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Telecom  |  MTN Nigeria Server Hacked By Suspected Cyber Criminals -Reports

Media reports from Nigerian news publications revealed that over the past weekend MTN was the victim of cyber-crime on its server that saw the mobile giant lose over $1,9 million (N700 million) in a little under two hours, after its ...
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Telecom  |  MTN Rolls Out Mobile Money Chat Bot In Ivory Coast

MTN has announced the launch of its Mobile Money (MoMo) service chat bot. The chat bot has gone live in Ivory Coast and will be rolled out across MTN’s footprint over the next few months. The AI mobile money “assistant” ...
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MTN’s Largest Shareholder, PIC Reportedly Calls For Board Changes

Public Investment Corp. (PIC), MTN’s majority shareholder, is reportedly calling for the restructuring of the board of the mobile-phone firm to avoid the legal, regulatory and political disputes on the continent.   Bloomberg was informed by people familiar with the ...

MTN CEO Earmarks Ethiopia On MTN's Expansion Roadmap

The CEO of MTN, Rob Shuter is looking for new markets to conquer and has earmarked Ethiopia, Africa's second largest country by population following Nigeria, as a country that best fits the profile of a long-term strategic investment target. In ...

NCC Gives MTN Nigeria A May 31 Deadline To Settle Balance Of Multi-Billion-Dollar Fine

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has confirmed that MTN Nigeria Communications Limited has been given until May 31 to pay the balance of $15bn out of the $91bn fine that was imposed on the telecommunications company by the NCC for ...

MTN Nigeria Considers Listing Shares On Nigerian Stock Exchange Next Week

MTN’s Nigerian unit is reportedly toying with the idea of listing its shares in Lagos next week, according to two industry insiders close to the matter. Africa’s biggest mobile-phone company could possibly go ahead with the placing on the 16th ...

MTN Receives More Spectrum In Nigeria

MTN has been awarded more broadband spectrum in Nigeria regarding its 2015 acquisition of Visafone Communications, after a lengthy regulatory battle. The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) finally approved the transfer of 800-megahertz spectrum after a public inquiry into the advantage ...

MTN South Africa Rolls Out Live Indoor 5G Network

MTN South Africa has rolled out a live 5G indoor solution at South Africa’s Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit and International Convention Centre. The launch marks the first time that MTN has installed a trial 5G network as an indoor business ...

MTN Nigeria Rolls Out Fibrenet In Abuja

MTN Nigeria has rolled out its FibreNet product and services in Abuja using the CITEC estate as its pilot. Auwal Abdullahi, MTN’s Senior Manager Enterprise Business in the North, said that the decision to start at the estate came from ...

MTN Rolls Out “World-First” WhatsApp Recharging Channel

MTN has introduced a WhatsApp channel which allows customers to purchase data or airtime, which it has described as an exclusive world-first. The function is called MTN Chat. Customers will be able to also receive notifications and check their account ...

MTN Nigeria Plans To List On Local Stock Exchange Before June

The MTN Group’s Chief Executive has announced that it expects its Nigerian subsidiary to list on Nigeria’s stock exchange sometime towards April and May. The Chief Executive of MTN Nigeria, Ferdi Moolman told reporters in Lagos that the listing should ...

MTN Launches Smart 3G Device To Help Bridge Rural Connectivity Gap

The Chief Marketing Officer at MTN Nigeria, Raul De has declared that the introduction of the world’s first 3G smartphone known as the MTN Smart, is a strategic innovation to bridge the rural-urban connectivity gap.   At the launch of ...