MTN South Africa has launched high definition (HD) Voice technology on its 3G network using the Adaptive Multi-Rate Wideband (AMR-WB) coding standard, enabling high-quality voice calls and an improved user experience. This was revealed through a report from  MyBroadband. The chief technology officer at MTN SA Eben Albertyn, revealed that in order to experience...
Telecommunications company MTN Group is expected to sign a deal to sell its Nigerian mobile towers to IHSHolding within the next few weeks. The company has around 11,000 towers, valued at USD1 billion. Last week Etisalat Nigeria announced the sale of 2,136 of its towers to IHS Holding as part of a broader strategy to drive...
 USD1 billion has been approved by the board of South African-backed telecoms group MTN  for expansion into India. MTN Group is understood to be involved in talks with three Indian operators with a view to entering the market, with Tata TeleServices (TTSL) believed to be the most likely candidate for a potential...
Being at the helm of MTN Uganda for just over a month now, Brian Gouldie is very optimistic for what the future holds for him and his team in Uganda. Brian has officially been unveiled to the public as the new CEO of MTN Uganda. “I am very excited to...
This week MTN's Christopher Ssali spoke to PC Tech's Nicholas Kamanzi about MTN Mobile Money. Here are the excerpts. Q: Last Week I wrote about how There is Not a lot of Innovation around Mobile Money and how we are not seeing Mobile Money in the startup Area, And where we...
MTN Uganda has now over 10 Million customers! To celebrate this milestone of exceeding 10 million subscribers the telecom giant is giving out 1 free MTN to MTN minute and 10MB of internet to all their customers today. The company noted that, while reaching the 10million mark is a good thing, MTN...
Two of Uganda's main Telecom companies, MTN and Orange, have explained their disagreements with the tax body (URA), stressing that they are not involved in any tax evasion. Officials said their companies are not among the tax defaulters although they were listed in the Auditor General’s report among those with...
When was the last time you tried to buy a song online or an App from an online store and with what ease was your money leaving your account? If you asked me what I remembered about my first app purchase online I would tell you, that I didn't even...
Over the Weekend I decided to take a little vacation and because these days it is very easy to travel across East Africa thanks to the East African Community Integration I decided to visit Nairobi which is one of the beautiful cities in East Africa, I took a bus...
Police in Kampala has arrested one of the suspects in the MTN-Three Ways Shipping Company which is still before the Commercial Division of the High Court. One Waswa Kafuko 49 years old who is the Uganda Chief Finance Officer with Three Ways Shipping Group was this week picked up...