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Vodacom South Africa expects to benefit from MTN and Cell C deal through more capacity

Wednesday 30 May 2018 | 10:14 CET | News
Vodacom South Africa says it is not concerned about the financial impact of Cell C starting to roam on MTN's network, and expects its service to improve as a result of their agreement, reports Mybroadband. Vodacom was previously Cell C's roaming partner in South Africa, offering 2G and 3G roaming to Cell C subscribers. Vodacom is not concerned about losing Cell C as a roaming customer for voice and data services, it said.

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