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 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…
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.
Mobile advertising network, Twinpine has reached an exclusive deal with MTN Nigeria to provide advertisers the opportunity to serve their advertising content on MTN’s entertainment portal, MTN Play.
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.
Ibrahim Abba Gana has been appointed as the Chief Marketing Officer for MTN Cameroon, joining the league of few Nigerian professionals that have established global recognition within the MTN Group operation, with headquarters in South Africa.
Leading telecommunications company, MTN has released a new television commercial set to broadcast on terrestrial and satellite TV across its 22 markets in Africa and the Middle East this month.
West Africa’s leading job search site, Jobberman has partnered with MTN, the leading telecommunications company in Nigeria to bring the latest jobs to your mobile phone.
It seems that scammers would stop at nothing to trick unsuspecting MTN subscribers into believing they could win large amounts of airtime, especially when telcos now operate lottery businesses.
Telecommunications giant, MTN is reportedly making plans to unveil Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 devices to its subscribers in three African markets by December, according to Technology Times.
The chief executive officer of telecommunications giant, MTN in Ghana, Micheal Ikpoki, and two senior executives are reportedly facing immediate arrest for failure to appear in court after being summoned repeatedly.
In these parts, just after your name, your phone number is probably the most important bit of personal information you possess…would you switch mobile providers if you could keep it with the new one?
From Gidi Traffic’s current identity crisis to Paypal’s unrelenting snobbery of Nigerians, here are a number of interesting tweets I faved over the week
Contrary to what you might believe, Mobile Money isn’t new in Nigeria. In fact, Nigeria has had mobile money before Kenya’s M-Pesa launched in 2007. It’s been around since the early 2000s, way back when the telcos were gaining traction…
MTN, the largest telecommunications operator in Nigeria is reportedly launching a mobile advertising platform that would enable small and large organizations push advertising to its estimated 50 million subscribers.
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…
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…
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…
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.
Apple’s latest version of its iconic smartphone brand, the iPhone 4S, will arrive in over 10 African countries on January 13, 2012. The iPhone 4S, which first launched in the US, Canada, the UK, Australia, Germany, France and Japan on 14 October, 2011, will also be available in China and 21 other countries around the world.