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...
MTN Group today reaffirmed its commitment to the promotion of excellence in journalism on the African continent, announcing its sponsorship of the 2015 Highway Africa Conference. The conference is the largest annual gathering of African journalists in the world and takes place from 30 to 31 August in Grahamstown, South...
(L-R) Charles Kie, Managing Director, Ecobank Nigeria Ltd; Serigne Dioum, MTN’s Executive, Mobile Financial Services; Ade Ayeyemi, Group CEO, Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), Rob Shuter, group CEO of MTN and Patrick Akinwuntan, Group Executive, Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI).
MTN has announced a collaboration with Ecobank Group, enabling both companies to leverage each other’s assets that will ultimately offer more value to their respective customers across the continent. MTN’s large subscriber base, comprehensive distribution, innovative digital products and drive for mobile financial services are being linked with Ecobank’s trail...
MTN Rwanda has launched a one month Data Festival season set to exclusively focus on promoting data services across the country. This month of September will see MTN Staff take the digital experience and access to the Internet closer to the Rwandan masses countrywide. MTN Business General Manager, Norman Munyampundu...
A document from Rwanda’s telecommunications regulator, the Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) has revealed details of the actions taken by MTN Rwanda that culminated into a Rwf 7billion fine levied on the company. RURA said in a statement dated May 16th that MTN Rwanda had breached its license obligations hence attracting...
In the period ending June 30th 2015, MTN Uganda’s subscriber base grew by 7.2% to 11.1 million. This has been attributed to competitive Voice and Data bundled propositions being implemented, improved 3G coverage and the increased take up of MTN Mobile Money. According to the results, MTN Uganda increased its...
MTN Group today announced it is the Platinum Event Sponsor for the GSMA Mobile 36 -Africa event to be held in Cape Town from 5-7 November 2014. Mobile 360-Africa will attract key stakeholders from mobile and adjacent industries to examine practical steps to help bring about collaboration, including coordinating...
MTN Uganda, has revealed that it expects strong uptake of data services to help push up revenues in 2016 by between 7% and 10%. The expectations were relayed by the chief executive officer, Brian Gouldie, while talking to Reuters. ‘The biggest reason for the growth will be around our data.’ Gouldie revealed...
Writing an article like this can be rather challenging mainly because one would risk being branded biased. But nevertheless, this article is mainly about outgoing MTN CEO, Brian Gouldie. Collectively it’s pretty hard critiquing a telecom executive and this is mainly because executives operate in evolving industries which continue to...
Federation of Uganda Employers (FUE), the organizers of the Employer of the Year Awards, has awarded MTN Uganda the Best Human Resource Information Management and Communication Systems Award. This is the second time MTN Uganda is being recognized for being the most compliant company in Uganda in observing all the HR tenets...