Tag archive for ‘MTN’
By metro On Friday, November 17th, 2017

MTN urges use of data to solve socio-economic problems

With proper application, developing economies, including Nigeria, can apply big data to solve fundamental socio-economic problems, particularly the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the MTN Nigeria’s Chief More...

By metro On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

MTN Focused on Preparing for Nigerian Unit IPO in Six Months

MTN MTN Group Ltd. is focused on laying the groundwork for an initial public offering of its Nigerian business and should complete the process in the next six months, Chief Executive Officer Rob Shuter said.  “We More...

By metro On Thursday, October 26th, 2017

Porting activities decline by 1,323

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on Thursday said that Mobile Number Portability (MNP) activities carried out by telecommunications operators decreased from 34,837 in August to 33,514 in September. The More...

By metro On Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

MTN returns to first-half profit after turbulent 2016

MTN MTN Group, Africa’s biggest mobile phone operator, returned to first-half profit on Thursday, marking a move away from a turbulent 2016 that highlighted the risks of the company’s emerging markets More...

By metro On Friday, July 28th, 2017

Senate withdraws report exonerating South Africa’s MTN over FX transfers

MTN Nigeria’s Senate has withdrawn a report that largely exonerated South African mobile phone giant MTN of accusations of illegally repatriating $14 billion and that rebuked the Nigerian central bank for More...

By metro On Saturday, July 1st, 2017

MTN to list stock on Nigerian Exchange soon

MTN  on Friday in Abuja said it would list its shares on the Nigerian Stock Exchange this year. MTN General Manager, Mr Nikiwe Tsaagane, made this known when he paid a courtesy visit to Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister More...

By metro On Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

Y’ello! We DIDN’T increase prices of recharge cards, says MTN

Vendors selling MTN recharge cards at prices above the face value are doing so illegally, the mobile operator has said. Adekunle Adebiyi, the acting sales and distribution executive of MTN, said in a statement on More...

By metro On Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

MTN swings to first annual loss in 20 years after Nigeria fine

Africa’s biggest mobile phone operator MTN Group swung to its first annual loss in two decades on Thursday, hit by a regulatory fine in Nigeria and unfavourable currency moves but its shares soared after it More...

By metro On Thursday, January 12th, 2017

Nse says working with MTN to list its shares in 2017

NSE is working “very closely” with South African cell operator MTN on a listing of its shares in the country this year, the head of the bourse said on Thursday. “The pressure on MTN has never been More...

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By metro On Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

MTN brings more new blood into management

Phuthuma Nhleko South African mobile phone group MTN said on Wednesday it had appointed three new executives who will join its new chief executive and finance head next year, part of a management overhaul after More...