cell c

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. Jamie McKane

    Cell C's biggest successes of 2020

    Cell C's biggest successes of 2020 Cell C has been forced to implement a turnaround strategy as the mobile network operator has been struggling to hold its position in the market. Despite its struggles and the difficulties brought about the COVID-19 pandemic, Cell C said its turnaround...
  6. Jamie McKane

    Credit rating nightmare for Cell C subscriber

    Credit rating nightmare for Cell C subscriber Resolving issues with your credit rating may seem as simple as settling matters with the credit provider in question - but this is not always the case. One Cell C customer told MyBroadband how they were unable to restore their credit rating and...
  7. Jamie McKane

    Serious accusations against Cell C by employees

    Serious accusations against Cell C by employees Cell C has dismissed accusations that the company’s Section 189 process is unprocedural and that it is backtracking on an agreement not to cut staff as inaccurate and misleading. Cell C employees have joined the recent SABC strike in protest of...
  8. Jamie McKane

    MTN's roaming deal with Cell C faces scrutiny

    MTN's roaming deal with Cell C faces scrutiny MTN and Cell C’s network sharing agreement is under scrutiny, with industries players drawing parallels between their deal and MTN and Telkom’s network sharing plan which was blocked. On 18 November 2019, Cell C announced that it had concluded an...
  9. Jamie McKane

    Uncertainty over Cell C roaming on MTN's 5G network

    Uncertainty over Cell C roaming on MTN's 5G network Cell C claims its subscribers will get access to MTN’s 5G network, but MTN disputes this, saying Cell C has not requested access to its 5G’s network. Last year, Cell C signed an extended roaming agreement with MTN which gives its customers...
  10. Jamie McKane

    Cell C posts R7.5-billion net loss after tax

    Cell C posts R7.5-billion net loss after tax Cell C has published its interim results for the six months ended June 2020, reflecting a R7.5-billion net loss after tax. The company said this loss was mainly as a result of once-off costs and adjustments, and also reflects impairments to the...
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    Anybody successfully converted a SIM to an eSIM yet? What's your experience?

    Anybody successfully converted a SIM to an eSIM yet? What's your experience?
  12. Jamie McKane

    How call termination rates hampered Cell C in South Africa

    How call termination rates hampered Cell C in South Africa For more than ten years, Cell C has been struggling to make enough money to repay the billions of rands it owes to creditors. Talk of selling Cell C to Telkom dates back as far as 2007. Former Cell C CEO Jeffrey Hedberg also said in...
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    No network during loadshedding...

    I'm on a MTN contract and a have Cell C LTE data package at home. During loadshedding I have absolutely no service, can't even phone to open my gate. Both networks drop to no service. I stay in Centurion Eldoraigne, not some rural area... Who can I contact to launch a complaint? Surely after all...
  14. Jamie McKane

    Cell C recap expected to be completed before the end of the year

    Cell C recap expected to be completed before the end of the year Cell C's recapitalisation is progressing well and is expected to be finalised by the end of the year. This is according to Blue Label Telecoms joint CEO Brett Levy, who was speaking during the company's financial results...
  15. Jamie McKane

    How much Cell C really contributes to Blue Label Telecoms

    How much Cell C really contributes to Blue Label Telecoms Cell C is a big contributor to Blue Label Telecoms revenue and profit, and its value goes far beyond the 45% stake which Blue Label has in the mobile operator. Blue Label, through its wholly-owned subsidiary The Prepaid Company...
  16. Jamie McKane

    Industry players and analysts weigh in on Cell C's prospects

    Industry players and analysts weigh in on Cell C's prospects Cell C recently announced that it is still unable to make debt repayments, raising concern among industry players about the future of the company. Earlier this month, Cell C defaulted on the payment of capital on its $184-million...
  17. Jamie McKane

    Cell C network traffic will be migrated to MTN's radio access network once its recapitalisation has completed

    Cell C network traffic will be migrated to MTN's radio access network once its recapitalisation has completed MTN will migrate all of Cell C's network traffic onto its own radio network once the mobile operator has completed its recapitalisation. The company confirmed the migration in its...
  18. Jamie McKane

    Cell C remains upbeat about turnaround strategy

    Cell C remains upbeat about turnaround strategy Cell C has announced that it is still unable to make debt repayments - which includes amounts due for certain loans and senior secured bonds. "Cell C’s S&P Global status on certain loan facilities and senior secured bonds remains unchanged at D...
  19. Jamie McKane

    Big Cell C recapitalisation deal approved

    Big Cell C recapitalisation deal approved The Competition Commission announced that it has issued its conditional approval for a proposed acquisition of Cell C assets by Gatsby SPV. "The Commission has recommended to the Competition Tribunal to conditionally approve the proposed transaction in...
  20. Jamie McKane

    Acquisition or merger of Cell C on the cards

    Acquisition or merger of Cell C on the cards The Competition Commission told Parliament this week it has prioritised the acquisition of Cell C during the COVID-19 pandemic. Competition Commissioner Thembinkosi Bonakele told the portfolio committee on Trade and Industry that they have been...
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