MTN may have a new competitor in South Africa (Infographic)

Telkom SA SOC Ltd., South Africa’s biggest landline provider, sees a potential acquisition of closely held wireless company Cell C Pty Ltd. as a way to grow its own mobile-phone business.

Cell C “may be part of our solution,” Chairman Jabu Mabuza said in an interview in Johannesburg on Wednesday. “Our mobile business is one that needs scale, so we’ll continue to look for opportunities.”

Read more: Telkom Sees Cell C Purchase as Way to Grow Mobile-Phone Business – Bloomberg Business