14 Mar

MTN-backed Jumia eyes Africa's start-up debut on NYSE

After becoming the first African start-up unicorn in 2016, achieving a $1 billion valuation, Nigeria-based Jumia has set its sights on listing in New York.

14 Mar

Discovery, Vodacom, MTN ranked high for 'exponentiality'

A new study finds Discovery, Vodacom and MTN are the top three JSE top 40 stocks when it comes to their ability to grow exponentially.

13 Mar

How MTN became a data-driven organisation

Dealing with 10 billion call data records a day led MTN to introduce a unified business intelligence roadmap initiative.

11 Mar

We're still in a spectrum crunch: MTN SA CEO

SA's spectrum crunch continues as telcos await clarity on spectrum licencing from government, says MTN SA CEO Godfrey Motsa.

11 Mar

MTN smart feature phone stuck at customs

The MTN Smart S will be available in stores as soon as it gets released from SA customs.

8 Mar

Why MTN is building its own messaging app

MTN develops its own instant messaging platform, which will be integrated with Mobile Money to form what it hopes will become the 'African WeChat'.

7 Mar

MTN to raise R15bn in asset sales, re-launch MoMo in SA

The operator says a portfolio review will realise more than R15 billion over the next three years and confirms Mobile Money will soon return to SA.

1 Mar

Liquid Telecom, MTN ink 4G roaming deal

The deal includes LTE services to help satisfy the growing demand for high-speed mobile broadband in South Africa.

28 Feb

MWC: MTN 'smart feature phones' available soon

The KaiOS-powered smart feature phones will launch in South Africa soon.

28 Feb

MTN, Ericsson extend mobile money deal

The companies sign a five-year contract extension to deploy mobile money services in 13 countries across Africa and the Middle East.


MWC: KaiOS to bring more 'smart feature phones' to Africa

The company wants so see its operating system for 'smart feature phones' expand to more users across Africa.

28 Feb

MWC: MTN, Eseye collaborate to provide global IOT

The mobile alliance aims to deliver globally connected Internet of things services through the Amazon Web Services platform.

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