Browsing: MTN Business

An application that’s designed to help speed up and improve the accuracy and ease of performing inspections of behalf of insurers has won the overall prize in the annual App of the Year awards. The awards, conceptualised by Creative Space Media and sponsored by MTN Business, recognise South African

High-level talks between Naspers and Dimension Data, which could lead to the merger of the groups’ MWeb and Internet Solutions (IS) businesses, are probably being driven by a need by IS to become more of a full-service telecommunications

Stellenbosch’s SnapScan, whose smartphone application won MTN Business’s 2013 App of the Year award this week, is betting that consumers will take to the idea of making in-store payments using their mobile phones instead of credit or debit cards. SnapScan falls under FireID

MTN Business MD Angela Gahagan-Thomson has stepped down and will be “pursuing interests outside the company”. She says MTN SA is “restructuring” its operations and she felt it was “time to do some new things”. At the same time, MTN SA chief financial officer Zunaid Bulbulia

With the cut in termination rates on Thursday, Neotel and MTN Business were first out of the blocks with retail tariff reductions. Termination rates are the wholesale rates operators charge each other to field calls over their networks. As of Thursday, the rate for calls to and between mobile networks falls from

Independent telecommunications infrastructure operator Metrofibre Networx has extended its “open-access” fibre network across the Johannesburg suburb of Rivonia, meaning businesses and some residential homes in the area can now get high-speed Internet connections of up to 1Gbit/s. The area covered

Fibre to the home in SA is “inevitable” but in the interim long-term evolution (LTE) wireless broadband technology will meet growing bandwidth requirements of both consumers and companies. This is the view of MTN Business GM for fixed-mobile convergence

MTN Business is launching a range of what it calls “agnostic” applications for mobile devices specifically targeted at its corporate customers. The apps are aimed at a wide range of businesses, including those in manufacturing, health care

The second annual VoiceSA event, a telecommunications industry conference taking place at the Bytes Conference Centre in Midrand on 22 September, will explore some of the big challenges facing the sector. The event — it’s the second time

University of Cape Town alumnus Chris Pinkham has a long and illustrious career in the technology industry. He helped launch SA’s first Internet service provider, Internet Africa; he helped develop Amazon.com’s popular Elastic Compute