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Vox and Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise provide PBX services to Marriott and Hilton establishments

Published 28 Aug 2019 10:35 CET | Eswatini, South Africa

South African ICT and infrastructure provider Vox Telecom and Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise has been awarded PBX infrastructure contracts for the Marriott Yacht Club and the ...

MTN Eswatini mobile money subscribers reach 610,000

Published 03 Jul 2019 11:09 CET | Eswatini

MTN Eswatini's number of mobile money subscribers has reached 612,463. Corporate communications manager Mandla Luphondvo said the company would host its Mobile Money month in ...

MTN Eswatini launches tourist Sim card

Published 28 May 2019 13:43 CET | Eswatini

MTN Eswatini introduced the MTN tourist Sim card aimed at visiting customers during the recent Bushfire festival, report The Times. The Tourist Simcard enabled customers to ...

Eswatini Mobile to invest SZL 500 mln into expansion

Published 16 May 2019 08:37 CET | Eswatini

The company said the anticipated investment could be raised from a strategic shareholder and through the sale of shares to be listed to on the Eswatini Stock Exchange (ESE) ...

MTN Swazi partners SBS to launch escrow account for mobile money agents

Published 24 Jan 2019 13:55 CET | Eswatini

MTN Swazi Mobile Money agents can now deposit, withdraw and dispatch mobile money (MoMo) instantly through the Swaziland Building Society (SBS) Escrow Account. This will ...

EPTC registers two subsidiaries ahead of planned split

Published 17 Dec 2018 13:48 CET | Eswatini

Eswatini Posts and Telecommunications Services (EPTC) has registered two subsidiaries in preparation of the company being split, Times reported. The two subsidiaries are the ...

Eswatini king appoints MTN exec as prime minister

Published 30 Oct 2018 09:03 CET | Eswatini

Eswatini's King Mswati has appointed Ambrose Dlamini, chief executive of MTN Swazi, as its new prime minister, the Times of Swaziland reported. Mswati made the announcement ...

Swazi Mobile offers airtime credit facility

Published 10 May 2018 10:03 CET | Eswatini

Swazi Mobile has introduced an airtime credit facility to allow customers to get credit any time they want and pay later, reports Swazi Times. Airtime Plus lets customers ...

Swazi regulator orders registration of SIM cards, e-gadgets

Published 05 Apr 2018 10:49 CET | Eswatini

The Swaziland Communications Commission (SCCOM) has ordered that all SIM cards, mobile phones and electronic gadgets must be registered, Swazi Observer reported.  Personal ...

Swazi PM regrets social media influence after murder footage goes online

Published 04 Apr 2018 10:59 CET | Eswatini

Swaziland's Prime Minister Barnabas Dlamini has hinted that his government might try to restrict access to social media, reports Swazi Observer. He was speaking in a debate ...

Swaziland set to register Sim cards

Published 15 Mar 2018 08:22 CET | Eswatini

Swaziland Communications Commission (SCCOM) has announced plans to start Sim card registration, reports the Observer.  Consumers have so far bought prepaid or 'Pay As You Go' ...

Swaziland to increase daily limit for mobile money services

Published 05 Mar 2018 09:54 CET | Eswatini

Swaziland's Ministry of Finance and its financial services regulatory authority are working to increase the daily limit for MTN Mobile Money transactions from the current SZL ...

Q-KON deploys regional satellite node for Swaziland bank

Published 17 Jan 2018 12:48 CET | Eswatini

Q-KON was approached by a major bank in Swaziland to provide communication for their ATMs and branches, both in-country and back to its international headquarters in South ...

MTN Swazi, Old Mutual tie up to provide free funeral insurance

Published 03 Jan 2018 10:34 CET | Eswatini

MTN Swazi has teamed up with Old Mutual to provide free funeral insurance cover to Mobile Money subscribers, under the name Likhandlela Insurance, the Times reported.  ...

BICS to provide voice, data roaming connectivity for Swazi Mobile

Published 07 Nov 2017 09:53 CET | Eswatini

BICS announced that it will be providing its complete range of voice and data roaming services to Swazi Mobile, Swaziland's recently launched second mobile network. BICS has ...

Telia starts providing services through Nykoping local grid

Published 03 Nov 2017 12:01 CET | Eswatini

Telia Sweden said it has begun providing broadband, television and telephony services on the Nykoping municipal network Gastabudstaden. It said people in approximately 13,000 ...

MTN Swazi, SBS launch mobile money integration

Published 03 Aug 2017 12:26 CET | Eswatini

Swazi MTN Swaziland and the Swaziland Building Society (SBS) have partnered to introduce landmark integration between financial institutions and Mobile Money, reports The ...

Ex-minister appointed brand manager for Swazi Mobile

Published 02 Aug 2017 11:49 CET | Eswatini

Swazi Mobile has appointed former tourism and environmental affairs minister Macford Sibandze as the brand and communications Manager for Swazi Mobile, reports the Times. ...

Detecon wins tender for pricing framework in Swaziland

Published 27 Jul 2017 12:43 CET | Eswatini

South African firm Detecon Consulting stands to win a SZL 2.3 million tender for development of a cost model and pricing framework for Swaziland's telecommunications ...

Swiss digital rights organisation presents associated groups

Published 05 Jul 2017 12:49 CET | Eswatini

Swiss organisation Digital Society, founded in 2011 and dealing with fundamental and human rights in cyber-space, will gradually introduce its 20 associated organisations. ...

MTN reduces prices as new competitor starts in Swaziland

Published 03 Jul 2017 14:21 CET | Eswatini

Swazi MTN has sharply reduced prices, APA reported. The rate cuts were prompted by the introduction of a second mobile communications company, Swazi Mobile, which kicked off ...

Swazi MTN to charge Swazi Mobile for network towers

Published 13 Apr 2017 13:51 CET | Eswatini

Swaziland mobile network provider Swazi MTN, and newcomer Swazi Mobile will share network towers but for an agreed fee. The Times had the report, citing Swazi MTN CEO Ambrose ...

MTN Swazi to freeze accounts of non registered money users

Published 24 Nov 2016 08:13 CET | Eswatini

MTN Swaziland says it will freeze accounts of non-registered mobile money users from 01 December, reports Swazi Observer. MTN customers couldsend money, through mobile money, ...

Swaziland attracts 4 applicants for new telecom licence

Published 01 Nov 2016 13:11 CET | Eswatini

Four companies have applied for a new mobile licence in Swaziland, to compete alongside MTN Swaziland. The four companies were unveiled by Acting Chief Executive Officer at ...

MTN marks Customer Service Week w/ SZL 5.5 mln in giveaways

Published 05 Oct 2016 14:24 CET | Eswatini

MTN Swaziland says it has over the past week invested SZL 5.5 million in data giveaways which will see more than 200 000 customers receive free data that they can use over ...