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Telecom  |  MTN Announces New CEO In Ivory Coast

The MTN Group has appointed Djibril Ouattara as its new Chief Executive Officer of MTN Ivory Coast, effective from the 1st of November 2019. According to a statement issued by the mobile operator, the appointment follows the recent departure of ...
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Telecom  |  MTN Celebrates 25th Anniversary With 95% 4G Coverage In South Africa

The pan-African mobile operator MTN this week announced that it had reached 95% 4G coverage in South Africa. MTN said that it had focused mainly on extending connectivity reach, while also transforming its pricing methodology to adapt to the rapidly ...
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MTN Launches Fixed-LTE To Rival Telkom In South Africa

The MTN-owned ISP Supersonic recently rolled out its new fixed-LTE products across South Africa, which have been made available on a 24-month contract or a month-to-month basis. The ISP reportedly aims to compete with Telkom by offering subscribers month-to-month fixed-LTE ...

MTN Reshuffles Management In Africa Operations

MTN has announced that the CEO of MTN Zambia Philip van Dalsen will be vacating his position at the end of September. The company released a statement saying that Philip joined MTN in 2012 as the CEO of MTN Cyprus. ...

MTN Loses Millions Of Subscribers In South Africa

MTN has confirmed that in the six months to June it lost close to two million subscribers in South Africa and service revenue growth declined by 3.3 percent in a stubbornly weak economy. According to MTN, the decline in performance ...

MTN Nigeria, Most Valuable Company On NSE -Reports

It’s hardly been three months since the Nigerian division of South Africa’s MTN Group Ltd. finally listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, but it seems that listing was a good idea because MTN has quickly become the most valuable company ...

MTN Shuts Down 53 Cellphone Masts In South Africa Due To Theft

The continuous theft of cellphone tower batteries has forced the mobile telecommunications giant MTN to shut down 53 of its towers in Gauteng, South Africa. The company said that it was losing millions because of the theft and vandalism of ...

MTN Set To Rollout $20 Smartphone

MTN has announced plans to launch a $20 smartphone across Africa to provide low-cost mobile internet access to young Africans. MTN's Group President and CEO Rob Shuter showcased the new smartphone, designed by South African Company Mobicel, at MTN's recent ...

MTN Nigeria Receives Mobile Money Licence

MTN Nigeria Communications PLC has been granted the authorisation to offer mobile money services by the country's central bank in Abuja. Nigeria revealed last year that it would allow telecom operators to offer banking services, which would give Nigerians without bank ...

MTN To Focus On Music Streaming Business And FinTech

MTN has revealed that it will prioritise its FinTech operation, 4G coverage, mobile money, recovery of prepaid, MusicTime and Ayoba as the primary part of its business objectives for the second half of 2019. The operator announced the plans for ...

New Chairman, Ernest Ndukwe, To Bring Fresh Vibe To MTN Nigeria

The placement of Ernest Ndukwe, a telecom technocrat as the chairman of MTN Nigeria Plc, is an excellent match for his experience and skills, according to industry insiders.  Ndukwe, who is recognised by most as the father of modern telecommunications ...

MTN Cameroon Launches Collaboration Platform

MTN Cameroon has rolled out MTN Fusion, a new collaboration platform designed to strengthen its relations with enterprise partners. Launched in Cameroon's economic capital Douala earlier this month (July 2019), the platform assists in identifying business opportunities related to new ...

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