MTN Group have announced the appointment of Mteto Nyati as MTN SA CEO, effective 13 July 2015. He succeeds Ahmad Farroukh, who resigned earlier this month. A seasoned ICT executive and business leader, Nyati joined MTN as Group Chief Enterprise Officer in October last year. "He brings extensive knowledge of the local...
KAMPALA, Uganda – MTN Uganda launched a new multi-channel data thematic campaign titled “Uganda’s Internet Leader”. The campaign was launched on Monday June 22nd, 2015, and articulates MTN’s confidence that with MTN, you can be able to do more of all the things you love to do, on the largest...
KAMPALA, Uganda – MTN Uganda has today launched countrywide 4G coverage in Uganda, extending the latest broadband technology to all major towns. This latest investment for the first time now takes the MTN 4G experience beyond Kampala, across all corners of the country, to enable high speed internet access...
MTN Uganda is set to officially roll out it's 4G LTE Internet services tomorrow, 9th July offering a nationwide coverage to become the largest 4G network in the country.  This roll out will look to cover all major towns, including Mbale, Mbarara, Lira, Arua, Gulu, Kabale, Kasese, Fort Portal, Moroto, Masaka and Jinja. The 4G...
Johannesburg – MTN Group today announced the resignation of Ahmad Farroukh, CEO of MTN South Africa, which is effective 31 July 2015.  “This was a difficult decision to take for Ahmad, but unavoidable due to personal and family reasons,” says MTN Group President and CEO, Sifiso Dabengwa. Mr. Farroukh joined MTN...
South Africa’s best and brightest app developers have less than a week to submit their apps to the MTN Business App of the Year Awards. Entries close on 3 July 2015. The MTN Business App of the Year Awards is the premiere app awards event in South Africa offering prizes,...
A humanitarian move made by MTN Uganda staff under their annual Y’ello Care initiative is expected to improve the quality of education of 760 students at Uganda Technical College Lira where a fully-fledged ICT lab was set up and donated to the college. On Thursday 10th June 2015 a team...
MTN Mobile Money customers with accounts in Bank of Africa (BOA) Uganda can now deposit and withdraw cash from their bank accounts to their Mobile Money accounts. This service from these two partner institutions guarantees customers both convenience and a more cost effective way of transacting. This initiative from...
With the MTN App Challenge now completed and winners preparing to launch their solutions into the market, PC Tech's Nicholas Kamanzi, whose app Yoza was the overall winner had a chat with the Kaymu Uganda's Country Manager, Justin Christianson, who was a mentor at the MTN App Challenge. Christianson shared his...
MTN Uganda staff today kick-started their annual 21-day-long staff volunteerism initiative in which employees across MTN’s international footprint take time off to physically get involved in activities that uplift communities around them through financial, physical and emotional contributions of staff and MTN as a corporate citizen. Commissioned in 2007, 21...