Tag: MTN

Nigeria: MTN Restates Commitment to List On NSE in Six Months

By Emma Okonji with Agency Report MTN Group in South Africa has reiterated its commitment to list its Nigerian subsidiary on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in the next six months as part of the settlement of the $1 billion fine imposed on it in 2015 by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) over the failure Read More

MTN to roll out Nigerian IPO in 6 months

MTN is ‘pleased’ with Nigerian business and is ‘getting everything arranged’ for IPO, Group CEO Rob Shuter said. Shuter who spoke on Bloomberg TV said the company has gotten its business focused operationally and is recording decent growth as the Nigerian economy improves. “We are pleased with how our business is going in Nigeria,” he Read More

$4.2bn claim by Turkcell “baseless”, “opportunistic” – MTN

MTN on Tuesday called a 4.2 billion-dollar claim by Turkcell in a South African court over a disputed Iranian mobile phone licence “opportunistic” and “baseless”, the company said on Tuesday after filing a defence plea. Turkcell first sued MTN in a U.S. court in 2012, alleging the company used bribery and wrongful influence to win Read More

Nigeria: MTN, Airtel, Ntel, 13 Other Firms Scramble for 9Mobile

By Emma Okonji The scramble to acquire 9mobile, Nigeria’s fourth largest network operator, promises to be very competitive, as 16 firms have submitted expressions of interest (EoIs) to Barclays to bid for 9mobile, THISDAY has learnt. Companies that have expressed interest in 9mobile, which until recently was Etisalat Nigeria Limited, until a debt default forced Read More

MTN introduces airtime and data bundles recharge option on website

In line with continuing efforts to connect more with its esteemed customers, leading Telecommunications Company, MTN Nigeria has introduced a direct RECHARGE option on its website; www.mtnonline.com. The introduction of this feature means that MTN customers in Nigeria have a simpler, more convenient, and more secure way of staying connected with their family and loved Read More

TD mobile partner Google and MTN to launch Freetel ICE 2

Ever since Google made the announcement that the Freetel ICE 2 smartphone will be introduced into Nigeria, to increase smartphone penetration and bring more people online, many of us have anticipated and imagine what the device will look like: An Android phone that will cost just N13,000. The announcement was made on Thursday, 27th July, Read More

MTN prepares to acquire MultiChoice Africa – owners of DSTV and GoTV

MTN prepares to acquire MultiChoice Africa – owners of DSTV and GoTV

There are strong indications that telecoms giant, MTN is edging towards making an official announcement on rumored plans to acquire MultiChoice Africa and a decision could be reached as early as this month. It revealed that MTN and MultiChoice have been discussing since the last quarter of 2016 on the acquisition deal and it is Read More

Save Money With Lumos Mobile Electricity Powered By MTN

Save Money With Lumos Mobile Electricity Powered By MTN

Save money on your monthly electricity bills with Lumos Mobile Electricity and enjoy access to noise-free and fume-free electricity for your everyday use and conveniently pay with your airtime from an MTN line. MTN in partnership with Lumos and the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) are helping millions of households and business across Nigeria save Read More

MTN May Defer Nigeria Listing Until 2018 as Barriers Persist

MTN Group Ltd. may put off plans to list its Nigerian operation until 2018 as Africa’s largest wireless carrier works to resolve a regulatory dispute and awaits an economic recovery in the continent’s most populous country. Continue Reading Read More

Telecoms Operators Set For Tariff Hike

Telecoms Operators Set For Tariff Hike

Telecommunication subscribers in the country may be in for a rough year as the network operators are said to be considering another increase of their tariffs soon in order to sustain services amidst a tough operating environment. Continue Reading Read More

Nigeria: Active Telecom Subscribers Rose By 435,343 in Nov – NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has said that active users of telecommunications services in the country increased to 153,949,450 in November 2016. The telecommunications industry regulator gave the figure in its Monthly Subscriber/Operator Data obtained, yesterday, in Lagos. Continue Reading Read More

NCC: Drop in Active Internet Users

NCC: Drop in Active Internet Users

The NCC released the latest Internet Subscriber Data and it doesn’t look good for both Global System for Mobile Communication (GSM) and Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) Internet Service Providers/Networks in the country. Click here to view original post at www.techsuplex.com Read More

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