PIC slams R23.7m pay out for former MTN boss

2016-04-25 21:30

The Public Investment Corp has described as excessive a the R23.7m payment to former MTN CEO Sifiso Dabengwa, who quit after a record Nigerian fine.

Africa-Asia trade prompts new subsea cable talk

2016-04-25 11:31

Growing trade between Africa and Asia has prompted talk of a new mega subsea broadband cable along Africa’s eastern coastline, says a Hong Kong ICT firm.

Telkom plays down role in new mega cable

2016-04-20 12:39

Local telecoms company Telkom says it hasn’t financially committed to a new African undersea cable despite signing a memorandum of understanding on the project.

New mega broadband cable planned for SA

2016-04-18 16:27

Broadband connectivity in South Africa is set for a boost after Telkom and MTN inked an agreement on Monday to build a new cable along Africa’s eastern coastline.

Apple iPhone SE local launch date revealed

2016-04-06 10:17

South African iPhone fans will soon be able to get their hands on the latest handset from Apple.

South Africa, Nigeria and Iran, Saudi Arabia relations swing

2016-03-31 20:00

Diplomatic posturing between South Africa and Saudi Arabia suggests a new era in African relations.

SIM-swap fraud: MTN launches prevention drive

2016-03-30 15:45

Mobile operator MTN is driving a new SIM-swap strategy to try limit incidents of fraudulent swaps that have seen people lose thousands of rands.

Another Fin24 user's tale of SIM-swap fraud

2016-03-29 16:34

Fin24 user Kevin has come forward with his story of SIM-swap fraud, following reports about a scam that hit a Cape Town audiologist Gail Jacklin.

Congo to block telecoms service during vote

2016-03-19 21:49

Congo Brazzaville has instructed telecommunications firms operating in the country to block service during the presidential vote.

Customer tussles with MTN over fraudulent contracts

2016-03-16 11:26

A customer has battled with the network after it refused to cancel his cellphone contract, claiming he must first pay for two mystery accounts that had been opened in his name.


Former MTN CEO in R24m golden handshake

2016-04-25 12:44

Mobile network MTN paid its former group chief executive officer Sifiso Dabengwa R23.7m for 'loss of office' amid the company facing a multi-billion dollar fine.

MTN Nigeria loses nearly 5 million subscribers

2016-04-21 10:11

Africa’s biggest mobile network MTN has shed millions of subscribers in Nigeria amid a SIM registration fine saga in that country.

MTN bombs on customer satisfaction, says survey

2016-04-20 11:38

Local mobile network MTN is falling behind its rivals when it comes to customer satisfaction scores for wireless internet services, says a survey

MTN's Nhleko plans exit amid Nigeria fine optimism

2016-04-13 08:48

MTN Group executive chair Phuthuma Nhleko, who returned to lead the African wireless company’s negotiations over a record $3.9bn fine in Nigeria, is moving forward with plans to step down.

MTN launches cellphone solar charging offer

2016-04-04 13:30

MTN has launched a cellphone charging bundle in the Eastern Cape designed to give people access to reliable energy.

SIM-swap prevention drive ‘won’t be effective’ - Fin24 user

2016-03-31 15:34

MTN has embarked on a drive to prevent SIM-swap fraud after several reports of the crime this year but an expert has questioned the company's preventative measures.

MTN fine must 'be doubled' - Nigeria lawmaker

2016-03-30 09:11

MTN Group should pay double the $5.2bn it was originally fined by Nigeria’s telecommunications regulator in 2015, according to a Nigerian lawmaker.

SA’s high internet costs need intervention - Fin24 user

2016-03-29 14:57

A Fin24 user has expressed his views on why South Africa needs to start paying closer attention to internet costs.

6 tips to save on your smartphone data

2016-03-17 11:20

Mobile data is critical to having a smartphone experience, yet it remains a grudge purchase for South Africans.

MTN switches on LTE-A in ‘affluent’ suburbs

2016-03-16 10:12

Mobile network MTN says it has launched LTE-Advanced networks in the "affluent'" suburbs of Camps Bay, Moreleta Park and at the Gautrain station in Rosebank.

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