MTN plans to go hi-tec

Cellular phone operator MTN has set aside R7,1billion for capital expenditure this year with the bulk of it earmarked for network improvement, a senior official said on Friday. Tim Lowry, managing director of MTN SA, said the company would spend as much as R1,5billion on deployment of a 5000km national fibre optic network, which could save it R6,3billion over 10 years. - I-Net Bridge

Cellular phone operator MTN has set aside R7,1billion for capital expenditure this year with the bulk of it earmarked for network improvement, a senior official said on Friday. Tim Lowry, managing director of MTN SA, said the company would spend as much as R1,5billion on deployment of a 5000km national fibre optic network, which could save it R6,3billion over 10 years. - I-Net Bridge

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