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Telecom  |  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 ...
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Broadband  |  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 ...
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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 ...

MTN Reinforces Its Dominance In The Cameroon Market

The MTN Group, Africa's front-running telecommunications company with operations in more than 21 countries around the world, including Cameroon, released its financial results for 2018 last week. The results showed strong growth in the subscriber numbers, which were at 233 ...

MTN Set To Launch Messenger Service To Rival WhatsApp

At MTN’s recent financial year-end results presentation for 2018, the Group’s CEO, Rob Shuter announced that the giant mobile operator would be launching a new instant messaging service. Shuter said that the Instant Message service would form part of the ...

MTN Might Ditch Allegiances With Mascom Wireless Botswana

According to people who are familiar with the matter, MTN might be toying with the idea of dropping its business venture with Mascom Wireless in Botswana as CEO Rob Shuter makes plans to reduce the number of countries in which ...

MTN Zambia Appoints New CEO

MTN Zambia has announced that it has appointed Philip van Dalsen as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer to lead the country’s front-running network. Van Dalsen was CEO of MTN Cyprus up until this appointment. He is, however, familiar with ...

MTN To Collaborate With Eseye To Meet Demands Of IoT Customers In Africa

MTN has announced that it has partnered with the Global IoT services provider Eseye and the new AnyNet Federation to meet the needs of IoT customers. The AnyNet Federation wants to make the worldwide IoT landscape easier for AWS customers ...

MTN Appoints New Executive To Drive Group's OTT Music Services

Oyebowale Akideinde has been appointed by the MTN Group as the new Head of Over the Top (OTT) Music Services.   Akideinde has been given the responsibility of piloting MTN’s newly acquired music streaming platform, Simfy Africa.   According to ...

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