Browsing: MTN

Duncan McLeod
Why operators are learning to share

First came the news that Cell C is planning to sell its national network of base stations to a third-party tower operator. Now MTN SA, looking to cut costs, may begin selling space on its towers to competitors. Why, suddenly, is infrastructure sharing all the rage?

Opinion
Why MTN is a screaming buy

In an article in the 1 December 2005 edition of Fortune magazine, Paul LaMonica wrote that the new AT&T (just merged with SBC) was “not worth buying”. He anticipated declining margins due to fierce competition. He worried that the company was a “middle weight” in the mobile phone industry. And he fretted that it

Duncan McLeod
Telecoms prices take a tumble

SA consumers, used to high prices for telecommunications, must be rubbing their hands in glee. The cost of broadband and voice telephony has begun falling, in some cases dramatically, as competition finally begins to take effect

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