NAMIBIA, Africa — According to Reuters, the MTN Group, Africa’s biggest mobile telecoms firm, is aiming to launch a mobile service in Namibia around the end of August.
“We are working towards end of August,” Hester Marais, an executive at MTN Namibia, said in an interview.
It currently dominates the market in Namibia, a country of 2 million people, having operated in the country for over 20 years. It has mainly provided internet services to financial institutions, wholesale customers and logistics institutions.
MTN plans to use state-owned Telecom Namibia’s network infrastructure for its mobile service.
It also plans to enter the local mobile money market.
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