FNB en­ters the net­work fray

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Things re­ally started hot­ting up in the fiercely com­pet­i­tive mo­bile-data arena this past week as First Na­tional Bank (FNB) an­nounced the launch of its own ded­i­cated cell­phone net­work.

Spec­u­la­tion has been rife over the past three years about whether FNB would ac­quire Cell C, which has been sink­ing deeper into fi­nan­cial debt (lat­est fig­ures show more than R2 bil­lion in un­se­cured debt), but for now at least, FNB is sim­ply part­ner­ing with the mo­bile op­er­a­tor, which will “host” the net­work.

FNB is of­fer­ing the stan­dard cell­phone voice, data and mes­sag­ing packages: pre­paid, 24-month fixed

LINK­ING UP FNB has launched its own ded­i­cated cell­phone net­work

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