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Company Overview of MTN South Africa

Company Overview

MTN South Africa is a mobile network operator in South Africa. It provides news, sports, and event-related information to its consumers. The company also offers customer services in the telecommunications industry. In addition, it provides Steppa tablet that offers Internet to students, learners, and entrepreneurs. Further, the company provides Music+, a platform that offers its users with the ability to simultaneously stream and download music and videos offline. MTN South Africa sells its services through formal and informal outlets, such as service centers; and Steppa tablet through retail stores. The company was founded in 1994 and is based in South Africa. MTN South Africa operates as a...


South Africa

Founded in 1994


27 83 900 1212

Key Executives for MTN South Africa

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 50
Chief Financial Officer
Managing Director
Age: 59
Group Chief Strategy Officer
Age: 58
Chief Technology Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

MTN South Africa Key Developments

MTN SA Appoints Mteto Nyati as CEO

MTN has announced the appointment of Mteto Nyati as MTN SA CEO, effective July 13, 2015. He succeeds Ahmad Farroukh, who resigned earlier this month. Nyati joined MTN as group chief enterprise officer last October. In his role as group chief enterprise officer, Nyati has been responsible for leveraging the Group's integrated ICT offerings and leading the group-wide enterprise and ICT strategy to enhance MTN's position in the enterprise segment. Farroukh joined MTN in 2006, with the acquisition of Investcom.

MTN South Africa Announces Resignation of Ahmad Farroukh, CEO Effective from July 31, 2015

The resignation of MTN South Africa CEO, Ahmad Farroukh, is effective from, 31 July 2015. The decision is based on personal and family reasons. A successor to Farroukh will be announced as soon as the new appointment is finalized.

MTN South Africa Launches Music Streaming Service

MTN South Africa has launched Music+, a platform that offers its users the ability to simultaneously stream and download music and videos offline. MTN Music+ seeks to develop local content and give aspiring artists a platform to showcase their talent to a captive audience of millions of users across the continent. Huawei is the technology partner in the offering. The Music+ platform is designed to provide users with an interactive, user-friendly service. The service is optimized for mobile and online access to enhance user experience and it requires no significant device restrictions or additional device requirements.

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