Cell C to migrate FNB Connect and Virgin Mobile users to MTN's network

Monday 1 February 2021 | 11:09 CET | News
Cell C says all the mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) that run on its network will be migrated to MTN's physical network infrastructure, MyBroadband reported. MVNOs that run on Cell C's network include FNB Connect, Standard Bank Mobile and Virgin Mobile. Cell C told MyBroadband that as part of its migration of postpaid customers to Vodacom and prepaid customers to MTN, MVNO customers will be moved to MTN's network over the course of three years.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Cell C / FNB Connect / MTN South Africa / Virgin Mobile South Africa / Vodacom South Africa
Countries: South Africa
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