Debt-ridden Cell C in advanced talks with MTN

The troubled telco issues a statement following media speculation that it is a potential target of Telkom.


MTN, Naspers commit multibillion-rand investments in SA

The companies heed president Cyril Ramaphosa call at the ongoing South Africa Investment Conference.

1 Nov

MTN accused of illegally erecting billboard

Ward 89 councillor Amelia Bester alleges the mobile operator illegally erected a billboard at a bridge along 14th Avenue.

30 Oct

MTN hits back at employees, denies missing shares

The mobile operator responds to accusations that it mishandled a R4.3 billion black empowerment deal, prejudicing its employees.


MTN reveals business app of the year

Naked Insurance uses AI and chatbots to give consumers insurance cover in under three minutes.

25 Oct

Naked Insurance wins MTN App of the Year

The AI-based insurtech firm took home the award for best financial solution and was overall winner at the MTN Business App of the Year Awards last night.


MTN Business IoT Conference & Awards finalists announced

Developers of the overall winning solution will walk away with a prize valued at R200 000.

17 Oct

MTN employees demand answers over R4.3bn BEE deal

A group of employees takes the mobile operator to court, alleging the empowerment transaction remains “incomplete and suspect”.


Cell tower protection app wins TADHackJHB

Tumelo Baloyi and Thabang Mamashela beat over 40 other teams to claim the $1 000 prize.

Oct 7, 2019

MTN seeks to mend relations in host countries

After facing several challenges in the countries it operates in, MTN looks to drive financial inclusion, empower SMEs, and create jobs.

Oct 2, 2019

MTN’s TADHack Johannesburg returns

The latest edition of the hackathon that will take place later this month carries a wining prize of R15 000.

Sep 19, 2019

Vodacom’s Cassim turns loss-making unit into golden goose

Mariam Cassim, Vodacom’s head of financial services, tells ITWeb how she turned the unit into a billion-rand concern in 36 months.

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