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Telecom  |  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 ...
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Telecom  |  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 ...
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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 ...

MTN Nigeria Achieves Strong Maiden Results After Listing

MTN Nigeria has reported strong results as a listed company, with its operating margins expanding due to excellent service revenue growth. The Nigerian unit is MTN Group’s largest division. For the six months that ended on 30 June 2019, earnings ...

Ex CEO Of NCC Appointed As Chairman Of MTN Nigeria Board

MTN Nigeria has announced that it has appointed Ernest Ndukwe, the former CEO/Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) as a chairman-designate in a board reshuffle that saw the long-serving banker Dr Pascal Dozie, ousted from the position ...

Ex Vodafone CEO Joins MTN As Chief Digital, Fintech Officer

The MTN Group has announced that it has appointed Vodacom's ex-Chief Officer of Strategy and M&A, Yolanda Cuba, as its new Group Chief Digital and Fintech Officer. The mobile operator issued a statement saying that Cuba would join the MTN ...

Airtel And MTN Rollout Initiative To Promote Digital Inclusion In Rwanda

Rwanda’s mobile industry is collaborating with the GSMA to boost mobile internet adoption and grow digital literacy in the country. It was revealed at the recent ‘Mobile 360 Africa’ event in Kigali that local mobile network operators Airtel and MTN ...

MTN Zambia Rolls Out Mobile Savings Product

MTN Zambia, JUMO and Barclays Zambia have collaborated to roll out KASAKA, a short-term mobile saving offering. The savings account facility has been added onto JUMO’s operating platform and can be accessed by MTN Mobile Money subscribers through Barclays Zambia. ...

MTN's Massive Nigeria Tax Dispute Adjourned Until October

A Nigerian judge who has been given the responsibility to resolve a $2billion (R28.65bn) tax dispute between South African mobile network provider -MTN Group and Nigeria's attorney-general, adjourned the case until October 29 The attorney-general has said that MTN must ...


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