MTN Nigeria

MTN Nigeria ropes in fintech partners after banking furore

 The operator forges new partnerships in response to the recent disruption to its banking channels which rendered airtime and other services temporarily unavailable.

Mar 12, 2021

MTN acquires additional spectrum in Nigeria

The company says the additional spectrum will significantly improve customer experience in its most profitable and biggest market.

Mar 10, 2021

MTN pledges compliance amid legal, administrative storm

The group commits to respect and comply with laws in the countries it has a footprint, as it faces mounting legal and regulatory hurdles in five jurisdictions.

Mar 1, 2021

MTN records massive fintech growth in Nigeria

The mobile operator sees an increased uptake in its fintech business, which includes MoMo, insurance, airtime lending and e-commerce.

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.

Dec 10, 2020

Nigeria suspends sale, registration, activation of new SIM cards

The move is expected to impact SA’s MTN, which is the leading mobile network operator in the west African country.

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 28, 2020

Fintech anchors MTN post-COVID-19 recovery in Nigeria

The telco sees a significant increase in subscribers, with the addition of 3.9 million customers in the third quarter, bringing total subscribers to 75 million.

Oct 26, 2020

MTN Nigeria CEO Ferdi Moolman named group risk officer

The 57-year-old Ferdi Moolman joined MTN in 2002 and has held several senior positions within the group in Nigeria and Iran.

Jul 30, 2020

Data, fintech services boost MTN Nigeria in half-year

Demand for data and digital services grew significantly, but the telco experienced a decline in demand for voice services in the mass market segment.

May 26, 2020

MTN Nigeria to issue R2.2bn in bonds

The mobile operator will issue 50 billion naira in the West African country, as it seeks new sources to support operations.

Apr 29, 2020

MTN Nigeria defies COVID-19 pressure, posts double-digit growth

The company says the impact of COVID-19 on its first quarter performance was not significant, except for delayed orders.

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