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Fast-growing African-focused tower operator IHS Holding has won another deal to operate towers on behalf of a mobile operator, this time involving 1 100 sites from Bharti Airtel in Zambia and Rwanda. The latest deal expands IHS’s tower footprint in Africa to 21 000. Operators typically sell

MTN has named Pieter Verkade, currently CEO of MTN Cyprus, as the group’s new chief commercial officer, effective from February 2013. Verkade will replace Christian de Faria, who retires in January after six years with the mobile telecommunications group. In his new role, Verkade

Christian de Faria has been appointed to the newly created position of group chief commercial officer at MTN to address what the telecommunications operator calls the need for “end-to-end customer process management”. Until now

MTN has expanded its digital content portal, signing an agreement with Content Connect Africa to offer African music by artists from Nigeria, Cameroon, Ghana, SA and Kenya, among others. It also has bought rights to exclusive video content featuring