Tuesday , 13 November 2018
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Cell C completes roaming agreement with MTN

Cell C says it has completed the national rollout of MTN roaming in sixteen weeks, well ahead of schedule. The agreement sees MTN providing both 3G and 4G services to Cell C in areas where Cell C has chosen to purchase coverage rather than self-build, mainly outside of the main metro areas. Cell C said its customers now have access ... Read More »

As Sprint/T-Mobile merger odds reach 90%, rivals push for conditions

Analysts increasingly expect regulators to approve the merger of Sprint and T-Mobile. And that situation may be driving some of the companies’ rivals to push for conditions on the merger that would aid their businesses. “We are growing more confident (~90%E likelihood) that the merger will be approved by regulatory authorities, but with divestitures that could spawn a new, fourth ... Read More »

Telkom signs roaming partnership with Vodacom

In an effort to ensure quality service for Telkom consumers, the mobile network provider recently announced a roaming and facilities leasing agreement with Vodacom. The partnership, signed at the Telkom Headquarters in Centurion, is part of the network provider’s continued drive to invest in network expansion and provide its users with better customer experience. <noscript class="j-lazy-noscript" data-lazyid="img-c-468142-1dea06aa-370b-4c59-8013-1ce0dc7802a4" data-lazyimg="” data-lazyauto=”true”> L ... Read More »

Roaming agreements take pressure off smaller telcos

Vodacom CEO Shameel Joosub and Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko put pen to paper on a new multi-billion-rand roaming deal. A new roaming agreement with Vodacom will not only help boost Telkom’s 4G coverage, but will also reduce capex pressure on the smallest mobile player in the market. This is according to analysts who spoke to ITWeb about the long-term, multibillion-rand ... Read More »

Telkom FreeMe roaming on Vodacom – Best data deal in South Africa

Telkom has signed an extensive roaming agreement with Vodacom to roam on its 2G, 3G, and 4G networks in South Africa. This will include seamless handover technology. Telkom stated that the new roaming agreement with Vodacom will start on 1 December 2018. It will then be fully implemented by June 2019. Vodacom CEO Shameel Joosub said the company was extremely pleased ... Read More »