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Just in: Hassan Jaber assumes COO role at MTN Nigeria

MTN Group Wednesday, announced senior leadership appointments to operating companies in Nigeria, Iran and Sudan, all of them internal candidates, as we focus on executing on our strategy to drive growth, de-leverage faster and reveal value in our fintech and…

(Special Report) MTN plans Nigeria’s first smart highway on 100km Onitsha-Enugu road

All is set for the introduction of smart expressways in Nigeria. This is coming on the heels of recent revelation by the leading telecom giant both in the continent and Nigeria, MTN that apart from taking over the Onitsha-Enugu Expressway…


MTN’s Universal Access Service (UAS) License not yet renewed—Regulator

The attention of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has been drawn to a publication in an online media entitled “Govt renews MTN Nigeria licence amid 20 years of GSM Phones” to the effect that the mobile operating license of MTN…

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NBS reveals how MTN tops subscribers’ base as Glo flows

Details from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on its latest fact-sheet have revealed that MTN Nigeria has the highest share of subscriptions in the country. In its second quarters (Q2) and third quarter (Q3) 2020, publication on telecoms data…


MTN Nigeria grosses rural connectivity, reaches more communities nationwide

MTN Nigeria is extending telecommunications coverage to millions of Nigerians living in underserved and unserved communities nationwide through its rural telephony program. Today, over 20 million Nigerians live in areas with limited or no coverage, MTN aims to change this….


Good Together: MTN Nigeria, uduX Partner to Deliver Quality Music Content

Leading main network operator, MTN Nigeria Monday announced a new partnership with uduX, Nigeria’s first domestically launched music streaming service which offers users access to high-quality audio and HD music videos. The partnership will see MTN subscribers gain access to…


MTN to Introduce ‘Zigi’, new digital online aid

MTN Nigeria is set to launch ‘Zigi,’ an online assistant chatbot designed to enhance customers’ digital interactions with the brand, and provide speedy and secure marketing, sales and technical support. Customers will be able to interact with the chatbot on…


Berklee partners Afrinolly Creative Hub on MTN Y’ello Star Project

Clear indication has emerged revealing that Berklee College of Music will take part in Y’ello Star, the latest music reality project by MTN Nigeria, with Afrinolly as Technical Partner. Members of the Berklee community will serve in various capacities on…

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NCC grants MTN, 9Mobile permission for e-SIM Trial

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has granted approval for two mobile network operators (MNOs), MTN Nigeria and 9Mobile, to carry out a trial on the workability of embedded Subscriber Identification Modules (e-SIM) Service in Nigeria. The trial, approved to run…


MTN Nigeria names Karl Toriola as CEO Designate

MTN Nigeria today announced the appointment of Mr. Karl Toriola as the CEO designate. His appointment is effective 1st March 2021, providing enough time for an orderly handover. Mr. Toriola is currently the Vice President: West and Central Africa (WECA),…