MTN by the numbers

2015-05-27 15:14

Updated statistics about MTN’s operations in key markets such as South Africa and Nigeria have been revealed by the network operator.

Rupert, Nhleko’s fund raises $345m for infrastructure

2015-05-26 09:04

Pembani Remgro Infrastructure Fund, founded by two of South Africa’s richest men, has raised $345m to invest in electricity generation, transport and logistics in Africa.

Nigeria fuel shortages hit MTN, Guaranty bank

2015-05-25 13:30

Severe fuel shortages in Nigeria have hit the services of MTN and forced Guaranty Trust Bank to close its branches nationwide at lunchtime, say the companies.

MTN warns over Nigeria fuel crisis

2015-05-24 10:45

Nigeria's biggest mobile phone operator MTN has warned that its network faces shutdown due to fuel shortages that have crippled the nation.

MTN takes union to labour court

2015-05-22 14:26

MTN says it has taken the Communication Workers Union to the Johannesburg Labour Court for allegedly blocking entrances to the company’s offices and intimidating staff.


Outrage during MTN strike

2015-05-20 18:34

On Wednesday (May 20 2015) MTN employees downed tools outside the company’s offices in Fairlands, Johannesburg. According to the Communications Workers’ Union the workers are demanding 10% salary increases, the conversion of temporary staff to permanent and 16% bonus payments.

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The Communications Workers Union launched picketing action outside MTN's headquarters as members protested for more pay increases.

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MTN warns of service disruptions ahead of strike

2015-05-18 14:40

Staff affiliated with the Communication Workers Union have outlined their intention to strike over bonus pay.

Signal woes may hamper Cell C’s R10k buy-back plan

2015-05-14 13:01

Mobile network Cell C’s plan to give customers up to R10 000 to help them buy themselves out of their contracts with other networks has caught Fin24 users’ attention.

Cell C considers job cuts

2015-05-07 17:01

More job losses may hit the local telecommunications sector as mobile network Cell C is starting consultations around possible retrenchments.


MTN says sorry for call centre chaos

2015-05-26 14:40

Mobile operator MTN has apologised to customers for service disruptions as strike action continues to impact on operations.

MTN customers fume at call centre closure

2015-05-26 07:37

MTN customers have expressed their frustration with the closure of the mobile operator's call centre as strike action continues.

MTN 808 call centre closed

2015-05-24 19:27

MTN's call centre was still closed as the strike over pay and bonuses at the company continued.

MTN closes e-billing portal amid security fears

2015-05-22 17:43

The mobile network has been forced to shut down its unencrypted e-billing portal and resort to e-mails instead.

SA mobile contract price hikes unjustified - study

2015-05-21 16:35

Local mobile operators’ claims that rising input costs are fuelling contract price hikes are not reflected in their financial statements, says a research body.

Striking employees threaten to cripple MTN if their demands are ignored

2015-05-20 17:03

MTN workers have issued their bosses with a stern warning: meet their demands or experience a strike similar to the one that crippled the South African Post Office last year.

Union chants 'voetsek' to MTN execs

2015-05-20 14:09

Chants reverberated outside MTN’s head office as the Communication Workers' Union called for pay hikes at the telecoms firm.

CWU says 2 000 MTN employees to hold strike

2015-05-15 21:15

The Communication Workers Union (CWU) says its 2 000 members working at telecommunications operator MTN would strike on May 20 to demand higher bonus payments.

With cellphones, money talks

2015-05-10 15:59

Looking at cellphone contracts and costs can make your head hurt, especially when you consider that there are three major cellphone networks. To make things a bit simpler, we looked at three typical kinds of cellphone users.

Cyber attackers target MTN data centre

2015-05-06 15:28

Services at mobile network MTN’s Gallo Manor Data Centre in Johannesburg have been negatively affected following a cyber attack.

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