MTN sued in Nigeria over Visafone purchase

2016-02-08 14:28

UAE headquartered phone network Etisalat has dragged MTN to court in Nigeria over a spectrum dispute.

To sell or not to sell?

2016-02-04 14:00

finweek investment expert Simon Brown looks at what investors should take into account before selling a stock.

Travelstart receives $40m investment boost

2016-02-03 10:32

A UK-based technology investment company has injected R648m in the Cape Town headquartered online travel agency.

Fin24 user: Why OTTs really are the future

2016-01-29 15:07

The debate over regulating over-the-top services in South Africa is not only taking place in Parliament as Fin24 users are also offering their varied views on the matter.

Fin24 user: Are OTTs really the future?

2016-01-27 15:38

A Fin24 user has expressed empathy for mobile networks, which are increasingly coming under pressure from applications such as WhatsApp.

MTN: OTT players don’t pay tax in SA

2016-01-26 13:14

Over-the-top technologies such as WhatsApp and Skype don’t pay taxes in South Africa, says mobile network MTN.

MTN shares rise on Nigeria fine update

2016-01-22 15:42

Shares in mobile network MTN have risen around 7% amid a court update on its multi-billion dollar Nigerian fine.

Mystery over Parliament’s ‘unauthorised’ OTT media alert

2016-01-20 13:52

A media alert sent out by Parliament about a meeting to discuss possible regulation of over-the-top services like WhatsApp was unauthorised, says an MP.

MTN set for R15.9bn profit in Nigeria

2016-01-19 14:24

Africa’s biggest mobile network MTN, which is facing a multi-billion dollar fine in Nigeria, looks set to make a R15.9bn profit in the West African country.

MTN boosted by lifting of Iran sanctions

2016-01-18 14:47

Shares in Africa’s biggest mobile network gained over 2% on Monday in trade amid the lifting of sanctions in Iran.


MTN accused of selling 'unlicensed music'

2016-02-05 13:20

A copyright body claims MTN owes songwriters just under R1m in unpaid royalties for music sold by the mobile network.

Former US attorney-general enters MTN Nigeria fine talks

2016-02-03 13:30

The mobile network has hired Eric Holder to take part in talks with Nigerian regulators about settling a $3.9bn fine, according to the Nigerian Communications Commission.

Former MTN CEO joins Huge Group

2016-01-29 16:11

One of the founding members of mobile network MTN, Zunaid Bulbulia, has joined telecoms service company Huge Group.

SMS should be free in SA, say Fin24 users

2016-01-29 11:57

Several Fin24 users agree with a Wi-Fi body's call to make traditional text-messaging free in South Africa.

10 ‘advantages’ that OTTs have over networks

2016-01-26 17:24

A regulator has indicated how there are ten ways in which OTTs are not under as much regulatory pressure as their mobile network counterparts in South Africa.

AS IT HAPPENED: Parliament holds meeting on WhatsApp regulation

2016-01-26 09:37

MPs, stakeholders and mobile network representatives are meeting in Parliament to discuss possible regulation of over-the-top services in South Africa.

MTN: 'We've done nothing wrong in Cameroon'

2016-01-21 12:02

Mobile operator MTN says it operates a clean business in Cameroon, despite that country’s anti-corruption board saying that the company owes R1.5bn in taxes.

Android overtakes Windows as world goes mobile

2016-01-20 12:07

There is increasing evidence that people are shifting from traditional computers to mobile devices.

Vodacom, MTN must innovate more, say Fin24 users

2016-01-19 12:36

Some Fin24 users say Vodacom and MTN should do more to innovate in light of planned hearings into the regulation of over-the-top services like WhatsApp in South Africa.

Time for MTN and Vodacom to 'innovate or die'

2016-01-18 12:03

By using WhatsApp, subscribers have already indicated that Vodacom and MTN's offerings are 'inadequate', writes an expert.

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