Fintech anchors MTN post-COVID-19 recovery in Nigeria
The telco sees a significant increase in subscribers, with the addition of 3.9 million customers in the third quarter, bringing total subscribers to 75 million.Samuel Mungadze
Surveillance drones to be deployed along SA, Zimbabwe border
The SA government will fly surveillance drones along the Beitbridge border post, to address security challenges posed by border-jumpers and smugglers.
New report says measured spectrum allocation key to digital economy
The allocation of spectrum is an opportunity to utilise communications tech for economic development for the country as a whole, says a World Wide Worx study
MTN accepts Ghana high court ruling on dominant market status
The company acknowledges the duty and powers of the regulators to promote fair competition amongst licensed operators.
Data, fintech services boost MTN Nigeria in half-year
Demand for data and digital services grew significantly, but the telco experienced a decline in demand for voice services in the mass market segment.
MTN expects to double profit for six months to June
The telco’s earnings per share include the benefit from gains on the disposal of towers in Uganda and Ghana.
MTN SA execs forgo increases, channel funds to employees
The telco’s executive team has not taken annual salary increases and is diverting those funds into an employee support fund amid COVID-19.
Vodacom, Cloudflare join forces to protect firms from DDoS
The telco teams up with Web security company Cloudflare to offer distributed denial of service protection services.
Tourism sector urged to turn digital for resurgence
The revival of the hospitality industry can be hastened with ICT as an enabler, says the Pan African Chamber of Commerce.