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.


MTN puts control in SMEs' hands with the new Made To Share business solution

Made to Share relieves business owners of the administrative hassle of managing multiple accounts and lets them control their ICT expenditure and their business, says Wanda Matandela, Chief Enterprise Officer at MTN Business.

12 Sep

Innovative mobile solutions set to enhance life in SA

With 4IR now a reality, MTN is transforming from being a mobile phone company to becoming a multi-purpose digital platform innovator, says Giovanni Chiarelli, Chief Technology and Information Officer at MTN SA.

10 Sep

MTN makes sweeping leadership changes across Africa

The mobile operator announces CEO changes in Zambia, Rwanda and Cote d’Ivoire.

9 Sep

ICASA slaps MTN with R5m fine over WhatsApp bundle hike

The regulator issues a R5 million fine to MTN for contravening Regulation 9 of the Standard Terms and Conditions, with R2 million suspended for three years.

4 Sep

MTN, MultiChoice close shops amid xenophobic violence

In the interest of safeguarding customers and staff, the companies close some outlets in SA, Nigeria and Zambia.


More unhappy consumers porting their mobile numbers

Over eight million customers to date have switched network providers due to dissatisfaction with the service and finding better deals elsewhere.

30 Aug

MTN, employees face off on store selloff, permanent positions

Employees publicly urge MTN to reconsider selling off its stores, while MTN has reiterated the store transformation is not about reducing stores or reducing jobs.


Supersonic simplifies fibre pricing

The new pricing model standardises its bundles across SA’s fibre network operators.

23 Aug

Cell C is technically insolvent, says analyst

Analysts begin to question whether Cell C, with a debt albatross of R6 billion, is a going concern or not.

23 Aug

MTN opens entries for 2019 app awards

This year’s edition of the MTN Business App of the Year Awards gets under way, with MTN calling for entries.

Aug 20, 2019

MTN demands R1.5m from employees looking to own stores

Analysts question why MTN is failing to support employees with the necessary funding to take over stores if they seek to empower them.

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