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MTC launches Multiple Aweh package

Published 25 May 2020 12:28 CET | Namibia

MTC has brought in 'Multiple Aweh' to enable customers to have up to three Aweh subscriptions at a time, reports The Namibian. MTC chief commercial officer Malvin Angula said ...

MTC mulls legal action over fibre optic licence granted to Windhoek city council

Published 18 May 2020 10:01 CET | Namibia

Namibian operator MTC is considering legal action after the Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia (Cran) awarded the City of Windhoek a class comprehensive ...

MTC objects to Windhoek city council obtaining telecoms licence

Published 15 May 2020 11:27 CET | Namibia

MTC says it is shocked by the Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia's decision to award the City of Windhoek a comprehensive class telecommunications service ...

Powercom slams 5G rumours on Covid-19

Published 23 Apr 2020 12:11 CET | Namibia

Telecom Namibia's ICT infrastructure development subsidiary PowerCom has dismissed any link between Covid-19 and 5G technology. Powercom ssaid the rumours of a connection ...

Telecom Namibia denies having implemented 5G, and impact on Covid-19

Published 22 Apr 2020 13:44 CET | Namibia

Telecom Namibia (TN) has denied claims that it has implemented 5G anywhere in the country yet. It said so far, its network is capable of delivering 2G, 3G and 4G services. ...

MobiPay, MTC and Deloitte and banks support distribution of coronavirus emergency income grant

Published 10 Apr 2020 11:15 CET | Namibia

Namibia's Ministry of Finance will collaborate with MobiPay, MTC and other firms to pay the emergency income grant, reports the Namibian. This is part of a NAD 8.1 billion ...

MTC Namibia denies secretly installing 5G towers during lockdown to avoid opposition

Published 08 Apr 2020 11:22 CET | Namibia

MTC Namibia has denied rumours that it has secretly been installing 5G towers while the Khomas and Erongo regions are locked down. MTC said some conspiracy theories have been ...

MTC sets aside NAD 1 mln to help fight coronavirus

Published 31 Mar 2020 11:14 CET | Namibia

Namibian operator MTC is responding to the coronavirus outbreak with the provision of NAD 1 million for different critical areas, including information and education sharing, ...

MTC FY revenue grows by nearly 5%

Published 25 Mar 2020 12:48 CET | Namibia

Namibian operator MTC said its revenue increased by 4.62 percent to NAD 2.6 billion for the year ended 31 December 2019 from NAD 2.49 billion in 2018. MTC recorded a NAD 797 ...

MTC to recruit unemployed painters to paint its shops

Published 25 Mar 2020 12:18 CET | Namibia

Namibian operator, MTC has opened employment opportunities for artisans/painters in all fourteen regions through its 'Paint Namibia Blue' project. MTC plans to use unemployed ...

Govt halts Telecom Namibia board recruitment after complaints of irregularities

Published 19 Mar 2020 10:30 CET | Namibia

The Namibian government has suspended the recruitment a new board of directors for Telecom Namibia, a subsidiary of the Namibia Post and Telecommunications Holdings Limited ...

MTC to help build 270 low-cost houses

Published 03 Mar 2020 16:06 CET | Namibia

Namibian operator MTC has announced it will provide low-cost houses to the homeless and that it is targeting close to 270 houses over the next two years, The Namibian ...

MTC starts phase 2 of 081Every1 network upgrade scheme

Published 27 Feb 2020 11:10 CET | Namibia

Namibian operator MTC has announced the completion of phase one of the 081Every1 network upgrade project, reports The Namibian. Phase two of the project started at the ...

Namibia launches national broadband policy

Published 20 Feb 2020 12:10 CET | Namibia

Namibia's ICT ministry has launched its National Broadband Policy together with an Implementation Action Plan, The Southern Times reported. The policy is in line with the ...

MTC launches Taamba data gifting, transfer and credit

Published 19 Feb 2020 13:05 CET | Namibia

Namibian operator MTC has launched a data borrowing and transfer platform for individuals under the 'Taamba' product line, The Namibian reported. Chief commercial officer ...

Telecom Namibia unit PowerCom starts constructing towers at the coast

Published 12 Feb 2020 14:46 CET | Namibia

Telecom Namibia's ICT infrastructure development subsidiary PowerCom has commenced network tower construction in Walvis Bay Extension 17. This will be the first of nineteen ...

MTC Namibia to introduce new products and services in March

Published 12 Feb 2020 11:10 CET | Namibia

MTC Namibia has announced plans to introduce new products and services as part of its customer-centric approach, the Namibian reported. New features include airtime advance, ...

Powercom to construct 19 network towers in 2020

Published 16 Dec 2019 10:25 CET | Namibia

Telecom Namibia's infrastructure development subsidiary, PowerCom, will erect nineteen network towers countrywide in 2020 to improve internet connectivity, Namibian reported. ...

MTN Business Namibia says mobile network roll-out plans are on course

Published 11 Dec 2019 10:58 CET | Namibia

MTN Business Namibia said that it is still moving ahead with its mobile network roll-out plans, after receiving all the relevant regulatory approval, The Observer reported. ...

MTC Namibia gets new board

Published 04 Dec 2019 10:46 CET | Namibia

The Namibian ICT minister Stanley Simataa has announced the new MTC Namibia board members, calling on them to serve based on merit. The chair is Theo Mberira, deputised by ...

China and Namibia Broadcasting Corporation sign radio and TV content agreement

Published 29 Nov 2019 10:20 CET | China, Namibia

A Chinese delegation has visited Namibia Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) to explore information and content exchange and dissemination opportunities, Xinhua reports. It was ...

MTC erects first Tubestar macro base station in Osona Village Estates

Published 28 Nov 2019 11:30 CET | Namibia

Namibian operator MTC has pioneered a new type of base transmitter station, namely the Tubestar macro base station, at Osona Village Estates, some 50 kilometres north of ...

MTC opens ICT innovation centre in Windhoek

Published 25 Nov 2019 09:51 CET | Namibia

Namibia operator MTC said it opened an ICT Innovation Centre in Windhoek to test, build and showcase new business and consumer ICT applications. Based at Maerua Mall in ...

MTN Business Namibia launches 4G at the coast, offers free connections in promotion

Published 13 Nov 2019 10:25 CET | Namibia

MTN Business Namibia has launched its 4G service at the coast for faster internet connectivity for home and office use in Swakopmund and Walvis Bay. This follows the ...

MTC expands coverage in Kunene region

Published 28 Oct 2019 15:47 CET | Namibia

Namibia operator MTC said it has connected residents of Sorris Sorris in the Kunene region as part of the 081Everyone project to provide 100 percent connectivity countrywide, ...