MTN introduces new Mobile Money withdrawal fees

Posted by - June 27, 2023

A leading telecommunications company, MTN has announced significant changes to its mobile money withdrawal transaction fees. Effective July 1, 2023, customers will experience an adjustment in fees for cash-out transactions exceeding a specific threshold. MTN took the initiative to inform its customers about the upcoming modifications through an SMS circular. According to the circular, cash-out

After 10 years, MTN says its $4.2 billion battle with Turkcell is over

Posted by - December 1, 2022

The High Court of South Africa has dismissed a $4.2 billion lawsuit against local telco group MTN – 10 years after Turkish operator Turkcell launched proceedings. The High Court dismissed the suit on Wednesday (30 November) with costs. Legal proceedings were initiated against MTN in November 2013 after Turkcell and its wholly-owned subsidiary, East Asian

MTN Group’s new partnership with Microsoft – All the benefits it will bring

Posted by - November 29, 2022

MTN Group has formed a strategic alliance with Microsoft to drive growth across its digital, cloud, and enterprise go-to-market segments. This partnership will transform and modernise MTN’s communications infrastructure by harnessing the combined power of both businesses. “Together with Microsoft, MTN Business will be able to enhance both its technological capabilities and its product offerings

NTITA 2021: Double Awards for NCC As Danbatta Is Telecom Industry Leader

Posted by - November 25, 2021

It was a double for the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) which emerged as the Outstanding Telecom Regulator of the Year over the weekend in Lagos at the annual Nigeria Tech Innovation & Telecom Awards (NTITA), widely known as Nigeria’s ICT Oscars Awards. The NCC’s Executive Vice Chairman/CEO, Prof. Umaru Garba Danbatta, emerged as the Telecom

MTN to sell 575 million shares in Nigeria via public offer

Posted by - November 8, 2021

MTN Group Ltd will begin book-building this month for a public offer to sell up to 575 million shares in its Nigeria business, South Africa’s biggest telecoms operator said, as it reported higher third-quarter revenue and core profit. The company, which has been exiting or reducing its stakes in some areas including its Ugandan and

MTN selects partners to expand mobile OpenRan network in Africa

Posted by - June 26, 2021

South Africa’s mobile and broadband operator MTN Group has selected five partners to launch an open radio access network (OpenRan in Africa to expand 4G and 5G services more quickly and cheaply, it said on 16 June.A worker walks past an outlet of South Africa’s MTN Group in Johannesburg, South Africa, 23 February 2016. Reuters/Siphiwe

MTN, African Union partner on COVID-19 vaccinations

Posted by - January 28, 2021

Mobile telecommunications operator,MTN, has announced a donation of US$25 million to support the African Union’s COVID-19 vaccination programme. The donation will help secure up to seven million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine for health workers across the continent, which will contribute to the vaccination initiative of the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa

MTN Group announces new Appointment of directors

Posted by - September 4, 2020

MTN has announced changes to the board of directors of MTN Group, as well as to the board of major subsidiary MTN South Africa. After six years as an independent non-executive director of MTN Group – the last five as audit committee chairman – Christine Ramon will step down on September 30, to focus on

MTN rise in revenue after double-digit growth in Nigeria and Ghana

Posted by - May 15, 2020

Africa’s largest mobile network provider, MTN, announced recently that it had recorded an 11.1percent increase in service revenue after normalising for changes in currency in 21 countries. MTN said the revenue came on the back of double-digit growth in Nigeria and Ghana. Chief executive Rob Shuter said that revenue at its home market of South

MTN introduces TikTok data bundles for users in SA  

Posted by - January 23, 2020

MTN, Telecommunication giant, has unveiled customised MTN TikTok data bundles to grow the number of TikTok users in South Africa. The TikTok bundles are available to all prepaid customers on *136*2# from as little as R5 for a 100MB daily bundle. TikTok is a short-form video sharing app which, according to DataReportal has surpassed 1.5