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Telecom Services  |  South Africa: MTN Announces Data And Voice Price Drop!

MTN South Africa has announced the cutting of its prepaid pricing for data and voice calls. The popular mobile operator has also announced a new plan called EverydayTalk for voice calls and changes to its already existing data plan called ...
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Telecoms Regulation  |  Uganda: Court Refuses MTN's Petition, Must Pay US$14 Million

The High Court has ordered MTN Uganda to pay a transitional licence fee of US$14.1 million. The decision comes after the mobile operator had petitioned the court challenging the assessment carried out by the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) for a ...
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Nigeria: MTN's Subscriber Numbers Decline By 5 Million in Q1 of 2021

MTN Nigeria has released its unaudited results for quarter one of 2021. The result indicates that its mobile subscribers have declined by 5 million to 71.5 million, which has been attributed to the regulatory sim card sale restrictions. According to ...

MTN Is Seeking Extension Of Temporary Spectrum Licences In South Africa

According to BMA's sources, the MTN Group has responded to the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) verdict not to extend temporary licences for spectrum beyond 31 May 2021, saying this will be detrimental to South Africans. Jacqui O'Sullivan, ...

MTN Ghana Commits US$149 Million In Infrastructure Expansion

Subsequent to its release of the first quarter ended 31 Match results, MTN Ghana has committed itself to spend US$149 million to meet the increasing demand for digital services and to assist in maintaining the quality of its network. Also, ...

MTN Bids In Ethiopia - To Solidify Leadership Across Africa

MTN Group has identified the second-most-populous country on the continent as its next target to expand reach across the continent.  According to reports, MTN has confirmed that it has submitted its bid for a telecoms licence in Ethiopia. The telecommunications ...

MTN Invests US$21 Million In New Fibre Services For Under-Serviced Communities

Mobile telecommunications company, MTN, has responded to the growing demand for data with an investment of US$21 million for new fibre services to cater to under-serviced communities that do not have a traditional fibre network. Since the worldwide lockdown brought ...

Uganda: MTN Partners With Salam TV During Month Of Ramadan

To show recognition to the Muslim COVID19 frontline workers, MTN Uganda and Salam TV have partnered up to launch a campaign that will distribute alms to Muslim workers who have been at the forefront of rendering critical services to the ...

Nigerian Banks Suspend MTN Airtime Sales

According to recent reports, banking platforms, excluding Zenith Bank, have removed MTN Nigeria from their banking platforms. This action comes after MTN, the West African nation's biggest telecoms services provider with 79 million subscribers, reduced the commission paid to the ...

MTN Group Affirms Focus On Pan-African Market

The MTN Group, a multinational mobile carrier specialising in emerging markets and operating in various African countries, has reported its latest figures of 280 million subscribers, making the operator the largest mobile operator on the African continent. It has been ...

MTN Reports Growth Despite Pandemic

Mobile operator MTN released a financial and statistical report on Wednesday for the year ended December 2020.  According to the report, MTN has received a growth of 19.9%, characterised by an increase of 28.8 million subscribers to a whopping 279.6 ...

MTN Seeking To Conclude US$65-million Sale Of Syrian Business

Africa's telecom giant, MTN, has announced that it is still moving forward with closing the sale deal on the 75% ownership it has in MTN Syria, even as that business is already under judicial custody (guardianship).   Authorities in the ...