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MTN South Africa has appointed Benjamin Marais as its new chief information officer, effective 1 March 2016. Marais, who joins MTN from Discovery Health, where he served in a similar role, replaces Neil Tomkinson, who is moving into a role at group level

Building fibre broadband infrastructure into homes and businesses is one of MTN South Africa’s “biggest priorities”, its newly appointed CEO, Mteto Nyati, has said. In an interview with TechCentral

In what could prove be a significant development, MTN has now said it supports the concept of open-access networks for the deployment of fibre-to-the-home infrastructure in South Africa. It said it believes that an open-access business model

MTN told communications regulator Icasa on Friday that it should block Vodacom’s proposed acquisition of Neotel because the deal would give the country’s largest mobile operator an unfair advantage. At public

MTN South Africa has apologised to its customers for service disruptions in recent weeks, blaming a range of factors for problems on its network. “MTN would like to convey its sincerest apology to customers that may have been affected by service disruptions in the last two weeks,” the mobile operator

Long lead times in securing permission from government agencies to build infrastructure as well as ongoing delays in the allocation of access to additional frequency spectrum is putting MTN and other operators in a “precarious” and

MTN South Africa has secured a tender from City Power, Johannesburg’s electricity supply agency, to turn lampposts into cellular base stations in a move the operator believes will go a long way to solving coverage challenges not

The latest audio codec for cellular networks, introduced in 1998, is AMR, which continues to be developed. It offers a better quality audio call than enhanced full-rate and uses the same amount of bandwidth. AMR encodes narrowband signals in the 200Hz to