Category archives for: Governance

MTN spends R40 billion on network upgrades

MTN South Africa Chief Technology and Information Officer, Giovanni Chiarelli

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MTN has invested over R40 billion ($2,8 billion) in the past four years to build South Africa’s best network, the company disclosed as it announced it was developing a software-defined Wide-Area Network (SD WAN) and re-purposing thousands of sites across the country. The move is aimed at harnessing […]

Technology is disrupting the gambling industry

Gambling, file photo

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – AS gambling gets more diverse and adopts new technologies, regulators and stakeholders have initiated dialogue to ensure an effectively regulated and economically sustainable industry in South Africa. This has been the prevailing theme at the just-concluded National Gambling Board’s (NGB) conference held in Pretoria under the theme, “The […]

SA banks war brings competition but could erode value

TymeBank

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH African banks must prioritise value over price in the wake of the so-called pricing war currently waging between the country’s financial institutions. This is according to an industry executive as the ‘war’ elicits debate in the sector. Vanesha Palani, Nedbank Executive: Transactional Products, noted challenging economic conditions, […]

Rwanda trade fair goes cashless with MTN m-Ticket

Executives at the launch of MTN m-Ticket in Kigali

from PHYLLIS BIRORI in Kigali, Rwanda KIGALI, (CAJ News) –THE upcoming Rwanda International Trade Fair and Expo is to be fully Cashless with the official launch of a digital user-friendly ticketing solution. The launch of the MTN m-Ticket is a partnership of the mobile network operator and the Private Sector Federation (PSF) a professional organisation […]

Airtel, MTN partner to promote Rwanda digital inclusion

Airtel, MTN Rwanda

from PHYLLIS BIRORI in Kigali, Rwanda KIGALI, (CAJ News) – LEADING mobile operators have launched an initiative to drive mobile internet adoption and increase digital literacy in Rwanda. Airtel and MTN announced the scheme at the Mobile 360 Africa event in Kigali, the capital. The programme is around digital inclusion as part of the Mobile […]

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