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As this week comes to a close we take a look at the articles that resonated most with our readers. From the #DataMustFall backlash involving the likes of Vodacom and MTN to a set of new details of the Nedbank data hack. The world of tech keeps turning while seemingly everything else is in the […]
MTN CEO, Rob Shuter says South Africans can expect an announcement from the telecom giant in regards to data price cuts shortly, according to My Broadband. This comes after Vodacom made a similar announcement after it had reached an agreement with the Competition Commission on 10 March regarding the telecom’s data prices. Due to the […]
MTN Group today announced an encouraging set of results for the year ended 31 December 2019 and that group president and CEO Rob Shuter would be stepping down from his role at the end of his contract in March 2021.
MTN Group announced what they believe is an encouraging set of results for the year ended 31 December 2019 – most notably the addition of 18 million customers to reach a total of 251 million and that group president and CEO, Rob Shuter, would be stepping down from his role at the end of his […]
MTN announced that the group president and CEO, Rob Shuter, will be stepping down from his role in March 2021 – ending his four-year fixed contract. “The board thanks Rob for the contribution he has made, and continues to make, to MTN,” says the mobile telecoms giant. “The succession process will be concluded during the […]
South African telecoms giant, Vodacom has agreed to reduce the cost of its data offerings by as much as 40%. This is following a finding that the country’s mobile data prices were the highest on the continent, according to a report from the Competition Commission. South African telecoms giant Vodacom has agreed to reduce the […]
Standard Chartered and MTN Zambia have announced a partnership to reward clients who open a digital bank account with free data by leveraging on MTN Zambia’s customer management platform called Infinity.
MTN Zambia is set to introduce a new range of digital products and services for 2020. This “exciting” new product range stems from an effort to “bring the benefits of modern connected life to its customers,” writes Lisa Mulozi, manager of communications at MTN Zambia. These new products are expected to enhance customer experience and […]
GeoPoll conducted a study with 400 South Africans via a mobile web link to understand how they are using their phones. The study focused on what features and apps they use most often and how they are paying for these features each month. Why is this important? South Africa (SA) is one of the top […]
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MTN Nigeria has released its audited results for the year ended 31 December 2019. Despite a challenging operating environment, the company continued to deliver double-digit growth in service revenue in line with its medium-term guidance. Voice revenue growth remained healthy, and data revenue continued to accelerate, supporting a 12.6% increase in service revenue with an […]
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MTN Benin and Gozem have teamed up to give MTN subscribers the chance to order motorcycle taxis, tricycles and car taxis via Gozem’s Android & iOS applications without consuming their internet data package. This strategic ‘Zero-Rating’ partnership between Gozem and MTN Benin creates mutual value by facilitating access to affordable transport for MTN Benin subscribers […]
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2019 marked the ‘year of the customer’ for MTN Ghana as it saw an overall 12.3% increase in subscribers reaching to 22.6 million. The telecoms provider maintained market leadership with 55.21% market share. Service revenue increased by 22.8% year-on-year (YoY), underpinned by growth in revenue from data and Mobile Money (MoMo). Despite double-digit growth in […]
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South Africa is the continent’s telecom powerhouse as it is home to Africa’s largest and most valuable operators – Telkom, MTN, Vodacom. MTN is the largest mobile operator in the entire continent, while Vodacom dominates the market in South Africa specifically. In terms of fixed-line, Telkom and Liquid Telekom are still the biggest and badest […]
MTN Group announced that it has chosen Tecnotree to be a strategic partner for its Digital Transformation journey. Tecnotree, a global provider of business support systems for the telecom industry, will commence the transformation in Ghana. As the first country to undertake this process, MTN Ghana will use Tecnotree’s Digital BSS Suite 5 to help […]
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MTN Rwanda has announced a crucial milestone in their path to digitalisation; on 15 February 2020, the distribution of physical airtime vouchers was successfully phased out in favour of a fully digital solution.
MTN Zambia has announced the top three winners of the Zambian edition of the 2019 MoMo Hackathon developer challenge which was launched in October 2019.
Cell C has unveiled its latest turnaround plans in a bid to make the network provider viable once more. The company has been faced massive obstacles due to “a misguided business strategy, a recapitalisation in 2017 which burdened the business with unsustainable debt, poor decision making and bad governance”, according to Cell C CEO, Douglas [&hellip
MTN Rwanda has announced that it will phase out the sale and distribution of physical airtime vouchers.
Vodacom is set to launch its very own 5G network this year after signing an agreement with South African wholesale network provider, Liquid Telecoms. The roaming and managed services agreement is said to give Vodacom permission to roam on Liquid Telecom’s 5G network while also maintaining it. “This agreement will allow Vodacom to offer customers [&hellip
South African cellular network titan MTN has come under legal scrutiny as the Advertising Regulatory Board (ARB) has found that what MTN describes as ‘Unlimited’ minutes are, in fact, not unlimited, writes Business Insider. A cap of 3,600 minutes per month on cellular calls is imposed, effectively limiting your calls to 2 hours per day, [&hellip
The world as we know it is becoming more digital than ever, and this is just the beginning. Emerging technologies are opening up new opportunities that were unimaginable just a few years ago and changing the way we lead our lives, both at work and during our leisure time. Connectivity is not just limited to [&hellip
MTN Zambia has announced the launch of two affordable 3G and 4G smartphones, dubbed Dandy and Rio, aimed at bridging the digital divide and deepen digital inclusion in the country. Bart Hofker, the network provider’s CEO, says “the Dandy and Rio smartphones we are introducing today will provide our customers with an easy and convenient [&hellip
MTN Cameroon, leader of the electronics communications sector in Cameroon, has announced the results of the Cameroonian edition of the MoMo Developer Hackathon Challenge 2019 competition launched in October 2019.
MTN Zambia has launched a new range of non-expiry mobile data bundles dubbed Freedom bundles.
MTN announced its Asset Realisation Programme (“ARP”) in March 2019 which aims to simplify its portfolio, reduce debt and risk, improve returns and realise proceeds of at least R15 billion over three years.
MTN Cameroon has announced the end of the first phase of its MTN Youth Internship Programme (YIP).
With festive session around the corner, MTN continues to appeal to communities to report theft and vandalism of network towers.
With prices as low as USD$50, Ghanaian Smartphone lovers can now get for themselves brand new 4G and 3G entry level smartphones that run on the android Go Operating System.
With Black Friday being the most anticipated shopping day of the year, MTN is gearing up to offer customers even bigger deals. As the company celebrates its 25th anniversary, it promises to offer customers massive discounts on selected deals.
John Churu, from biztechafrica’s Botswana Office, filed questions to the MTN SA CEO Godfrey Motsa and sought to learn more about the path MTN is charting as the world sees unprecedented growth in the ICT space as wrought in by the unpredictable Internet of Things (IoT) and the 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR).
In its continued effort to fight against the exploitation of children on the internet, MTN Group has announced the launch of its Child Online Protection initiative by signing a partnership with the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF).