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Cell C shutting down OTT service Black

In an SMS sent to Black users, the company stated that the service will close on 31 December 2019. This follows a review of our product portfolio, said Cell C. It also provided users with a voucher code which gives them 3 months of Showmax for free. One Black user stated that the move was [...]

Cell C and MTN signed an expanded roaming agreement

MTN mobile operator South Africa, leader of the national telecommunications market, announces the extension of its roaming agreement with telecommunications company Cell C, the third largest operator in the market in terms of shares, to the entire national territory In addition to the coverage area, the new agreement between MTN and Cell C incorporates the [...]

Cell C suspends Black’s linear channels

Cell C has suspended the linear channels of its video streaming service Black, as it enters negotiations with content providers. Customers of Black will continue to have access to music, series, and movies even though linear channels have been temporarily suspended. Cell C has in recent months made some important business decisions to ensure [...]

Cell C to offer public access Internet hotspots in the Free State of SA

The Free State Provincial Government and Cell C have inked a deal that will pave the way to public access Wi-Fi for the provinces citizens. Internet access and digital literacy will improve education. This proposed project will offer more South African citizens with faster and more reliable Internet access, especially those from deprived communities. The [...]

Bayede Mobile to be available in SA mid-2019

King Goodwill Zwelithini has apparently aligned with JR Capital, and a mobile virtual network enabler (MVNE) to introduce a new mobile network in South Africa in mid-2019. Labelled Bayede Mobile, the new mobile network intends to deliver affordable mobile rates to the people of South Africa, allowing communities to easily connect. Moreover, Bayede is a [...]

Cell C to launch Fix and Foxi in South Africa

South African mobile communications company Cell C has added childrens channel Fix&Foxi to its entertainment platform Black.  The pay-TV channel operated by German media company Your Family Entertainment (YFE) is delivered to Cell C through content provider Vubiquity. Fix&Foxi targets children from 5 to 11 years of age. Cell C offers consumers a range of [...]

Cell C launched IPTV service blackBOX

The new Black media player namely the blackBOX launched by Cell C is providing access to the companys Black streaming service. Live TV channels, subscription video-on-demand, movies and series rentals and purchase are offered by the blackBOX. Channels from Fox Africa, Sony, CBS Reality, TCM, True Movies, BBC and Bloomberg are also included. The on-demand [...]