Leveraging intelligent coverage and capacity-based analytics, Unison FWA enables MTN’s sales representatives with real-time insights on the most suitable packages for each customer’s specific needs and location. This ensures that customers receive optimal service at competitive prices with adequate coverage.
In assuming this role, Patrick will drive MTN's Fintech business in Côte d'Ivoire, marking a significant milestone in the company's expansion.
American Tower Corporation's Africa operations (ATC Africa,) and MTN Nigeria, have announced that they have entered into a new agreement that is expected to enhance wireless connectivity across Nigeria.
This initiative aims to redefine customer care for MTN’s subscribers by leveraging cloud-native solutions and advanced AI capabilities to drive customer-centric innovation and operational excellence.
MTN Nigeria Communications Plc (MTN Nigeria) has announced that the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has approved the transfer and assignment of the 10MHz frequency division duplex (FDD) in the 2.6GHz spectrum band from OpenSkys Services Limited to MTN Nigeria.
In her new role, she will be responsible for setting the strategic direction for the management of Sustainability and Shared Value and the work of our foundations across MTN Group markets.
MTN Group has launched its Open API Hackathon, inviting developers from multiple markets to participate in creating innovative mobile applications that utilize the MTN Mobile Money APIs for their respective markets.
Bboxx, a data-driven super platform, and MTN Rwandacell PLC, a subsidiary of MTN Group, Africa's mobile network operator, have announced a transformational new strategic partnership aimed at widening access to smartphones across Rwanda and accelerating the country's digital agenda.
With a wealth of experience in the financial services industry, including a 12-year tenure as a CEO in the banking and fintech space, Mudassar brings with him a deep understanding of banking regulation, lending, payments, and platform strategy.
MTN GlobalConnect has attained a MEF 3.0 Carrier Ethernet Services Certification.
Bayobab, formerly known as MTN GlobalConnect to announce the strategic pan-African connectivity partnership with Microsoft.
Bayobab and Africa50 signed a partnership to develop Project East2West, a terrestrial fibre optic cable network connecting the eastern shores of Africa to those on the continent’s west.
Africa50 et Bayobab s'associent pour développer les réseaux de fibres optiques terrestres en Afrique
Bayobab et Africa50 ont signé lundi un partenariat visant à développer le projet East2West, un réseau de câbles terrestres à fibres optiques reliant la côte est de l'Afrique à celle de l'ouest du continent.
MTN GlobalConnect announced an important step in the evolution of its business through the unveiling of its new name and positioning – Bayobab.
Africa’s super app ayoba has announced the achievement of a significant milestone – surpassing the 25 million monthly active users’ mark as we celebrate our fourth anniversary.
MTN Group has announced the launch of its flagship MTN Skills Academy in Zambia, the first of its operations to roll out this initiative which is aimed at addressing the digital skills gap in Africa.
With more than 20 years of experience, Abbad has successfully delivered market share, revenue, and profit growth. Abbad joined MTN Group in 2002 and has held several senior positions, including Chief Information Officer for MTN Ghana, CEO for MTN Liberia, and is currently the CEO of MTN Afghanistan.
Offering high bandwidth, low latency, and ability to connect with a high concentration of devices, 5G will enable real-time data transmission in the production area.
Following the signing of a five-year strategic partnership in September 2022, MTN and Microsoft are in the process of delivering a programme of work that will see the latest technologies deployed for the benefit of MTN’s customers, starting with South Africa and Nigeria.
MTN, Africa’s largest mobile network operator, has conducted a proof of concept for a first-of-its-kind 5G Stand Alone Core fully deployed in Microsoft Azure. MTN is working with Microsoft to accelerate digital and cloud transformation to help drive Africa’s growth
With global inflation spiraling out of control, every country is working harder than ever to welcome new enterprise and business. Nigeria made great progress in this in recent months.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Local fintech spreads to East Africa, oil and gas find major milestone
Nigeria, like other countries of the world, is going through some economically turbulent times. Inflation is on the rise (recently pegged at 21.9%) and local startups are directly impacted by financial crises on the other side of the world.
Nigeria’s inflation as of the month of May stood at 17.71%, but economists are now predicting just a month later a new figure we can expect at the end of this year.
The NNPC has an approximated value of 50 trillion naira. With oil and gas infrastructure in Nigeria constantly plagued by mischief and vandalism, an ECOWAS expert has profferred a very interesting solution to this persisting problem
Instant loans, sometimes called digital loans, are gaining speed in the country and the telecom sector took some giant steps forward this week.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Industries unanimously look toward renewable, sustainable practices
The Covid-19 crisis has been cause for numerous economic slumps round the world; companies were shut down, production halted, industries crippled and prices skyrocketed the world over.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: A 5G promise looms, global trade predictions show winning numbers
Nigeria’s tactic is one of sharpening the sectors that have shown promise (such as technology, agriculture and banking) while throwing resources at those that have been in a work-in-progress mode for years.
The collaboration of government with industries is crucial for economic progress, be the market large or small. Nigeria knows this and is taking steps to work closely and create better transparency in one of the country’s most robust industries.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Q3 stats show industries thriving, strong investor confidence
Nigeria earns every week its place as Africa’s largest economy. While subject to the typical ups and downs any market is expected to have, its mere size guarantees a general continuity of business operations even in the face of a spiraling inflation trend.
MTN Rwanda is considering setting up an independent company to take on and operate its financial technology operations.
With more than 20 years of progressive experience, exceptional technical skills, and solid business acumen, Marcin joins MTN Group from Citigroup in Tampa, USA.
Re-iterating MTN's commitment to Uganda, Mupita proposed facilitating a two-day investment summit in Kampala in May 2023 in collaboration with the relevant government ministries and departments as well as the Forum of South African Businesses in Uganda.
The MoU, signed at MWC Barcelona, is aligned with MTN’s Ambition 2025 strategy and Huawei’s Corporate Sustainability Development strategy, including its TECH4ALL initiative.
Juliet Nsubuga will take the lead as Managing Director, of MTN GlobalConnect Uganda, effective 1 April 2023, and Josephine Sarouk will assume the role of Managing Director, MTN GlobalConnect Nigeria, effective 1 March 2023.
Since beginning operations in the market, the business has been integral to the economy of Ghana, focusing on enabling connectivity, inclusivity and socio-economic transformation through digital technologies.
MTN and Ericsson have won the Mobile Financial Services Mastery Award at the 2022 Global Telecom (Glotel) Awards, held in London, England.
MTN Group President and CEO Ralph Mupita has called for the modernisation and harmonisation of regulatory frameworks across Africa as well as the collective effort of all stakeholders to ensure that the continent can deliver universal broadband coverage by 2030.
MTN GlobalConnect, MTN South Africa land 2Africa subsea cable in Western Cape to strengthen internet connectivity
The subsea cable will lay the foundation for improved global internet access, connecting people and continents.
The award recognises the listed company with the highest levels of compliance with the Rules of The Exchange and other applicable laws and regulations.
To address Africa’s digital skills gap, MTN Group, through some of its operating companies, is partnering with SAS Training, Courses & Classes to train up to 100 young people in data analytics.
MTN Zambia launched 5G network, becoming the first mobile operator in Zambia to offer 5G services commercially after successfully undertaking trials of the transformative technology over the past 11 months.
Supported by the solid performance of large subsidiary MTN South Africa, MTN Group reported resilient overall results for the first nine months of 2022, under difficult macroeconomic, geopolitical and regulatory conditions across our markets.
The agreement is in support of MTN’s strategic intent of leading digital solutions for Africa’s progress to support governments, businesses of all sizes and customers using the versatility of Microsoft platforms, solutions and capabilities to accelerate value creation.
The Customer Success Centres will include the insourcing of their Network Operations Centre (NOC) and the establishment of a new Service Operations Centre (SOC).
Sanlam and MTN Group announced the strategic alliance to market and distribute insurance and investment products across Africa.
MTN Group has announced that the network will host an Africa-first virtual concert on 30 November 2022 in Ubuntuland, Africa’s metaverse.
Smart Africa and MTN signed a Memorandum of Understanding to advance digital skills in Africa in an effort to develop capacity for Africans to utilise ICTs and be fully empowered participants of an ICT-driven economy and society.
MTN Group is Africa's largest network operator, with 282 million subscribers and the belief that everyone deserves the benefits of a modern connected life.
Vocational education in the Albertine region has received a major boost following the handover of a fully furnished ICT laboratory to Millennium Business School. The facility jointly established by MTN Uganda and Enabel is aimed at facilitating ICT-enhanced learning.
Fatima re-joins MTN from Samsung Electronics, where she held the role of Head of Africa Disputes, for the past six years.
At end-December 2021, the Holdco leverage was 1.0x. The improvement in the first half of 2022 to 0.8x was boosted by the repatriation of R9.4 billion in cash from our operating companies
In his role, Christian will be responsible for designing, implementing and maintaining the long-term growth and commercial strategy for Digital in MTN.
MTN Rwanda announced the launch of MTN Unicall, a new product that is set to streamline the integration of enterprise communication services under the Unified Communications and Collaboration (UCC) product umbrella.
This service is launching soon after MTN Rwanda’s announcement that it would be launching a device financing initiative in partnership with Bank of Kigali, offering customers the opportunity to buy brand new smartphones on credit.
MTN Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Willington Ngwepe to the new post of Chief of Staff in the office of the Group President and Chief Executive Officer, effective 1 October 2022.
MTN Group reported a resilient performance in the first half of 2022, balancing an accelerated investment into its networks, reducing the cost to communicate and the delivery of solid financial results.
[Column] Charles Molapisi: SMMEs are the spark to ignite SA’s growth and jobs recovery in the modern digital world
MTN SA believes that the power of technology is the key to unlocking South Africa’s potential and creating jobs and opportunities.
Ericsson has announced the appointment of Hossam Kandeel as Vice President and Head of Global Customer Unit MTN and Customer Unit MTN Africa effective 21 July 2022.
MTN Group’s Mobile Money Application Interface (API) is inviting developers across several markets to participate in an Open API Hackathon, with a challenge to create a mobile application that uses MoMo APIs for use in their markets.
MTN Cameroon announced the adoption of a new data analytics and AI platform to drive its digital transformation plans.
MTN Rwandacell PLC (MTN Rwanda) has joined Rwanda Development Bank’s (BRD) Cana Challenge campaign by donating Ten million Rwandan Francs that will connect seven hundred (700) underserved families to green energy in Gicumbi District.
MTN Cameroon annonce la nomination de Mitwa Ng’ambi comme nouveau Directeur Général.
MTN Cameroon is pleased to announce the appointment of Mitwa Ng’ambi as the new CEO of MTN Cameroon.
To support the accelerated execution of our Ambition 2025 strategy, MTN Group is pleased to announce the appointment of new CEOs for operations in Cameroon, Rwanda and Uganda effective 1 September 2022.
MTN Group today released the second instalment of its brand refresh with the ‘Voice’ brand film that highlights how a simple ingredient of life, in this case your voice, can impact and change the way people see the world, and inspire progress.
MTN Group announced the appointment of Riaan Wessels as Chief Risk Officer, Fintech, effective 1 July 2022.
According to a recent GSMA report , mid-band 5G will generate a $13 billion contribution to GDP in Sub-Saharan Africa by 2030. The rollout of 5G will help usher in the fourth industrial revolution and drive economic growth.
MTN Rwandacell Chief Executive Officer with Ericsson’s Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer and Head of Strategy on the side lines of the annual Broadband Commission meeting where they discussed their long-term partnership.
MTN Group is pleased to announce that it will be an anchor sponsor at the upcoming Commonwealth Business forum (CBF) scheduled to take place from 21 – 23 June 2022, in Kigali, Rwanda.
MTN Group is pleased to announce the resumption of its Y’ello Care employee volunteering programme after two years of Covid-19.
MTN Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Goodrich as Executive for Banktech in our Group Fintech team.
IHS Holding (IHS Towers), has completed the acquisition of 5,701 towers in South Africa from Mobile Telephone Networks Proprietary Limited, one of the leading mobile telecommunications operators in South Africa.
MTN Group announced the appointment of Tumi Chamayou as Group Executive, Enterprise Business Unit (GEBU), effective 1 June 2022.
RSwitch Ltd in collaboration with Mobile Money Rwanda Ltd and Airtel Mobile Commerce Ltd are pleased to announce the launch of eKash to facilitate interoperability between mobile money operators.
MTN Group, with operations in 17 countries across Africa, has been ranked the number one African brand and among the top 10 brands on the continent in the annual Brand Africa 100 survey.
MTN Group is pleased to announce that we have joined the Global Network Initiative (GNI), signalling our commitment to strengthen and innovate our digital human rights efforts.
Tecnotree announced the launch of its digital transformation stack, for enterprise and consumer businesses with MTN Ghana.
MTN Group have reached a major milestone in their work to create shared value by achieving, for the first time, Level 1 Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Contributor Status in South Africa.
MTN Rwandacell PLC has released its first quarter results for the period ended 31 March 2022 through the Rwanda Stock Exchange.
MTN Rwanda partners with Living Water International-Rwanda to construct boreholes serving 500 families
MTN Rwanda has signed a MoU with Living Water International-Rwanda, to provide drinking water to 500 families, through the construction of ready to use boreholes to be completed by 30 June 2022.
MTN Group is pleased to announce further progress in its efforts to drive gender equality by partnering with United Nations (UN) Women and joining the HeForShe Alliance in a drive to enhance its gender efforts.
Alaian is born, it brings together six of the world’s leading telcos including Africa, which will be connected to share expertise on innovation and seek out start-ups where they are present.
MTN Fusion est un programme de développement partenarial entre MTN Cameroun, et les entreprises initié en 2019 dans le but d'accélérer la digitalisation de l'économie. Pour l'année 2022, les objectifs sont tout d'abord de consolider les partenariats mis en œuvre depuis le lancement initial de MTN Fusion.
MTN Group has announced senior leadership appointments to operating companies in Nigeria, Iran and Sudan, all of them internal candidates, as it focuses on executing its strategy to drive growth.
The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) confirms the successful conclusion of the much-anticipated high-demand radio frequency spectrum auction.
MTN Group is committed to support a bi-national conference for businesses operating in South Africa and Nigeria during the first visit to its South African headquarters of the chairman of MTN Nigeria, the Group’s biggest operating company.
MTN Group reported strong financial, operational and sustainability results in 2021 in a tough macro environment.
MTN partners with Rakuten Symphony to conduct 4G and 5G OpenRAN trials in South Africa, Nigeria and Liberia
MTN Group and Rakuten Symphony have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to conduct live 4G and 5G OpenRAN Proof of Concept (PoC) trials in South Africa, Nigeria, and Liberia based on Rakuten Communications Platform (RCP).
MTN Global Sourcing and Supply Chain (GSSC) has successfully deployed the Ericsson Customer Order Dashboard (ECOD) solution from Ericsson.
Africarare which made its debut in South Africa in October 2021, is the first African Virtual Reality metaverse featuring digital land. This purchase will see MTN owning 144 plots of virtual land with an overall area of 12x12m.
MTN Rwandacell Plc (MTN Rwanda) launched the 3rd edition of Connect Women in Business (CWiB) Initiative ahead of Women’s month in March in partnership with the National Women Council, AEE and NUDOR.
MTN Rwandacell Plc (MTN Rwanda), has rebranded to reflect its evolution from Rwanda’s most valuable telecommunications provider to the nation’s leading digital technology company.
MTN Group unveiled its evolved visual identity, articulating the context behind the logo many have seen since 16 February 2022.
MTN, leader du secteur des télécommunications au Cameroun annonce la poursuite du déploiement de MTN Fusion en marge du salon de l’entreprenariat Promote 2022 qui se déroule à Yaoundé.
MTN, leader of the telecommunications sector in Cameroon, announced the pursued deployment of MTN Fusion on the sidelines of the Promote 2022 entrepreneurship fair in Yaounde.
MTN is preparing for a brand refresh that’ll position it as a technology company, rather than a telecommunications company.
MTN South Africa is on the lookout for 150 digital experts to ensure it keeps pace with growing demand.
MTN Group President and Chief Executive Officer paid a day’s working visit to Ghana to engage with some key stakeholders and reiterate MTN’s commitment to support the further development of the Ghanaian telecommunications sector and work towards greater financial inclusion.
MTN Group’s commitment to improve our environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance has led to a significant upgrade in the Group’s ESG rating by FTSE Russell, and the inclusion of MTN in the FTSE/JSE Responsible Investment Top 30 Index.
Global customer experience management firm iSON Xperiences has been appointed as the outsourced customer service provider for MTN South Africa.