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Telecom  |  MTN Nigeria Rolls Out Music Streaming Service, MusicTime

MTN Nigeria has rolled out a music-streaming service named “MusicTime”. According to MTN, MusicTime will allow music lovers access to millions of songs from across the globe. The App was launched last December in South Africa and has received mixed ...
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Telecom  |  MTN Business Namibia Gears Up For Mobile Network Launch

MTN Business Namibia has announced that it is still moving ahead with plans to roll out a mobile network, after receiving all the relevant regulatory approval. The Managing Director of MTN Business Namibia, Elia Tsouros, said that the project had ...
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South Africa: MTN To Fight Recommendations To Cut Data Prices

MTN has revealed that it will oppose what it believes to be intrusive recommendations from SA’s antitrust watchdog, saying that it already slashed its data prices and invested significantly in its network. On Monday, the Competition Commission declared that MTN ...

MTN Launches Remittances App

The mobile operator MTN has announced the rollout of its latest fintech service, a remittances app titled MTN Homeland. This development comes right after MTN’s Group CEO and President Rob Shuter told delegates at last month’s AfricaCom 2019 conference that ...

MTN Nigeria Rolls Out First Live Demo 5G Network Service In West Africa

On Monday, MTN Nigeria carried out its first live demo of 5G network service, making Nigeria the first country in West Africa to perform a trial of 5G technology and its applications.   This rollout was the result of a ...

MTN Instant Messaging Platform Boasts 1 Million Users

MTN’s instant messaging product Ayoba has reached the milestone of one million monthly active users, the mobile giant revealed on Tuesday. Ayoba is an innovative communications application that was localised for African and Middle Eastern consumers under an Over the ...

MTN To Roll Out Child Online Protection Project

The MTN Group has confirmed its collaboration with NGO the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) and the rollout of a child online protection project. The operator claims to be very the first African telecoms firm to join forces with the IWF, ...

MTN South Africa Reports Decline In Subscribers -Report

Mobile operator MTN has reported a decline in its South African subscribers in a quarterly update for the period which ended on September 2019, citing exceptionally challenging trading conditions. Group subscribers, however, have increased quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) by 3.5 million to ...

MTN Implements Measures To Tackle Sophisticated Fraud Methods

MTN South Africa announced on Monday that it has implemented a wide range of measures to tackle fraud, including identity theft, illegal Sim swaps and number ports through which criminals try to get access to customers’ bank accounts. Criminals, the mobile ...

Nigeria Suspends MTN’s Proposed USSD Access Fee

Isa Pantami, Nigeria’s Communications Minister, has blocked a proposed move by MTN to charge users US$0.013 per four seconds for USSD access to mobile banking services. Pantami instructed the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to suspend the proposed charge that was ...

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 ...

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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