MTN's ride-hailing app in Iran facilitated about 850,000 trips a day in December, which would rank it among Uber's biggest markets globally, management said recently...
12 Mar 2018
LONDON, UK: Social media sites have become "the command-and-control networks of choice for terrorists", the new head of Britain's electronic spying agency GCHQ says...
5 Nov 2014
TEHRAN, IRAN: An Iranian judge has summoned Facebook founder and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg to answer allegations that his Facebook has breached people's privacy.
28 May 2014
TEHRAN, IRAN: Iran will not be able to keep up its ban on legal access to Internet hubs such as Facebook, which has four million Iranian users, Culture Minister Ali Janati admitted.
3 Mar 2014
TEHRAN, IRAN: Iranian police chief Esmaeel Ahmadi Moghaddam has criticised government officials who "cross red lines" by using banned social media networks, according to the Mehr news agency.
3 Dec 2013
Telecommunications group MTN said on Tuesday (28 May) that the group had increased its subscriber base by 4% in the four months to April 30 to 197.4m mobile subscribers across its operations.
29 May 2013
Mobile phone operator MTN has increased its subscriber numbers by 3.2% in the first quarter 2013 and now has 195.4m users of its service in 22 countries across Africa and the Middle East.
26 Apr 2013
Turkish cellphone operator Turkcell has filed a US$4.2bn (R32.45bn) lawsuit in a US court against MTN over alleged corruption in a deal in Iran, the companies said yesterday.
30 Mar 2012
NEW YORK, US: Global online consumer confidence fell for the seventh consecutive quarter as confidence in 31 of 56 global markets measured declined, according to from Nielsen, a leading global provider of insights and analytics into what consumers watch and buy.
9 Nov 2011
WASHINGTON: A false Internet security certificate has been used in an apparent attempt to snoop on Google users in Iran, according to the Internet search giant and computer security firms.
1 Sep 2011