JOHANNESBURG- A company executive of MTN Group has told Reuters that Africa’s largest mobile telecom firm is aiming to launch a mobile service in Namibia around the end of August.
In Namibia the biggest mobile service is state-owned operator MTC, catering for the 2 million people.
MTN has operated in Namibia for over 20 years but has only provided internet services to financial institutions, wholesale customers and logistics institutions.
MTN Johannesburg listed company is already African countries such as South Africa, Nigeria and Ghana, including a Middle East country, Iran.
Hester Marais, an executive at MTN Namibia, said in an interview. “We are working towards end of August.”
MTN plans to use the state owned Telecom Namibia’s network infrastructure for its mobile service and also has plans to enter the local mobile money market.
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