Former Treasury officials soothe investors in new roles

2015-04-24 15:04

SA is increasingly turning to Treasury officials from the first decade of democratic rule to help steer key economic institutions and boost investor confidence.

MTN Abuja reports false, says cellphone provider

2015-04-23 16:23

Cellphone provider MTN has denied reports out of Nigeria that its office in Abuja had to shut down after coming under attack because of xenophobic violence in South Africa.

MTN, Vodafone ink mobile money deal

2015-04-21 10:27

Transfers between M-Pesa and MTN mobile money users in East Africa are set to become a reality.

Anger over MTN’s price hikes

2015-04-16 10:24

Mobile network MTN’s price hike has sparked disappointment among several of its customers.

MTN ‘buying’ Nigerian wireless operator Visafone

2015-04-09 16:20

Africa’s biggest mobile phone company has been exploring acquisitions as it seeks to boost revenue from data outside of South Africa.

MTN eyes $1bn from easing Iran sanctions

2015-04-08 11:03

MTN Group has said easing of sanctions against Iran would allow it to transfer about $1bn in accumulated dividends and a loan repayment from its Iranian unit.

Firefox smartphone launched in SA

2015-04-02 13:31

Smartphones equipped with the Firefox operating system (OS) are hitting stores in South Africa.

Lonehill gets MTN fibre broadband

2015-03-19 14:20

Residents of the Johannesburg suburb will soon have the opportunity to experience fast internet after an agreement between its residents association and the network.

MTN staff strike over bonus pay

2015-03-12 09:56

Customer service consultants at Africa’s biggest mobile network briefly took their grievances about bonus pay to the streets in an 'unprotected strike'.

Data demand boosts MTN revenue

2015-03-04 09:07

Mobile operator MTN has increased revenue and growth largely thanks to the demand for data, the company has announced in its results briefing.


MTN unveils streaming music service

2015-04-24 08:13

MTN has announced the launch of a music and video streaming offering modelled along of the lines of Spotify.

MTN struggles to grow SA subscriber base

2015-04-23 10:07

Subscriber growth for the mobile network has been “muted” in South Africa, according to the company's quarterly report.

MTN warns of streaming disruptions

2015-04-16 16:44

Watching online video on MTN’s mobile network in coming weeks could be a frustrating experience as the company upgrades its technologies.

UPDATE: MTN's price increases revealed

2015-04-15 16:07

South Africa’s second largest mobile network MTN plans to hike several of its contract and data prices.

MTN criticised over international call rates

2015-04-08 14:45

Increased termination fees for inbound international calls on MTN South Africa’s network hurt local consumers, says a local internet body.

SA smartphone vendor takes on big players

2015-04-08 09:55

Local phone maker Mobicel is preparing to debut a new smartphone range in South Africa and take on big players in the industry.

MTN to 'outsource retail stores'

2015-04-01 12:49

The mobile network is said to have agreed to outsourcing its South African retail operations to US-based Brightstar.

No extra bonus pay for MTN staff

2015-03-17 10:11

The mobile network has poured cold water over staff hopes for bigger bonus pay this year.

MTN wins 3G licence in Cameroon

2015-03-11 12:00

Cameroon will renew the operating licence of South African mobile communication group MTN and give the group a third generation (3G) licence.

MTN offers cheap smartphone data - with a catch

2015-03-03 10:45

MTN has launched a data bundle package at lower cost but with a shorter expiration date to encourage data consumption on its network.

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