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CWU withdraws court bid against MTN

The Communication Workers Union has withdrawn its court bid against MTN’s outsourcing plan as the two parties have agreed to consult on the matter. The CWU had applied for an urgent interdict at the Johannesburg labour

Union takes MTN to court over outsourcing

The Communication Workers Union (CWU) has applied for a court interdict against MTN over the company’s decision to outsource part of its call centre facility. The matter is scheduled to be heard on 31 August. MTN earlier said

Zakhele Futhi boosts MTN’s spectrum bid

Telecommunications group MTN started a R9,9bn empowerment plan that will boost black ownership of its South African unit to more than 30% and allow Africa’s biggest mobile operator to bid for high-speed Internet

Union warns of fresh MTN strike

The Communication Workers Union said on Thursday that strike action against MTN was imminent. This after the service provider announced its decision to outsource a portion of its call centre facility to a third-party

MTN to outsource call centres

MTN South Africa will outsource some of its call centre facilities in order to “optimise its operations and enhance customer experience”, the mobile telecommunications operator said on Wednesday. It said it has adopted a

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MTN’s not-so-little reputation nightmare

Operationally, the time-suck on executive leadership from the Nigerian fine fallout had nothing to do with its other units across Africa and the Middle East. It’s always managed to run its “OpCos” quite independently, which arguably has a few more

MTN takes a bath on Afrihost sale

MTN has taken an R88m bath on the sale of its 50% stake in Internet service provider Afrihost, the telecommunications group revealed alongside its interim financial results for the six months to June

MTN SA loses subscribers

The number of subscribers on MTN South Africa’s network declined by almost 3% in the past year to 29,8m, parent MTN Group revealed in its interim financial results for the six months ended June 2016. The prepaid and

MTN sails into perfect financial storm

MTN has hit a perfect storm of bad news in the first half of its 2016 financial year, with the telecommunications group warning that it will report a basic headline loss per share of between R2,55 and R2,85 on Friday when it

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