ARTICLES RELATING TO MTN

Telkom considers $1bn bid for Cell C - sources

2017-02-21 19:52

Telkom is considering a bid of as much as $1bn for wireless operator Cell C, which has missed debt payments and is trying to complete a recapitalisation, according to people familiar with matter.

MTN close to Iran pact

2017-02-12 06:01

MTN is closing in on an agreement with the Iranian government to acquire a 49% stake in a state-owned internet provider as it seeks to expand in a fast-growing yet politically challenging market, according to two people familiar with the matter.

MTN ups stake in African cell tower operator

2017-02-01 13:14

Mobile network MTN has increased its stake in cellphone tower company IHS Group from 15% to approximately 29%.

Stephen van Coller: Meet the world’s disruptors – blockchain and management

2017-01-22 14:46

MTN’s Stephen van Coller shares insights into the two big disruptive themes everyone needs to know – blockchain and the revolution in management.

MTN issues warning over 'bill shock'

2017-01-17 14:33

Mobile network provider MTN has warned that the transition from a feature phone to a smartphone, roll out of 4G and social media usage have led to depleting data bundles.

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 Snapp.ir, the Islamic Republic’s first cab-hailing smartphone application.

 

MTN axes agreement with Australian bank

2017-02-16 10:50

MTN Group will look for new ways to bring banking services to its customers’ mobile phones in South Africa after severing ties with Australian-owned partner, Tyme.

MTN share price hurt by full-year loss warning

2017-02-08 10:50

Shares of South Africa’s second biggest mobile network by subscribers, MTN, has fallen over 3% as the company warns of financial losses for the full year period.

MTN says sorry for ‘slow’ BEE cash payout

2017-01-24 11:59

South African mobile network MTN has apologised to shareholders of a black economic empowerment vehicle over the “frustration” in getting paid back in cash.

MTN fraud: I never signed for an iPhone, says customer

2017-01-17 15:14

An MTN customer who fell victim to a fraudulent upgrade is worried over his credit record. He shared his story with Fin24.

MTN hires former Vodafone Germany CEO

2016-12-07 11:24

Another top executive from Vodafone’s ranks is set to join Africa’s biggest mobile network MTN in 2017 as COO.

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.

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