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22 Jun

MTN Pulse introduces range of new Social Pass bundles for youth

The bundles provide youth on MTN Pulse with access to Instagram, Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter and YouTube at affordable rates.

Siyavula and MTN SA Foundation partnership sees 50 SA learners completing entire year's maths and science curriculum during lockdown
The partnership sees 50 SA learners completing the entire year's maths and science curriculum during lockdown.
17 Jun 2020
Significant transformation milestone reached as MTN SA achieves level one B-BBEE status
The strategic intent was for MTN to reach this important level within three years, but it has achieved this target in only two years.
12 Jun 2020
MTN wants to recognise your everyday hero
The company calls on South Africans to give a 'shout-out' to their COVID-19 heroes so they can get the recognition they deserve.
09 Jun 2020
MTN guarantees easy data access with EverydayGigs, first-to-market data solution
MTN customers can buy 1GB of data for one day for R29; or pay R149 upfront for a daily allocation of 1GB of data every day for seven days.
25 May 2020
Unisa students get major boost on data, connectivity ahead of May/June 2020 exams
The business agreement with MTN will see all currently registered Unisa students receive 30GB of data per month for a period of two months.
18 May 2020
MTN joins forces with government to curb COVID-19 infections in SA's primary pandemic hotspots
The company has joined forces with government to curb COVID-19 infections in SA's primary pandemic hotspots.
05 May 2020
MTN signs agreement with Competition Commission on reduced, inclusive data pricing initiatives
The company signs an agreement with the Competition Commission on reduced, inclusive data pricing initiatives.
04 May 2020
MTN brings lowest-ever social bundle prices to MoMo users and waives MoMo cash in service fee to offer SA relief during COVID-19
In ongoing efforts to make tough times a little easier for South Africans to connect, MTN has introduced MoMo social bundles, at some of the lowest-ever social media data bundle prices offered by MTN in South Africa. Additionally, MTN is waiving MoMo cash in service fees.
09 Apr 2020
The importance of human connection - and finding new ways to do it
During lockdown, MTN customers are still able to buy devices, recharge and manage their MTN services from home via MTN's online store.
07 Apr 2020
MTN launches GiGYMa digital workout series for South African women during lockdown
The company has unveiled GiGYMa, a digital workout series designed with South African women in mind, for use during the national lockdown period.
31 Mar 2020
MTN SA moves to ease COVID-19 disruption with key digital innovations, including zero-rated channels and free peer-to-peer payments
The company has introduced digital innovations including zero-rated channels and free peer-to-peer payments.
23 Mar 2020
MTN voted superior network even during bouts of load-shedding
This is the third consecutive year that MTN SA has won the Lead Overall umlaut Best in Test Award.
03 Mar 2020
Fightback against cell battery theft gathers pace, with recent joint operation seeing kingpin sentenced to 10 years behind bars
A recent joint operation resulted in a kingpin being sentenced to 10 years behind bars, says MTN.
19 Feb 2020
MTN drives acknowledgment and inclusivity of deaf community with bespoke music tracks
The company produced DefBars, a bespoke music track using SASL for the hard-of-hearing and/or deaf community.
06 Feb 2020
MTN gears up to deliver improved customer service
On 28 January, the first batch of MTN contract customers will be migrated onto the new customer service platform.
28 Jan 2020
MTN launches TikTok data bundles for prepaid customers
Customised MTN TikTok data bundles are available to all prepaid customers on *136*2#.
22 Jan 2020
MTN network once again voted best mobile network in a row by an independent test
An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.
14 Jan 2020
MTN readies its network for festive season
Operations are under way to cater for additional coverage and capacity requirements in selected hotspots.
13 Dec 2019
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Business
Dec 3, 2019

MTN on data pricing

The greatest hurdle to data pricing reduction remains spectrum, says MTN.

MTN appeals to consumers to report battery theft in lead-up to festive season
With the festive session around the corner, MTN continues to appeal to communities to report theft and vandalism of network towers.
02 Dec 2019
MTN Black Friday Mega Deals
New and existing MTN customers are in for big deals on Black Friday, with a number of huge savings lined up for prepaid, contract and business customers.
29 Nov 2019
MTN shares 'that winning feeling' with the animals of Roodepoort SPCA
MTN gave dog-friendly cakes and donated a year's worth of dog and cat food to the Roodepoort SPCA.
26 Nov 2019
First two MTN CakeCrush Competition winners drive away with VW Polo Vivos
Ntombizamabele Oscarina Maganga and Andile Angelo Manci drive away in VW Polo Vivos.
20 Nov 2019
MTN gears up for Black Friday sale promotion
Black Friday deals will be available online and in-store to both individual and business customers on 29 November.
13 Nov 2019
Springbok-mania hits MTN head office during Springboks' Trophy Tour visit
The Springboks' Trophy Tour made a stopover at MTN head office in Fairland, Johannesburg, to thank the employees at its headline sponsor.
08 Nov 2019
Summer of rewards for MTN prepaid customers with MTN CakeCrush
Experience that winning feeling during MTN's summer campaign by playing MTN CakeCrush.
01 Nov 2019
MTN cautions customers to take extra precautions to protect themselves against fraud
MTN is warning customers to be wary of divulging personal data on online platforms that can be used to defraud them.
29 Oct 2019
Winners of the 2019 MTN Business App of the Year Awards revealed
Naked Insurance uses AI and chatbots to give consumers insurance cover in under three minutes.
28 Oct 2019
Top innovators in IOT revealed at MTN's IoT Conference & Awards
The Informed Decisions solution took top honours at this year's MTN Business IoT & Conference Awards.
25 Oct 2019
MTN SA rewards customers with 1GB of data for downloading new MTNApp
MTN SA customers who download the new MTNApp from either Google Play store or Apple App Store will get 1GB free data, valid for 24 hours.
24 Oct 2019
2019 MTN Business IoT Conference & Awards finalists announced
Developers of the overall winning solution will walk away with a prize valued at R200 000.
23 Oct 2019
MTN scoops multiple awards at premier ICT conference
MTN SA scooped the MyBroadband Mobile Operator of the Year and Internet Service Provider of the Year, while its CEO Godfrey Motsa was named IT Personality of the Year.
22 Oct 2019
MTN celebrates 25 years of enhancing lives through superior network connectivity
As MTN celebrates 25 years of keeping the people of SA connected, it announces it has reached 95% 4G coverage across the country.
14 Oct 2019
e-SIM technology now available at MTN
The e-Sim technology is available on the Samsung Galaxy Watch 42mm, which is only available to customers purchasing a 2-4-1 deal with the Samsung Galaxy Note10 or Note10+ on the newly upgraded MTN Made For Me or Sky Price plans.
09 Oct 2019
MTN to host 2019 TADHack Johannesburg
TADHack, taking place on 12 and 13 October, encourages creative minds to build solutions to problems using telecoms and other application programming interfaces.
03 Oct 2019
MTN SA drives deaf awareness through love of music
The company has partnered with rapper The LazarusMan and St Vincent's School for the Deaf to create a bespoke track using South African Sign Language.
02 Oct 2019
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Business
Sep 27, 2019

Most powerful and advanced smartphones: iPhone 11, iPhone Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, now available at MTN stores

The iPhone 11, iPhone Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max are available by signing up or upgrading on the MTN Made for Me postpaid plans.

Most powerful and advanced smartphones
The company announced the availability of the iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max, and the dual camera iPhone 11.
25 Sep 2019
Durban team reaches semi-finals of Enactus World Cup
A team of students from the Durban University of Technology placed in the top 16 at the 2019 Enactus World Cup, in California.
23 Sep 2019
Innovative mobile solutions set to enhance life in SA
With 4IR a reality, MTN is transforming from being a mobile phone company to becoming a multi-purpose digital platform innovator.
12 Sep 2019
MTN launches Home WiFi 120GB @R399pm and 210GB @ R599 promotions
Both deals are effective from 1 September 2019 and customers can top up their data bundles from the MyMTN App with booster bundles.
05 Sep 2019
Nationwide mobile network testing project rates MTN best in SA
Following rigorous testing, MTN's network quality held the top position in a significant majority of all the areas surveyed.
30 Aug 2019
MTN's Join the Boks in Japan competition gears up
MTN customers can still enter to win an all-expenses-paid trip to watch the Springboks play in the 2019 Rugby World Cup. Entries close Saturday, 31 August.
28 Aug 2019
MTN launches newly-revamped premium packages - MTN Sky
MTN's new premium MTN Sky plans offer unlimited calls, unlimited SMSs and higher inclusive-data.
26 Aug 2019
Severe damage, vandalism of cell tower results in 53 base stations shut down permanently, says MTN
However, severe damage and vandalism of cell towers has resulted in 53 base stations being shut down permanently, says MTN.
16 Aug 2019
High performing networks key to support future connectivity requirements of enterprises, drive 4IR
Mobile network operators will play a key role in helping other industries to unlock value from digitisation, says MTN Business.
01 Aug 2019
MTN warns customers of fake MTN Facebook accounts
The company alerts its customers to two fake accounts, MTN AWOOF Giveaway and MTN Free Dashout, that purport to be official MTN accounts.
30 Jul 2019
'If you see it, report it': Community support, greater awareness needed to eradicate cell tower battery theft and vandalism, says MTN
MTN says a greater fightback is needed to avoid the costs of replacing batteries and fixing damaged infrastructure being passed on to consumers.
29 Jul 2019
MTN prepaid customers could get up to 99% discount on newly launched MTN Ska Wara Bundle Sale promotion
MTN prepaid customers could get up to a 99% discount on the newly launched MTN Ska Wara Bundle Sale promotion.
23 Jul 2019
MTN launches live 5G indoor solution at Kyalami International Convention Centre
The trial 5G network solution was launched at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit and International Convention Centre.
10 Apr 2019
MTN slashes prepaid out-of-bundle rates by up to 75%, launches "Double Your Bundle" promotion
The rates have been cut by up to 75%, while the "Double Your Bundle" promotion will double selected prepaid voice and data bundles for the next two months.
01 Feb 2019
MTN brings Huawei Mate 20 Pro to its customers
The Huawei Mate 20 Pro is available from R799 per month on the MTN Made for Me S plan.
01 Nov 2018
2:00
Business
Oct 5, 2018

MTN launches Entertainment Pass bundles

The bundles give customers on select price plans access to Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter, YouTube, Deezer, Simfy Africa, DStv Now and Showmax for free.

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Business
Oct 1, 2018

iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max now available at MTN stores

iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max are available on MTN Made for Me S plan from R999 per month.

MTN backs SA's youth to 'think tech, do business'
The MTN SA Foundation is supporting the youth entrepreneurship programme, 'Step Up to a Start Up'.
18 Sep 2018
MTN to launch voice over LTE service
The HD Voice service improves clarity of voice calls on MTN's LTE network, coupled with a faster call connection time.
14 Sep 2018
MTN announces shortlisted candidates in prestigious MTN Women in ICT: Partnership for Change Awards
An adjudication panel has named the top three entries in each category for the MTN Women in ICT: Partnership for Change Awards.
28 Aug 2018
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Aug 6, 2018

MTN's investment in its network pays off with improved customer experience

The company was ranked the best mobile data provider in SA, according to the MyBroadband Q3 survey.

2018 MTN Business App of the Year Awards: call for entries open
App developers stand to win a trip to Silicon Valley to the value of R200 000 in the 2018 MTN Business App of the Year Awards.
03 Aug 2018
MTN rewards customers with free data for downloading the MyMTN app
All first-time downloaders of the MyMTN app will be rewarded with a free 1GB data bundle.
02 Aug 2018
MTN drives growth of women in ICT sector
The 2018 MTN Women in ICT: Partnership for Change Awards aims to help close the gender gap and recognises top achievers.
26 Jul 2018
MTN reiterates commitment to Free Twitter, adjusts WhatsApp pricing
The Free Twitter promotion, which is unique to MTN and which will continue, has attracted millions of users since its inception three years ago.
16 Jul 2018
MTN wins ASA appeal clarifying 'Best Network' status
Vodacom must withdraw all material that bears its claim to be "SA's Best Network for 3 years in a row" with immediate effect.
08 Jun 2018
MTN leverages employee volunteerism programme to empower youth
The 21 Days of Y'ello Care programme runs from 1 to 21 June, as employees lend a hand to contribute to this year's focus area, youth empowerment.
04 Jun 2018
MTN employees give back for 21 Days of Y'ello Care
Employees at MTN are gearing up to kick off the annual 21 Days of Y'ello Care, on 1 June.
31 May 2018
MTN SA, Huawei jointly launch first commercial 2G, 3G, 4G and NB-IOT spectrum sharing solution (CloudAIR 2.0)
Huawei's CloudAIR 2.0 solution enables spectrum sharing between 2G, 3G, 4G and NB-IOT radio technologies in the 900MHz band.
18 May 2018
MTN Group commits to creating 1 000 jobs in support of YES initiative
The company has confirmed its support of the Youth Employment Service and has committed to the creation of 1 000 jobs within the first year of the YES initiative.
26 Apr 2018
Get double the airtime, data bundles value when you recharge with new MTN Mass SIM card
Get double the airtime and data bundles value when you recharge with the new MTN Mass SIM card.
29 Mar 2018
MTN brings another Mega Deals weekend ahead of the holiday period
Customers who sign up or upgrade for a new 24 month contract, and purchase the Samsung S8, S8 Plus or Note 8 device will receive a free 32" Samsung LED TV.
13 Dec 2017
MTN announces its first Spin 'n Win millionaire
Anand Govender has pocketed a R1 million cash prize.
08 Dec 2017
MTN SA, Ericsson sign MOU for 5G collaboration
The companies are collaborating on the first 5G trial in SA, to start in the first quarter of 2018.
09 Nov 2017
MTN brings bright side to learners with disabilities
The MTN SA Foundation and the Department of Social Development have joined forces to hand over multimedia centres at Tshilidzini Special School.
16 Oct 2017
MTN donates R500 000 to flood relief and creates a donation line for customers
MTN is donating R500 000 to help relief efforts in affected communities in KZN and Gauteng.
13 Oct 2017
MTN and North West University Gallery cement partnership with arts initiative
This will enable the institution to continue to run the award-winning Art Safari outreach programme and other educational initiatives in Potchefstroom.
10 Oct 2017
First CAT-M1 test in Africa for Internet of things
Ericsson and Qualcomm Technologies have successfully completed a lab trial for a Cat-M1 solution with MTN South Africa in support of MTN's Internet of things ambitions.
10 Oct 2017
MTN launches its most customisable cellular packages
Made for Me gives existing and new subscribers the opportunity to tailor and design their contract package in accordance with their usage patterns and budget.
10 Oct 2017
MTN announces the winners in the MTN Women in ICT: Partnership for Change Awards
The winners of the MTN Women in ICT - Partnership for Change Awards were announced at a gala event held in Johannesburg on 31 August 2017.
01 Sep 2017
MTN female executives brave winter cold to raise funds for vulnerable children
MTN SA's Mapula Bodibe and MTN Business's Mandisa Ntloko donated R100 000 each to take part in the SheEO SleepOut, raising funds for a shelter for vulnerable children.
07 Aug 2017
MTN extends Top Up hybrid contract to other price plans
The MTNTopUp ?allows customers to enjoy the convenience of a contract with the flexibility of recharging like PayAsYouGo, the company says.
03 Aug 2017
Closing date for entries in the Women in ICT-Partnership for Change Awards looms near
The entries for nominations close on Friday, 4 August 2017, followed by the start of an adjudication process that will shortlist candidates in various categories.
02 Aug 2017
MTN opens nomination entries at the launch of Women in ICT: Partnership for Change Awards
The company, in partnership with Kagiso Media and ITWeb's Brainstorm, has ?launched the second edition of the Women in ICT - Partnership for Change Awards.
20 Jul 2017
MTN SA makes five executive appointments to bolster operational efficiency
The company looks to enhance operational efficiency across the operation and provide more in-depth commercial skills and experience.
20 Jun 2017
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Jun 2, 2017

MTN celebrates 10 years of community outreach as it prepares to embark on its flagship staff volunteerism programme

Integral to its 21 Days of Y'ello Care, a staff volunteerism programme, ?is the hosting of the fourth edition of the MTN 21km race on 10 June.

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May 25, 2017

MTN distances itself from parody Twitter account

About six parody accounts purporting to be MTN Twitter handles have been opened since 2013.?

And the winner of the MTN Upstream competition is...
Luthando Sitatela won a house worth R3 million. Other prizes ranged from R400 000 cash, R1 million cash prizes, 4 x Mercedes Benz GLC, and 4 x BMW X5.
23 May 2017
Huawei P10 now available at MTN stores
The latest and most advanced flagship smartphone from Huawei is now available from selected MTN stores from R399 a month.
16 May 2017
Pre-order registrations now open for Huawei P10
MTN has opened pre-order registrations for the smartphone at selected stores and on its online store:?www.mtn.co.za.
04 May 2017
MTN decommissions its video on demand service
MTN VU will be discontinued effective 3 May 2017.
03 May 2017
MTN commemorates Human Rights Day with free exhibition of acclaimed Images of Human Rights collection
The art collection on display is part of the MTN SA Foundation: "Images of Human Rights" portfolio, and will run until the end of May.
22 Mar 2017
MTN unveils a revamped and new-look online music platform
Its new-look and revamped online music platform, MTN Music+, offers first to market functionalities.
08 Mar 2017
MTN rewards customer with R100 000 cash prize
Misiwe?Maki won R100 000 after downloading `Blou' by Laurika Rauch, which was one of the caller?tunez?in the Afrikaans is Groot consumer competition.
23 Feb 2017
MTN Group appoints integrated global agency
It has appointed Omnicom Group as its integrated global agency.
27 Jan 2017
MTN contributes US$1m to boost knowledge of Africa's history
The company contributed US$ 1m in support of a drive led by UNESCO to rewrite Africa's history from an African perspective.
26 Jan 2017
MTN cautions its customers about bill shock and depleting data
It has embarked on an education drive to empower its customers to make informed decisions on data usage and educate them about cost-effective ways to use data.
18 Jan 2017
MTN offers monthly 50GB and 10 000 minutes to new and existing customers
Customers taking out a new contract or upgrading on specific price plans on Friday, 13 January will get an extra 50GB of data and 10 000 MTN-to-MTN minutes per month.
13 Jan 2017
MTN invests R5.4m in Mpumalanga
The MTN SA Foundation and the Department of Communication?handed over 11 multimedia centres to schools in Mpumalanga.
13 Jan 2017
MTN introduces a Payment Break
This allows postpaid customers to take a subscription fee payment holiday during the frugal months of January and February.
10 Jan 2017
MTN scoops coveted international human resources award
The company has been conferred the prestigious Africa Best Employer Brand Award by the Employer Branding Institute.
08 Dec 2016
MTN's 15 years of community upliftment
The MTN SA Foundation marks 15 years of transforming people's lives through various interventions to the amount of more than R700 million.
06 Dec 2016
MTN's acquisition of Smart Village is finalised
It will go into effect from today, 30 November, making Smart Village a wholly-owned subsidiary of MTN SA.
30 Nov 2016
MTN SA Foundation supports two safe houses for survivors of gender based violence, refurbishes women centres with ICT equipment
It has handed over and refurbished two shelters in the Eastern Cape that will serve as safety havens for survivors of gender-based violence.
29 Nov 2016
MTN extends its Black Friday promotion with #CyberMonday
Customers can receive MTN's airtime and data promotions today on #CyberMonday.
28 Nov 2016
MTN offers airtime and data jackpot on Black Friday
Subscribers are in for an airtime and data bonanza when they either buy a 3G, LTE device, or sign up or upgrade for a 24 months MTN contract on Black Friday.
25 Nov 2016
MTN's response on 112 emergency service
The company has issued an update on its internal investigation into an incident regarding it's emergency toll-free line.
24 Nov 2016
MTN gears up to connect industries, enterprises across the continent
The company is increasing the roll-out of infrastructure to support the uptake of the Internet of things by industry and enterprises.
15 Nov 2016
MTN unveils its new advertising campaign
The campaign is anchored on TV commercial featuring a Motown classic that goes viral at a busy airport via Skype.
15 Nov 2016
MTN, Huawei launch first NB-IOT solution in Africa
The companies will showcase the live Smart Water Metering demo at AfricaCom 2016, in Cape Town, from 15-17 November.
10 Nov 2016
MTN SA CEO scoops Businessman of the Year award
Mteto Nyati was named the Black Business Quarterly Hennessy Businessman of the Year yesterday.
31 Oct 2016
MTN Business accelerates SA entrepreneurs with The Digital Entrepreneur Masterclass
It has launched its first annual Digital Entrepreneur Masterclass, to be staged in Johannesburg on 27 October.
25 Oct 2016
MobiMoola wins inaugural TADHack SA challenge
The app is aimed at enabling cellphone users to pay for public transport using their airtime.
24 Oct 2016
MTN zero rates access to online curriculum for university students
South African university students will now be able to access their online curriculum without incurring data costs.
21 Oct 2016
Last chance for many South Africans to become investors
Black South Africans have eight days to take up this opportunity: the shares will be available until 4pm on 28 October.
20 Oct 2016
MTN names preferred vendor for its outsourced call centre facilities
This follows MTN SA's annoucement last month that it will be retaining some of its call centre facilities in-house, and outsourcing some of them to a third party vendor.
03 Oct 2016
MTN announces launch of iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus
Customers can pre-order the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus from Friday 7 October.
30 Sep 2016
MTN launches improved discounted roaming rates
With MTN Hello World, subscribers can connect to data for R1 per MB, and can make and receive calls from R1.25 per minute.
29 Sep 2016
MTN wins esteemed World Branding Awards
The company was voted Brand of the Year in the Regional tier of the World Branding Awards, in the telecommunications category.
21 Sep 2016
MTN named South Africa's Most Valuable Brand...again
The company has once again been named the Most Valuable South African Brand by Brand Finance, the world's leading independent brand valuation and ratings firm.
19 Sep 2016
MTN decommissions its Mobile Money service, new financial products to launch soon
The company is working with its Mobile Money partners to ensure its customers are not adversely affected.
16 Sep 2016
CWU withdraws its application for an interdict against MTN
The CWU had lodged an interdict application which sought to halt MTN from going ahead with its plans of outsourcing some of its call centre facilities.
01 Sep 2016
MTN appoints new chief operating officer
Enzo Scarcella will assume the role of chief operating officer from 1 December.
31 Aug 2016
Millennials to drive Africa's economic rejuvenation, concerted effort required to stimulate entrepreneurship
This is the generation that will put the continent on a new growth trajectory, says Mteto Nyati, CEO of MTN SA.
29 Aug 2016
TADHack 2016 coming to SA
TADhack opens entries for African telecoms developers to challenge global hackers.
26 Aug 2016
MTN appoints a new Chief Digital Officer
Maxwell Takalani Nonge will take on the role effective 1 September.
25 Aug 2016
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Business
Aug 24, 2016

MTN SA Foundation School Connectivity Programme reaches Namaqualand

It handed over a computer laboratory and ten Compujectors to eight schools in the Namaqua District in the Northern Cape as part of its school connectivity programme.

MTN to outsource its call centre facilities
In terms of a hybrid outsource model, MTN will retain some call centre facilities and will outsource others to a third party vendor.
11 Aug 2016
MTN wins Ask Afrika Icon Brand survey
The company was named the Icon Brand and a winner of the Ask Afrika Internet Service Providers Category in the 2016/2017 survey.
02 Aug 2016
MTN SA announces expert panel of adjudicators for Women in ICT - Partnership for Change Awards
Finalists in the different categories of?the inaugural Women in ICT - Partnership for Change Awards?will be announced on 15 August.
01 Aug 2016
MTN appoints new Chief HR Officer
Nhlanhla Qwabe has been appointed in this role from 1 August 2016.
21 Jul 2016
MTN pays tribute to Madiba with a song
The company partnered with Huawei to host its annual Mandela Day tribute concert, which was streamed live to MTN subscribers across Africa and the ME.
18 Jul 2016
MTN adjusts fibre network packages to improve competitiveness of propositions
The company has dropped its Supersonic fibre data bundle prices by 50%, to boost the competitiveness of its propositions.
12 Jul 2016
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Business
Jul 6, 2016

MTN SA joins forces with Kagiso Media to launch a women recognition programme

This acknowledges and celebrates the contribution made by female professionals to the growth of the ICT sector in South Africa.

MTN streamlines its warehouse operations
The company has decided not to renew labour broker contracts when they expire on 31 July.
04 Jul 2016
MTN now offers Huawei P9 device
The company will be ranging the much-awaited Huawei P9 and P9 Lite LTE smartphone, for both prepaid and postpaid customer.
14 Jun 2016
MTN half-marathon raises funds for ICT in education
The third edition of the annual MTN 21km half-marathon boasted just over 6 100 participants.
06 Jun 2016
MTN transforming customer experience through intensified network improvement
Improved voice quality, enhanced data throughput and guaranteed network availability will be the key drivers to enrich customer experience, the company says.
26 May 2016
Simplifying and enhancing security on MTN's information systems key to improving customer experience
Its new CIO says his focus is to simplify IT processes internally and externally, and beef up security of these systems to enhance customer experience.
25 May 2016
MTN delivering value its digital strategy and other innovative services
This has allowed it to continue achieving milestones in providing affordable mobile broadband services, the company says.
24 May 2016
MTN Business makes headway to be an ICT partner of choice
It plans to focus on three key areas, namely, getting the basics right, accelerating growth and diversifying its revenue streams.
23 May 2016
Speedy allocation of spectrum a prerequisite for customer-centricity, growth of the country and development of telecoms sector
This will augur well for an improved customer experience, growth of the country and development of telecoms sector, says MTN.
20 May 2016
MTN SA, Huawei trial 4.5G for 1Gbps network
MTN's LTE-Advanced solution uses Huawei's small cell Lampsite?product, and?is ideal for in-building deployments due to its higher capacity.
19 May 2016
M2M technology driving agriculture's industrialisation
IOT, improved connectivity, monitoring and control applications, and M2M will help farmers improve operations and growth, says MTN.
17 May 2016
MTN opens store with cutting-edge technology at Mall of Africa
The store offers interactive digital screens,?electronic signature?and?ID scanner,?self-service tablets?and an in-store repairs facility.
16 May 2016
Win a share of R4m with MTN
Subscribers can walk away with R100 000 over a period of 13 weeks, with MTN's Wish It! Love It! Win It! Competition.
11 May 2016
MTN, Ericsson lead the way with first LTE-U network
The companies have successfully trialled?LTE-Unlicensed?at MTN's flagship channel store in Morningside, Johannesburg.?
28 Apr 2016
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Business
Apr 26, 2016

MTN appoints new chief customer experience officer

Ideshini Isabella Naidoo previously?served as the head of Corporate Channels at Barclays Africa and as CIO at FNB.

MTN zero-rates d6 Communicator
The zero-rating by MTN is expected to facilitate seamless communication between parents and schools.
18 Apr 2016
MTN empowers Limpopo community with six multi-media centres
The R2.4 million investment into the community of Limpopo is part of MTN Foundations ongoing schools connectivity programme.
12 Apr 2016
And the winners of the new MTN Upstream competition are...
They pocketed R1.25 million in cash and one winner received a BMW 328i Sport.
11 Apr 2016
Reimolotswe Primary School wins fully connected computer laboratory
The computer lab from the MTN SA Foundation was a first prize award for the Drama category of the Baswa Le Meetsi Project and competition.
08 Apr 2016
MTN Business launches converged SME ICT offers
The offers seek to provide SMEs with affordable and easy to understand ICT services and solutions to enable them to lower their costs.
04 Apr 2016
MTN now offers Samsung S7 and Samsung 7 Edge from R449 a month
For a limited period, both devices will include a free Samsung Gear VR from as little as R449 a month on MY MTNChoice 100 (x36 months).
14 Mar 2016
MTN acquires fibre route from Liquid Telecom
It has bought almost 400km of both Long Distance and Metro fibres connecting Pretoria and Polokwane for an undisclosed sum.
24 Feb 2016
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Business
Feb 23, 2016

MTN empowers Soweto learners with ICT career guidance

The company supported a career expo at UJ's Soweto campus that sought to give the youth and matriculants career guidance.

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Business
Feb 18, 2016

MTN appoints new CIO

Benjamin Marais joins MTN from Discovery Health, where he served in a similar role.

MTN invests R2.6m in the Vaal
The MTN SA Foundation invested R2.6 million worth of computer laboratories in the Sedibeng West District of the Vaal region.?
01 Feb 2016
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Business
Oct 26, 2015

And the new MTN brand ambassador is...

Artist and music producer,?Refiloe Maele Phoolo, popularly known as Cassper Nyovest,?will become the face of MTN.

MTN scoops exclusive Caller Tune rights to Adele's upcoming single
The company is the only telco that has clinched exclusive CRBT rights globally to Adele's new single, "Hello".
23 Oct 2015
MTN now offers iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus
Customers can start purchasing the new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus from 12:01am on 16 October.
14 Oct 2015
MTN to offer iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus beginning on 16 October 2015
The company will offer the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus from 16 October.
07 Oct 2015
MTN acquires Smart Village to enhance its foothold in the fibre network space
The move will accelerate the mobile operator's foothold in the fibre network space.
29 Sep 2015
MTN bags prestigious international award
It was voted the Brand of the Year in the telecommunications category at the World Branding Awards in London, United Kingdom.
28 Sep 2015
MTN expands its FTTH network to the Western Cape
Trenching has already begun in the suburbs of Fresnaye and Bakoven as the operator prepares to connect some 1 000 homes before the end of the year.
08 Sep 2015
Buy an MTN device or data bundles, walk away with keys to your dream house worth R2m
One subscriber who buys an?MTN data bundle?or an MTN device could win a dream house worth R2?million.
24 Jul 2015
MTN announces its support for open access networks as it intensifies fibre network rollout
It believes this solution will provide its customers and independent ISPs using its fibre to the home network with flexibility and a seamless customer experience.
23 Jul 2015
MTN announces its support for open access networks as it intensifies fibre network rollout
The solution will provide its customers and independent ISPs utilising its?FTTH network with flexibility and a distinct customer experience, it says.
20 Jul 2015
MTN partners with African artists and joins global community to celebrate the life of a global icon with a sequel concert
MTN organises artists from across Africa to perform for free at the annual second edition of the Nelson Mandela Tribute concert in Fairlands, Johannesburg.
17 Jul 2015
MTN, union agree to end strike immediately
The Communication Workers Union has accepted MTN's bonus and salary adjustment policies.
17 Jul 2015
And the winner of the MTN Quiz4Moola is...
The company has announced the winner of the grand prize of R1 million in cash and the runner-up, who gets all-expenses paid family trip to Disneyland.
09 Jul 2015
MTN SA CEO resigns
Ahmad Farroukh's decision was unavoidable due to personal and family reasons, the group said.
07 Jul 2015
MTN brings connectivity to Gautrain
The MTN network goes live today at the Park Station, Sandton and Rosebank stations.
03 Jul 2015
MTN SA bags Total Telecom Best Brand Award
The company was honoured for its MTN Sky "Win a Plane" competition, which elevated its brand awareness in the past 12 months.
25 Jun 2015
MTN industrial action - update
Once again, MTN emphatically rejects the allegation that it employs casual workers, the mobile operator says.
24 Jun 2015
Labour Court grants MTN interdict against striking employees
Striking employees will not be allowed within a 100m radius of any of MTN's premises for the duration of the industrial action.
18 Jun 2015
MTN launches new Rush Hour bundles
The Rush Hour 100MB Data Bundle costs R10 and is valid for one hour, while the R2 bundle is valid for 10 minutes.
15 Jun 2015
MTN dismisses CWU allegations, reaffirms its offer, commitment to end strike
Allegations that MTN has threatened employees with dismissal and withdrawal of benefits are baseless, says the operator.
10 Jun 2015
MTN reduces Steppa 2 pricing
The smartphone, now at R799, runs on an Android 4.3?operating system, has a five-megapixel camera and comes preloaded with starter apps.
04 Jun 2015
MTN calls for a binding arbitration
A legally binding arbitration process can?put an end to the current industrial action, says the company.?
03 Jun 2015
MTN Business makes key appointments as it poises for growth
The company has named Mandisa Ntloko as head of Enterprise Marketing, and?Claude Chetty as GM for the SME segment.
02 Jun 2015
MTN remains firm on its offer, pledges to fully restore operations, reaffirms its zero tolerance stance on violence, intimidation
Reports that the strike has culminated in the bulk suspension of customers is baseless, sensationalist and alarmist, the group says.
01 Jun 2015
MTN CEO apologises for lapse in service during strike
The strike, which started last Wednesday, has led to 808 Call Centres being closed and disrupted retail stores and the high value repair centre.
27 May 2015
MTN responds to CWU
The company offers an 8% guaranteed bonus, which it maintains is better than the initial demand by the Communications Workers Union.
26 May 2015
MTN working tirelessly to resolve the impasse, condemns violent behaviour by strikers
The company condemns the violent behaviour of protesting strikers who?have been intimidating and assaulting non-striking workers.
22 May 2015
MTN SA to do its utmost to minimise the impact of employee strike on customer service
The company says it will do its utmost to minimise the impact of the employee strike on customer service.
20 May 2015
MTN unveils music streaming, downloading platform
Huawei Technologies will support the MTN Music+?platform that allows?users to simultaneously stream and download music and videos offline.
24 Apr 2015
MTN Business backs emerging ICT entrepreneurs
The company has partnered with New Generation Mindset to design a three-year intervention that will see 60 small ICT businesses developed.
22 Apr 2015
MTN reviews its contract and data bundle prices
The reduction in?mobile termination rates, coupled with the increased costs of network investment, has necessitated a review of its pricing.
16 Apr 2015
MTN optimises its network
The upgrades have commenced at various regions in SA, and include the construction of new base stations.
15 Apr 2015
MTN introduces Samsung S6, S6 Edge
The 32GB Samsung 6 and 64GB Samsung 6 Edge?smartphones?are available on the?MTN Sky?packages.
13 Apr 2015
MTN Business launches services that will host SMEs securely on its domain
The Bring Your Business Online?platform gives SMEs increased visibility by providing an online presence on the MTN managed domain.
24 Mar 2015
MTN launches fortnight, weekly data bundles
The fortnightly data bundle is tailored to customers who want to consume a stipulated amount of data within a shorter time frame.
04 Mar 2015
MTN launches unlimited cloud service
The cloud service provides customers with unlimited storage capacity across a range of devices for a monthly fee of R99.
17 Feb 2015
MTN transforms enterprise business unit in SA to enhance overall client experience
The company will reorganise its MTN Business unit to strengthen its competitive advantage in the enterprise business solutions market.
22 Jan 2015
MTN enables its customers to share data with family, friends without costing them a cent
MTN Data Share lets the main account holder share data with other MTN numbers to ensure unused data does not go to waste.
21 Jan 2015
MTN launches video-on-demand services
The company has announced a subscription-based digital entertainment service called MTN FrontRow Services.
15 Jan 2015
MTN apologises to its customers for recent network disruptions
The company has conveyed its apologies to customers following recent network disruptions.
04 Dec 2014
MTN appoints industry veteran to head up MTN Business
MTN South Africa has appointed Alpheus Mangale as the Chief Enterprise Officer effective 1?December.
03 Dec 2014
MTN partners with GIBS on Spirit of Youth and Career Expo 2015
Together with the Gordon Institute of Business Sciences, MTN will roll out the Spirit of Youth leadership development programme.
27 Nov 2014