Browsing: MTN

Showdown looming over Turkcell’s R53bn MTN claim

MTN’s Turkcell headache just won’t go away. The JSE-listed telecommunications group is headed to court after a legal challenge from the Turkish operator, this time in Johannesburg, over the awarding of its operating licence in

NTT said to mull Didata Africa sale

Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corp is considering the sale of African operations it acquired with the takeover of Dimension Data Holdings and is open to approaches from interested buyers, according to three people familiar with the situation

MTN to sponsor the Springboks

Mobile operator MTN is displacing rival Vodacom as the headline sponsor of the Springbok rugby team, SA Rugby announced on Friday. The telecommunications company has signed a three-year deal

Telkom hikes dividend by 56%

Telkom said on Monday that full-year earnings and the dividend both rose as South Africa’s biggest landline provider enters a new phase of growth by giving more autonomy to its four business units. Earnings per share excluding one-time items increased by

Turkcell’s $4,2bn MTN claim to be heard in SA

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]urkcell’s claim for US$4,2bn of damages against MTN Group will go to trial in the high court in Johannesburg, five years after the case was first brought in relation to the awarding of an Iranian licence in 2005. Turkcell alleges

Nokia’s 3310 is great … if you live in 2002

News today is that after selling out on launch in the UK, HMD Global has announced that the Nokia brand-licensed model 3310 will be launched in South Africa soon. MTN South Africa has indicated that the device will be available for R699 in mid-June

MTN slammed over bosses’ millions

Nearly 40% of MTN shareholders voted against the advisory endorsement of the group’s remuneration policy at its AGM on Thursday. Only 62,6% of those who voted, did so in favour

Podcast | MTN SA technology chief Giovanni Chiarelli

In this episode of the TechCentral podcast, Duncan McLeod chats to MTN South Africa chief technology and information officer Giovanni Chiarelli. It’s a fascinating discussion about the technological challenges of running a modern mobile network.

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