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MTN’s Shuter plays down 5G’s short-term impact

MTN Group CEO Rob Shuter has moved to downplay the short-term impact and potential of 5G wireless technology, particularly in the markets in which it operates, saying it’s a “technology searching for an application”.

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Debt, Iran worries send MTN shares tumbling

MTN Group has warned that renewed US-led economic sanctions against Iran had once again tied up funds in its second biggest market, scuppering plans to turn the country into a cash cow after years of troubles.

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Vodacom not in breach over ‘best network’ claims

The Advertising Standards Authority of South Africa has ruled that Vodacom is not in breach of the advertising codes in claiming to have South Africa’s best network in its advertising materials, delivering a setback to rival MTN.

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MTN faces court challenge over mast roll-out

An organisation calling itself the Durban Anti-Cell Mast Alliance on Friday filed papers at the high court in Durban to stop MTN South Africa from rolling out new towers in the coastal city, it said.

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EOH appoints Stephen van Coller as new CEO

MTN’s Stephen van Coller will join EOH as its new group CEO, effective from 1 September. He resigned as a vice president at MTN Group on Thursday after two years with the mobile telecommunications provider.

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Ookla puts Vodacom ahead of MTN in 4G speeds

New research from credible network speed-testing services has put Vodacom ahead of rival MTN in terms of the speed available on their respective networks as the two battle it out over which has the fastest infrastructure.

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Stephen van Coller resigns from MTN

Stephen van Coller will leave MTN Group at the end of August. Vice president for digital services, data analytics and business development, he has resigned to take up a group CEO position at another JSE-listed company.

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