Rob Shuter

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
Sep 1, 2020

Leadership reshuffle at MTN

Company announces changes to Group board and SA subsidiary.
Aug 19, 2020

MTN appoints CFO as president, CEO

Ralph Mupita to take the reins from September 2020.
Aug 11, 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.
Aug 6, 2020

MTN to exit Middle East, intensify focus on Africa

Operator announces strategy during presentation of first half results.
Jul 31, 2020

Rob Shuter appointed CEO of BT Enterprise

Outgoing MTN CEO will finish current contract in March 2021.
Jun 24, 2020

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.
May 14, 2020

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.
Mar 24, 2020

COVID-19 uncertainty grips Nigeria’s tech sector

Companies doing what they can to minimise impact on operations but acknowledge uncertainty.
Mar 20, 2020

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.
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.