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Telecoms

Dec 17, 2015
MTN Group, Africa’s largest phone company, had its credit rating cut by Moody’s Investors Service because of the uncertainty regarding a $3.9 billion fine in Nigeria, its largest market. The…
Dec 16, 2015
Mobile phone access lines in the country recorded a 7.2 percent growth in the first eight months of this year, making it the biggest gain by mobile network operators in…
Dec 14, 2015
South African headquartered MTN Group and Spain’s Telefónica Group jointly announce the signing of a Strategic Partnership Agreement, which enables both telecommunications operators to work together to benefit from their…
Dec 11, 2015
Blue Label Telecoms made an offer to buy a 35 percent stake in Cell C for R4 billion ($263 million) to expand the network of South Africa’s third biggest mobile-phone…
Dec 09, 2015
Zimbabwe’s largest telecommunications firm, Econet Wireless, will get at least $300 million out of a $500 million loan facility extended to the group by the China Development Bank and Sino…
Dec 08, 2015
The contribution of telecom companies to government’s tax revenues fell from 6.9 percent in 2013 to 5.4 percent in 2014, despite the telcos paying marginally higher tax -- GHc1.05 billion…
Dec 04, 2015
MTN had its record fine in Nigeria increased $500 million to $3.9 billion after the country’s telecommunications regulator said it wrote the incorrect penalty in an earlier letter to Africa’s…
Dec 03, 2015
MTN has received a formal letter dated 2 December 2015 from the NCC informing the Company that, after considering the Company’s request, it has taken the decision to reduce the…
Nov 30, 2015
President Muhammadu Buhari and his South African counterpart, President Jacob Zuma, are to meet in Johannesburg this week to discuss MTN’s $5.2billion fine, South Africa-based Sunday Times has reported. Both…
Nov 23, 2015
Vodacom advised on Monday that its proposed acquisition of Neotel has been put on ice as the two companies explore a revised transaction structure. The R7 billion (USD 498 Million)…
Nov 20, 2015
Nigeria's fine of $5.2bn to MTN, Africa's largest telecommunications company, is billions more than any company has been fined anywhere in the world and may well scare off investors, international…
Nov 19, 2015
Africa’s largest cellphone company, MTN, is facing another challenge in one of its continental markets as it has now emerged that Uganda has fined it $662 000. According to This…
Nov 17, 2015
Alcatel-Lucent has signed a three-year frame agreement with TTCL - the Tanzania Telecommunications Company Limited - under which it will modernise the operator’s IP/MPLS and optical transport networks. The Alcatel-Lucent…
Nov 16, 2015
MTN Group Ltd. won more time to negotiate a $5.2 billion fine by the Nigerian telecommunications regulator that has shaved almost a quarter of the market value from Africa’s biggest…

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