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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

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

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

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

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

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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