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Smile Telecoms appoints Ahmad Farroukh board member to drive operations

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Smile Telecoms, a Pan-African telecommunications group with operations in Nigeria, Uganda, Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, has announced the appointment of Ahmad Farroukh to its Board as Executive Director, Operations, since first of May, 2017. Ahmad is an experienced telecoms executive with a distinguished record of commercial success, extensive experience working in Africa and an impressive ability ...

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MTN hasn’t increased price of Recharge Cards, says cost remains face value as seen

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Contrary to speculations that leading GSM operator, MTN Nigeria may have jerked up the costs of its recharge cards without effecting same on face values of the denominations, it has denied the rumour, saying there was never an increase on the prices of its recharge cards. This puts to rest, claims by recharge card vendors, who have been in the ...

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Resilient MTN Nigeria hits 11.6% profit growth, plans additional Base Stations rollout

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MTN Nigeria has said it “had a strong start to the year with an 11.6 per cent increase in total revenue, supported by a 71.3 per cent boost in data revenue.” It added that while the momentum is encouraging, the ongoing review of value-added services subscribers will put pressure on digital revenue for the balance of the year. MTN Nigeria’s ...

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MTN Nigeria offloads 280 foundation staff, contractors

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Leading telecoms group, MTN Nigeria has sacked about 280 of its employees made up of 200 permanent employees and about 80 contract staff. The staff right seizing exercise showed that many of the affected staff may have explored a new exit window introduced by the company known as voluntary severance scheme (VSS). VSS was designed to provide a window for ...

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MTN keeps to fine payment plan, transfers N30bn to NCC, next matures March 2018

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In keeping its leading corporate citizenship and agreed payment plan on the reduced N330b fine, MTN Nigeria has transferred N30bn to the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). Reuters has reported. The payment is expected to go into NCC’s Treasury Single Account (TSA) with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) within days. Business Hilights had reported earlier in the month that the ...

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NCC fine: Next installmental payment of N30b by MTN matures month end

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Considering the agreed payment plan of the reduced N330b fine on MTN Nigeria for breaches in deactivating unregistered SIM cards by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), the telecoms giant is billed to pay another tranch of N30bn by month end. The payment will raise total money paid to about N110 billion having paid N80 billion before the end of last ...

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MTN, Garmin, deepen health, fitness with innovative wearable technology

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Leading telecoms group, MTN Nigeria has widened its customer centric service delivery following a new partnership it sealed with global leaders in wearable technology and lifestyle products, Garmin to boost the Health and fitness activities of Nigerians. The devices include a range of smart watches which enables users to track, monitor and record daily health activities and on selected devices ...

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MTN’s delivery of 3,632 BTS in 2016 further douses exit speculations

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There seems to be more gimmick than reality in the now collapsed exit speculations when some activities and network performance of the telecoms giant, MTN Nigeria are put on the table for a critical review. First, whereas many were thinking that MTN will exit the largest economy with the dream market in Africa, the network was quietly maintaining its stand ...

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