Telecoms

Sep 21, 2018
Prices for the new Apple iPhone Xs will start at R22,000 in South Africa – R5,000 more than its main competitor, the Samsung Note 9 – iStore revealed on Thursday.…
Sep 20, 2018
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) said it was reviewing the information provided by Nigeria’s telecommunication giant, MTN Nigeria, and four banks it recently sanctioned over illegal repatriation of funds.…
Sep 20, 2018
A total of 22.4 million smartphones were shipped in Africa during the second quarter of this year (Q2 2018), according to the latest insights from International Data Corporation (IDC). The…
Sep 17, 2018
Following $10.13 billion allegations of illegal repatriation of funds and tax evasion against MTN Nigeria, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the…
Sep 11, 2018
MTN Nigeria has dragged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Attorney-General of the Federation to court to seek relief over a $10.1 billion demand. In a statement on…
Sep 06, 2018
The Nigerian government has slammed South African telecoms giant, MTN Group, with a $2 billion tax demand. The new tax bill incurred by the telecom firm over the last decade…
Sep 06, 2018
Internet users in Nigeria increased marginally to 103.6 million in July, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said. The NCC disclosed this on Wednesday in its Monthly Internet Subscribers Data…
Sep 02, 2018
MTN Group Ltd.’s plan to sell shares in its Nigerian unit this year is in jeopardy following allegations by the central bank that the South African company illegally moved almost…
Aug 30, 2018
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has imposed sanctions totalling N5.87 billion on four banks for wrongly assisting MTN Nigeria to repatriate funds. The banks allegedly issued irregular certificates of…
Aug 29, 2018
No fewer than 40 million Nigerians in 200 communities across the country are being deprived access to the internet, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) said on Monday. The Executive Vice…
Aug 21, 2018
A Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday restrained Multichoice Nigeria Limited from going ahead with its recent decision to increase the subscription tariffs for DSTV, its satellite cable television…
Aug 21, 2018
In a bid to ensure the wellbeing of the citizenry, the Dukan Group has launched the CarXie Mobile app aimed at curtailing the spate of kidnapping and other criminal activities…
Aug 20, 2018
South African mobile group MTN will compete for the fourth telecom operator license in Angola, the group’s chief executive told South African daily newspaper Financial Mail. “Angola has started the…
Aug 11, 2018
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), said it has made available N3 billion subsidy budget to assist Infrastructure Companies (InfraCos) in the deployment of services in the country.   The N3…

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