Rob Shuter
8 Aug

MTN’s fintech transactions hit R666bn

The operator’s total value of the fintech transactions in the first half of the year to June reaches a peak of $44 billion.

8 Aug

MTN adds 7.7m new subscribers in six months

The mobile operator announces a 12% rise in headline earnings per share, saying it has reached a total of 240 million subscribers.


MTN’s fintech ambitions get Nigerian boost

An MTN Nigeria subsidiary receives a licence from the country’s central bank, to provide financial services.

Jul 17, 2019

MTN names Vodacom exec as chief digital, fintech officer

The operator appoints ex-Vodacom chief officer of strategy, Yolanda Cuba, to drive financial services and digital solutions.

Jul 9, 2019

MTN to sell Sanlam insurance on its digital platforms

The operator’s mobile financial services division collaborates with Sanlam to offer digital-based insurance solutions to MTN subscribers.

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.

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