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Nigeria's central bank eases up on MTN

The Central Bank of Nigeria says it is reviewing information with a view to reaching an equitable resolution to the $8.1 billion MTN repatriation issue.


MTN 'explores other options' on Nigerian IPO

Nigeria's $10 billion demand makes MTN's planned IPO in the country pretty challenging and awkward, says group CFO Ralph Mupita.


MTN rolls out voice over LTE

The service allows users to benefit from voice calls in clear, natural-sounding HD Voice on MTN's LTE network.

12 Sep

MTN calls for scarce spectrum to be unlocked

CEO Rob Shuter says the company is struggling to increase data adoption among its users.

10 Sep

MTN 'to move past' Nigeria impasse

MTN chief Rob Shuter believes the company is going to be able to make its case to Nigerian authorities.

7 Sep

Nigeria central bank moves to repatriate MTN funds

The bank debited billions of naira in fines from Standard Chartered and Citigroup for allegedly helping MTN move funds abroad.

5 Sep

Nigeria raises heat on MTN with $2bn tax bill

The MTN Group is hit with a $2 billion Nigerian tax bill, marking the operator's latest skirmish with authorities in its most lucrative market.

4 Sep

Nigeria says whistleblower triggered MTN $8.1bn probe

Nigeria's attorney general says a whistleblower prompted an investigation into alleged MTN infractions.

3 Sep

Nigeria's $8bn demand casts doubt on MTN Nigeria IPO

MTN's plan to list its Nigerian unit this year is under threat after the central bank ordered it to hand over $8.1 billion allegedly sent abroad illegally.

31 Aug

ITWeb journo wins MTN excellence award

The mobile operator announces the winners of its Women in ICT: Partnership for Change Awards.

31 Aug

MTN unveils uncapped FTTH offerings

The telco announces new fibre-to-the-home products, which will launch next week with only uncapped deals.

31 Aug

MTN stock plunges as Nigerian pay-out news hits

While Nigeria has ordered MTN's local unit to repay $8.1 billion sent to its parent since 2007, it is unlikely it will have to cough up the full amount.

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