Tag Archives: MTN

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, [...]

South Africa’s Eastern Cape province to receive MTN’s network services

The South African operator MTN is planning to invest approximately $11.8 million in network expansion in South Africas Eastern Cape province. According to the CAJ News website, both the LTE and 5G networks will be expanded by MTN in the Eastern Cape province. The hope is that the additional investment will enable the mobile operator [...]