Namibia: MTC Awaits SIM Cards Legislation

Mobile Telecommunications Limited (MTC) has started with the process of registering subscriber identification module (SIM) cards in Namibia. However, the going is tough as MTC finds it difficult to finalise the process, as no legislative mandate yet exists to empower them to smoothly deal with the process. MTC MD Licky Erastus shared this information during...

Namibia: MTC wants to open its capital on the local stock exchange by October

Namibia is seeing growth in the telecoms sector and the government wants local investors to benefit. Precautions have been taken for this. Last week, during the presentation of the 2019/2020 financial results of the Mobile Telecommunications Company (MTC), the Namibian Minister of Public Enterprises, Leon Jooste, confirmed the government’s willingness to open the capital of the...

MTC network expansion and listing delayed by COVID-19 pandemic

Mobile Telecommunications (MTC), Namibia’s largest mobile network operator (MNO) by subscribers, has revealed that its 081Every1 project to expand network coverage throughout the country has been hindered by the COVID-19 pandemic, reports Xinhuanet. Speaking at the publication of the company’s 2019/2020 annual report in Windhoek, MTC CEO Licky Erasmus revealed that whereas phase one of the project, comprising the...

Namibia: MTC offers pre-paid customers free upgrade to 4G SIM

Mobile Telecommunications (MTC), Namibia’s largest mobile network operator (MNO) by subscribers, has launched the ‘Free SIM Swop Campaign’ offering pre-paid customers using 2G/3G SIM cards a free upgrade to a 4G SIM. Customers identified as using a 2G/3G card in a 4G device will be notified via SMS about the special offer, and those who upgrade to 4G will qualify for 3GB...

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