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Telecom  |  MTN Forges Ahead With Nigeria Stock Sale Plans – Reports

The MTN Group has revealed that it will push on with a plan to decrease its majority stake in the telco’s Nigerian business, though uncertainty caused by the coronavirus may require the sale to be executed in smaller chunks than ...
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Telecom  |  COVID-19 In Africa: MTN Launches Free Daily Data Lifeline To Keep South Africa Connected During Lockdown

MTN has rolled out a 20MB daily data lifeline to assist South Africans in staying connected during the 21-day COVID-19 lockdown. The free daily data has been made available for use on the instant messaging app ayoba; and can be ...
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MTN Cameroon Suspends Mobile Money Charges To Curb Coronavirus Spread

MTN Cameroon has decided to suspended charges on selected mobile money transactions within its network for one month, beginning on the 20th of March 2020. The management of Cameroon’s largest telco said that the move is part of its response ...

MTN Concludes Sale Of ATC Joint Venture In Ghana

Further to the asset realisation programme (‘ARP’) that the MTN Group introduced in March 2019, the mobile giant has confirmed it has received the necessary regulatory approvals for the disposal of its stake in ATC Ghana. This follows the telco’s ...

South Africa: MTN To Slash Data Prices By 50% From Mid-April

MTN has announced that it will cut data prices for its 30-day bundles in South Africa by up to 50% starting from mid-April. The CEO of MTN SA, Godfrey Motsa said that the cost of a 1GB monthly data bundle, ...

MTN Uganda To Pay $100m For Licence Renewal - Uganda Communications Commission

MTN Uganda has reportedly agreed to pay $100-million to renew its operating licence that expired in October 2018. The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has given the company temporary extensions pending the renewal of its licence and had initially approved the ...

MTN To Announce Data-Price Changes Before End Of March

MTN plans to announce its new data prices in South Africa by the end of March after it was ordered to cut prices by the Competition Commission. Vodacom, MTN’s competitor in South Africa last week cut its data prices by ...

MTN Group CEO, Rob Shuter To Step Down Next Year - Reports

MTN announced yesterday that its Group President and CEO, Rob Shuter, would step down at the end of his four-year contract in March next year. Before joining MTN in 2017, Shuter managed some of Vodafone’s European operations. Prior to that, ...

Uganda: YOTV Collaborates With MTN To Deliver Uninterrupted Local Content

YoTVChannels and MTN Uganda have announced a first of its kind TV streaming project. YOTVChannels is a web-based mobile solution that provides local media content (TV and Radio) and makes it readily available to viewers on-the-go. With more than 50 ...

MTN Nigeria Sees Increase In Profit As Data Use Rises

Shares in MTN recently rose by almost 2% after Africa’s largest network operator reported a one-third jump in quarterly profit at its Nigeria operations. Nigeria is MTN’s most profitable market, and it accounts for one-third of the mobile giant’s annual ...

MTN Reaps Benefits Of Increased Cell Tower Security - Reports

The mobile operator MTN has released a statement saying that its efforts in increasing security measures to decrease battery theft and vandalism at its cell tower base stations were paying off, despite theft incidents being on the rise. It had ...

MTN Looks Forward To Increased Headline Earnings

The telecoms giant MTN has issued a trading statement revealing that it is looking forward to a 30 percent to 50 percent increase of headline earnings per share for the year that ended in December 2019.  MTN said that it ...