MTN is rolling out 500 new mobile money kiosks in Zambia

MTN Zambia is rolling out 500 new mobile money kiosks in the southern Afrikan country. These kiosks are in addition to the 3,000 "retail points" that they have opened in Zambia. In Zambia, MTN has approximately 6 million subscribers on its network and it is these subscribers that it…

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This is how MTN abuses its power in Uganda

The story begins in 2003, when a fledgling ICT services company, Digital Solutions, approaches MTN for a potential partnership for Me2U, a peer-to-peer airtime sharing application. After a protracted period of correspondence, the pioneer company is finally invited to demo the product and deploy it on the telco’s network…

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Bringing Internet access to rural parts of Rwanda

MTN and VANU, a wireless solutions company, have entered into an agreement which will see the companies deliver Internet connectivity to thousands of people in rural parts of Rwanda. VANU started operations in Rwanda during March 2016 and hopes their partnership with MTN Rwanda will benefit thousands of people in…

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Winter Is Coming For Afrika's Telecommunications Companies

Gone are the days when telecommunications companies were intransigent in Afrika. They were monopolies whose services could only be afforded by spendthrift government officials and the rich citizenry prospering in the private sector. Now they look across their server farms, telecommunications towers, switchboards and dashboards and all they see are…

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