Vodacom touts super app to connect next 100m Africans
The telco reports its VodaPay super app has attracted 2.2 million downloads and 1.6 million registered users in the eight months since its launch.
MTN SA hits high notes in Q1 performance
In the quarter, the telco recorded data traffic growth of 46.7% and a 14.1% increase in active data users to 17.3 million.
Hefty prison sentence for telecoms infrastructure vandals
Three vandals will serve 30 years each for theft of cellphone tower batteries belonging to MTN and Vodacom.
MTN acts on gender pay parity across the group
The telco looks to increase the number of women in senior levels and critical roles across the group.
MTN rolls out R2.2bn Gauteng township investment
The telco will deploy 700 active 5G sites, setting aside R30 million to guard against infrastructure vandalism
MTN, Vodacom up renewable energy investments
The mobile operators set new targets to accelerate their reduction of greenhouse-gas emissions.
African telcos in OTT push amid stiff competition
Vodacom, MTN, Airtel, Globacom, Orange and Safaricom are the companies deciding to become full players in the video-streaming market.
MTN Group hits new shareholder milestone in Nigeria
The telco welcomes 126 720 retail investors to its shareholder base, many of whom are first-time investors,
Top telcos band together to form global innovation alliance
MTN is one of the leading telcos to create Alaian, in an effort to share best practices on innovation.
MTN commits R25m to drive gender equality
A five-year partnership with UN Women and HeForShe will see MTN accelerate its gender equality efforts.
Africa will surprise with 5G use cases, says MTN CEO Mupita
The company sees use cases developing for 5G in mining, ports and manufacturing around the continent.