MTN Backs Africa’s First Metaverse

Africa’s homegrown telco giant MTN is creating a village in Ubuntuland, Africa’s first metaverse. The telco is keeping a promise it made 18 months ago. Ubuntuland takes its name from the Zulu and Xhosa word Ubuntu, which means ‘humanity to others’. It’s an appropriated word to encourage respect and tolerance. It has been a much-needed […]

MTN Commits to $1 Billion Ghana Investment after Government Scraps Tax Claim

MTN Group will invest $1 billion in Ghana over the next five years, the mobile operator said on Wednesday, after the government exempted its Ghanaian unit from tax claims worth about $773 million. The investment comes on the heels of the Ghana Revenue Authority exempting the company’s bill for back taxes earlier this month after […]

Africa Telecoms: Representation on the Global Stage

Nowadays, every corner of the world exhibits competition between its telecom giants, and the Africa Telecoms industry is no different. However, in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) regions, it is not a competition as much as it is exposure and representation of the community on the global stage. Orange Egypt, MTN, and Safaricom are […]

5G and the Metaverse: Powering the New Social Connections

Despite multiple tech giants working on it, the metaverse has yet to arrive in all its virtual glory. In addition, the fifth generation of mobile networks (5G) has yet to be adequately adopted worldwide due to the public being satisfied and content with 4G. But once the metaverse is deployed, 5G adoption will skyrocket as […]

MTN South Africa launches 'uncapped' 5G, promising fast data speeds

MTN South Africa announced the launch of two new MyMTN Home Uncapped speed-based plans on 5G, promising fast data speeds, low latency, increased reliability, and good coverage. As such, the company provides 5G across 125 coverage areas across South Africa’s provinces, and the home 5G contract plans are available for new or upgrading subscribers. Customers […]