The MTN Group is a multinational telecommunications group offering state of the art cellular network access and unique business solutions with mobile licences across 21 countries throughout Africa and the Middle East and boasting more than 116 million subscribers.

M-Cell incorporated in South Africa in 1994 and owned 25% of MTN Holdings. They converted to a public company with a 25% shareholding in MTN Holdings and a 60% shareholding in M-Tel which is now MTN Service Provider.
In 2001, M-Cell acquired CiTEC, a tier-one Internet Service Provider to increase the range of data services for their customers, renaming it MTN Group Network Solutions in 2002.

MTN offers its customers a diverse range of calling services such as adapting a customerís prepaid options monthly or taking a third call with two calls already on hold. They also offer a wide array of network services, money, banking and airtime top up solutions designed to enhance the mobile experience for their customers.

MTN offers a number of additional value added services to make the customer's cellular experience more convenient and enjoyable, such as The Big Bonus which is applicable only to PayAsYouGo subscribers, allowing them to change their choice of pricing plan package on a monthly basis to suit their requirements and the ATM TopUp facility which allows customers to top up their MTN airtime anywhere and anytime.

MTN Banking via the MTN MobileMoney account gives customers complete banking flexibility, providing access to the account from anywhere in the world, and at any time.
Nedbank, ABSA , Standard Bank and FNB customers can register to handle all their banking from their cellphone with fully encrypted security solutions to ensure the safety of all important information.

With MTN's 3G streaming customers can now watch live television, such as CNN and Fashion TV, on their cell phones. This is available on all MTN 3G subscriptions. In addition to this, MTN has broadened the viewing experience for customers with DVB-H capable cell phones such as the Samsung P910. These Digital Video Broadcasting enabled phones allow customers to receive crystal clear digital broadcast television such as DSTV mobile providing access to the DSTV television network.

As well as being the second largest cellular networks, MTN is one of the largest broadband networks in South Africa, resulting in their customers having the benefit of using their cell phones or PCís with a broadband modem to connect to the internet in South Africa.
MTN is also one of the largest Internet Service Providers (ISP) in Africa and offer an array of broadband plans that allow you to access high speed broadband internet access through their integrated network of HSDPA, 3G, EDGE and GPRS technologies. The cell phone of modem automatically chooses the fastest connection available depending on the location, the cell phone or modem capability and the network's traffic at the time, making the process simple and effective and leaving the customer free to search the web without needing to understand all the various technologies.

MTN's competitively priced BlackBerry packages provide a wireless communication tool designed especially for mobile professionals with high communication needs. The unique BlackBerry push-based technology provides automatic delivery of email, whether corporate, email or personal web-based account including attachments as well as always-on social media networking.
In addition, customers can manage their contacts and calendar, making it a full personal assistant in a single integrated communication device.

The BlackBerry network provides unparalleled security with all incoming and outgoing wireless data and messages being encrypted and decrypted. MTN also provides the latest BlackBerry devices and a dedicated team of experts trained in handling personal and corporate use of BlackBerry. MTN BlackBerry subscribers can use the BlackBerry services in all countries where MTN offers data roaming, provided the SIM card has been activated for roaming.

For corporate convenience, MTN's BlackBerry Enterprise Solution provides companies with an in-house mail server which allows mobile workers to access email communications wirelessly, whether it's web-based information or a corporate email account. The benefits of the BlackBerry Internet Solutions are also a part of the Enterprise Solution.

MTN Business is a South African Tier-1 Internet Service Provider, and is also able to leverage off the MTN cellular network and provide out-of-office connectivity through 3G, EDGE or HSDPA technology. MTN business provides a diverse range of products and services designed specifically with small business needs in mind. Products such as internet and email solutions, calling and messaging solutions, network solutions, security solutions and data centre services.

MTN have been great supporters of South African social development projects as well as sports development throughout the country, with sponsorships of community sports events as well as international sports events such as the 2010 FIFA World Cup Soccer tournament.

MTN's individual and corporate packages and services, coupled with their far-reaching and efficient network systems provide a convenient and affordable cellular communication option for South Africans.