MTN Group

Latest stories

2d
AllAfrica.com
Digital Broadcast - MTN Launches TV Service in Josto be facilitated by the federal government through the provision of free set-u
Digital Broadcast - MTN Launches TV Service in Jos
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
to be facilitated by the federal government through the provision of free set-up boxes. Jason Lobel, the group head of MTN Group, South Africa, said at the launch which attracted the Jos Zonal NBC director, Dr. Igomu Onoja, that the platform... Read more
3d
AllAfrica.com
Broadcast Digitisation - MTN Launches TV Service in Jos, Offers 30 Free Channelsits digital TV service in Jos, the Plateau state capital. Speaking at the even
Broadcast Digitisation - MTN Launches TV Service in Jos, Offers 30 Free Channels
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
its digital TV service in Jos, the Plateau state capital. Speaking at the event on Thursday, Jason Lobel, Group Head of MTN Group, South Africa said the platform was enabled on the digital set-up boxes being distributed by the NBC, to give... Read more
3d
iol.co.za
MTN Uganda gets $114m loanNairobi - MTN Uganda, a unit of South Africa's MTN Group , got a $114 million s
MTN Uganda gets $114m loan
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
Nairobi - MTN Uganda, a unit of South Africa's MTN Group , got a $114 million syndicated credit, which will be invested in its network infrastructure, it said on Thursday. The company, Uganda's biggest telecoms network operator with 8.9 million... Read more
3d
AllAfrica.com
MTN Group's Revenue Increased 15 Percent, Subscriber Base 1 Percent in Q1 2016By Emma Okonji with Agency Report The MTN Group, wednesday announced a slight
MTN Group's Revenue Increased 15 Percent, Subscriber Base 1 Percent in Q1 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
By Emma Okonji with Agency Report The MTN Group, wednesday announced a slight increase in its revenue and subscriber base for the first quarter of 2016, attributing the slow rise to the decline in the number of subscribers from its Nigeria and... Read more
4d
iol.co.za
MTN: Fine won’t be repeatedJohannesburg - MTN Group Chairman Phuthuma Nhleko insisted to shareholders that
MTN: Fine won’t be repeated
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
Johannesburg - MTN Group Chairman Phuthuma Nhleko insisted to shareholders that he can improve the mobile-phone company’s risk management and avoid a potential repeat of missteps that have led to a $3.9 billion fine in Nigeria and knocked a third off... Read more
7 related stories
5d
iol.co.za
MTN warns on earningsJohannesburg - MTN Group expects earnings to be under pressure for the rest of
MTN warns on earnings
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
Johannesburg - MTN Group expects earnings to be under pressure for the rest of the year in two of its main markets; Nigeria and South Africa. It said this on Wednesday, citing a weak exchange rate in Africa's biggest economy. Africa's biggest... Read more
5d
Chicago Tribune
An African telecom success frays amid record fine in NigeriaPhuthuma Nhleko spent more than a decade building MTN Group Ltd. into Africa's
An African telecom success frays amid record fine in Nigeria
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
Phuthuma Nhleko spent more than a decade building MTN Group Ltd. into Africa's biggest wireless operator by rushing into markets few rivals would touch, from Syria to Afghanistan to South Sudan. Now his appetite for risk has come back to haunt him,... Read more
7 related stories
5d
Converge! Network Digest
Facebook's Telecom Infra Project Gets Organized ~ Converge! Network Digestits membership and formed the first set of technical project groups. New TIP m
Facebook's Telecom Infra Project Gets Organized ~ Converge! Network Digest
Converge! Network Digest / Posted 5 days ago
its membership and formed the first set of technical project groups. New TIP members include Axiata Digital, Indosat, MTN Group, Telefonica, Vodafone, Acacia, ADVA, BlueStream, Broadcom, Coriant, Deloitte, Juniper Networks, and Lumentum. TIP... Read more
5d
The Register
Facebook adds new names to Telecom Infra ProjectHDMI comms specialist Bluestream, and Deloitte are also on the list. On the ca
Facebook adds new names to Telecom Infra Project
The Register / Posted 5 days ago
HDMI comms specialist Bluestream, and Deloitte are also on the list. On the carrier side, there's Axiata Digital, Indosat, MTN Group, Telefonica and Vodafone. Facebook also announced that its Terragraph, ARIES and Open/R connectivity systems will... Read more
2 related stories
6d
iol.co.za
How MTN, an African success story, falteredJohannesburg - Phuthuma Nhleko spent more than a decade building MTN Group into
How MTN, an African success story, faltered
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
Johannesburg - Phuthuma Nhleko spent more than a decade building MTN Group into Africa’s biggest wireless operator by rushing into markets few rivals would touch, from Syria to Afghanistan to South Sudan. Now his appetite for risk has come back to... Read more
7 related stories
10d
iol.co.za
Corporate SA hoarding cashto spend more than R6 billion and at a plant that will produce the newest model
Corporate SA hoarding cash
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
to spend more than R6 billion and at a plant that will produce the newest model of its X3 sport-utility vehicle, and MTN Group, Africa’s biggest wireless operator by sales. It plans to invest about R12 billion in the country this year. A... Read more
64 related stories
10d
AllAfrica.com
MTN Committed to Sustainability - Group CEOtelecommunication firm MTN has said it is committed to its sustainability effor
MTN Committed to Sustainability - Group CEO
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
telecommunication firm MTN has said it is committed to its sustainability efforts as far as its operations are concerned. MTN Group said it continues to make strides in achieving its sustainability vision of protecting and creating economic value... Read more
12d
Market Watch
Chinese consumers are finally spending like Americanslooming problems in China as one of the reasons he is betting on a decline in a
Chinese consumers are finally spending like Americans
Market Watch / Posted 12 days ago
looming problems in China as one of the reasons he is betting on a decline in a South Africa-based telecom company called MTN Group MTNOY, +0.75% In other words, things are going to get so bad in China, it will have reverberations elsewhere, he... Read more
13d
iol.co.za
Vodacom, Nkosana Makate in compensation talksbe submitted to chief executive Shameel Joosub to determine the amount. Last w
Vodacom, Nkosana Makate in compensation talks
iol.co.za / Posted 13 days ago
be submitted to chief executive Shameel Joosub to determine the amount. Last week, the company overtook its arch-rival MTN Group, to become Africa’s biggest cellphone company by market value. Vodacom has 61.3 million customers across South... Read more
14d
Channel NewsAsia
Vietnam's Viettel harbours global ambitionsViettel’s home competitors are “not so strong”. It wants to take on world leade
Vietnam's Viettel harbours global ambitions
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
Viettel’s home competitors are “not so strong”. It wants to take on world leaders like the UK’s Vodafone, South Africa’s MTN Group, and India’s Bharti Airtel. “If we can compete with them, we can compete with everybody,” he said. The focus is on... Read more
14d
iol.co.za
Vodacom raises growth forecaststhe home and fibre to the business, accelerating data growth,” Vodacom said. V
Vodacom raises growth forecasts
iol.co.za / Posted 14 days ago
the home and fibre to the business, accelerating data growth,” Vodacom said. Vodacom, which has overtaken cross-town rival MTN Group as the continent’s biggest phone company by market value, is investing in data-services growth as smartphone usage... Read more
2 related stories
15d
AllAfrica.com
Race for New International Fibre Build Hots Up but Why Build More Capacity?projects for this route. On 18 April, the Africa-1 cable announced that it had
Race for New International Fibre Build Hots Up but Why Build More Capacity?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
projects for this route. On 18 April, the Africa-1 cable announced that it had signed up some key telcos. These included MTN Group, Saudi Telecom Company, Telecom Egypt and Telkom South Africa. Others are "in the wings" and are likely to be... Read more
16d
Business Insider
Hedge fund billionaire Jim Chanos is on a rollout the short since the stock blew up. Chanos last week announced he was short
Hedge fund billionaire Jim Chanos is on a roll
Business Insider / Posted 16 days ago
out the short since the stock blew up. Chanos last week announced he was short the South Africa-based telecoms company MTN Group. He also confirmed his short positions in Tesla, Valeant, Alibaba and SolarCity. As Business Insider's Bob Bryan... Read more
24d
iol.co.za
Jim Chanos shorts MTN on Nigeria, SA woesJim Chanos, the founder and managing partner of Kynikos Associates, said he’s s
Jim Chanos shorts MTN on Nigeria, SA woes
iol.co.za / Posted 24 days ago
Jim Chanos, the founder and managing partner of Kynikos Associates, said he’s shorting Africa’s largest wireless operator, MTN Group, as demand in its biggest markets suffers from falling commodity prices. The Johannesburg-based company gets more... Read more
25d
Stamford Advocate
Jim Chanos has a new target you've never heard of, and it is all to do with Chinaa new short position — in a South Africa-based telecoms company. The Kynikos A
Jim Chanos has a new target you've never heard of, and it is all to do with China
Stamford Advocate / Posted 25 days ago
a new short position — in a South Africa-based telecoms company. The Kynikos Associates founder announced he was short MTN Group at the 2016 Ira Sohn conference. Really, though, Chanos used the announcement as an opportunity to explain why he... Read more
2 related stories
25d
Connecticut Post
Jim Chanos has a new target you've never heard of, and it is all to do with Chinaa new short position — in a South Africa-based telecoms company. The Kynikos A
Jim Chanos has a new target you've never heard of, and it is all to do with China
Connecticut Post / Posted 25 days ago
a new short position — in a South Africa-based telecoms company. The Kynikos Associates founder announced he was short MTN Group at the 2016 Ira Sohn conference. Really, though, Chanos used the announcement as an opportunity to explain why he... Read more
2 related stories
25d
ABC 7 El Paso
Betting against Tesla, Trump will win and more tips from superstar investorshigh youth unemployment, corruption and the country's "monstrous debt load." T
Betting against Tesla, Trump will win and more tips from superstar investors
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 25 days ago
high youth unemployment, corruption and the country's "monstrous debt load." That's why Chanos is betting against MTN Group, a telecom company that relies on both Nigeria and South Africa for most of its revenue. Buy Greece?!: Greece has... Read more
2 related stories
25d
San Francisco Chronicle
Jim Chanos has a new target you've never heard of, and it is all to do with Chinaa new short position — in a South Africa-based telecoms company. The Kynikos A
Jim Chanos has a new target you've never heard of, and it is all to do with China
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 25 days ago
a new short position — in a South Africa-based telecoms company. The Kynikos Associates founder announced he was short MTN Group at the 2016 Ira Sohn conference. Really, though, Chanos used the announcement as an opportunity to explain why he... Read more
2 related stories
25d
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Betting against Tesla, Trump will win and more tips from superstar investorshigh youth unemployment, corruption and the country's "monstrous debt load." T
Betting against Tesla, Trump will win and more tips from superstar investors
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 25 days ago
high youth unemployment, corruption and the country's "monstrous debt load." That's why Chanos is betting against MTN Group, a telecom company that relies on both Nigeria and South Africa for most of its revenue. Buy Greece?!: Greece has... Read more
2 related stories
25d
Fortune
Enron Short Seller Targets Africaelse. “Anything you think about Saudi Arabia apply here in a greater magnitude,
Enron Short Seller Targets Africa
Fortune / Posted 25 days ago
else. “Anything you think about Saudi Arabia apply here in a greater magnitude,” said Chanos. “It’s a failed state.” On MTN Group: Chanos says the cellular phone provider that gets a majority of its business in Africa is in a lot of trouble.... Read more
25d
TheStreet.com
Sohn 2016: Jim Chanos shifts focus from China to Africacurrency reserves and the country appears to be desperate for money. With this
Sohn 2016: Jim Chanos shifts focus from China to Africa
TheStreet.com / Posted 25 days ago
currency reserves and the country appears to be desperate for money. With this in mind, Chanos presented his short idea: MTN Group, a South African-based telecommunications company. It gets 62% of its revenue from South Africa and Nigeria and the... Read more
m
AllAfrica.com
Vicoba App Makes the Finals of MTN's Entrepreneurship ChallengeGroup, Professor Walter Baets, Director of the University of Cape Town Graduate
Vicoba App Makes the Finals of MTN's Entrepreneurship Challenge
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
Group, Professor Walter Baets, Director of the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business, and Herman Singh, MTN Group Chief Digital Officer. "We are incredibly impressed with the calibre of applicants and the level of innovation... Read more

People in this news