MTN Group affiliate, emerging markets telecommunications tower operator IHS Towers, is pursuing a possible listing on the New York Stock Exchange.
Uganda’s biggest telecommunications firm, a unit of South Africa’s MTN Group, has launched the East African country’s first mobile phone-based stocks trading platform.
MTN Group is in talks with potential international buyers for its wireless business in Afghanistan, a bid to accelerate plans to exit the country, according to people familiar with the matter.
Communications regulator Icasa on Tuesday moved to avoid a lengthy court battle over the upcoming spectrum auction, saying it will consent to a high court order.
Communications regulator Icasa has served notice on operators that it will withdraw temporary spectrum allocated under the Covid-19 regulations at the end of November. This is wrongheaded. By Duncan McLeod.
Telkom has become the latest mobile operator to chop ad hoc data prices, cutting the headline price of 1GB of data to R79 – R6 less than rivals Vodacom and MTN – and introducing a new 1.5GB bundle.
South African telecommunication companies are trying to settle a wireless spectrum auction dispute with the industry regulator out of court to avoid a prolonged legal battle.
Cell C CEO Douglas Craigie Stevenson has criticised Telkom over its narrative that there is an abusive “duopoly” between Vodacom and MTN in South Africa’s mobile market, saying this argument no longer holds water.
Standard Bank’s mobile virtual network operator, or MVNO, has launched aggressively priced fixed-LTE solutions, with prices as low as R139 for 50GB of data for its top-tier banking clients.
Standard Bank will within years transform into a marketplace where clients can also access rivals’ products and a variety of services beyond just banking, it said on Friday.