Cell C putting some assets up for sale

File: The dominance of Vodacom and MTN has put pressure on Cell C over the years.

File: The dominance of Vodacom and MTN has put pressure on Cell C over the years.

eNCA

JOHANNESBURG - Cell C, South Africa's third-biggest mobile operator is resorting to putting some assets up for sale.

The company is struggling with R9-billion debt and worsening losses.

The dominance of Vodacom and MTN has put pressure on Cell C over the years.

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In 2016, it was on the brink of collapse and was rescued by Blue Label Telecoms.

According to reports, the announcement of the sale has attracted interest from Telkom, MTN and Vodacom.

READ: Cell C in multibillion roaming deal with MTN

Cell C’s fibre-optic network and wireless frequencies are some of the assets up for sale.

These are potentially good buys for mobile operators looking to widen their fibre offerings.

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eNCA