MTN backtracks on automatic 1MB bundle plan

The mobile operator says it will not implement the service because customers made it clear they did not want it.


MTN Nigeria stock jumps after listing

MTN's stock took just 16 minutes to climb 10% after the group listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Thursday.

9 May

MTN rakes in 4m subscribers in Q1 2019

The telco delivers solid operational progress during the first quarter of 2019, with strong service revenue growth.

3 May

MTN reshuffles board, Mbeki to lead international advisory board

The operator announces significant changes to the group board and the establishment of an international advisory board.


Telcos ignore half of social media complaints

Almost 45% of complaints on social media go unanswered by telecoms operators, says BrandsEye.


Telcos hit back at CompCom data report

The Competition Commission's reliance on data from 2017 leaves MTN and Vodacom fuming, as they say a lot has changed in the mobile data pricing sector in the past 18 months.


SA consumers still pay exorbitant out-of-bundle data rates

Recent ICASA regulations may protect users from automatic out-of-bundle billing but those opting in may be shocked by the cost.


The highs and lows of data prices in SA

Data-only network Rain has the cheapest 1GB data bundle in SA, while MTN and Vodacom are the most expensive.

Apr 2, 2019

MTN smart feature phone finally available in SA

MTN's Smart S 'smart feature phone' is now available in SA stores, after customs held up its launch by a few weeks.

Mar 29, 2019

MTN's top brass cashes in millions

The mobile network operator rewards its top executives handsomely in the financial year ended 31 December 2018.

Mar 27, 2019

MTN Nigeria $2bn tax battle adjourned again

The court case between MTN Nigeria and the country's attorney general continued yesterday as lawyers argued over a $2 billion tax bill.

Mar 26, 2019

MTN Chat launches

The telco announces MTN Chat, a service that will allow customers to recharge their airtime and data on WhatsApp.

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