TeleGeography Logo

Cell C and Virgin Mobile deal expected this month

2 Sep 2005

South African mobile operator Cell C says it expects to seal a joint venture agreement with Virgin Mobile by the end of the month. Richard Branson’s Virgin Group has long been looking to gain a toehold in South Africa to add to its expanding empire of Virgin Mobile MVNO businesses. Cell C says that, as MVNOs remain illegal in the country, Virgin is likely to act as an ‘enhanced service provider’.

South Africa, Cell C, Virgin Mobile UK

GlobalComms Database

Want more? Peruse the GlobalComms Database—the most complete source of intel about mobile, fixed broadband, and fixed voice markets.

TeleGeography

TeleGeography is the definitive source for telecom news, numbers, and analysis. Explore the full research catalog.