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MTN Group paid Nigerian government over N1.7tr as taxes – COO

Africa’s leading telecommunication company, MTN Nigeria, has revealed that it has paid the Nigerian government a total of over N1.7 trillion in taxes till date, saying over 20 million Nigerians live in areas where MTN is the only network provider. The Chief Operating Officer,...

The CIO’s new job: no glitch business. CIOs should embrace the role of championing innovation and agility in the business

By Keith Fenner , Vice President: Sage Enterprise Africa & Middle East (www.Sage.com) IDC CIO Summit, May 8, 2017/ -- The previous wave of digital disruption, triggered by mobile technology, caught most CIOs and organisations off guard. 10 years ago, hardly anyone owned a smartphone. Today,...

9Mobile’s active subscriber base hits 16m, reacts to Teteology Holdings exit

Lagos, Nigeria; Thursday, January 10, 2019. 9mobile has attained an active subscriber base of 16 million, representing a net increase of over 1 million subscribers in the last 6 weeks alone, after the recent acquisition by a group consortium of which Teteology Holdings Limited recently...

MTN share price does not reflect the future prospects of the business, Phuthuma Nhleko insists

Outgoing executive chairman says the share price does not reflect the future prospects of the business On the day Phuthuma Nhleko took over as executive chairman of MTN Group in early November 2015, the share price closed at R160. Last week, on his last day...

MTN SA said to reviewing allegations on U.S. Taliban complaint

JOHANNESBURG - South African telecoms firm MTN on Monday said it was reviewing allegations raised in a U.S. complaint which accuses several firms of paying protection money to militant Islamist groups in Afghanistan. The complaint was filed in the United States District Court...

9mobile expands 4G-LTE coverage to Northern Nigeria

Lagos, Nigeria. Tuesday, March 21, 2020: Nigeria’s innov­ative telecommunicat­ion company, 9mobile, over the weekend added Kaduna to the list of cities that now enjoy superior quality service, thanks to the expanded coverage of the telco's 4G-LTE service in the historic city. Amidst high-pitch entertainment, fun,...

MTN Biggest Shareholder Spur Boardroom Shakeup to Curb Disputes

By Antony Sguazzin and Loni Prinsloo Public Investment Corp. wanted new directors at Africa carrier Clashes with authorities in Nigeria have hurt MTN’s shares MTN Group Ltd.’s biggest shareholder is pushing for changes at Africa’s largest mobile-phone company...

Benin withdraws telecoms licence for Nigeria’s Globacom unit in renewal dispute

COTONOU, Dec 19 - Benin’s telecommunications regulator has withdrawn the operating licence of Nigerian mobile telecoms company Globacom’s local unit in a dispute over new terms, according to a document seen on Tuesday. The regulator, ARCEP-Benin, said that it took the decision after negotiations with...

9mobile assures of continued quality service, support for enterprises

Lagos, Nigeria, Tuesday, March 13, 2019: Nigeria’s innovative telecommunications company and leading provider of enterprise solutions, 9mobile, has affirmed its commitment to enabling the growth of enterprises in Nigeria, in recognition of their pivotal role in driving economic development. Acting Managing Director of 9mobile, Stephane...

Nigeria plans Internet Code Of Practice to reduce cybercrime

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has initiated a process to establish an Internet Industry Code of practice in order to sanitise the operation of Internet service provider and internet industry as a whole. Speaking at the 48th Edition of the Consumers Town Hall meeting...
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