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MTN’s Ex-TV Partner to Start New Rival to Netflix in S. Africa

Investec Bank has option to become equity partner in venture Discover Digital also competes with Naspers in VoD market MTN Group Ltd.’s former video-on-demand provider is starting a new South African online TV service with lender Investec Plc, just a day after its partnership with...

MTN CEO Starts Job by Committing to Investment in Larger Markets

First-quarter sales rose 7.1 percent boosted by Nigeria, Iran Carrier still has ‘work to do’ to meet full-year targets Rob Shuter used his first quarterly report as chief executive officer of MTN Group Ltd. to commit the wireless...

South Africa’s MTN records higher Q1 revenue on strong data

JOHANNESBURG May 3 - MTN Group reported a 7.1 percent rise in first-quarter group revenue helped by a strong performance in data services, Africa's biggest mobile phone operator said on Wednesday. Ratings agency Fitch downgraded MTN to junk status in April and gave it a...

MTN sacks 15% of Nigerian workforce, slashes severance package for long serving staff

South Africa's MTN, on Friday sacked 280 of its employees in Nigeria, in a major job cut that affected about 15% of the company’s entire Nigerian workforce. Those affected by the move include some 200 permanent employees and about 80 contract staff across various cadres,...

Telco service providers to drive Smartphones penetration in Nigeria

Nigeria, Airtel, SOLO, and RenMoney, have partnered to offer telecoms consumers across the country an opportunity to own premium, quality devices. Under the terms, customers can subscribe to the special Smartphone bundle from Airtel for just N4, 150/month for 12 months and walk away with...

Datacentre investment leaders highlight Africa investment opportunity

Michael Tobin OBE, former chief executive of data center operator Telecity, who is a key speaker at the upcoming TMT Finance Africa 2017 event in London, said there is massive potential for datacentre investment in Sub-Saharan Africa LONDON, United Kingdom, April 26, 2017/ -- Large...

Kaspersky Lab Introduces New Partner Program in Africa to Drive Business Growth for Managed Security Services Providers

The program helps MSPs to address the growing demand for IT security services and enables them to attract new customers in the SMB markets, while satisfying existing customers looking to outsource all IT functions, including security, to a trusted third-party LAGOS, Nigeria, April 25, 2017/...

Airtel partners China’s ZTE to rolls out 4G network

The Managing Director, Airtel Nigeria, Mr Segun Ogunsanya, has said the telecommunications company rolled out Fourth Generation (4G) wireless mobile telecommunications technology in Nigeria. Ogunsanya said in a statement in Lagos that the roll out of the technology was in partnership with ZTE, a Chinese...

Association laments poor adoption of Nigeria’s domain, dotng among internet users

The Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA) has lamented the poor adoption of the nation’s domain, dotng, among Nigerians. Sunday Folayan, President of the association, noted that only 80,000 dotng (.ng) domain names have been registered so far in Nigeria. Mr. Folayan announced the figure during the...

Don’t pay more than the amount that is printed on any MTN recharge card

MTN Nigeria has urged its customers not to pay more than the amount that is printed on any MTN recharge card. MTN’s Public Relations and Protocol Manager, Mr Funso Aina, said in a statement on Friday in Lagos that the company had not increased prices...
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