MTN says market is 'ripe' for its next go at mobile money

2020-02-15 08:48

Mobile phone giant MTN, which recently re-launched a mobile money service with Ubank, is unfazed by increasing competition in the banking sector and hopes to replicate the success enjoyed by the product in other parts of the continent where it operates.

Vandalism could destroy SA mobile networks, warn Vodacom and MTN

2020-02-06 05:25

Mobile operators Vodacom and MTN warn that South Africans could suffer network problems as a result of vandalism on cellphone towers.

MTN, Ubank launch mobile money service

2020-01-30 16:36

Ubank and telecommunications giant MTN have launched their South African mobile money service, MoMo, they announced in a joint statement on Thursday.

MTN has just launched special TikTok data prices – here are SA’s biggest TikTok stars you can follow

2020-01-22 11:38

TikTok is taking off in a big way in South Africa.

MTN raises about R14bn through asset sales, plans to pay off debt

2020-01-02 18:39

Mobile operator MTN says it is on track with its plan to realise return of at least R15bn from asset sales over three years.

MTN faces US complaint for allegedly aiding, making payments to Taliban

2019-12-30 13:08

The mobile phone operator says it conducts its business in a "responsible and compliant manner in all its territories".

Data Market Inquiry: MTN prepared to defend itself before Competition Tribunal

2019-12-13 06:00

Mobile operator MTN says the Competition Commission's recommendations to address competition in the data services market is non-binding and that it is prepared to challenge any prosecution against it before the Tribunal.

MTN signs new deal to expand Cell C network access nationwide

2019-11-18 07:47

MTN has signed a new long-form roaming and services agreement with Cell C to give it access to MTN's network in all areas of South Africa.

Two MTN CEOs leaving in September

2019-09-10 14:08

MTN has announced that two of its CEOs - one in Zambia and one in Cote d'Ivoire - will leave the company end of September.

'I am sorry that men are failing our country' - MTN boss to his employees

2019-09-07 08:35

MTN SA's CEO Godfrey Motsa has penned a letter to his employees about the scourge of xenophobic violence and the assault on the country's women.


MTN expecting a leap in headline earnings

2020-02-11 21:57

Telecoms giant MTN expects headline earnings per share for the year ended December 2019 to increase by between 30% and 50%, it said in a trading statement on Tuesday.

Competition Commission wants Vodacom, MTN to reduce data prices

2020-02-02 17:55

The Competition Commission has released the Data Services Market Inquiry final report with findings and recommendations.

MTN to deepen investment in Nigeria by over R20 billion

2020-01-30 13:44

The telecoms giant says it will expand its operations and network in the country.

MTN Nigeria surges by maximum 10% after tax claim is dropped

2020-01-13 22:57

This comes after the Nigerian Attorney General dropped a R28.8 billion tax claim against the mobile phone operator.

6 things to know about lawsuit against MTN and others for allegedly paying off Taliban

2019-12-30 18:59

While the mobile phone operator says it is still reviewing a complaint filed against it and other companies in a US federal court, it added that it conducts business in a "responsible" and "compliant" manner.

Mcebisi Jonas officially begins new role as MTN board chair

2019-12-18 17:53

Former deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas has officially stepped into his new role as MTN board chairperson.

Sunday Read: Big Telco’s price-gouging led to Big Government over-reach

2019-12-08 09:00

The data pricing debate is only beginning, says Ferial Haffajee.

MTN congratulates Boks for going from bleak to best

2019-11-02 22:40

MTN, one of the companies which sponsored the Springboks, can't wait for the Webb Ellis trophy to land on African soil.

SA companies count the costs of xenophobic attacks

2019-09-09 15:52

A total of four MTN outlets in Nigeria were last week damaged by retaliatory attacks to ongoing violence against foreign nationals in certain parts of South Africa, the telecom giant's CEO Rob Shuter has said.

MTN launches mobile money operations in Nigeria

2019-08-29 21:47

Africa's largest telecommunications service provider MTN on Thursday became the first firm in the sector to launch a mobile money operation in Nigeria, a move opening up transfers to millions of people without bank accounts.

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