Correction: Cell C begins to transition customers to partner network

Cell C starts migrating contract and broadband customers to Vodacom and not MTN as previously reported.

Dec 17, 2020

Nigeria’s NCC threatens telcos with licence withdrawal over SIM cards

The Nigerian regulator says urgent drastic measures have now become inevitable to improve the integrity and transparency of the SIM registration process.

Nov 20, 2020

Vivo SA adds more choice to its smartphone portfolio

The Chinese smartphone brand introduces the Y1S to the local market, with the smartphone available only through the MTN network for now.

Nov 12, 2020

MTN, Ozow lock in MoMo partnership

The new partnership is intended to make it easier for mobile money customers to load funds onto their mobile wallet without the need for a credit card.

Oct 30, 2020

MTN SA CEO hails imminent spectrum release

High-demand spectrum is going to be a boon for innovators in the digital economy, said MTN SA CEO Godfrey Motsa at last night’s MTN Business App of the Year Awards.

Oct 30, 2020

MTN posts strong Q3 results, nets R2.3bn from Jumia

The telco weathers a multitude of challenges to record financial gains in the third quarter and exits from its 18.9% investment in e-commerce platform Jumia.

Oct 30, 2020

MTN celebrates SA’s winning business apps

EasyEquities, the app that sets out to democratise all things investing, was named overall winner at the MTN Business App of the Year Awards last night.

Jul 1, 2020

MTN SA debuts 5G network

Launching today with 100 sites, MTN’s 5G network covers areas in Johannesburg and Cape Town, as well as Bloemfontein and Port Elizabeth.

Jun 25, 2020

MTN, Gameloft introduce mobile games platform in SA

The MTN Arcade mobile gaming platform is available at a fixed daily subscription fee.

Jun 12, 2020

MTN SA achieves level one B-BBEE status

The strategic intent was for MTN to reach this important level within three years, but it has achieved this target in only two years.


MTN SA sees double-digit data traffic growth under lockdown

The mobile operator has experienced a 51% growth in data traffic since February, as data usage for video and online corporate activity surges.

May 29, 2020

SA viewers show appetite for VOD services with local content

Audiences turn to video streaming provider Viu to catch up on the latest episodes of their favourite locally-produced dramas and soapies.

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