MTN Irancell
Feb 21, 2019

MTN Irancell announces new CEO

MTN Irancell has appointed Dr Bijan Abbasi Arand as CEO, while Oyebowale Akideinde joins MTN-owned Simfy Africa.

Feb 18, 2019

MTN denies bribery of former SA ambassador to Iran

The SA telco denies it ever paid former ambassador Yusuf Saloojee any money to help it gain its Iranian licence.

Oct 30, 2018

MTN makes more money from fewer users in SA

MTN South Africa made more average revenue per user in the quarter ended 30 September, despite losing 705 000 customers.

Aug 8, 2018

MTN grows revenue, adds more subscribers

The company reports revenue growth, driven by voice and the expansion of data and digital services.

May 9, 2018

Trump's Iran sanctions limit MTN cash repatriation

US sanctions against Iran may curb MTN's ability to repatriate R3 billion from its operations in the Middle Eastern nation.

May 3, 2017

Data revenue boosts MTN

Group data revenue spiked over 29% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2017, pushing the telco's overall Q1 revenue up 7%.

Feb 21, 2017

MTN invests more in Iran Internet Group

Car-hailing platform Snapp's mother company, Iran Internet Group, secures fresh funding from MTN Irancell.

Mar 5, 2014

MTN has R5.5bn stuck in Iran

The mobile operator is in talks to repatriate money from the sanctioned Middle East country.

Jun 5, 2012

MTN Irancell obtains banned tech

The operator managed to source sophisticated US computer equipment despite sanctions that prohibit sales of American technology to Iran.

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