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6:00

Consumers can soon put out-of-bundle billing behind them

South Africans have for years been complaining about cellular bill shock and the new ICASA regulations aim to help with this.

1:20

ICASA, telcos settle new data rules matter

The authority confirms it has reached a settlement with Cell C and MTN over the implementation of the new data expiry rules.

1:50
Wednesday

MTN buys music-streaming business Simfy

MTN CEO Rob Shuter announced at AfricaCom that the group has acquired music-streaming company, Simfy.

3:00

MTN to sell 'smart feature phones' early next year

The telco giant partners with China Mobile, Unisoc and KaiOS to bring affordable 3G `smart feature phones' to Africa in the first quarter of 2019.

2:00
13 Nov

Cell C, MTN complete roaming agreement

The roaming agreement means Cell C's customers will have access to MTN's 3G and 4G services outside of the main metro areas.

2:40

MTN re-launching Mobile Money in SA

MTN CEO Rob Shuter tells AfricaCom that the group will re-launch the service in SA in the first quarter of 2019, and will then extend Mobile Money to Nigeria.

4:20
9 Nov

Roaming agreements take pressure off smaller telcos

Analysts say roaming agreements reduce the pressure on smaller operators to continue investing extensively in network infrastructure in order to compete with larger rivals.

2:00
9 Nov

Nigerian central bank to meet MTN lenders

Nigeria's central bank will today meet four lenders of MTN to discuss a dispute over an $8.1 billion fund transfer, according to a source.

2:40

MTN Nigeria battle could impact SA's financial stability

MTN's $10 billion battle with the Nigerian authorities could increase the risk to SA's financial system depending on the outcome, says the South African Reserve Bank.

1:50
7 Nov

Vodacom, Telkom sign multi-billion-rand roaming agreement

Telkom is switching from MTN to Vodacom for roaming, signing a multi-billion-rand agreement for both roaming and facilities leasing.

3:20
30 Oct

MTN makes more money from fewer users in SA

MTN South Africa made more average revenue per user in the quarter ended 30 September, despite losing 705 000 customers.

4:10
29 Oct

MTN grows customer base despite Nigeria drama

The group added 2.5 million new subscribers in the third quarter, boosted by strong performances in Nigeria and Ghana, while MTN SA lost customers.

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