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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 ...

Camtel says ready to deploy first GSM network

Published 13 Mar 2020 09:14 CET | Cameroon

Cameroonian operator Camtel is ready to deploy its first GSM network in a bid to gain market share, ITWeb reported. Camtel has just under 3 percent of the market and has been ...

Canal+ Cameroon to raise tariffs after tax hike

Published 03 Mar 2020 09:04 CET | Cameroon

Pay-TV operator Canal+ Cameroon will from 09 March increase the tariffs for its satellite television services, Business In Cameroon reported. Paul Tamba, managing director of ...

Central African countries work on free roaming project

Published 03 Mar 2020 08:39 CET | Africa, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon

Representatives of the Central African economic and monetary community, known as CEMAC, have met to advance a common project that will lead to the end of mobile roaming ...

Cameroonian govt plans digital development centre to spur ICT start-ups

Published 24 Feb 2020 12:35 CET | Cameroon

The Cameroonian plans to create a digital economy development centre to help promote ICT start-ups, Business-In Cameroon reported. Minister of post and telecommunications ...

Camtel targets USD 189 mln turnover and recovery of 95% of debt

Published 24 Feb 2020 09:41 CET | Cameroon

Cameroonian operator Camtel has announced that in 2020 and 2021, it will focus on consolidation and expanding market share, ITWeb reported. General manager of Camtel Judith ...

MTN Cameroon marks 20th anniversary

Published 18 Feb 2020 12:36 CET | Cameroon

MTN Cameroon is marking 20 years of activity. MTN Cameroon was created on 15 February 2000 following the acquisition by South African group MTN of state-owned operator Camtel ...

MTN Cameroon named best for voice and data quality

Published 28 Jan 2020 14:09 CET | Cameroon

MTN Cameroon says Rohde & Schwarz has certified its network as the best in Cameroon for data and voice quality. This followed tests in the fourth quarter of 2019 in a study ...

MTN Cameroon re-establishes mobile internet after WACS cut

Published 20 Jan 2020 13:43 CET | Cameroon

MTN Cameroon has announced that mobile internet services have been completely re-established on its network. Internet connectivity was interrupted between 16 and 18 January ...

MTN Group changes CEO in South Sudan, Cameroon

Published 16 Jan 2020 15:54 CET | Cameroon, South Sudan

MTN Group announced that Gordian Kyomukama has been appointed as the new MTN South Sudan CEO, effective 21 January. Kyomukama is a seasoned telecoms executive, with close to ...

Cameroon govt brings in nearly 20% tax on e-commerce trade

Published 15 Jan 2020 09:58 CET | Cameroon

Cameroon has introduced 19.25 percent Value Added Tax (VAT) on the sale of goods and services via local or foreign e-commerce platforms, ITWeb reported citing the 2020 ...

MTN Cameroon receives GSMA Mobile Money certification

Published 06 Jan 2020 10:02 CET | Cameroon

MTN Cameroon said it has received GSMA Mobile Money certification following a rigorous assessment that ran from 02 to 06 December 2019, with the aim of evaluating the ...

Cameroon's CRTV and African Union of Broadcasting resolve dispute over unpaid football rights

Published 18 Dec 2019 09:59 CET | Cameroon

Cameroon's public broadcaster, CRTV, and the African Union of Broadcasting (AUB), representing free-to-air broadcasters, have amicably ended their dispute over outstanding ...

Cameroon launches mobile money service aggregation platform

Published 28 Nov 2019 11:11 CET | Cameroon

Cameroon's communication minister has signed a decree setting the conditions and operating rules for USSD for access to the national electronic communications aggregation ...

Intracom Telecom supports Cameroon network with wireless access technology

Published 21 Nov 2019 09:41 CET | Cameroon

Intracom Telecom was contracted by Wiicom for the supply of a network comprising WiBAS Point-to-MultiPoint (PtMP), OmniBAS (PtP), and uniMS network management. Intracom will ...