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.

David Shapiro’s expert views on Sasol, Naspers and Blue Label

2015-02-19 14:31

David Shapiro joined Alec Hogg and Gugulethu Cele to talk all things markets. Focusing the spotlight on Sasol’s share price plummet.

MTN 'exploring' Telkom acquisition

2015-02-12 14:14

MTN has held exploratory discussions in recent months about a possible offer for Pretoria-based Telkom, according to people familiar with the matter.

Australian bank acquires SA tech firm Tyme

2015-02-11 13:31

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has acquired 100% of Johannesburg based digital banking company Tyme.

Load shedding forces SA to cut reliance on Eskom

2015-02-11 09:49

With power outages now a daily reality and expected to last for the next three years, business and individuals are taking matters into their own hands.

MTN faces criticism over ‘poor signal’ in Cape Town

2015-02-09 12:47

Dropped calls and sluggish data speeds in Cape Town have frustrated an MTN network user so much that he decided to do his own research on the company’s signal quality.

MTN links up to Amazon Web Services

2015-01-27 16:00

Africa’s biggest mobile network plans to directly connect its business customers to the cloud computing offering.

MTN and the data dilemma

2015-01-22 07:26

The time to regulate unused mobile data is now, says Gugu Lourie.


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.

MTN lifts lid on unlimited cloud service

2015-02-17 11:35

The mobile network has launched an unlimited storage capacity cloud service that costs R99 per month and which is also payable using prepaid airtime.

Telkom, MTN continue roaming talks

2015-02-12 10:45

The two phone companies have been in discussions for around a year over the possible network sharing agreement.

Load shedding a threat to cellphone networks

2015-02-11 10:45

Mobile operators in South Africa have warned that continued long-term power outages could take their cellphone networks offline.

Mobile data crunch to hit SA, says GSMA

2015-02-10 11:19

South Africa does not have the necessary spectrum to cater for the country's growing appetite for mobile data, say experts.

MTN to cut over 500 jobs, says union

2015-01-28 14:47

MTN plans to issue dismissal notices by May 1 to up to 578 people at its South African enterprise business unit, the Solidarity union has said.

Vodacom plans connecting 150 000 homes to fibre

2015-01-26 13:53

South Africa’s biggest mobile phone network plans to connect 250 000 homes and businesses to fibre broadband over the next three years.

MTN to restructure its enterprise unit

2015-01-21 14:34

Africa's largest telecoms provider plans to reorganise its South African enterprise business segment as competition squeezes revenue.

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