MTN-backed Ayoba notches up over 5m users
The instant messaging app now supports 5.5 million users across the African continent, as its features expand to include voice and video calling.
MTN looks to connect 60K homes with Supersonic AirFibre
The first commercial rollout of the fibre-quality connectivity solution will commence in Soweto, Mamelodi, Fairlands and Honeydew.
MTN Foundation hands over multimedia centre in Limpopo
The MTN Foundation creates a multimedia centre in Limpopo that will cater for deaf, blind and partially-sighted students in digital skills development.
MTN to pour R2bn into Ghana infrastructure expansion
MTN Ghana commits to spend R2.1 billion in total capex in the year, to meet the demand of digital services and help maintain network quality.
COVID-19 has SA business turning to ‘switchboards in the sky’ to maintain productivity
The pandemic prompted more businesses to move across to the mobile PABX platform, says Songezo Mosisi, acting general manager of SME at MTN Business.
Spectrum policy flaws ‘will alienate millions of South Africans’
The spectrum policy is impaired by fundamental failures, which will rob millions of South Africans of crucial digital services, says the Free Market Foundation.
Ethiopia sets new date for telecoms licences bids
The deadline has now been shifted from 5 March 2021 to 26 April 2021, as the country opens up its telecommunications industry to private investment.
Blow to MTN staffers accusing execs of swindling them of millions
The High Court removes the case in which the employees were accusing the company’s senior execs of swindling millions of empowerment shares.
Local device manufacturers get a bite of govt comms tender
Device manufacturers serving SA’s mobile carriers are set to score a big chunk of the newly-issued multibillion-rand government communications tender.
SA’s big telcos take #DataMustFall trend further
Vodacom, MTN, Telkom and Cell C drop their data prices, saying this will drive digital transformation in response to the consequences of COVID-19.
SA’s top operators share govt’s lucrative telecoms tender
The companies will each make two mobile bundles available to the various public services, as well as provide gadgets.