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MTN to review Nigeria management: report

Telecommunications group MTN will review its senior management team in Nigeria after a regulator there imposed a record-setting US$5,2bn (R71bn) fine on the subsidiary company for allegedly failing to deactivate as many as 5,1m Sim cards before a deadline to do so

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More trouble for MTN in Nigeria

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) appears to be playing hardball with MTN Nigeria over a US$5,2bn (R71bn) fine it has imposed on the company. According to a report published by Nigerian newspaper Leadership, the NCC has suspended all regulatory

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MTN confirms $5,2bn fine, shares collapse

Telecommunications group MTN has confirmed that the Nigerian Communications Commission has imposed a fine on its Nigerian subsidiary of a massive US$5,2bn (about R71bn). The confirmation of an earlier report published by Technology Times in Nigeria

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MTN said to be facing R71bn Nigerian fine

MTN’s share price was trading down by more than 5% at lunchtime on Monday after reports emerged from Nigeria that the telecommunications group is facing a fine of more 1,04 trillion naira

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Single complaint about disappearing data

Just one customer has complained to the National Consumer Commission (NCC) about disappearing mobile data, according to a spokesman. Rapid mobile data depletion has become a hot topic in South Africa this month, with complaints streaming into radio stations and on social

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Probe launched into contract price hikes

The National Consumer Commission (NCC) has launched a full-scale investigation into mobile networks’ price increases for contract subscribers. Major networks Vodacom and MTN announced increases to cellular contract tariffs earlier this year

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SA Newsmakers of the Year – part one

Another tumultuous year is almost at an end for the SA information and communications technology industry. It was a year of falling telecommunications prices, increasing competition, upheaval in politics and drama in the regulatory environment. Our “Newsmakers of the Year”

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