MTN SA concludes R6bn tower sale, leaseback deal with IHS
The deal entails the sale and leaseback of 5 709 of MTN SA’s towers – comprising approximately 4 000 greenfield and 1 700 rooftop sites.Samuel Mungadze
Leadership reshuffle at MTN
Company announces changes to Group board and SA subsidiary.
MTN appoints CFO as president, CEO
Ralph Mupita to take the reins from September 2020.
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.
MTN to exit Middle East, intensify focus on Africa
Operator announces strategy during presentation of first half results.
Rob Shuter appointed CEO of BT Enterprise
Outgoing MTN CEO will finish current contract in March 2021.
COVID-19 comms platform launched to support Africa
MTN, UN ECA, Africa Centre for Disease Control collaborate to establish ACCIP, Set to reach more than 600 million users across the continent.
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.
COVID-19 uncertainty grips Nigeria’s tech sector
Companies doing what they can to minimise impact on operations but acknowledge uncertainty.
MTN completes sale of ATC joint ventures for R8.9-bn
Operator cleared to dispose of stake in ATC Ghana, having disposed of stake in ATC Uganda.
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.