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Nov 30, 2012
Telecommunications group MTN will become the second mobile operator in South Africa to offer commercial long-term evolution (LTE) when it officially launches the latest-generation network on Saturday. Following in the footsteps of rival Vodacom, MTN would offer LTE...
Nov 16, 2012
Gauteng MEC for infrastructure development Qedani Mahlangu was exploring the feasibility of installing a gas-fuelled trigeneration power plant at the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, in Johannesburg, to mitigate the facility’s power challenges. The MEC, who toured...
Oct 26, 2012
MTN will be a key operator in Africa to deliver Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 devices to its customers in South Africa in November, with Ghana and Nigeria following in December
Oct 15, 2012
Telecommunications group MTN has agreed to sell over 1 700 of its mobile network towers to Nigeria-based telecommunications infrastructure provider IHS Holdings for $284-million. IHS would acquire 931 towers from MTN Cote d’Ivoire (MTN CIV) for $141-million, as well...
Oct 15, 2012
South African telecommunications group MTN on Monday confirmed a US federal court had placed the lawsuit brought against it by Turkcell on hold while the Supreme Court decided whether the case could be heard in the US. The Turkey-based telecoms operator is accusing...
Oct 10, 2012
Telecommunications firm Vodacom on Wednesday officially launched the first commercial long-term evolution (LTE) network in South Africa. Speaking at the eighth yearly My Broadband Conference, new group CEO Shameel Joosub said that, after two years of testing and...
Oct 04, 2012
Africa’s leading telecoms company has again committed to sponsor 22 youth from its operating countries in Africa and the Middle East to attend a global youth leadership Summit in the United States of America later this month
Oct 04, 2012
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Aug 30, 2012
Telecommunications group MTN's Fairlands trigeneration project has inspired the implementation of similar projects at other MTN branches, including its offices in Centurion, Germiston and Doornfontein, says carbon advisory firm Promethium Carbon advisor Katie Ross....
Aug 16, 2012
Supply chain and logistics service provider Cargo Carriers’ technology division has, in partnership with telecommunications provider MTN and multichannel automotive remarketing company eFleet, introduced an integrated handheld electronic service, the ePod, into the...
Aug 01, 2012
Telecommunications group MTN has entered into a commercial agreement to sell carbon credits from its new trigeneration plant to electricity utility company EDF Trading, a wholly owned subsidiary of Electricité de France SA. The R22-million energy efficient,...
Jul 09, 2012
Black economic-empowerment (BEE) business leaders who succeeded in the past predominantly through political clout, rather than entrepreneurial initiative, were no longer regarded as iconic, a new study by the Reputation Institute South Africa has found. The survey,...
Jul 05, 2012
Jul 03, 2012
Telecommunications group MTN has filed a motion to have Turkish mobile operator Turkcell’s case against it dismissed, the South African group said on Tuesday. The telecommunications group stated that the US court lacked sufficient jurisdiction over the group and its...
Jul 02, 2012
The first phase of a 5 000 km national long-distance fibre-optic network connecting major city centres across South Africa was nearing completion, telecommunications group MTN reported on Monday. Over 90% of the total route trenching on the first route – between...
Jun 13, 2012
In a gesture that will change the lives of disadvantaged learners, MTN today officially handed over 935 desks and chairs to Malusi Secondary School in Avon Marobjane, Bochum, in Limpopo
Jun 08, 2012
Telecommunications group MTN CEO Sifiso Dabengwa on Friday rejected allegations of corruption relating to its 49% stake in Irancell as “unfounded” and said it expects the claims to be dismissed. Turkcell has launched a lawsuit in a US court accusing the South...
Jun 07, 2012
JSE-listed group MTN’s former CEO, Phuthuma Nhleko, reaffirmed on Wednesday evening that no bribes were approved or paid under his watch to secure a mobile licence in Iran. His response comes as reports surfaced that the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation,...
Jun 05, 2012
The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI), also known as the Hawks, has launched a formal investigation into allegations that JSE-listed MTN had engaged in corrupt conduct to obtain a mobile licence in Iran. “We have considered the allegations and...
May 30, 2012
Local open-access dark fibre infrastructure provider Dark Fibre Africa (DFA) said on Tuesday it was investing in a R72-million fibre infrastructure project, in the Eastern Cape. Over 100 km of fibre was being laid in the region that included Mthatha and East London.
May 29, 2012
The investigation into Turkish mobile operator Turkcell’s claims that JSE-listed MTN won a mobile licence in Iran by bribing officials of both governments, was well under way, MTN CEO Sifiso Dabengwa said on Tuesday. He added that the committee, headed up by British...
May 21, 2012
MTN, Vodacom, Deloitte, Eaton, Powertech among global giants at utility expo, Eskom CEO Brian Dames will welcome more than 5000 power and utility professionals from more than 60 countries to the annual African Utility Week conference and exhibition at Nasrec Expo...
May 21, 2012
MTN, Vodacom, Deloitte, Eaton, Powertech among global giants at utility expo
Apr 16, 2012
Open access fibre infrastructure provider Dark Fibre Africa (DFA) has invested over R75-million to develop fibre infrastructure in and around the Benoni metropolitan area, it announced on Monday. The company, which has an expenditure plan of R3.5-billion...
Apr 12, 2012
“We have come full circle, in a way," says African Utility Week (AUW) director Claire Volkwyn.
Apr 12, 2012
Mobile operator Turkcell’s loss of a cellular licence in Iran was a consequence of the telecommunications group’s failure to meet the conditions set out by the Iranian government, MTN CEO Sifiso Dabengwa said on Thursday. Turkcell has filed a suit in the US against...
Apr 05, 2012
Laser screed machine technology has contributed to flooring technology firm Concrete Laser Flooring’s (CLF’s) success in laying consistently flat flooring for distribution centres, high-rack warehouses and storage depots.
Apr 03, 2012
Telecommunications group MTN appointed Themba Khumalo as group operations executive as part of its organisational restructuring. In March, MTN announced changes to its organisational model in efforts to improve organisational effectiveness.