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Cell C Partners with GirlCode to Develop Coding Skills in SA Youth

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Cell C Launches Its “Most Affordable” Broadband Bundle Yet

South African telecom Cell C has today announced the launch of what the company says is its “most affordable prepaid broadband bundle” at R45 for 2GB+2GB as part of the revamp of the popular Home Connecta Flexi bundle range. Cell C launched the innovative Home Connecta Flexi (HCF) in March 2021 as an LTE prepaid broadband solution for customers needing on-the-go internet access at affordable prices with no monthly commitment. Home Connecta Flexi has rapidly grown to over one million customers and was voted the Best Prepaid Broadband LTE product by MyBroadband in 2021, thus proving that Cell C is making headway in its journey to bridge the digital divide through competitive prepaid broadband offers. Simo Mkhize, CCO at Cell C says, “With the world becoming even more digital, connectivity an...

Check Out Cell C’s Latest “Day-By-Day” Data Bundles

Image sourced from Town Press Cell C has launched new Day-by-Day data bundles that offer their customers the convenience of a bundle that automatically allocates new data each day. Simo Mkhize, CCO at Cell C South Africa says, “The bundles offer the benefit of a once-off upfront payment and daily data allocation gives our customers a sense of control and peace of mind that they won’t use up their whole bundle earlier than planned.” The new Cell C Day-by-Day bundles have launched with three competitive bundles ranging from seven to 30 days in validity and are available to prepaid, top-up and post-paid customers. The three new bundles that may be purchased by dialling *147# are detailed in the table below: Total Data (GB) Daily Allocation Number of Days Validity Price 7GB 1GB 7 Days Each day...

Has Cell C Started Bouncing Back After an Abysmal 2020?

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Cell C Slashes Data Prices – 3GB for R85

Image sourced from Town Press Cell C has announced changes to its 30-day data bundles, dropping prices for several bundles and introducing a few new ones. The enhanced data bundles will not only see a reduction in price but an increase in some of the allocated data on certain bundles purchased. The updated price changes will give Cell C customers extra data for less, offering them more value for their money. See the full list of changes below: Customers will now be able to purchase a 1GB 30-day bundle for R85, but that’s not all, Cell C is also giving away an extra 1GB of nite data for free on all 1GB 30-day data bundles. Customers walk away with 2GB for R85. Cell C is also giving away an extra 1GB of any time data when customers buy the 1GB 30-day data bundle on the Cell C App or portal, ...

Cell C Reports R5.5 Billion Loss

Image sourced from Town Press Cell C has reported a loss of R5.5 billion after tax following the announcement of its annual financial performance for the 12 months ending December 2020. The telco revealed that total revenue was down by 8% to R13.8-billion (2019: R15.1-billion), with the largest part of the revenue contribution from its prepaid base at R6.2-billion (2019: R6.9-billion). CFO of Cell C, Zaf Mahomed believes that even though the telco made a full-year loss, the latter six months of 2020 was encouraging as it had shown a R2.1 billion profit in the second half. Mahomed says “our results reflect a business in transition. We are starting to see the impact of our changes which included a focus on more profitable subscribers and through the reduction in costs a shift to revenue-gene...

MTN Ranked as Best Mobile Network in South Africa

Sourced from TheTechieGuy (https://thetechieguy.com/) MTN has been ranked as the best mobile network in South Africa – ahead of Vodacom, rain, Telkom and Cell C – according to the latest MyBroadband Insights Mobile Network Quality Report. The report is based on 349,575 speed tests that were performed by thousands of users across the country. The research shows that South Africa had an average mobile download speed of 33.23Mbps and an average upload speed of 12.71Mbps. MTN had the highest average download speed at 64.29Mbps, followed by Vodacom on 32.76Mbps, Telkom on 27.83Mbps, Cell C on 20.82Mbps and Rain on 10.58Mbps. MTN’s exceptional performance is a result of a R50-billion infrastructure investment over the past five years to extend coverage, improve network quality, and increase...

Cell C Appointed as Preferred Service Provider to South African Government

Image sourced from Town Press Cell C has been appointed as one of the preferred service providers to the South African Government for the delivery of mobile communication services. This is for the period 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2026. The mobile communication services contract is known as RT15-2021 and was previously held exclusively by Vodacom for a five-year period. “This award marks a significant milestone for Cell C and is testament to our understanding of the needs of government and tailoring innovative solutions that matter to them, with extra value,” says Douglas Craigie Stevenson, CEO of Cell C. “It reflects the confidence in our brand and the tenacity of the company. I’m extremely proud of the effort our team put into Cell C’s proposal.” In awarding the tender the National Treasur...

Best and Worst Mobile Networks in South Africa Revealed

2020 was a tumultuous year for the South African telecommunications sector which saw network providers left to grapple with calls for data price cuts in the face of a pandemic-driven demand for connectivity and digital customer service. From the perspective of consumers, however, the performance of local telcos has left much to be desired. That said, having tracked over two million social media posts about Cell C, MTN, rain, Telkom, and Vodacom throughout the year, BrandsEye’s latest Telco Sentiment Index – conducted in partnership with Deloitte Africa – found that some telcos received significantly more negativity than others. MTN comes out tops while rain gets left in the gutter Newcomer rain ranked last, scoring over 20 percentage points below the industry average. On the other end of t...

Cell C Introduces New All-in-One Data Bundles

Image sourced from Town Press Cell C is set to bring back the Double Data deal for customers purchasing any All-in-One bundle, replacing the social data promotion that allocated free Facebook data. Essentially, users will get double anytime data to use on any platform when buying an All-In-One bundle. The bonus data offerings and price structures are as follows: Description All-In-One 5GB (10.5GB) All-In-One 10GB (21GB) All-In-One 20GB (42GB) Bundle Fee (Incl VAT) R359,00 R669,00 R1 249,00 Validity(days) 30 30 30 Data 5GB 10GB 20GB Bonus Anytime Data 5GB Free 10GB free 20GB Free Social Data 500MB 1GB 2GB On-net minutes Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited On-net minutes FUP 1000 1000 1000 Any-net minutes 90 120 350 Cell C has also introduced two new 6-month data bundles: 100GB and 200GB. These wi...

Cell C Reports R7.5 Billion Loss

Image sourced from Town Press Cell C has released its interim results for the six months to June 2020. This inside look at the telco shows that it made a R7.5 billion net loss after tax. This loss, according to a report by My Broadband, was due to a number of ‘once-off costs’, and also reflects impairments to the value of R5 billion. Normalised earnings showed a 64% improvement to R1.8-billion, reflecting the overall impact of the new management team’s strategic focus on optimising its network as well as its emphasis on more profitable customers. However, overall revenue was at R6.9-billion compared to the six months of the previous year (2019: R7.4-billion). More than 89% of its revenue comes from service revenue which was 6% lower at R6.5-billion, while hybrid and Fibre-to-Home saw an in...

Cell C and Facebook Launch Public WiFi Hotspots in SA

Image sourced from Town Press Cell C and Facebook have partnered with the Saldanha Bay Municipality (SBM) in the Western Cape of South Africa to launch express public access hotspots – part of a plan to roll out Wi-Fi hotspots across the country. The move is said to be part of an ongoing initiative by Cell C to deploy free WiFi hotspots to marginalised communities, students and anyone in need of free, reliable connectivity. The Saldanha Bay Municipality is the second Municipality to make its infrastructure available to the Programme, after The City of Cape Town. “We are currently rolling out to all the technical and vocational education and training (TVET) colleges in the metro, and looking for new opportunities that are aligned to the Municipal Model,” says Schalk Visser, Cell C’s CT...

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