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MTN 5G tested – Blisteringly fast speeds

MTN launched its 5G network in South Africa on 30 June with 100 sites in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Bloemfontein, and ...
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Zimbabwe takes aim at Stock Exchange, mobile money

Mobile money agents and bulk paying merchant lines in Zimbabwe have been put out of business, while merchant accounts will ...
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MTN Ghana to challenge SMP decision

MTN Ghana has announced it will seek judicial review of the National Communication Authority’s (NCA’s) decision earlier this month to designate ...
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MTN 5G is here – Prices and coverage

MTN has launched its new 5G service in Gauteng, Western Cape, and Free State with data plans from 75GB to ...
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Kenya: Central Bank makes a decision that can cost Safaricom $ 152 million in revenue

In response to covid-19, the Central Bank of Kenya extended the suspension of fees on mobile money transactions by 6 ...
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Zimbabwe suspends mobile money services, claiming ‘economic sabotage’

Zimbabwe on Friday suspended trade on the stock exchange and mobile phone-based payments to address what President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government ...
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Vodacom appoints interim CFO

Vodacom Group has appointed an interim chief financial officer to replace Till Streichert, who is leaving the telecommunications firm at ...
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Zambia records 126% growth of mobile money payments

Mobile money payments in Zambia have grown to an annual average of 126% in value, from K2.07 billion in 2015 ...
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