MTN is suffering from connectivity issues, according to a tweet by the company.
“We are currently experiencing intermittent connection issues affecting some customers. Our engineers are working on resolving this ASAP,” said MTN.
Several Facebook and Twitter users complained about not being able to use their MTN data services, or access social media platforms via their smartphones.
Down Detector showed that complaints about MTN’s downtime spiked between 13:00 and 15:00 on 15 February.
Update: MTN has provided feedback on the network outage.
MTN is currently experiencing intermittent connection issues affecting approximately 1 million voice, SMS and data customers throughout the country.
Our engineers are working on resolving all services, MTN will advise on when these connection issues have been resolved.
MTN sincerely apologises to its customers for any inconvenience caused.