On Monday 18th April, 2016 MTN Uganda launched the second phase of MTN Gaggawala promotion with more cash and more life changing prizes. MTN is creating employment and changing lives of customers who win in the Gaggawala “Win a Kiosk” promotion.  Twenty five Mobile Money Kiosks are lined up to...
With the festive season just around the corner, MTN Uganda has today launched innovative and competitive daily voice bundles that have been custom designed to fit the budgets and communication needs of MTN customers at an individual level. With the new package – dubbed MyPakaPaka – MTN is using each...
MTN Nigeria has strongly  denied allegations that it had illegally repatriated $13.92 billion from Nigeria . Dino Melaye, a politician who made the motion on the floor of the Senate ,accused MTN of repatriating the money over a period of 10 years beginning in 2006, with the help of four banks. 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 Group has moved to appoint a new chief executive officer. The company announced to shareholders on Monday morning that its board has voted to appoint Rob Shuter as its new group president and CEO. Shuter is set to head up MTN after the company’s former CEO Sifiso Dabengwa quit last year...
According to research, in 2014 the global digital music revenues had overtaken physical music revenues. Downloads and subscriptions accounted for 75% of this revenue. In South Africa digital music is experiencing high growth as well, driven mainly by their local artists. And according to research that was done by PwC...
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...
Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) have been recognized as a key sector of local economies, particularly in emerging markets, where formal SMEs contribute up to *45% of total employment and up to *33% of GDP. In a bid to create greater efficiencies, as well as enable the growth of this...
MTN Group has announced that its new CEO Rob Shuter will take over office on 13 March 2017. Rob Shuter, currently CEO of Vodafone Netherlands, was named MTN CEO in June, and at the time MTN said he would start no later than 01 July 2017. Phuthuma Nhleko, who has been filling...
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...