Samuel Mungadze

MTN ceases hostilities with Ghana regulator

The company says the decision to engage the regulator amicably out of the courts is in the interest of its customers.

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.
Sep 28, 2020

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 takes Ghanaian regulator to Supreme Court

The operator launches another bid seeking a review of the National Communications Authority’s decision to designate it as a significant market power.

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.

US lawyers blast MTN’s Middle East exit plans

The attorneys believe the telco is trying “to squeeze every last dollar out of” its alleged partnership with the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps.
Jul 30, 2020

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.
Jul 13, 2020

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.
Jul 9, 2020

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.
May 26, 2020

MTN Nigeria to issue R2.2bn in bonds

The mobile operator will issue 50 billion naira in the West African country, as it seeks new sources to support operations.