Rob Shuter
May 9, 2019

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.

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 11, 2019

We're still in a spectrum crunch: MTN SA CEO

SA's spectrum crunch continues as telcos await clarity on spectrum licencing from government, says MTN SA CEO Godfrey Motsa.

Mar 11, 2019

MTN smart feature phone stuck at customs

The MTN Smart S will be available in stores as soon as it gets released from SA customs.

Mar 8, 2019

Why MTN is building its own messaging app

MTN develops its own instant messaging platform, which will be integrated with Mobile Money to form what it hopes will become the 'African WeChat'.

Mar 7, 2019

MTN to raise R15bn in asset sales, re-launch MoMo in SA

The operator says a portfolio review will realise more than R15 billion over the next three years and confirms Mobile Money will soon return to SA.

Feb 21, 2019

MTN Irancell announces new CEO

MTN Irancell has appointed Dr Bijan Abbasi Arand as CEO, while Oyebowale Akideinde joins MTN-owned Simfy Africa.


Team SA sets its agenda for WEF 2019

Ahead of this year's World Economic Forum meeting, minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams talks up government's plans to build an innovative workforce.

Dec 14, 2018

MTN announces executive hires

The JSE-listed group appoints five new executives, names Charles Molapisi as chief technology and information officer.

Nov 23, 2018

MTN, Orange partner to drive mobile money in Africa

The operators enter a mobile wallet joint venture to enable interoperable payments across the continent.

Nov 14, 2018

MTN buys music-streaming business Simfy

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

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