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MTN to exit Middle East and focus on African market

MTN, Africas largest mobile operator, announced its plan to exit the Middle East region and focus mainly on the African market. The groups CEO Rob Shuter, announced, As part of our ongoing portfolio review, we believe the group is best served to focus in the future on our pan-African strategy. We will therefore be exiting [...]

ZTE partners with MTN to introduce first 5G indoor router in South Africa

ZTE, an international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for mobile broadband and 5G connectivity, has introduced its first 5G wireless router, the ZTE 5G Indoor Router MC801A, in South Africa in partnership with MTN, one of the leading telecoms carriers in South Africa. ZTE 5G Indoor Router MC801A has the latest Wi-Fi 6 [...]

Ethiopia receives 12 bids for two telco licenses

Ethiopias communications regulator announced that it has received twelve bids for the two telecom licenses it intends to grant to multinational mobile companies, breaking the state monopoly. Th regulator stated that nine bidders are telecom operators and two non-telecom operators, and one submission was incomplete. Bidders consist of Etisalat, Axian, MTN, Orange, Saudi Telecom Company, [...]

MTN to launch 5G network in SA

MTN will roll out its new 5G network by the end of June and has started to promote its 5G value proposition in its latest Yello magazine. This promotion is part of the launch of the new 5G-enabled Huawei P40 or P40 Pro smartphones in South Africa. The promotion states Be one of the very [...]

ICASA allocates emergency radio frequency to telecom operators in SA

SA mobile subscribers will get better internet speeds and overall better service as the Independent Communications Authority of SA (ICASA), the telecom regulator, has issued temporary radio frequency spectrum to operators to tackle communication challenges related to the Covid-19 pandemic. Last Friday, ICASA said MTN, Telkom, Vodacom, Rain and Liquid Telecoms have been allocated more [...]

Forbes and MTN introduce a digital video network ‘Forbes8’ in Nigeria

Forbes and MTN have launched Forbes8, a digital video network that offers more than 3,500 videos designed to influence every facet of an entrepreneurs journey. By collaborating with MTN in Nigeria, Forbes8 is mainly supporting businesses of all sizes (and consumers working on their side hustles) with entrepreneurial activities.  Forbes8 provides information, tips, advice and tools to [...]

TEOCO selected by MTN to deploy its radio networks

TEOCO, the leading provider of analytics, assurance and optimisation solutions to more than 300 communication service providers and OEMs worldwide, has been selected by MTN Group to standardise its radio and microwave network planning tools.  MTN Group will deploy TEOCOs ASSET Radio and ASSET Backhaul across subsidiary networks in 18 different countries. This will give [...]

ZTE and MTN unveiling first 5G SA network in East Africa

ZTE and MTN Uganda have jointly launched the first 5G SA network in East Africa, demonstrating 5G use case at an event on the theme “Experience the Future Together”, which takes place in the garden of Nyonyi, Kampala, Uganda. ZTE and MTN Uganda presented a high-speed 5G SA network in the bandwidth of the 60 [...]