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November 10, 2011

AdaptativeMobile, a world leader in mobile network security, is helping the Telecom company achieve 98 percent security and efficiency

MTN Nigeria, in conjunction with AdaptativeMobile, a world leader in mobile network security, has completed a mobile content filtering, anti-spam and anti-virus protection project that will improve its network security and efficiency by 98 percent.

The development, which was disclosed in a release on Tuesday, seeks to provide  customers with maximum protection from undesired mobile content on their mobile handsets and mobile data-enabled PCs.

October 19, 2011

MTN gives its users a 4 day BIS extenstion to compensate for last week's downtime.

Following last week’s global BlackBerry service disruption, telecommunications giant, MTN Nigeria will compensate all customers on the service with a four-day extension on their current subscription.

The compensation package is coming in spite of the fact that the outage was caused by a server failure from Research in Motion (RIM), the global provider of BlackBerry services.

October 3, 2011

The musical reality show kicked off with a Gala Night which featured Nigerian and international artistes

The fourth season of the MTN Project Fame West Africa, kicked off yesterday with a Gala Night held at the Eko Hotels and Suites in Lagos.

The musical talent show started with the highlights from the auditions and musical performances from past winners: Inyanya, Praise, Mike, Chidimma and Kesse.

Project Fame West Africa, a musical reality show sponsored by telecom company, MTN, will last for 10 weeks.

September 7, 2011

Selected user-friendly apps will be hosted on the telecoms giant's App Store which targets Africa and Middle East markets

Telecoms giant, MTN, has declared open a competition for application developers to come up with innovative apps that can address the multitude of problems associated with Africa and the Middle East.

With the competition, MTN is opening its innovative scope to the wider developer community in a bid to speed up the adoption of data-enabled technologies – especially those that feature digital content developed with the African and Middle Eastern user in mind.

June 9, 2011

The business owners stage a demonstration against the telecoms giant over alleged exploitation

Over a hundred Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) operators, on Wednesday, carried out a peaceful protest at the MTN Office in Golden Plaza Building, Falomo, Lagos.

The demonstration was aimed at addressing the poor services rendered to them by the telecommunication company.

According to an operator, by partnering with MTN Business, they expected to enjoy the benefits of a service provider who understood their businesses and their unique needs. 

May 5, 2011

The government had decided to requisition all personnel, equipment, facilities, equipment and assets of the company from May 2, until the dispute is settled.

The government of Guinea has seized facilities belonging to South African mobile operator MTN in a row over payment of a fee of about 15 million euros, according to a statement seen by Reuters on Thursday.

A decree signed by Guinea president Alpha Conde said the government had decided to requisition all personnel, equipment, facilities, equipment and assets of the company from May 2, until the dispute is settled.

March 14, 2011

Telecoms giant, MTN, is to get a recapitalisation of US$1b from its head quarters in South Africa.

Telecoms giant, MTN, is to get a recapitalisation of US$1b from its head quarters in South Africa.

“MTN Nigeria will spend US$1 billion capex on optimization, building the fibre network, improving transmission capacity, building more base stations and substantially increasing the capacity of its network,” said Funmilayo Omogbenigun, spokesperson for the company.

March 11, 2011

Etisalat Nigeria said on Thursday it had sealed agreements for a $650 million syndicated loan with 8 local banks to expand its mobile phone network across Nigeria.

Etisalat Nigeria said on Thursday it had sealed agreements for a $650 million syndicated loan with 8 local banks to expand its mobile phone network across Nigeria.

"The additional funds will be used to roll out both our 3G and 2G network on a national basis," Etisalat Nigeria Chief Executive Officer, Steven Evans said in a statement.

Etisalat said the banks involved were First Bank, Zenith Bank, Access Bank, Fidelity Bank, United Bank for Africa (UBA), Bank PHB, Guaranty Trust Bank, and Oceanic Bank.