MTN Group is set to complete the sale and leaseback of South African towers by the end of next month, while a separation of both the fintech and fibre units is also under way.
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MTN South Africa has turned in a resilient financial performance in the first six months of the financial year to June, with both margin expansion and strong sales growth during the period.
MTN South Africa has cut data prices with a 30-day validity, in some instances by as much as 60%. The headline price for 1GB of ad hoc data is now R85, from R99 previously, matching rival Vodacom’s pricing.
eMedia Investments, the holding company of e.tv, eNCA and Openview, has plunged headfirst into streaming, launching eVOD, a video-on-demand service, in partnership with MTN South Africa.
MTN is working to expand its 5G coverage, despite uncertainty about the allocation of new spectrum, and has deployed 5G towers in Polokwane and Emalahleni, with more towns to follow.
As we emerge on the other side, battered and bruised from days of looting and violence, we must pledge that this will not happen in South Africa again. Not on our watch. The time for action is now. By Godfrey Motsa.
Telkom has joined MTN and Vodacom in shutting stores in violence-torn KwaZulu-Natal, and has now decided to close its outlets countrywide until further notice as a precautionary measure.
Cell C said on Wednesday that is has made significant progress in migrating its customers off its own radio access network to the network of roaming partner MTN.
Icasa said late on Friday that it is nearing a “settlement breakthrough” with telecommunications operators that will allow a planned spectrum auction to proceed.
The president has encouraged mobile operators, Icasa and the department of communications to engage in mediation to get South Africa’s spectrum auction back on track.