How much Fin24 users paid to cancel their phone contracts

2016-07-01 15:01

Research from a local phone bill monitoring company has revealed that South Africans can expect to possibly pay thousands to cancel their phone contracts.

How MTN shaved billions off its Nigerian fine

2016-07-01 10:14

The entrance of former US Attorney General Eric Holder in helping to reduce the $3.9bn fine marked a change of strategy for the mobile network.

MTN sees number of Uganda phone operators dwindling

2016-06-29 10:16

Uganda may be poised to lose some of its mobile-phone companies due to a 'highly saturated' voice market that’s causing some operators to halt investment, says MTN.

MTN dumps its 50% stake in Afrihost

2016-06-24 10:14

Local mobile network MTN plans to dispose of its shareholding in internet service provider Afrihost.

MTN CEO appointment a ‘blow to transformation’ - BMF

2016-06-22 14:14

South Africa’s Black Management Forum has expressed its disappointment at the appointment of Rob Shuter as MTN’s new chief executive officer.

MTN finally hires a new CEO

2016-06-20 09:18

Africa’s biggest mobile network by subscribers, MTN Group, has finally moved to appoint a new chief executive officer following months of upheaval at the company.

MTN learns its lesson the hard way

2016-06-15 06:33

Until the bad heads in government roll freely like those of the executives who brought MTN into disrepute, SA Inc will be in trouble, says Solly Moeng.

MTN shares soar after it agrees to Nigeria fine payment

2016-06-10 13:30

MTN shares have risen as much as 21% on the JSE after the company said it will pay 330 billion naira (R24.94bn) over three years to the Nigerian government to settle a fine.

MTN promises that Nigeria fine 'won’t be repeated'

2016-05-26 07:45

Chairperson Phuthuma Nhleko says he can improve the mobile-phone company’s risk management and avoid a potential repeat of missteps that have led to a $3.9bn fine.

Why the telecoms industry is in a bind

2016-05-25 09:02

The telecoms sector faces a conundrum as demand for data continues to soar ahead of voice. But revenue from data is growing at a significantly slower rate than the increase in data traffic.


MTN SA CEO awarded R5.2m in shares

2016-07-01 11:42

Mobile network MTN has dished out R5.2m worth of shares to the chief executive officer of its South African unit, Mteto Nyati.

Here’s how much it costs to cancel your phone contract

2016-06-30 15:16

Cancelling your cellphone contract could cost you thousands of rands, says a local phone bill monitoring company.

Sony Xperia X goes on sale in SA

2016-06-28 12:27

Sony’s latest smartphone gadget has gone on sale in SA at a price point below that of its flagship Xperia Z5.

MTN bets on mobile banking with new CEO

2016-06-23 20:15

MTN's new boss Rob Shuter has been brought in to boost profits by persuading its 200 million clients to use their handsets to store money and pay bills.

SHARE WATCH: Focus on international dealmakers

2016-06-21 15:53

Overberg Asset Management analyst Kirk Swart looks at shares which made interesting international movements in this week's five shares to watch.

MTN to 'significantly' boost Nigeria spending in 2017

2016-06-15 09:47

MTN Group plans to substantially increase capital spending in Nigeria next year after agreeing to settle a $1.7bn fine in its biggest market.

MTN to list shares in Nigeria as part of fine deal, shares up 3%

2016-06-13 23:58

MTN will take immediate steps to list shares in Nigeria as part of a deal to settle a dispute over unregistered SIM cards and will also issue an apology, it says in agreement.

Nigerian lawmakers give green light to MTN talks

2016-05-27 11:06

Nigeria’s House of Representatives said the country’s telecommunications regulator can restart talks with wireless operator MTN Group regarding a $3.9bn fine.

MTN near to hiring new CEO

2016-05-25 10:24

Embattled mobile network MTN Group says it is near to hiring a new chief executive officer after the previous head of the company quit late last year.

SA mobile networks say no to ad blocking

2016-05-24 15:11

Local mobile operators have indicated that they are not investigating network level ad blocking services yet.

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