South Africa
Why MTN gave up on Telkom takeover

Despite throwing everything at its lobbying campaign, the telecommunications operator MTN has failed to convince the South African government to back its proposed merger with the country's third largest provider, Telkom. Meanwhile, third party Rain is lying in wait. [...]
Published on 26.10.2022 at 06:00 GMT Reading time 2 minutes

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In Focus | Nigeria
South Africa's MTN treads a fine diplomatic line to stay atop Nigerian telecoms market

Over the last two decades, MTN has succeeded in establishing itself as leader on the Nigerian mobile phone market despite the West African country's uneasy relations with the big South African companies. Nigeria and South Africa are fierce diplomatic and economic rivals but MTN has used a varity of different survival techniques to hold on to its position.

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