MTN chair sells R123m of shares ahead of CEO’s arrival

2016-11-30 19:32

MTN chairperson Phuthuma Nhleko has sold shares worth about R123m as he prepares to hand over the day-to-day running of the business to running to incoming chief executive officer Rob Shuter.

Here’s why SA’s govt broadband tender was cancelled

2016-11-23 09:00

Government’s rural broadband tender has been cancelled because all bidding companies failed to meet technical requirements for phase one of the project.

MTN poaches top Old Mutual executive

2016-10-31 16:04

Old Mutual Emerging Markets CEO Ralph Mupita has resigned after spending 16 years with the firm to join MTN as group chief financial officer.

MTN falls on claim of illegal cash transfer

2016-10-20 19:13

Shares in MTN slumped to a six-year low after a Nigerian senator claimed the wireless carrier may have illegally moved more than the previously estimated $14bn out of the country.

MTN injects R316m in Iran’s ‘Uber’

2016-10-12 10:19

MTN Group, which has $1bn stuck in Iran, has agreed to make an investment that will support, the Islamic Republic’s first cab-hailing smartphone application.

Govt wants MTN, Vodacom to share infrastructure

2016-10-03 11:26

South Africa’s cabinet approved a proposal backing “open and shared networks” in its attempt to provide all citizens with better access to internet services by 2030.

South Africa has the second highest data contract prices among a select group of seven countries, according to a study prompted by the local #datamustfall trend.

South Africa has the second highest data contract prices among a select group of seven countries, according to a study prompted by the local #datamustfall trend.

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MTN accused of ‘illegally’ moving R190bn out of Nigeria

2016-09-27 15:24

MTN Group shares slumped the most in three months after Nigerian lawmakers raised new allegations about the wireless carrier.

MTN denies paying bribe to reduce Nigerian fine

2016-09-23 13:07

The mobile operator has denied it paid a bribe to Nigerian officials to reduce its multi-billion dollar fine as part of settling a dispute over disconnecting unregistered SIM cards.

What happened to my data? Vodacom answers MPs

2016-09-22 07:03

Faster networks, better phones and consumers' own habits have all led to users' perceptions that their data is "disappearing", a Vodacom exec has told Parliament.


Good Samaritan helps woman thrown from car

2016-11-23 12:14

The woman who helped a stranger who was pushed out of a moving car along a highway, says society has lost touch with its humanity.

Telkom Mobile to fight for its share

2016-11-20 06:01

Although Telkom’s mobile unit is at last profitable, it faces an uphill battle to sustain profitability.

New MTN CEO to start in March 2017

2016-10-24 11:33

Africa’s biggest mobile network by subscribers MTN says banking and telecoms veteran Rob Shuter is scheduled to join as CEO of the company in March 2017.

MTN 'moved' billions of dollars out of Nigeria - lawmaker

2016-10-20 11:18

MTN Group may have illegally moved more than the previously claimed R195bn out of Nigeria, a lawmaker said, citing early findings from an investigation.

New ICT policy risks killing MTN, Vodacom - DA

2016-10-04 15:20

Two of South Africa’s biggest mobile networks, Vodacom and MTN, are facing major risks to their businesses amid government’s approval of a new national ICT policy.

S&P downgrades MTN credit rating to junk

2016-10-03 09:28

S&P Global has lowered MTN Group’s credit rating amid Nigeria’s recent downgrade, sparking more challenges for the mobile network in the West African country.

MTN denies it ‘illegally’ moved $14bn out of Nigeria

2016-09-28 09:11

Africa’s biggest mobile network MTN has hit back at reports about allegations that it illegally repatriated about R187bn out of Nigeria.

‘Disappearing act: Where is my mobile data going?’

2016-09-26 16:11

Mobile networks such as MTN and Vodacom have come under the spotlight in recent weeks over their allegedly high data prices as the #datamustfall hashtag gathered pace on Twitter.

Parliament may take #DataMustFall debate further

2016-09-22 15:08

Members of Parliament could take the debate on allegedly high South African mobile data prices one step further than just a portfolio committee hearing.

MTN: Our data costs have decreased 73% in 5 years

2016-09-21 19:00

MTN has decreased voice and data tariffs by 58% and 73% respectively in the last five years, despite an increase in costs due to a struggling economy, the company has told Parliament.

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