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  • Why Virgin Mobile is failing in South Africa

    June 10, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Why Virgin Mobile is failing in South Africa

    Out of the major mobile operators in South Africa, MTN, Vodacom, and Cell C have the market squarely in their sights. However, there is another mobile operator that is flirting with obscurity. Virgin Mobile South Africa CEO Jonathan Marchbank is convinced...

  • Virgin Mobile eyes African expansion

    October 15, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Virgin Mobile eyes African expansion

    Following Virgin Mobile South Africa’s announcement earlier this year that it would be close 30 of its 38 stores in the country as part of a restructuring phase, parent company Virgin Mobile is in the process of securing up to $100 million from...

  • Virgin Mobile SA gets new CEO

    August 16, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Virgin Mobile SA gets new CEO

    Virgin Mobile South Africa has announced the appointment of Jonathan Marchbank as the company’s Chief Executive Officer. Marchbank comes with an impressive pedigree.  He has most recently been heading up the Virgin Mobile Middle East and Africa Group’s...

  • SA’s Virgin Mobile users get ‘double airtime’

    October 6, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on SA’s Virgin Mobile users get ‘double airtime’

    South Africa’s Virgin Mobile has launched of its festive season ‘Double Your Airtime’ promotion for new prepaid customers. Following the purchase and RICA of a Virgin Mobile SIM, new prepaid customers will receive doublethe airtime value of their...

  • Mobile charges due to be increased

    September 1, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Mobile charges due to be increased

    South Africa’s third cellular network operator Virgin Mobile says low data tariffs and voice calls charges were not sustainable and warned charges would rise. Responding to questions, Virgin Mobile Chief Strategist and Marketing Officer, Jonathan...

  • Virgin Mobile’s new approach to communication service

    September 17, 2009 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Virgin Mobile’s new approach to communication service

    Johannesburg (IT News Africa)-GLOBAL recession has sent many corporate entities under, but South Africa’s communication giant Virgin Mobile has survived the storm and continues to pursue its fresh telecommunication industry strategies...

  • Probe on South Africa’s telecom operators begins

    July 27, 2009 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Probe on South Africa’s telecom operators begins

    Johannesburg (IT News Africa) SHAN Ramburuth, South Africa’s Competition Commissioner, has opened investigations amid allegations that the country’s telecommunications companies are overcharging customers...