Orange boosts expansion to West Africa

January 13, 2016 9:04 am1 comment
Orange expands

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – ORANGE and Bharti Airtel International have signed an agreement leading to Orange’s acquisition of the latter’s operations in Burkina Faso and Sierra Leone. France-headquartered Orange will acquire 100 percent of the two companies’ share capital. The consolidated revenue of the two companies is around 275 million […]

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‘MTN fine a ploy to diversify Nigeria revenue sources’

January 11, 2016 10:23 am0 comments
‘MTN fine a ploy to diversify Nigeria revenue sources’

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE recent imposition of a hefty fine on MTN by the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) might be linked to plans by government to find alternative revenue sources amid plummeting oil prices. This is according to a consultant with the South African-based security think-tank following the visit […]

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Nigeria woes sum up challenging 2015 for MTN

December 23, 2015 2:56 pm0 comments
Nigeria woes sum up challenging 2015 for MTN

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – IF some adverse events of the year that isdrawing to a close are anything to go by, MTN, the continent’s biggest mobile network operator, is happy to see the back of 2015. It never rained but poured for the South African-headquartered firm that spent most of […]

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