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MTN Nigeria Loses 80,000 Subscribers

MTN, Nigeria’s largest mobile operator with more than 58 million subscribers, reportedly lost more than 80,000 Nigerian subscribers for the third quarter ending 30 September 2014. The quarterly update which was released last week Thursday shows that the Telco firm’s operation in Nigeria has suffered a decline. The company recorded 58.363,000 million subscribers, a figure

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MTN, SAP, Microsoft, Inmarsat and Merck sponsor AMPION Africa

AMPION has announced that four leading global IT, healthcare and satellite giants are joining forces with the NGO to enable entrepreneurial talent in Africa to develop innovative solutions on the continent by making best use of the power of mobile technology. African mobile phone network provider, MTN as well as SAP and Microsoft will financially support AMPION’s 2014

Flytxt platform goes live in 3 MTN OpCos

Flytxt has signed a group-level partnership with MTN to deploy its real-time and customer engagement solution across its group operations in EMEA region. With this roll out, Flytxt platform is live in Ghana, Rwanda, Guinea Conakry, Uganda and Zambia.  Flytxt provides analytics-driven real-time, integrated, closed-loop campaign management platforms for Communication Service Providers. Pieter Verkade, Group

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PriceCheck and MTN Launch Co-branded Price Comparison App in Nigeria

In a deal that underscores the importance of mobile in the retail sector, Africa’s leading price comparison service, PriceCheck and the continent’s leading mobile operator, MTN Group have launched a co-branded shopping discovery app in Nigeria, similar to the one announced in South Africa back in March.


MTN Now Owns 33% of Africa’s Largest, Fastest-Growing and Most Successful Internet Group

Africa’s leading telecommunications operator, MTN now owns one-third of the Africa Internet Holding, arguably the largest, fastest and most successful Internet group in Africa — for an undisclosed amount — after signing an agreement with Millicom and Rocket Internet, both initial joint venture partners.

MTN Sued For $4 Billion Over Alleged Corruption

Turkish cellphone operator, Turkcell has filed a $4.2 billion lawsuit in a US federal court in Washington, against MTN over alleged corruption in a deal in Iran. Turkcell claimed to have been awarded Iran’s first private GSM license in 2004 through an international tender, but was subsequently “barred from concluding its license arrangement, and Iran entered into a

South Africa’s Cell C Targets 25% Market Share By 2015

According to Business Day newspaper, South Africa’s Cell C is planning to double its market share to 25% by 2015. The country’s third largest telecoms company currently boasts 13 percent of the market and is targeting 25 percent in the next three to four years, according to its incoming CEO, Alan Knott-Craig.. The company plans to achieve this feat

MTN Grabs 3G Licences in Côte d’Ivoire And Benin

Africa’s largest telecommunications network, MTN has been awarded 3G Licenses in Côte d’Ivoire and Benin, as its customers in those countries would soon have access to world-class connectivity. According to BusinessDay, the company was granted a universal licence in Benin, allowing it use technologies such as 3G, 4G, LTE, WiMAX , Wi-Fi and VoIP to provide

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Google Now Allows You Send Free SMS To Major Nigerian Networks

Gmail users in Nigeria now have the ability to send free text messages to five major Nigerian networks. The service used to be available for just Globacom subscribers. Now, Google has extended the service to include MTN, Airtel, Starcomms and Visafone.