MTN accelerates Middle East departure, exits Yemen

The Pan-African telecoms giant agrees to withdraw from its operations in Yemen, through a transfer of its shareholding to a minority shareholder.
Samuel Mungadze
Feb 25, 2022

Turkcell Digitalized Voice With Mavenir’s Cloud-Native IMS Solution

Mavenir’s cloud-native IMS solution is a microservice-based architecture purpose built for fully automated cloud environments which has been deployed on Turkcell’s pioneering unified telco cloud.
Aug 23, 2021

MTN Group announces new Simfy CEO

Burak Akinci will be responsible for the super app Ayoba.
Aug 26, 2020

Mavenir and Turkcell Enable World’s First OpenRAN vRAN Call with Fully Containerized CU/DU and Open Front Haul

Mavenir announce OpenRAN vRAN call fully containerized with O-RAN Split 7.2 architecture, in Turkey.
Feb 27, 2020

Mavenir and Turkcell Partner on OpenRAN

Mavenir announced a business partnership with Turkcell, Turkey’s leading digital operator.
Mar 7, 2019

Huawei sues US government

Action against what company describes as "unconstitutional sales restrictions imposed by Congress".
Feb 7, 2019

Not everyone is turning against Huawei

Turkcell's CEO calls Huawei "a reliable business partner", saying the partnership with the Turkish operator is "set to continue".
Jun 6, 2018

Fresh twist in MTN, Turkcell dispute

The telco confirms the Hawks visited its offices last week to obtain documents relating to aspects of the long-running.
Oct 31, 2017

MTN asks court to dismiss R59bn Turkcell lawsuit

The SA-based telco filed a plea in the long-running litigation to try have the case thrown out of SA court.
Nov 27, 2013

MTN says “no legal merit” to Turkcell’s Iran claims

Turkish mobile phone company plans taking South African operator to court for damages.
Jul 29, 2013

Etisalat, Turkcell, others eye Tunisie Telecom stake

Korea Telecom and two Chinese firms also said to be interested in 35% stake.