie McKane

    Cell C customers are moving to Vodacom and MTN's RAN - This is how it will work

    Cell C customers are moving to Vodacom and MTN's RAN - This is how it will work Cell C is migrating its contract and broadband customers to Vodacom, which means they can soon expect the same coverage and service levels as Vodacom subscribers. At the same time, Cell C is building its own radio...
  17. Jamie McKane

    Part of Cell C head office up for rent

    Part of Cell C head office up for rent Parts of Cell C’s head office in Midrand, which boasts a customer walk-in centre, an IT centre, warehouse facilities and office space, is for rent. The Cell C campus was developed by Atterbury, with construction starting in July 2012 after an official...
  18. Jamie McKane

    Why Cell C is migrating its contract customers to Vodacom's network

    Why Cell C is migrating its contract customers to Vodacom's network Cell C has started to move its contract and broadband subscribers to Vodacom’s network which is part of a “transition phase” after which its customers will have access to the best networks. The migration process started in...
  19. Jamie McKane

    Surprising turn in Cell C user migration decision

    Surprising turn in Cell C user migration decision Cell C recently announced that it has started to migrate its contract and broadband customers off its network in a process which is expected to be completed in the next two months. This, the mobile operator said, forms part of its network...
  20. Jamie McKane

    Cell C begins moving customers off its network

    Cell C begins moving customers off its network Cell C has started the process of migrating customers to MTN's cellphone tower infrastructure as it prepares to switch off its own radio access network. The mobile operator is sending customers an SMS asking them to turn on Data Roaming manually...
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