Press releases

MTN expresses concern over attacks on non-nationals

​Reacting to recent events that appear to be directed again...

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Iran’s largest internet group, secures a fresh funding round led by MTN Irancell

Snapp’s mother company, Iran Internet Group, Iran’s largest ...

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MTN Group appoints integrated global agency

​MTN has appointed Omnicom Group as its integrated global ag...

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MTN contributes US$ 1m to boost knowledge of Africa’s history

​MTN Group today confirmed its support of a United Nations E...

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MTN Group Announces Senior Management Appointments

Pursuant to the SENS announcement of 31 October 2016

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MTN's response on 112 emergency service

This is an update to continuing internal investigation to es...

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MTN Nigeria named most valued brand in the country

​MTN Group Executive Chairman, Phuthuma Nhleko, has commende...

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Results of the MTN Zakhele Futhi public offer and the MTN Zakhele re-investment offer

​MTN shareholders are hereby advised that all of the Transac...

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MTN operations recognised for volunteer efforts

In 21 days, 56 libraries and eight ICT labs were established...

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MTN Zakhele Futhi Offer Starts Today

The offer period for MTN’s new Broad-Based Black Economic Em...

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MTN Group and MMI Holdings announce strategic partnership

​MTN Group, a leading emerging markets mobile operator and M...

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MTN marks 15th year of Highway Africa partnership

​As Highway Africa, the continent’s most prestigious annual ...

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MTN launches new R9.9 billion BEE transaction called MTN Zakhele Futhi

MTN is committed to the fundamentals of transformation and e...

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MTN Group reviewed condensed consolidated interim financial results

MTN Group reviewed condensed consolidated interim financial ...

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MTN Nigeria takes steps towards listing and appoints transaction advisors

On 10 June 2016, MTN Nigeria announced that, as part of a se...

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MTN Group Management Changes

Pursuant to the MTN announcement of 10 June 2016, and with a...

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MTN rounds off 10th year of staff volunteer programme

From robotics and coding camps for school learners in Swazi...

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MTN Nigeria wins 2.6 GHz auction, commits to continued investments in Nigeria’s broadband infrastructure

Johannesburg – The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) ...

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Driving growth through transformation and global leadership

MTN Group's growth into a leading multinational telecommunic...

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Appointment of New MTN Group President & Chief Executive Officer and Other Appointments

The MTN Group Board advises that following the successful re...

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Soweto’s oldest school joins the digital world

Pimville Primary School in Soweto will this month take anot...

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MTN employees mark 10 years of volunteerism in their communities

MTN employees in Afghanistan will spend the next 21 days es...

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MTN employees mark 10 years of volunteerism in their communities

MTN employees in Afghanistan will spend the next 21 days est...

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Winner of MTN entrepreneurship challenge

Winner of MTN entrepreneurship challenge powered by Jumia an...

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MTN Business partners SMEasy to give entrepreneurs access to easy accounting solutions

“The small business sector is the lifeblood of most economie...

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MTN Group appoints Executive for Group Technology and Information Systems

MTN Group today announced the appointment of Babak Fouladi a...

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Unpacking Our Sustainability Efforts

MTN Group continues to make strides in achieving its sustain...

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'Finalists announced in the MTN entrepreneurship challenge powered by Jumia'

Following a rigorous selection process, involving more than ...

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New cloud platform offers SMEs greater convenience

Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) have been recognised as ...

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MTN notes reports out of Nigeria

MTN Group has noted reports out of Nigeria about the fine im...

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'MTN concerned with accuracies reported in the media'

Following the announcement of our Group full year financial ...

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'Further Update On The Fine Imposed On MTN Nigeria And Renewal Of Cautionary Announcement'

​Shareholders were advised on 22 January 2016 that the abov...

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'Amadeus leads $40M investment in Africa’s fast growing online travel agency, Travelstart '

Travelstart secures strategic partnership with MTN, Africa's...

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'MTN partners with Jumia to launch first of its kind Entrepreneurship Challenge across Africa'

The Pan-African competition launching today

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Further Update on the fine imposed on MTN Nigeria and Renewal of Cautionary Announcement

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Further update on the fine imposed by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and renewal of cautionary

​On 3 December 2015 shareholders were informed that MTN had ...

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New operating structure and senior management changes

MTN Group has reviewed its operating structure with a view t...

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The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) reduces imposed fine to US$3.4 billion equivalent and further cautionary announcement

​Shareholders are advised that, after further engagements wi...

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Update to shareholders and further cautionary announcement

Shareholders are referred to the announcements issued by the...

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MTN appoints Phuthuma Nhleko as Executive Chairman

MTN appoints Phuthuma Nhleko as Executive Chairman in a temp...

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MTN statement on the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) fine and related issues and further cautionary announcement

MTN wishes to clarify and place on record that the company c...

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Renewal of Digital Mobile License and 900MHz and 1800MHz operating frequency in Nigeria

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has approved th...

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MTN retains spot as Africa's Most Admired Brand

MTN has emerged as the Most Admired and the Most Valuable Af...

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MTN Cameroon wins US$100 000 prize

MTN Cameroon wins US$100 000 prize to invest in community pr...

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MTN statement on tax and management fee concerns

​MTN complies with all regulations and laws, including tax l...

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MTN Business completes Hybrid Cloud offering with Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute

​MTN Business has taken another step in moving African enter...

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MTN and Liquid Telecom partner to extend footprint and offering in Africa

Customers of MTN Group and Liquid Telecom are set to benefit...

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MTN partners with Rhodes University to empower African journalists

MTN Group today reaffirmed its commitment to the promotion o...

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MTN Group Interim Results for period ended 30 June 2015

MTN Group reviewed condensed consolidated interim financial ...

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MTN and union agree to end the strike immediately

​MTN South Africa CEO Mteto Nyati today announced an agreeme...

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MTN Group appoints new CEO for South African operation

MTN Group today announced the appointment of Mteto Nyati as ...

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MTN SA CEO resigns

MTN Group today announced the resignation of Ahmad Farroukh,...

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MTN staff round off community projects

MTN rounded off its annual 21 Days of Y'ello Care employee v...

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MTN staff take Y’ello Care to Pimville Primary School

MTN Group Management Services staff today visited the Pimvil...

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Employees rally to bring digitisation of learning and teaching to communities

MTN Group today announced the start of its annual staff volu...

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MTN working tirelessly to resolve the impasse, condemns violent behaviour by strikers

MTN is committed to finding a speedy and an amicable resolut...

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MTN Business launches first truly Pan African Internet of Things platform

MTN Business today unveiled the first truly Pan African Inte...

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MTN Mobile Money and Vodafone M-Pesa agree to interconnect Mobile Money Services

Customers of MTN Mobile Money and M-Pesa in East Africa will...

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MTN Group Sustainability Report released

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New MTN appointment to focus on Small and Medium Enterprises

​MTN Group today announced the appointment of Omotayo Ojutal...

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Africa must lead next technology innovation

It is said that when cell phones first came to Nigeria, the ...

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Two African leaders unite to boost innovation on the continent

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MTN strengthens commercial relationship with CNN international

Partnership shines spotlight on Africa, via infographics-bas...

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MTN appoints new Group Chief Business Risk Officer

MTN Group has appointed Suren Sooklal to the role of Group C...

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MTN Cameroon recognised for its people management practices

MTN Cameroon, the leader in the provision of communication s...

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MTN to empower African businesses with AWS Direct Connect

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MTN appoints senior IT executive

MTN appoints senior IT executive to drive enterprise busines...

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MTN enables sending of money between Ivory Coast and Benin

MTN Group today announced the launch of a mobile money cross...

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MTN is the Most Admired and Most Valuable African Brand

​MTN has again topped the Brand Africa 100® list as the Most...

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MTN invites customers to join fight against Ebola epidemic

MTN Group today invited its over 219 million customers acros...

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MTN recognised at Nedbank Sustainable Business Awards

MTN and Fenix International have been recognised at the Nedb...

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MTN Uganda receives US$100 000 towards community projects

​MTN Group today recognised employees in Uganda for their se...

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MTN Signs on as Platinum Sponsor at GSMA Mobile 360-Africa

​MTN Group today announced it is the Platinum Event Sponsor ...

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MTN shortlisted for two AfricaCom Awards

A service which is enriching the way small and large enterpr...

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MTN notes ruling by International Arbitration Panel

​MTN Group has noted that a tribunal of independent arbitrat...

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MTN appoints new group executive for enterprise business unit

​MTN Group has appointed Mteto Nyati as Group Chief Enterpri...

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MTN partners with Skrill to enable global digital payments for mobile money

MTN, Africa’s leading mobile network operator, and Skrill, a...

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MTN joins African media professionals at Highway Africa in Grahamstown

​MTN will take an active role at the 2014 Highway Africa con...

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MTN AND IHS agree landmark mobile tower outsourcing agreement in Nigeria

​In line with continued efforts to further raise service lev...

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MTN partners with Information City to support education initiative in the UAE

Seven hundred learners have benefitted from the latest round...

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MTN and Huawei Announce Completion of Transport SDN and 2.4T WDM System Field Trial in South Africa

​MTN, Africa's largest telecommunications operator and Huawe...

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MTN interim financial results for the six months ended 30 June 2014

MTN is a leading emerging markets mobile operator, connectin...

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MTN strengthens leadership structures

​MTN today announced the appointment of Zunaid Bulbulia as G...

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MTN Business reaches for greater heights with new services to Cloud offering

​MTN Business has enhanced its Cloud offering with the addit...

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Leadership announcement statement

MTN makes key leadership appointments

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Work continues, as MTN’s staff volunteer programme ends for some

The curtain came down this weekend on 21 days of community w...

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MTN rated among top sustainable global companies by Newsweek

MTN has been rated among the top 500 global companies on cor...

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MTN staff, touching lives, investing in education for all in communities

This week marked the start of an ambitious project by MTN em...

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Acquisition of Majority shareholding in Afrihost (Proprietary) Limited (“Afrihost”)

​On 30 May 2014, MTN South Africa, a wholly owned subsidiary...

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Digitisation of teaching and learning takes centre stage as MTN employees volunteer in local communities

Volunteers from across MTN's global footprint will again cas...

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Appointment of an Independent Non-Executive Director

​In compliance with JSE Limited Listings Requirement 3.59, t...

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MTN launches musical collaboration between South Africa’s Mafikizolo and Nigeria’s Davido

​ In an important step in the fast changing face of mus...

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MTN now joins you in your office environment

​MTN's enterprise customers can now benefit from the operato...

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MTN makes it onto World Champions list

MTN Group has been named as the only South African company o...

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Quarterly update for the period ended 31 March 2014

MTN is a leading emerging market mobile operator, connecting...

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MTN Group and Bharti Airtel partner to launch international money transfer

MTN Group and Bharti Airtel today announced a cross-border r...

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MTN and Ecobank partner to improve access to mobile financial services

MTN Mobile Money users, who are also Ecobank customers in 12...

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Summarised consolidated financial results

MTN is a leading emerging markets mobile operator, connectin...

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Enterprise customers to benefit from greater coverage

MTN’s enterprise customers with global operations are now ab...

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MTN appoints a Group Chief Legal Counsel

MTN Group has appointed Michael Fleischer to the position of...

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MTN announces sale of mobile network towers to IHS in Rwanda and Zambia

MTN Group Limited (“MTN”) (JSE: MTN) announced today that it...

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MTN and Rocket Internet partner to develop internet businesses in the Middle East

MTN Group today announced a partnership with Rocket Internet

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MTN partners to bring e-commerce services to African markets

MTN Group today announced a partnership agreement that will ...

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MTN launches new positioning campaign for enterprise market

MTN Group today unveiled a new Pan-African brand positioning...

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MTN remembers President Mandela

The MTN Group conveys its heartfelt condolences to the Mande...

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MTN will oppose Turkcell’s lawsuit

MTN Group will vigorously defend the Turkcell lawsuit

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MTN aware of Turkcell’s lawsuit reports

The MTN Group has noted reports that Turkish mobile phone op...

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MTN Swaziland wins award for Most Innovative Service at AfricaCom

MTN Swaziland is thrilled after being awarded the Most Innov...

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MTN Mobile Money users can now pay and buy through Visa

MTN and Visa have partnered to offer customers a ground-brea...

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Deliberate investment needed to realise benefits of mobile money

The power of Mobile Money as an enabler of financial transac...

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MTN and Hello Doctor partner to offer a mobile health solution

MTN Group and Hello Doctor (a subsidiary of Metropolitan Hea...

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MTN speakers gear up for AfricaCom 2013

MTN Group Chief Commercial Officer, Pieter Verkade, will lea...

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Over 2000 children have benefited from MTN Cameroon’s education campaign

For 2,100 Cameroonian girls, going to school for the first t...

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MTN shortlisted for three AfricaCom Awards

A schools connectivity project which seeks to bring much-nee...

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We mean business – MTNBUSINESS.COM

MTN Business has a new home. In line with the company’s visi...

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Brand Africa 100 names MTN as Africa’s top brand

MTN has been recognised as the best African and overall bran...

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MTN sponsors youths to attend global summit

Sylvere Mwizerwa uses banana waste to create affordable sani...

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New MTN campaign takes viewers on journey to bold new digital world

MTN has launched an exciting new global brand campaign which...

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MTN launches data superhighway for enterprises and international carriers

MTN today announced the introduction of its Global Multiprot...

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Labour Court upholds MTN executive’s suspension

MTN SA's Executive for Corporate Services, Mr Robert Ma...

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MTN supports biggest gathering of journalists

In support of the advancement of journalism and media in Afr...

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MTN extends roll-out of business automation tools for enterprises

In keeping with its mission to lead the delivery of a bold n...

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Delivering a bold new Digital World to over 200m subscribers in 22 countries

MTN Group today marked its 200 million subscriber milestone

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Summary consolidated reviewed financial results for the six months ended 30 June 2013

MTN is a leading emerging markets mobile operator, connectin...

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MTN is South Africa’s most valuable brand

MTN has achieved yet another impressive feat, emerging as So...

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MTN appoints Head of Mobile Financial Services

MTN Group announced today that MTN Cote d’Ivoire Chief Marke...

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MTN strengthens its leadership structures

MTN has made key appointments to bolster its leadership stru...

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OnMobile partners with MTN to migrate their RBT services globally

OnMobile Global Limited, a global leader in telecom value-ad...

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Resignation of Mr Nazir Patel

On resigning his position this week, Mr Patel explained to t...

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Education is a powerful weapon to honour Madiba

MTN employees are today honouring Nelson Mandela’s 95th birt...

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Amadeus raises $75m towards new fund

Amadeus Capital Partners, the technology investor, has held ...

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MTN's response to the Sunday Times enquiry on AU donation

MTN is not involved in the renovations of the home of the AU...

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MTN congratulates successful bidders for Myanmar telecoms licence

MTN is disappointed to miss out on the opportunity to operat...

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MTNers invest in education

A dilapidated presidential plane refurbished into a library ...

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MTNers place digitisation, disability and the girl child in the spotlight

In a bid to make learning material more accessible to blind ...

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MTN employees join hands to give teaching of science shot in the arm

In keeping with this year’s 21 Days of Y’ello Care focus on ...

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iPads for learners with special needs

In keeping with its new vision 'to lead the delivery of ...

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MTN submits application for telecommunications licence in Myanmar

MTN today submitted an application to the Telecommunications...

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Education in spotlight as MTN kicks-off annual staff volunteer programme

The education of the girl child will be one of the focus are...

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MTN announces changes to Group EXCO and new CEO for SA operation

MTN Group today announced changes to its Group Executive Com...

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Results of AGM and changes to the Board of Directors

Shareholders are advised that, at the Annual General Meeting...

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MTN - from the tip of Africa to the top of the world

MTN has again emerged head and shoulders above its peers on ...

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MTN’s Myanmar licence bid gathers momentum

MTN stepped up its awareness campaign in South East Asia tod...

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MTN says ‘Hello Myanmar, we’re here to connect you to the world'

The MTN Group has kicked off an awareness drive to demonstra...

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MTN sponsors delegates for One Young World Summit 2013 in Johannesburg

As part of the company’s commitment to nurture the dreams an...

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MTN welcomes Turkcell’s withdrawal of its US lawsuit

MTN Group has welcomed Turkcell’s decision to drop its $4.2 ...

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MTN Prequalified for Myanmar Telecommunications Licence Opportunity

MTN Group Limited (MTN), the South African-headquartered int...

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MTN goes live with Cloud offering after successful trial

MTN is going live with its bouquet of distinct cloud service...

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Director Public Prosecutions withdraws the Tax Evasion case against MTN Executives

The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has withdrawn cour...

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MTN Group results for the year ended 31 December 2012

MTN Group results for the year ended 31 December 2012 reflec...

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MTN Group to increase its interest in MTN Cyprus to 100%

MTN Group (MTN), through its wholly owned subsidiary, MTN Du...

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Media statement from MTN Group chairman Mr. Cyril Ramaphosa

In February 2012, the MTN Board commissioned Lord Hoffmann t...

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Lord Hoffmann dismisses Turkcell’s allegations

Today the Special Committee chaired by Lord Hoffmann, the in...

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MTN Uganda plans to deploy LTE in Uganda making it the first in East Africa

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