Posted on :
25 Jun, 2012
As a major communications company, MTN is focused on the African continent. We believe that through access to communication comes economic empowerment.
The MTN Group operates three business divisions: MTN-SA (South Africa), MTN International, and Strategic Investments.
MTN South Africa was launched in 1994 after it received a license to roll out its GSM network the previous year.
MTN South Africa is part of MTN Group, a multi-national telecommunications that boasts over 152 million subscribers across its company with operations in 21 countries in Africa and the Middle East.
MTN is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) under the share code “MTN” and enjoys approximately 37% of market share in South Africa.
The company provides voice, data and telemetry offerings and solutions to its 20 million customers in South Africa.
About 60% of MTN South Africa’s population is covered by 3G network technology, covering speeds of up to 42Mbps, while over 98% has 2G and Edge coverage
MTN has always being at the forefront of innovation. In 1996, MTN was the first company to pioneer the pre-paid solution and is the first company to launch the highly acclaimed MTN Zone, the dynamic tarriffing billing system.