MTN Nigeria Gets A Nod To List On The Nigerian Stock...

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MTN Nigeria announced on Wednesday that it has received approval to list on the Premium Board of The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE). The company said...

MTN Met Deadline To Respond To NIgerian Tax Demand, Says Judge

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A Nigerian judge ruled on Tuesday that MTN met a deadline to respond to a $2bn tax demand from Nigeria’s attorney-general (AGF). MTN took legal...

Anti-Virus App For ‘Disappearing’ Airtime Launched

Anti-Virus App For 'Disappearing' Airtime Launched
SA-based RND Labs has launched 'Guardian' to safeguard local mobile user's hard-earned airtime from primarily overseas-based mobile fraudsters. Described by its developers as an 'anti-virus...

Thabo Mbeki To Lead MTN’s New Global Advisory Board, Mcebisi Jonas...

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MTN Group today announced significant changes to the board and the establishment of an International Advisory Board (IAB). The MTN Group Board is of the...

ICASA And Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams Are ‘At War’

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The country's communications watchdog and Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams are at loggerheads. The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has threatened to take Stella...

SA’s Minister Welcomes Findings In Data Services Market Inquiry

Minister of Communications Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams
The Competition Commission’s provisional findings and recommendations in the Data Services Market Inquiry, have been welcomed by Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams. The market inquiry follows...

MTN Business to showcase Aspiring Innovators at Gartner ITxpo

MTN Business will give leading ICT entrepreneurs a boost this month, when it sponsors the Gartner ITxpo Aspiring Innovators programme for the second year...

MTN wins the esteemed World Branding Awards

For the second consecutive year, MTN South Africa has been voted as the Brand of the Year in the Regional tier of the prestigious...

How is MTN’s move into financial services industry gathering strength

While MTN hasn’t fully provided the market and its customers with its complete financial services strategy, a move by Africa’s largest mobile phone operator...

What you need to know about aYo mobile micro-insurance offered by...

The aYo micro insurance is designed by mobile phone operator MTN and insurance-based financial services group MMI Holdings as a joint venture to deliver...

SA’s Mobile Operators Must Diversify into Connected Home & Cars, Smart...

By Staff Writer As competition heats up, South African mobile phone providers must branch into adjacent areas such as connected-home, smart-city and automotive sectors. The local...

SA Cops are Spying on 70 000 Customers of Vodacom, MTN,...

By Staff Writer The South African Government accesses tens of thousands of people’s sensitive communications information every year using a loophole in South Africa’s surveillance...

African Streaming Market Faces Shakeup as US-based Firm Seeks Local Partners 

The African streaming industry could be in for an even greater shake up as US-based streaming player MatrixStream seeks to collaborate with Telcos and...

No benefits for SA Blacks from R32 Billion Mobile Network Infrastructure...

Telecommunication tower Antenna at sunset.
South Africa’s big four mobile operators – Vodacom, MTN, Cell C and Telkom – are spending more than R32 billion on network infrastructure upgrade...

SA/Nigeria travelers suffer painfully high roaming charges

South African and Nigerian authorities should hang their heads in shame for allowing the ludicrously high mobile telecoms roaming charges suffered by travellers from between the...

MTN, Nokia and Others Investigated for Allegedly Violating BBBEE Regulations

By Staff Writer The Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) Commission is investigating Netcare, Nokia, MTN, Eskom and the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) for...

Is Vodacom a ‘breeding ground’ for CEOs in South Africa?

On the same day former Vodacom executive, Rob Shuter, presented his maiden financial results for his present employer MTN,  Treasury named Vodacom's Vuyani Jarana...

SAA Taps Vodacom Executive Vuyani Jarana as CEO

South African Airways (SAA) is putting someone else in charge in a bid to turnaround the ailing national carrier. The South African National Treasury said...

MTN New CEO Takes Aim at Growth Engines of Mobile Data...

Rob Shuter has been CEO of MTN for close to five months and is already stirring things up at one of the emerging markets’...

MTN Earnings Rise as More Data and Mobile Money Customers Sign...

MTN, Africa and the Middle East biggest mobile phone operator, swung back into profit for the six months to end-June, as it signs up...