Rob Shuter

US lawyers blast MTN’s Middle East exit plans

The attorneys believe the telco is trying “to squeeze every last dollar out of” its alleged partnership with the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps.


MTN to offload Middle East portfolio, return focus to Africa

The Middle East operations, which contribute less than other regions to the group, will be offloaded and it will push more resources to its African portfolio.


MTN CEO Rob Shuter heads to UK’s BT Group

The outgoing MTN boss is expected to join the British telecoms company as CEO of the group’s enterprise unit by the end of the 2020/21 financial year.

Jul 9, 2020

SA’s top brands Vodacom, MTN see limited COVID-19 impact

While the country’s leading companies will report a combined drop of over R65 billion in brand value, the telcos have weathered the storm.

Jun 24, 2020

MTN anchors new African COVID-19 comms platform

The Pan-African mobile operator ups its support of the war against COVID-19 on the continent by anchoring an information platform.

Jun 8, 2020

MTN faces fresh Taliban payoff allegations in US court

Complainants allege MTN paid bribes to al-Qaida and the Taliban to avoid investing in expensive security for its transmission towers.

May 14, 2020

MTN records Q1 group growth as SA lags

In the first quarter, the company added 2.9 million active data users across its operations on the continent.

Apr 15, 2020

MTN top brass take salary cuts for R250m COVID-19 fund

The chairman, group CEO, group CFO and a number of directors pledge 30% of their board fees and salaries for the next three months.

Mar 31, 2020

R31bn tax bill for MTN Group

The mobile operator says it is among the largest taxpayers in many of the markets it operates in.

Mar 12, 2020

MTN to drop its data prices ‘soon’

The mobile operator is in negotiations with the Competition Commission that will see it announce price reductions on its data packages.

Mar 11, 2020

African operations push MTN to profitability

The group’s stellar full-year results were supported by double-digit growth in service revenue from both MTN Nigeria and MTN Ghana.

Mar 11, 2020

Rob Shuter to call it a day at MTN

The mobile operator announces the departure of its group president and CEO at the end of his contract in March 2021.

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