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MTN Cameroon opens sixth service centre in Yaounde

Published 27 Oct 2020 11:08 CET | Cameroon

MTN Cameroon said it has opened a new service centre in the Ekie neighbourhood of Yaounde. It is open every day of the week from 09:00 hrs to 20:00 hrs. The store has a VIP ...

Cameroon defers new tax on smartphones and tablets

Published 20 Oct 2020 10:34 CET | Cameroon

Cameroon's President Paul Biya has requested the suspension of a new tax regime that would have compelled consumers to pay a levy equivalent to 33 percent of the cost of any ...

MTN Cameroon supports National Employment Fund recruitment

Published 12 Oct 2020 14:48 CET | Cameroon

MTN Cameroon and the National Employment Fund (NEF) have announced a two-year agreement to improve the quality of human resources and promote employment in Cameroon. MTN will ...

Camtel signs XOF 1.05 bln deal to link universities to Ministry of Higher Education

Published 14 Sep 2020 12:36 CET | Cameroon

Cameroon Telecommunications (Camtel) has reached an agreement with the Ministry of Higher Education to increase internet speed at public universities, establish digital ...

Cameroon loses XAF 6 bln to cybercrime in 2019

Published 21 Aug 2020 09:57 CET | Cameroon

Cameroon lost about XAF 6 billion to cybercrime in 2019,  ITWeb reported, citing a report by the National Agency for Information and Communication Technologies (ANTIC). The ...

Congo opens new phase of Central Africa Backbone project

Published 18 Aug 2020 12:07 CET | Cameroon, Congo

Financed by the African Development Bank, this new phase will consist in building a 347 km section that will link Congo (Ouesso) and Cameroon (Ntam). As reported by ...

Central African countries agree to end mobile roaming charges from 2021

Published 18 Aug 2020 11:24 CET | Africa, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon

Representatives of the Central African economic and monetary community, known as CEMAC, have agreed to implement free roaming across member states from 01 January 2021, ...

MTN Cameroon launches Hope promotion

Published 27 Jul 2020 09:54 CET | Cameroon

MTN Cameroon has announced the launch of the MTN Hope promotion, which will enable its subscribers to earn money to help deal with the socio-economic consequences of the ...

MTN Cameroon makes final adjustments before launching MoMoKash savings and microloan service

Published 24 Jul 2020 12:23 CET | Cameroon

MTN Cameroon is currently its finalising MoMoKash mobile savings and microcredit service, Business in Cameroon reported, citing sources within the company. The source said ...

Infinet Wireless opens new regional office in Cameroon

Published 23 Jul 2020 15:39 CET | Cameroon

Infinet Wireless announced it has opened a new regional office in Cameroon as the company expands its operations in one of the world's fastest growing economic regions. The ...

MTN Cameroon expands MoMo capitalisation in line with rules, changes directors

Published 21 Jul 2020 12:10 CET | Cameroon

MTN Cameroon subsidiary Mobile Money Corporation has increased its MTN MoMo capital from XOF 50 million to XOF 850 million, Business in Cameroon reported, citing a legal ...

Cameroonian govt cuts price of national top-level internet domain until October

Published 17 Jul 2020 12:39 CET | Cameroon

Cameroon's ICT ministry has begun a campaign to encourage individuals, companies and institutions to use the .cm country code Top-Level Domain (ccTLD), ITWeb reported. ...

Camtel launches Huawei-built data centre in Cameroon

Published 14 Jul 2020 12:56 CET | Cameroon

State-owned Cameroon Telecommunications (Camtel) has launched the Zamengoe tier III data centre on the outskirts of Yaounde, ITWeb reported. The centre is part of Cameroon's ...

Cameroonian government partners with Afrikpay to train 30,000 young people for digital careers

Published 07 Jul 2020 20:32 CET | Cameroon

Cameroon's youth ministry has partnered with mobile money operator AfrikPay to launch the financial inclusion component of the Digital Youth Centre (Dysc) project for 30,000 ...

MTN Group announces new CEOs for Cameroon, Benin

Published 03 Jul 2020 08:30 CET | Benin, Cameroon, Liberia

Blewett has for five years led MTN Benin, an operation of 5.5 million subscribers. He replaces Hendrik Kasteel, who left the group in March. Since then, MTN Cameroon chief ...

MTN Cameroon offers coronavirus assistance to essential workers

Published 03 Jun 2020 11:31 CET | Cameroon

MTN Cameroon's philanthropic Foundation has deployed the Y'ello Hope caravan to cover the ten regions of the country for 21 days from 01 June during the coronavirus health ...

MTN Cameroon service revenue rises 9% in Q1

Published 14 May 2020 10:21 CET | Cameroon

MTN Cameroon recorded service revenue growth of 8.7 percent to ZAR 1.51 billion in the first quarter ended 31 March compared with Q1 2019, supported by double-digit growth in ...

MTN Cameroon CEO delays departure - report

Published 01 May 2020 10:23 CET | Cameroon

MTN Cameroon has reportedly delayed the departure of CEO Hendrik Kasteel, ITWeb reported.  Kasteel was scheduled to leave the company at the end of March, but Covid-19 crisis ...

MTN Cameroon provides free access to online educational platforms

Published 08 Apr 2020 11:53 CET | Cameroon

MTN Cameroon through its foundation has announced that it is providing free access to websites and other digital platforms dedicated to education from MTN's network in ...

Cameroon regulator asks operators to lower service prices

Published 06 Apr 2020 09:33 CET | Cameroon

Cameroonian telecoms industry regulator ART  has called on mobile operators to lower prices because of the Covid-19 crisis, Business in Cameroon reported. ART said it has ...

Cameroon inaugurates national payment switch

Published 02 Apr 2020 09:35 CET | Cameroon

Cameroonian minister of posts and telecommunications Minette Libom Likeng has inaugurated the National Payment Switch at Campost's data centre, reports BusinessinCamerron. ...

Orange Cameroon enables free money transfers to limit human contact during epidemic

Published 25 Mar 2020 09:37 CET | Cameroon

Orange Cameroon will promote digital payments to limit human contact to fight the spread of coronavirus. For a renewable period of 30 days, it has suspended fees on mobile ...

MTN Cameroon backs national plan to fight Covid-19

Published 23 Mar 2020 11:14 CET | Cameroon

MTN Cameroon said it is supporting national plans to fight Covid-19 by taking steps to ensure the availability of its network and services. MTN said the measures aim to ...

MTN Cameroon waives money transfer fees up to XAF 20,000

Published 23 Mar 2020 09:09 CET | Cameroon

MTN Cameroons announced the suspension of fees on money transfers between MTN Mobile Money accounts as part of the Covid 19 response. The fees are waived for money transfers ...

Cameroonian govt orders mobile money operators to implement ID after ransom payments

Published 16 Mar 2020 10:51 CET | Cameroon

The Cameroonian government has ordered MTN and Orange to implement ID checks for all parties involved in mobile money transactions, after it emerged that ransom payments had ...

 




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