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Nyati to take reins at Altron early

Former MTN South Africa CEO Mteto Nyati will take the reins at JSE-listed technology group Altron earlier than previously planned. Nyati, who resigned suddenly, and unexpectedly, as the

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Shuter takes reins at troubled MTN

MTN Group’s new CEO, Rob Shuter, begins work on Monday morning, taking the reins from interim executive chairman Phuthuma Nhleko at a time of considerable operational challenges at Africa’s biggest telecommunications operator. Shuter, until

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Shareholders approve Altron shake-up

Shareholders have voted overwhelmingly in favour of a major shake-up at technology group Altron, ending decades of absolute control by the Venter family and ushering in a new strategic shareholder in the form

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Mteto Nyati quits MTN for Altron top job

MTN South Africa CEO Mteto Nyati has resigned to take the reins at Altron. Nyati, formerly MD of Microsoft’s South African subsidiary, will take the reins at Altron from Robbie Venter on 1 July. The surprise move by Nyati, who joined MTN in 2014

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MTN ‘comfortable’ with Blue Label deal

MTN South Africa CEO Mteto Nyati has said the mobile operator is “comfortable” with its distribution partnership with JSE-listed Blue Label Telecoms, despite the latter’s plan to acquire a 45% stake in mobile

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Inside MTN’s huge network overhaul

In the 18 months to June 2016, MTN has invested R16bn in its network in South Africa. Nearly a third of this – R4,5bn – was spent on adding 1 300 new physical sites to its footprint. This addition translates

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MTN to host ‘household names’ as MVNOs

MTN South Africa is set to help launch consumer brands as mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs), according to the company’s CEO. The brands include “household names”, MTN South Africa

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MTN’s Mteto Nyati takes the fight to No 1

It’s well known that MTN South Africa has had a torrid few years. It’s lost market share to Vodacom and Cell C, it’s suffered debilitating industrial action, its network hasn’t been up to snuff, its customer service

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Don’t destroy our industry, MTN pleads

The national integrated ICT policy white paper, approved last month by cabinet, is a threat to the telecommunications industry and must be revisited urgently because it will chase away those investing

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MTN SA names new technology chief

MTN South Africa has appointed Giovanni Chiarelli as its new chief technology and information officer. Chiarelli replaces Babak Fouladi, who was interim CTO in addition to his role as MTN group executive for technology and information systems. Chiarelli has 17 years

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