MTN Chat allows customers buy airtime and internet bundles through WhatsApp | Courtesy Photo.
MTN South Africa has today launched a new service dubbed MTN Chat that will allow its customers to buy airtime as well internet bundles through WhatsApp. According to reports by Forbes, Gareth Murphy, MTN South Africa's online channel GM, says the telco wants its...
MTN Uganda and Innovation Village selected 9 winning startups of the 2018 MTN Open API App Challenge.
MTN Uganda in 2018 launched MTN Open API App challenge calling upon developers — to develop applications in Transport, Finance, and Fast Moving Consumer Goods categories. Spear-headed by The Innovation Village selected 23 as finalists — who pitched to a panel of judges to...
Former MTN CEO, Wim Vanhelleputte
MTN Uganda’s revenue in 2018 grew by 8.6% due to increased voice calls, data usage and Mobile Money. Uganda’s economy is estimated to have grown by 5.3% in 2018 driven by growth in the services sector and the industrial sector. In the service...
Journalist displays off the MTN Smart feature-smartphone like phone during its official unveiling at the MTN Uganda offices on Wednesday 20th, March 2019 | Photo by TECH POINT MAGAZINE/Mpairwe Humphrey.
Meet the MTN Smart...... While you have come to know of Android, iOS, Windows, Symbian — among other mobile OS, you probably didn't know of Kai OS, a product of KaiOS Technologies Inc. While it's not featured on a lot of...
MTN Group Chief Executive Officer, Rob Shutter | Photo Courtesy: MTN Group CEO Rob Shutter Bloomberg.
MTN Group Chief Executive Robert Shuter has confirmed its Uganda unit (MTN Uganda) is looking to boost local shareholding to 20% from 4% this year. The move to expand local ownership appears a bow to pressure from Ugandan President Museveni who has said he...
Huawei and MTN Group representatives signing a a Joint Business Innovation MoU at the Mobile World Congress 2019 in Barcelona.
Huawei and MTN Group at the recent ended MWC in Barcelona signed a joint business innovation memorandum of understanding — which according to both companies is an important part of their 17-year working relationship. "The signing of the joint business innovation memorandum with MTN...
Former MTN CEO, Wim Vanhelleputte
Following his deportation back to his home country Belgium on Thursday 14th, Feb. 2019, MTN Uganda boss, Mr. Wim Vanhelleputte is striking back to the Government of Uganda, suing the Attorney General, William Byaruhanga on grounds that his deportation was irrational & illegal. Mr....
Rob Shuter, CEO and President of MTN Group (R) with Borje Ekholm, President and CEO of Ericsson (L) shake hands at the Mobile World Congress 2019 in Barcelona | Courtesy Photo.
MTN and Ericsson have signed a five-year contract extension to deploy new products and provide managed services for mobile money services in 13 countries across Africa and the Middle East. The new contract includes the deployment of Ericsson Wallet Platform (EWP) in new...
MTN Uganda has today started off a three-month tour of the country with regional expos in major towns as part of its 20 year celebrations in Uganda. The regional expos are part of the celebrations that started in October 2018 with the MTN Expo at the Kololo...
Mr. Gordian Kyomukama, currently CTO of MTN Uganda, has been appointed as the new MTN Uganda CEO after Mr. Wim Vanhelleputte deportation on Thursday 14th, February 2019 | Photo Courtesy : File Photo
On Thursday evening, former MTN Uganda CEO, Mr. Wim Vanhelleputte was deported back to his home country Belgium over allegations of engagement in acts which compromise the country’s national security. Mr. Wim's deportation was confirmed by Fred Enanga; Uganda Police Spokesperson. Minister of Internal...