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2Africa Extended to the Arabian Gulf, India, and Pakistan

…Now the Longest Subsea Cable System in the World The 2Africa consortium, comprised of China Mobile International, Facebook, MTN GlobalConnect, Orange, stc, Telecom Egypt, Vodafone and WIOCC, announced today the addition of a new segment – the 2Africa PEARLS branch…


MTN becomes exclusive Communications partner to NFF teams

Weekend, MTN and the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) signed a three-year, renewable contract for MTN to become the exclusive official communications partner to the NFF. The deal makes MTN the official partner/communications sponsor to all Nigeria’s national football teams.The deal…


MTN Nigeria releases unaudited results for the half-year ended 30 June 2021

MTN Nigeria Communications Plc (MTN Nigeria) Friday announced its unaudited results for the half-year ended 30 June 2021, as well as plans to celebrate its 20th anniversary with numerous national impact projects. Salient Features Mobile subscribers declined by 7.6 million to…


Concerns of MTN network distribution in Nigeria

MTN is aware of misleading media coverage related to a notice sent to a select group of our enterprise customers on the 15th of June about potential service disruptions. To clarify the issue Karl Toriola, CEO of MTN Nigeria said…

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NIN-SIM integration: NASS seeks 10 weeks for subscribers

The House of Representatives Wednesday asked the Federal Government to extend the deadline for NIN-SIM integration by telecommunication service subscribers to 10 weeks. Business Hilights recalls that the telecoms regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) had given MTN, Glo, Airtel…


How Unitel edged out MTN, Wana to chair the GSMA’s AFASG on African telecoms

Unitel has emerged chair of the GSMA Association Africa Fraud and Security Group (AFASG), a specific working group dedicated to dealing with critical fraud and security issues for the telecommunications industry in Africa. Unitel competed with MTN (which has 18…

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MTN, others to seek renewal of 2G licenses in Ghana by December

Considering that all telecoms licenses in Ghana have 15 years life span years, MTN and Vodafone will go for the renewal of their 2G licenses which are due to expire December 2019. Business Hilights Ghana Bureau chief gathered that Tigo…

MTN to rely on successes in Ghana, others to drive mobile money in Nigeria

Following a recent policy summersult by Federal Government that has opened the window for telecom companies to provide banking services which industry experts have described as positive and long overdue, the Chief Executive Officer of MTN, Rob Shuter, has said…

MTN justifies twofold approach to its misunderstandings with CBN, AGF

…But prefers out of court settlement The leading telecommunications giant in Nigeria, MTN has given emphasis on what it described as twofold strategy to the ongoing differences between the company and two major government agencies, the Central Bank of Nigeria…

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Globacom highest gainers in July subscriber base report, MTN loses 999,891

Latest data from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on subscriber base movement has shown that national carrier and grand masters of data, Globacom amassed new internet subscribers with 214,646 subscriptions to hit 40.32 million, while Airtel gained 149,880 to record…