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Cell C is in Such Bad Shape It’s Defaulting on Loans

Embattled mobile phone operator Cell C is facing significant liquidity constraints, a notice of retrenchment shows. Cell C is in the process of retrenching its...

Debt-Ridden Cell C Serves Retrenchment Notices to 2500 Employees

The Information Communication Technology Union (ICTU) said on Friday that Cell C has served retrenchment notices to all its staff members. ICTU is an affiliate...

Cell C Violates Recapitalization Conditions with Retrenchments Notice – Union

Information Communication Technology Union (ICTU) said on Friday it was surprised by Cell C's sudden notification that it plans to retrench as much as...

Free Basic Electricity Token Explained

We have received several queries from readers on what is free basic electricity. We have generated a quick explainer from the public government documents. In 2001...

Get your Free Basic Electricity Tokens on your Phone During Lockdown

Blue Label Telecoms’ subsidiaries Utilities World and Cigicell have teamed up to offer a Free Basic Electricity (FBE) token service to help indigent households...

Cell C is Still In Trouble, Reports a R4-bn Operating Loss

Struggling mobile phone operator Cell C, which destroyed shareholder value for JSE-listed firm Blue Label Telecoms, on Monday reported a R4 billion operating loss...

Net1 Taps Ex-Cell C Chairman as a Board Director

Controversial Net1 UEPS Technologies (Net1) has appointed former mobile phone operator Cell C's chairman Kuben Pillay to its board. The JSE and Nasdaq-listed firm, which...

Blue Label Returns To Profit After Turbulent Years

JSE-listed technology group Blue Label Telecoms has returned to profit for the first time in years, buoyed by Cell C write down. The company has lost...

Cell C Sinks Deeper Into Trouble

Cell C, which is 45% owned by JSE-listed Blue Label Telecoms, appears to be sinking deeper into trouble. The struggling mobile operator has defaulted on...

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