Tag Archives: MTN

Liquid Telecom planning 5G in South Africa

Liquid Telecom is one of the few networks in South Africa to have a radio frequency range for deploying 5G, and plans to use it. Only three companies have spectrum: Rain, Telkom, and Liquid, said the head of strategy for Liquid Telecom South Africa, Willie Oosthuizen The three companies will probably use their spectrum advantage. [...]

MTN Nigeria launched 4G + in Lagos, Abuja and Port-Harcourt

The mobile phone operator, MTN Nigeria, has increased the pressure one notch in the telecommunications market. The company, still the leader in terms of subscribers and revenues, launched 4G + in the states of Lagos, Abuja and Port-Harcourt. This increase in the capacity of its telecom network was achieved by combining the 800 MHz frequency [...]

MTN to roll out e-SIM technology for postpaid subscribers in SA

MTN will launch e-SIM technology for postpaid subscribers. At the moment, only iPhones and certain smartwatches support e-SIMs in South Africa. Vodacom introduced the technology in March. An eSIM is a SIM that is inserted into the hardware of your device (a phone or wearable) so that your phone or wearables can connect to a [...]

MTN and biNu offering data-free web access in South Africa

MTN and biNu announced a partnership that will enable mobile subscribers in South Africa to access websites and apps #datafree. Rather than using their own mobile data to visit and interact with sites or apps, mobile subscribers in South Africa can now have their data paid for by participating digital content and application owners, thanks to biNus [...]

MTN launches the first Chatbot in Ivory Coast

MTN recently launched the first Chatbot in Ivory Coast, to perform mobile money transactions via WhatsApp.  Eva de MoMo is the new Chatbot based on AI technology. Eva plays the role of virtual assistant and is able to interact with mobile money subscribers via WhatsApp. Eva does mobile money (MoMo) transactions such as balance consultation, [...]

MTN introduced Made for Me data offer

MTN introduced an updated version of Made for Me contract packages, which feature Anytime and Night Express data, additional minutes, and limited-time launch offers. The packages will be available to all new customers as from June 2019 as a special offer. When signing up, new customers will receive a 20GB one-off Anytime data bundle and [...]

Telstar secures mobile phone license in Angola

Telstar has secured mobile phone license in Angola. The telecom operator was awarded this license after winning the tender issued by the Angolan government. Its network will be operational within a year. To obtain this license, the company has spent nearly $ 120 million. Angolan Telecommunications Minister José Carlos da Rocha announced that “Angola’s Telstar has won the international [...]

MTN launched Bundle Bonanza promotion in SA

As from Tuesday, 16 April 2019, new MTN prepaid subscribers will now obtain integrated bundles when they recharge with 1.42 USD (R20) or more which will allow them to unlock the free benefit of 50MB of data bundles, 50 all-net minutes and 50 free SMSs. This will be offered to customers within first seven days. [...]

StarTimes partners with MTN to offer new services in Nigeria

StarTimes Nigeria has collaborated with MTN to offer mobile Internet subscribers on the platform a special data bundle for StarTimes ON mobile app. With the video Streaming bundles on StarTimes “ON” App, MTN subscribers can access unlimited entertainment and video on demand (VOD) service at a discounted data price than any other network in Nigeria. [...]