Nigeria's fuel shortages, may cause the country’s biggest mobile operator to shut down in some areas. The scarcity of diesel in some parts of that country is posing a significant threat to network operations. Nigeria has been battling with fuel shortages in recent weeks due to a standoff over controversial subsidy...
Crystal Ventures, which is a Rwandan investment firm  has launched an initial public offering (IPO) of its 20% stake in domestic cellco MTN Rwandacell, held via its wholly-owned subsidiary Crystal Telecom. Crystal Ventures is looking at raise around USD40.6 million from the local bourse listing, which will run for two...
KAMPALA -  MTN Uganda this morning released a statement confirming the implementation of a management decision that effectively means about 143 staff of the telecom operator will be transferred to ZTE. This ends weeks of media speculation about the future of the said staff. Below is the full statement...
New Mobile Money innovation lets customers deposit and withdraw money from bank accounts. As the world today grapples with the need to extend financial services to the unbanked, mobile money, an innovation that’s less than a decade old continues to offer the first realistic solution. Over 28 years of economic stability in...
MTN Business has unveiled the first truly Pan-African Internet of Things (IoT) platform, providing African enterprises with greater control and advanced management features for their connected devices and sim cards. The launch also sees the introduction of a global Machine-to-Machine (M2M) sim card, which gives customers the same rate for M2M...
MTN Rwanda has launched four new customer service centres. The new centres are located in Karongi (Western Province), Petit Barriere(Western Province), Gicumbi (Northern Province) and Nyakarambi (Eastern Province). According to Camille Kaminuza, MTN's Regional Manager, the centres will play a critical role in reinforcing efficiency and ease of doing business...
Customers of MTN Mobile Money and M-Pesa in East Africa will be able to transfer money to each other following an agreement between MTN Group and Vodafone Group to interconnect their mobile money services. A statement to the media says the interconnect collaboration between the two mobile money operators will...
Telecommunications provider MTN Business Namibia has issued a public invitation to sell off a 30% stake to local investors.
The first Firefox OS-based smartphone in Africa has been launched by MTN South Africa.
The 2015 edition of MTN Women in Business Awards have seen Mrs. Barbara Ofwono, the proprietor of Victorious Schools scoop the overall Award of MTN Women in Business SME CEO of the year, applause for outstanding use of MTN Business’s overall service /prepositions to grow her business from one...