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5G: MTN taps OpenRAN as African ‘early adopter’

MTN Group is becoming an African early adopter of OpenRAN network technology to quickly roll out network services, including 5G, the mobile phone giant says. Among several benefits, OpenRAN will let MTN roll out services like 5G on its legacy network across its African footprints, which includes Nigeria, where it owns the largest mobile phone […]

CEO: Etisalat Nigeria gained market leadership with mobile Internet

South Africa’s MTN engages diplomatic push in Nigeria

South Africa’s MTN Group’s top brass and Nigerian shareholders have launched the equivalent of a major diplomatic push in Nigeria following a series of “strategic sessions” with top government officials, including Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo. Nigerian government regulator recently announced that the local subsidiary, MTN Nigeria has so far paid over N165 billion of […]

Visafone sale to MTN faces regulatory hurdle

It’s official! MTN ‘reviews’ Nigeria mobile customers

South Africa’s MTN Group has completed an internal review to redefine the mobile phone company’s “active” subscriber base for Nigeria where its MTN Nigeria is the nation’s largest operator. Technology Times can confirm that the process has been completed for MTN Nigeria, where the mobile phone company with market leadership by subscriber number has posted […]

Minister: Buhari will decide on MTN’s N1.04 trillion fine ‘in public interest’