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  1. Jamie McKane

    MTN appoints new CTO and other executives

    MTN appoints new CTO and other executives MTN announced that it has appointed a host of new top executives, including a new group chief technology and information officer. Charles Molapisi will take on the position as MTN group CTO effective from 1 January 2019, following the recent...
  2. Jamie McKane

    MTN met with the EFF and had "an insightful session"

    MTN met with the EFF and had "an insightful session" MTN has confirmed to MyBroadband that it met with the EFF yesterday as part of "the company's ongoing stakeholder engagements with political parties, business organisations and civil society bodies". Jacqui O’Sullivan, Executive for...
  3. Jamie McKane

    Why Vodacom met with the EFF

    Why Vodacom met with the EFF Julius Malema and other EFF leaders recently met with Vodacom's top management, including Vodacom CEO Shameel Joosub. The EFF said in a Twitter post that its “leadership met with Black Business Council, MTN Management, and Vodacom Management”.
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    MTN Data Customer Care

    Hi there, What number can I phone that I will actually be able to speak to a technical consultant? I have a number that does not get data signal (LTE, 3G) and even bough a new sim card and still nothing. So it must be something blocked on this number but cannot find a number to actaully speak...
  5. Jamie McKane

    PIC raises its stake in MTN

    PIC raises its stake in MTN The Public Investment Corp. raised its stake in MTN Group Ltd. for the second time in as many days, taking advantage of a price that’s close to 10-year lows amid a crisis in Nigeria. The PIC’s shareholding is almost 26 percent, Johannesburg-based MTN said in a...
  6. Jamie McKane

    MTN's offers may go above and beyond new data rules

    MTN's offers may go above and beyond new data rules MTN has announced that it will implement new mobile data rules as required by ICASA's End-User and Subscriber Service Charter Regulations. The regulations require mobile network to offer customers the option to roll over unused data, and...
  7. Jamie McKane

    MTN unveils Black Friday 2018 business deals

    MTN unveils Black Friday 2018 business deals MTN has unveiled its Black Friday 2018 business deals. "From 23-26 November 2018, entrepreneurs have access to a range of MTN Made For Business SIM-only deals, where devices can be added at a reduced cost," said MTN.
  8. Jamie McKane

    MTN and Ericsson launch first 5G customer trial in South Africa

    MTN and Ericsson launch first 5G customer trial in South Africa MTN and Ericsson have partnered to launch the first 5G customer trial deployment in South Africa. The trial will begin with the deployment of a 5G fixed-wireless access site at Netstar's headquarters in Midrand.
  9. Jamie McKane

    MTN unveils super-cheap 3G feature phone running KaiOS

    MTN unveils super-cheap 3G feature phone running KaiOS MTN has announced a partnership with China Mobile, chipmaker Unisoc, and software developer KaiOS to launch a 3G “smart feature phone” for Africa. Speaking at AfricaCom, MTN CEO Rob Shuter said the phone will be brought in at a cost of $20...
  10. Jamie McKane

    MTN wants to launch banking services in Nigeria

    MTN wants to launch banking services in Nigeria Is MTN Group Ltd. on the verge of being chased out of its biggest market? Not a bit of it, according to Chief Executive Officer Rob Shuter. Shrugging off the small matter of $10.1 billion of claims against Africa’s largest wireless carrier in...
  11. Jamie McKane

    It wasn’t abuse by hackers that killed free Twitter on MTN after all

    It wasn’t abuse by hackers that killed free Twitter on MTN after all Abuse of MTN's free Twitter usage was not the main reason the operator finally shut it down, MTN SA executive for corporate affairs Jacqui O’Sullivan has told MyBroadband. Rather it was the fact that Twitter was naturally...
  12. Jamie McKane

    Mobile subscribers in South Africa – Vodacom vs MTN

    Mobile subscribers in South Africa – Vodacom vs MTN MTN has released its quarterly update for the period ended 30 September 2018, which shows a drop in subscriber numbers for South Africa. While prepaid service revenue increased by 0.5% – and postpaid service revenue increased by 1.9% –...
  13. Jamie McKane

    MTN and Vodacom WASPs vs free online services

    MTN and Vodacom WASPs vs free online services During the course of an investigation conducted by MyBroadband into fraudulent subscriptions to MTN WASP services, the mobile operator provided feedback regarding its content services. MTN said that these content services should remain accessible...
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    Porting to VC query

    Hi all I'm on MTN prepaid & want to port to VC prepaid. Bought SIM card from store, RICA'd, etc, didn't activate new SIM. Sent portme SMS with SIM card number and got a message back saying port request successful, will happen that evening - which it never did. When I got around to phoning VC...
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    MTN failed me

    Hi so I recently noticed I can upgrade my account, went to the online shop portal and decided to build my own deal. I ended up applying for the small package with an optional extra minutes and when it came to select the phone, I noticed the Huawei P10 plus didn't have any additional fees...
  16. Jamie McKane

    The struggle to get a refund for a WASP subscription on MTN

    The struggle to get a refund for a WASP subscription on MTN MyBroadband recently received a complaint from an MTN customer concerning a fraudulent subscription to MTN's Fantasy Football content service. The customer said they were subscribed to the WASP service without any authorisation, and...
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    How do I get my MTN number back???

    There was a dispute with my MTN billing which lead to non use of the number. But through out there was communication with MTN while we were trying to rectify the issue. Once sorted, MTN informed me that the contract was cancelled and I cannot get the number back. What can I do??? I had that...
  18. Jamie McKane

    MTN brings back free calls for customers

    MTN brings back free calls for customers MTN announced that it is bringing back Mahala Calls as part of its MTN Zone offering. Mahala Calls is a promotion available to all MTN Zone prepaid and TopUp customers which offers free minutes on a daily recharge of R10 or more.
  19. Jamie McKane

    MTN shares plummet due to pressure from Nigeria

    MTN shares plummet due to pressure from Nigeria MTN Group Ltd. is facing mounting pressure to transfer $8.1 billion to Nigeria after the country’s central bank argued the South African wireless carrier should pay interest on dividends it said were repatriated illegally. The stock dropped the...
  20. Jamie McKane

    Best Twitter bundles in South Africa

    Best Twitter bundles in South Africa MTN recently announced that it was cancelling its free 500MB-per-day Twitter service. “After providing free Twitter to millions of subscribers for an unprecedented four years, MTN’s industry-first free Twitter service will come to an end at midnight on 25...
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