Tag Archives: MTN

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. [...]

MTN and Huawei ink partnership agreement to bring digital services to Africa

MTN and Huawei have inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the objective to offer more digital services to African consumers and businesses. The two corporations declared their strategy in a joint statement announcing an important part of their 17-year strategic working collaboration. According to the contract, cooperation in strategic research, business scenario design, joint [...]

MTN and Ericsson expand mobile money collaboration in Africa

MTN and Ericsson have inked a five-year contract extension to offer new products and deliver Managed Services for Mobile Money services in 13 countries across Africa and the Middle East. The new agreement comprises introduction of Ericsson Wallet Platform in new markets on top of existing 13 countries. The introduction of Ericssons Wallet Platform will [...]