Category archives for: Mobile & Telecoms

MTN Nigeria kicks off 21 Days of Y’ello Care


from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – MTN Nigeria, the continent’s biggest operator by subscriber base, has joined other subsidiaries of the South African-headquartered firm in a prominent annual volunteerism initiative. Dubbed 21 Days of Y’ello Care, the campaign began on Friday. Local staff of MTN, also called ‘MTNers’, are volunteering in […]

Econet profits up 266% after austerity measures

Econet Mobile

from DANAI MWARUMBA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – ECONET Wireless (EWZL) Zimbabwe has registered an almost 266 percent increase in profits after tax to US$132, 9 million for the year ending February 28, 2018. This comes on the back of cost-cutting measures implemented three years ago. The increase is from profits recorded in […]

MTN employees gear up for annual charity initiatives

MTN Nigeria, file picture

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MTN South Africa’s 8 000-strong workforce will in the next three weeks give their time, skills and resources to provide for those less fortunate. The company is gearing up to kick off the 21 Days of Y’ello Care, the flagship staff volunteerism initiative takes place across the operation’s […]

MTN, Cisco launch automated IoT connectivity platform


by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – MTN and Cisco have launched internet of things (IOT) services throughout South Africa. The availability of the Cisco Jasper Control Centre enables an automated IoT connectivity platform for all companies looking to provide IoT services to their customers on MTN’s mobile network throughout South Africa. MTN is the first mobile operator […]

Zimbabwe embarks on broadband connectivity upgrade


from MERCY MUJURU in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – ZIMBABWE’S sole fixed telephone operator, TelOne, has embarked on converged network upgrade aimed at enabling customers realise faster broadband connectivity. The state-owned fibre-optic operator said the exercise would ensure customers enjoyed faster video and telephone conferencing calls. Among other benefits include Interactive Voice Response Services […]

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