StarTimes partners MTN on movies, sports content via mobile

Posted by - June 5, 2020

Digital Pay-TV company, StarTimes Nigeria, has entered into a strategic digital content sharing partnership that provides MTN subscribers access to a wide range of interesting movies, series, and sports via the StarTimes ON Application platform. According to a statement by the company, with the partnership, StarTimes would provide over 100 channels and video-on-demand content to

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Econet could Buy as much as 49% of State-Owned Telecoms in Ethiopia

Posted by - February 28, 2020

Econet Global is interested in purchasing a telecommunications licence in Ethiopia, reports TechCentral. The company, founded by Zimbabwean billionaire Strive Masiyiwa, could be one of the first foreign investors to do so since the industry opened up. According to the report, the “Horn of African nation has announced plans to sell as much as 49%

MTN Ghana Dominates the Telecommunications Space According to Latest Data by the NCA

Posted by - February 3, 2020

According to the latest data by the National Communications Authority (NCA), MTN Ghana is still the leading telecom operator in terms of number of subscribers. According to the NCA, MTN Ghana has a 53.54% market share with 21,463,215 active subscribers in October 2019. Vodafone is currently the second with 23.27% market share with 9,328,713 subscribers.

MTN budgets $1.6bn for investment in Nigeria

Posted by - January 29, 2020

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, has expressed delight as the Mobile Telephone Network (MTN) budgeted 1.6 billion dollars to invest in the Nigerian market within the next three years. Pantami disclosed this in a statement signed by Mrs Phil Oshodin, Director Press and Public Relations, on Tuesday in Abuja, when

MTN Ghana to reward customers with 2GB data beginning today

Posted by - January 23, 2020

Mobile telecommunication giant, MTN will from today January 23, 2019 compensate its data customers who suffered disruption to their internet services due to cut to a submarine cable. The 2GB data which is a goodwill bonus package will be sent to the data account of the customers and not the website. In a statement, the

MTN Assures Trade Partners of Support

Posted by - January 23, 2020

MTN Nigeria has appreciated its trade partners for their alliance at an event tagged: Y’ello Partners Appreciation Day (YPAD). The series of events, which began on January 15, 2020 in Abuja, followed by another in Lagos on January 17, is an offshoot of the 2019 xenophobia reprisal attacks that swept across major states in Nigeria,

MTN Ghana awards stakeholders at Momo@10 dinner

Posted by - December 16, 2019

Mobile telecommunication giants, MTN recently crowned the 10- year anniversary celebrations of its Mobile Money service with a grand party and awards dinner at the Kempinski hotel in Accra. Several institutions and persons were awarded for their diverse roles in the success of the platform that was introduced some ten years ago. Some organizations which

MTN Nigeria Appoints New Executive Director, Chief Financial Officer

Posted by - November 25, 2019

MTN Nigeria Communication PLC has announced the appointment of Modupe Kadri as its new Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The new appointment is to take effect from March 1, 2020. Mr Kadri replaces Adekunle Awobodu as CFO. Mr Awobodu’s intended departure was announced in July 2019. The communication company disclosed this through a

MTN South Africa launches 5G trial with Huawei

Posted by - November 13, 2019

South African mobile operator MTN, together with Huawei have launched their C-band 5G trial, as part of the operator’s network evolution plan towards 5G. Jackson Zhu, Huawei-MTN SA Key Account Director and Giovanni Chiarelli, MTN CTIO signing a 5G MOU. C-band, the so-called ‘golden band’ for 5G spectrum, is said to be a valuable slice

MTN Launches Mobile Money Transaction Service in Kano

Posted by - October 28, 2019

A new service for transfer of funds approved by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) called Mobile Money transaction (MoMo) was launched at Dambatta in Kano by MTN. Addressing reporters at the event, a Senior Manager at MTN Kano Office, Mr. Kumar Abubakar, explained that the system was aimed at easing the demands of their