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MTN gets ready for 5G, boosts 4G, 3G and 2G in Ghana

Selorm Adadevoh, CEO of MTN Ghana, has told local journalists that the company has modernized at least 1,322 sites in readiness for 5G network rollout, which is slated to take place next year. The company has also upgraded its packet core capacity to 525 gigabits per second, which is designed to power its converged voice [...]

MTN and TerraPay enhance partnership in Uganda

MTN Mobile Money Uganda, a subsidiary of operator MTN Uganda, and TerraPay, a global payments infrastructure company, have announced an association that will enable MTN Mobile Money Uganda to facilitate international digital cross-border remittances and speedy money transfers to beneficiaries in a number of regions. Last year TerraPay partnered with MTN Mobile Money Uganda as [...]

Paratus and MTN sign first roaming agreement in Namibia

Telecommunications service provider Paratus Namibia and MTN Namibia announce that they have signed a national roaming agreement, a first of its kind in the Southern African country. Through this agreement, Paratus and MTN customers throughout the country will benefit from the integration of two networks to deliver better and increased national coverage for all, said [...]

MTN and Airtel ready for 5G deployment in Nigeria

Indications have emerged that the telecommunication giants, MTN Nigeria and Airtel Nigeria, will likely be the first two players to deploy the Fifth Generation, 5G network in Nigeria by January 2022. Prof. Umar Dambatta, Executive Vice Chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), revealed that the commission had granted Airtel right to demonstrate its own 5G [...]

DStv partners with MTN to launch internet service in South Africa

MultiChoice Group has launched a fixed-wireless Internet access service called DStv Internet in South Africa offering three data packages designed for streaming media. The service is aimed at consumers who do not have access to fibre services. According to Multichoice, DStv Internet is a fixed-wireless-access service, meaning that customers can now get connected to the [...]

eMedia partners with MTN to introduce eVOD service with free mobile data

eMedia Holdings has rolled out a free streaming platform, eVOD (e-Video on Demand), in a three-year partnership with mobile telecommunications partner MTN. eMedias exclusive partnership with MTN will enable 32 million MTN users and other network subscribers to watch never seen before dramas and movies on any device at any time. Moreover, MTN customers who [...]

MTN and Sanlam join forces to develop insurtech in Africa

The South African giant in telecommunications, MTN, and compatriot financial services Sanlam are joining their forces to offer insurance products to the telecommunications operators subscribers in Africa, where relatively few have an insurance cover. The Sanlam-MTN Alliance will build a digital insurance and investment business, which will be an integral part of MTNs fintech offering, [...]