MTN records Q1 group growth as SA lags

In the first quarter, the company added 2.9 million active data users across its operations on the continent.
Apr 22, 2020

Industry heavyweights establish new mobile money alliance

Safaricom, MTN, Airtel and Tigo Tanzania have aligned offerings to meet a growing demand for cross-border transactions within East Africa.
Mar 31, 2020

Uganda: Chinese nationals plead guilty to telecoms crimes

Offences include illegal possession of approximately 2000 SIM cards.
Mar 23, 2020

Tech ecosystem responds to COVID-19

Technology companies and innovators are mobilising to support the fight against the virus.
Mar 11, 2020

MTN's Shuter to step down

The mobile operator announces the departure of its group president and CEO at the end of his contract in March 2021.

Etisalat to test out 'ALL G' OpenRAN across markets in Africa

2G, 3G, 4G & 5G OpenRAN by Parallel Wireless set to be trialled across telcos' OpCos.
Jan 16, 2020

MTN announces leadership changes

Changes to South Sudan, Cameroon operations.
Jan 3, 2020

MTN amasses R14bn in asset sales

The company announced its asset realisation programme in 2019, which aims to simplify its portfolio, reduce debt and risk and improve returns.
Dec 19, 2019

MTN announces January 2020 launch of MoMo in South Africa

Service initially only available to MTN customers.
Dec 12, 2019

MTN preps network for peak season in SA

Operator plans to deploy mobile base stations, as part of network optimisation strategy, to ensure capacity.
Dec 3, 2019

Big blow for Vodacom, MTN as CompCom orders data cost cut

The two dominant telcos have been lambasted for having a strong monopoly in the mobile data sector.