Ferdi Moolman

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Ferdi Moolman said : “Following a decline in voice and an acceleration in data during lockdowns in Q2, we have seen a normalisation of traffic as restrictions have been removed, with a recovery in voice traffic and continued growth in data. This has supported a 13.9% growth in service revenue, with an acceleration of growth to 16.5% in Q3 specifically,” External link

vanguardngr Thursday, October 29, 2020 1:37:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “MTN has always spearheaded programmes to uplift small and medium businesses in Nigeria. The Revv Programme is our way of standing with SMEs in their journey to rise through these challenging times. We are positive this will assist them with the digital skill sets necessary to continue to thrive,” External link

guardian-ng Wednesday, August 26, 2020 6:02:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “MTN has always spearheaded programmes to uplift small and medium businesses in Nigeria. The Revv Programme is our way of standing with SMEs in their journey to rise through these challenging times. We are positive this will assist them with the digital skill sets necessary to continue to thrive,” External link

ngrguardiannews Wednesday, August 26, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “We believe that at this time when many businesses are at their most vulnerable and with a rapidly changing business environment, it is important that alongside the Federal Government, other businesses strongly position themselves to support SMEs as a foundation to the growth of a stronger economy going into 2021 and beyond. MTN has always spearheaded programmes to uplift small and medium businesses in Nigeria. The RevvProgramme is our way of standing with SMEs in their journey to rise through these challenging times. We are positive this will assist them with the digital skill sets necessary to continue to thrive,” External link

thenationonlineng Thursday, August 20, 2020 8:10:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “Following a strong first quarter, we experienced a challenging operating environment in the second quarter characterised by COVID-19 induced lock downs and the broader macro-economic impact it has had. Despite this, we have maintained double-digit service revenue growth of 12.6 per cent for H1, driven by strong growth in our key revenue lines” External link

leadership Tuesday, August 4, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “Having entered the third and final month of this, I am hugely encouraged that so many people nation-wide have made use of the service. The three billion-plus text messages sent so far reflects the importance of communication during times like this, especially for the most vulnerable amongst us. I am grateful to our government and regulators, partners and employees for the roles they have played in making the delivery of this service possible, and encourage our subscribers to continue to make use of it until the end of June” External link

vanguardngr Wednesday, June 24, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “Having entered the third and final month of this, I am hugely encouraged that so many people nation-wide have made use of the service. The three billion-plus text messages sent so far reflects the importance of communication during times like this, especially for the most vulnerable amongst us. I am grateful to our government and regulators, partners and employees for the roles they have played in making the delivery of this service possible, and encourage our subscribers to continue to make use of it until the end of June” External link

ngrguardiannews Wednesday, June 24, 2020 1:21:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “Having entered the third and final month of this, I am hugely encouraged that so many people nation-wide have made use of the service. The three billion-plus text messages sent so far reflects the importance of communication during times like this, especially for the most vulnerable amongst us. I am grateful to our government and regulators, partners and employees for the roles they have played in making the delivery of this service possible, and encourage our subscribers to continue to make use of it until the end of June” External link

guardian-ng Wednesday, June 24, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman added : “Cash collateralized letters of credit, forwards contracts, and favourable credit rating with major partners and vendors will make funding relatively easy for us, but we will also be cautious in our approach to limit foreign currency exposure” External link

tribuneonlineng Tuesday, May 19, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “We closed the year with 132 cities covered by 4G and became the first mobile network operator in West Africa to demonstrate the capability of 5G technology,” “We are excited about its potential for our customers and the country’s national development plans. We maintained our leadership position in network net promoter score (NPS) as we continue to invest to improve service quality and drive expansion and innovation” External link

tribuneonlineng Tuesday, May 19, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman added : “Cash collateralised Letters of Credit, Forwards contracts, and favourable credit rating with major partners and vendors will make funding relatively easy for us, but we will also be cautious in our approach to limit foreign currency exposure,” External link

leadership Tuesday, May 19, 2020 10:06:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “We closed the year with 132 cities covered by 4G and became the first mobile network operator in West Africa to demonstrate the capability of 5G technology,” External link

leadership Tuesday, May 19, 2020 10:06:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “Due to the nature of our business, we always have to keep up and innovate new technology which is capital intensive, our target is to have coverage across the country and a minimum of 4G network service across all locations” External link

thenationonlineng Tuesday, May 19, 2020 8:50:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “We closed the year with 132 cities covered by 4G and became the first mobile network operator in West Africa to demonstrate the capability of 5G technology,” “We are excited about its potential for our customers and the country’s national development plans” External link

thenationonlineng Tuesday, May 19, 2020 8:50:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “The remainder of the year will be shaped by the impact of these developments, which remains highly uncertain at this time,” External link

iol Thursday, April 30, 2020 3:37:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “This may persist with the extension of the lockdown, and continued macroeconomic and other challenges,” External link

iol Thursday, April 30, 2020 3:37:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “We saw strong growth in digital and fintech revenue with digital revenue growing by 63.7%, while fintech was up by 36.1%. Our mobile money network has grown to 178,000, adding 70,000 agents during the quarter,” External link

dailytimes-NG Thursday, April 30, 2020 10:23:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “What we are facing is unprecedented in our lifetime, we need to stand together to fight this,” External link

thenationonlineng Tuesday, April 21, 2020 4:47:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “We are very pleased with the decision of the AGF and we commend him for his wisdom. We maintain our dedication to building and maintaining cordial relationships with all regulatory authorities in Nigeria and remain fully committed to meeting our fiscal responsibilities and contributing to the social and economic development of Nigeria” External link

thisdayonline Saturday, January 11, 2020 7:44:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman stated : “And we remain fully committed to meeting our fiscal responsibilities and contributions to the social and economic development of Nigeria,” External link

premiumtimesng Friday, January 10, 2020 10:57:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman stated : “And we remain fully committed to meeting our fiscal responsibilities and contributions to the social and economic development of Nigeria,” External link

guardian-ng Friday, January 10, 2020 10:51:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman stated : “And we remain fully committed to meeting our fiscal responsibilities and contributions to the social and economic development of Nigeria,” External link

ngrguardiannews Friday, January 10, 2020 10:38:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman added : “Also key to this achievement are our equipment vendors who shared our vision, and whose capabilities were brought to bear in making the 5G trials across the country a reality. We are grateful for these partners, our customers and everyone who made it possible,” External link

thisdayonline Thursday, December 19, 2019 6:08:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “As a result, we have begun to see promising results with active data subscriber net additions of 1.6 million and 4G population coverage at over 35 per cent in 64 cities. Data traffic volume also increased by over 68 per cent, while data revenue rose by 34.9 per cent year on year,” External link

thisdayonline Thursday, October 31, 2019 7:18:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said ( about Voice ) : “Service revenue grew in line with our medium-term double-digit guidance to N854.9 billion (+12.1 per cent), driven by increases of 10.1 per cent and 34.9 per cent respectively in voice and data revenue. Voice remains a key contributor to service revenue at 73.5 per cent (Q3 2018: 74.8 per cent), with its growth supported by an increase in subscribers, relatively stable tariffs and our targeted segment offerings using our customer value management toolkit” External link

thisdayonline Thursday, October 31, 2019 7:18:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “While we continue to engage with the Central Bank of Nigeria regarding obtaining a Payment Service Bank licence, we are fully harnessing opportunities that Super-Agent licence brings,” External link

dailytimes-NG Thursday, October 31, 2019 2:08:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “While we continue to engage with the Central Bank of Nigeria regarding obtaining a Payment Service Bank licence, we are fully harnessing opportunities that Super-Agent licence brings,” External link

nan Wednesday, October 30, 2019 10:30:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman added : “Through the network established by YDFS, MTN is in a position to broaden the availability of financial services for the under-served across the country. This marks a very important first step in leveraging our infrastructure to scale our fintech initiatives. We have also applied for a Payment Service Bank License, which will enable us in time to offer a broader and deeper range of financial services to those communities, and we remain hopeful we will receive approval shortly,” External link

ngrguardiannews Wednesday, August 7, 2019 8:10:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman added : “Through the network established by YDFS, MTN is in a position to broaden the availability of financial services for the under-served across the country. This marks a very important first step in leveraging our infrastructure to scale our fintech initiatives. We have also applied for a Payment Service Bank License, which will enable us in time to offer a broader and deeper range of financial services to those communities, and we remain hopeful we will receive approval shortly,” External link

guardian-ng Wednesday, August 7, 2019 7:50:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “Through the network established by YDFS, MTN is in a position to broaden the availability of financial services for the under-served across the country. This marks a very important first step in leveraging our infrastructure to scale our fintech initiatives,” “We have also applied for a Payment Service Bank Licence, which will enable us in time to offer a broader and deeper range of financial services to those communities and we remain hopeful we will receive approval shortly,” External link

africanbusinessmagazine Tuesday, July 30, 2019 5:33:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “Through the network established by YDFS, MTN is in a position to broaden the availability of financial services for the under-served across the country,” “This marks a very important first step in leveraging our infrastructure to scale our Fintech initiatives” External link

ngrguardiannews Tuesday, July 30, 2019 2:23:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “Through the network established by YDFS, MTN is in a position to broaden the availability of financial services for the under-served across the country,” “This marks a very important first step in leveraging our infrastructure to scale our Fintech initiatives” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, July 30, 2019 1:48:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : "Through the network established by YDFS, MTN is in a position to broaden the availability of financial services for the under-served across the country. This marks a very important first step in leveraging our infrastructure to scale our Fintech initiatives," "We have also applied for a Payment Service Bank Licence, which will enable us in time to offer a broader and deeper range of financial services to those communities and we remain hopeful we will receive approval shortly," External link

4-traders Tuesday, July 30, 2019 10:27:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “We added 3.3 million customers to our network, increasing our subscriber base to 61.5 million. Pleasingly, we saw data subscribers increase in the period by 2.1 million to 20.7 million,” External link

iol Monday, July 29, 2019 1:45:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “Our recent work to revamp our data prices and accelerate our 4G network has put us in a strong competitive position to offer more value to our customers, supporting data and voice revenue growth which will ultimately strengthen our business,” External link

iol Monday, July 29, 2019 1:45:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “Our focus is to build a sustainable base of active digital users in order to boost revenue growth,” External link

iol Monday, July 29, 2019 1:45:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “The listing demonstrates our commitment to the Nigerian market and provides local investors with an opportunity to participate in and benefit from the company's growth prospects,” External link

iol Monday, July 29, 2019 1:45:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said ( about Srinivas Rao ) : “I am thrilled that Srinivas is joining our team. He is a proven leader, with a solid track record whose knowledge and experience, will serve us well, accelerating our digital agenda” External link

leadership Thursday, July 18, 2019 4:18:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “We are grateful to customers for their loyalty, and to our people, our partners and our regulators for the opportunity to continue to contribute to Nigeria’s growth story. We are only beginning to tap into the opportunities that connectivity enables and are fully focused on investing to connect every Nigerian, and to make social innovations like mobile electricity and high impact mobile solutions in education, healthcare and agriculture available in communities everywhere,” External link

thenationonlineng Monday, May 20, 2019 3:04:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “We live and we work in Nigeria, now we are also listed in Nigeria,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, May 19, 2019 9:08:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman told : “We're looking at mobile money, which has huge potential not only for now but for the future,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, May 19, 2019 9:08:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said ( about Nigeria Communications Limited ) : “We (MTN) have enjoyed remarkable funding support from Nigeria’s financial institutions since our first facility in 2003. This has been critical to the development of one of the largest telecoms network in Africa, with over 60 million subscribers,” External link

premiumtimesng Sunday, May 19, 2019 12:45:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “We have enjoyed remarkable funding support for Nigeria’s financial institutions since our first facility in 2003 and this has been critical to the development of the largest telecommunications network in Africa,” External link

premiumtimesng Friday, May 17, 2019 11:38:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “We believe in this market and we are here to stay,” External link

thisdayonline Friday, May 17, 2019 10:26:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “We believe in this market and we are here to stay,” External link

leadership Thursday, May 16, 2019 8:39:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : "We live and we work in Nigeria, now we are also listed in Nigeria," External link

pulse Thursday, May 16, 2019 8:27:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman told : "We're looking at mobile money, which has huge potential, not only for now but for the future," External link

pulse Thursday, May 16, 2019 8:27:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman added : “We appreciate the continued support afforded us by the government, regulators and people of this great nation. In particular, I would like to thank the staff and management of MTN Nigeria who worked tirelessly to make this day possible. This is just the beginning, we still intend to pursue a future Public Offer giving more Nigerians greater access to the MTN opportunity,” External link

thisdayonline Wednesday, May 15, 2019 11:39:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “We look forward to continuing our engagement with the SEC and NSE to take forward the listing process,” External link

nan Wednesday, May 8, 2019 6:04:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “We look forward to continuing our engagement with the SEC and NSE to take forward the listing process,” External link

tribuneonlineng Monday, May 6, 2019 7:19:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman explained : “Our conversion to a Plc is a major step towards listing by introduction on the Nigerian Stock Exchange in the first half of 2019. It is a reaffirmation of our long-term commitment to expanding investment opportunities for Nigerians, in addition to providing everyday services to them. We look forward to continuing our engagement with the SEC and NSE to take forward the listing process” External link

thisdayonline Sunday, May 5, 2019 7:41:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said ( about Commission ) : “Our conversion to a Plc is a major step towards listing by introduction on the Nigerian Stock Exchange in the first half of 2019. It is a reaffirmation of our long-term commitment to expanding investment opportunities for Nigerians, in addition to providing everyday services to them. We look forward to continuing our engagement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and NSE to take forward the listing process” External link

thisdayonline Sunday, April 28, 2019 8:49:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “Nigeria is one of the largest markets within MTN’s portfolio and central to its growth strategy” External link

nan Thursday, April 25, 2019 10:45:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “Nigeria is one of the largest markets within the MTN portfolio and central to its growth strategy” External link

thenationonlineng Thursday, April 25, 2019 3:34:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “We understand how access to the opportunities enabled by the internet can open up new industries even in the remotest areas of our country. Thus, we will continue to focus on delivering social innovations like mobile electricity, financial services for all, and leveraging our technology as a vehicle to enable high-impact mobile solutions in education, health and agriculture in our communities-urban and rural” External link

thisdayonline Friday, March 8, 2019 6:51:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “Thus, we will continue to focus on delivering social innovations like mobile electricity, financial services for all; and leveraging our technology as a vehicle to enable high-impact mobile solutions in education, health and agriculture in our communities – urban and rural” External link

leadership Thursday, March 7, 2019 5:47:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said ( about Amina Oyagbola ) : "Despite the added task of overseeing the Human Resource function, Amina discharged her responsibilities creditably, contributing immensely to the amicable resolution of the issues by all the parties," External link

dailytrust Tuesday, December 27, 2016 4:24:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman wrote ( about Amina Oyagbola ) : “In 2015, Amina was appointed Corporate Services Executive in addition to her role as HR Executive, to provide guidance towards the resolution of the NCC fine, which is arguably the most significant challenge to the organization to date. She was an important interface and member of the negotiating team that helped to resolve the crisis amicably, and mitigate the negative impact on shareholder value and corporate reputation” External link

saharareporters Sunday, December 25, 2016 4:05:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman concluded : “Besides, the requirement to issue a CCI within 24 hours of conversion is an administrative requirement. As such, the CBN has the authority, and indeed we believe, approved the banks’ applications to issue CCIs outside the recommended time frame,” External link

leadership Tuesday, October 25, 2016 6:11:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : "Often for various reasons (such as not having all the required documentation for instance), it is not possible to issue a CCI within 24 hours, and the Central Bank of Nigeria's Forex Manual contemplates such situations by asking that the banks refer to the CBN for approval. Besides, the requirement to issue a CCI within 24 hours of conversion is an administrative requirement. As such, the CBN has the authority, and indeed we believe, approved the banks' applications to issue CCIs outside the recommended time frame," External link

allafrica Monday, October 24, 2016 9:31:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “Often for various reasons (such as not having all the required documentation for instance), it is not possible to issue a CCI within 24 hours, and the Central Bank of Nigeria’s Forex Manual contemplates such situations by asking that the banks refer to the CBN for approval. Besides, the requirement to issue a CCI within 24 hours of conversion is an administrative requirement. As such, the CBN has the authority, and indeed we believe, approved the banks’ applications to issue CCIs outside the recommended time frame,” External link

dailytrust Monday, October 24, 2016 5:37:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “There was no intention to flout the rule and regulation. The 24-hour rule is not in all cases practicable and it is almost impossible to comply with,” External link

4-traders Sunday, October 23, 2016 8:06:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : "MTN categorically denies all suggestions that its bankers in strict violation of the FEMM Act (Foreign Exchange (Monitoring and Miscellaneous Act) and Foreign Exchange Manual, repatriated $13.92 billion illegally out of Nigeria," External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, October 22, 2016 2:47:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “MTN categorically denies all suggestions that its bankers in strict violation of the FEMM Act (Foreign Exchange (Monitoring and Miscellaneous Act) and Foreign Exchange Manual, repatriated $13.92 billion illegally out of Nigeria,” External link

onlinenigeria Friday, October 21, 2016 6:23:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “The CBN has the authority, and indeed we believe, approved the banks’ applications to issue CCIs outside the recommended time frame,” External link

bloomberg Friday, October 21, 2016 3:10:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : "MTN categorically denies all suggestions that its bankers in strict violation of the FEMM Act (Foreign Exchange (Monitoring and Miscellaneous Act) and Foreign Exchange Manual, repatriated $13.92 billion illegally out of Nigeria," External link

myjoyonline Friday, October 21, 2016 4:50:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : "MTN categorically denies all suggestions that its bankers in strict violation of the FEMM Act (Foreign Exchange (Monitoring and Miscellaneous Act) and Foreign Exchange Manual, repatriated $13.92 billion illegally out of Nigeria," External link

reuters-af Thursday, October 20, 2016 8:21:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “The allegations made against MTN are completely unfounded and without any merit” External link

thetimes-za Thursday, October 6, 2016 12:33:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : "The allegations made against MTN Nigeria are completely unfounded and without any merit," External link

allafrica Thursday, September 29, 2016 2:07:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “The allegations made against MTN Nigeria are completely unfounded and without any merit,” External link

dailytrust Thursday, September 29, 2016 5:20:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “The allegations made against MTNN are completely unfounded and without any merit” External link

enca Wednesday, September 28, 2016 11:48:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “Indeed, MTN is fully aligned and supports the NCC’s objective to deliver broadband services to present and future generations of subscribers, in line with the National Broadband Plan of 2013,” External link

ngrguardiannews Wednesday, September 28, 2016 8:15:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : "Awobodu's appointment is indeed a strong reflection of the MTN talent management creed; Management's commitment to it and the quality and abundance of talent in MTN Nigeria" External link

allafrica Saturday, July 9, 2016 4:51:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : "Awobodu's appointment is indeed a strong reflection of the MTN talent management creed; Management's commitment to it and the quality and abundance of talent in MTN Nigeria" External link

onlinenigeria Friday, July 8, 2016 2:01:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : "Awobodu's appointment is indeed a strong reflection of the MTN talent management creed; Management's commitment to it and the quality and abundance of talent in MTN Nigeria" External link

allafrica Friday, July 8, 2016 1:25:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “Our subscribers, especially those in clustered areas such as the major cities, can expect distinct improvements in browsing speed, quality and experience.This means that they will have fast access to high definition video streaming as well as conferencing and calling, lag-free music streaming, and improved data uploads and downloads,” External link

leadership Tuesday, July 5, 2016 8:50:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman stated : "After complying with all the requirements for the 2.6GHz auction and making the licence payment of N18.96 billion to the NCC, MTN has been issued a letter of award. With the 2.6 GHz band, we expect to roll out and provide the full range of LTE services to Nigerians, empowering Nigeria with the latest mobile broadband technology" External link

allafrica Monday, July 4, 2016 1:20:00 PM EAT



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Ferdi Moolman

Last updated on 2016-09-28T11:06+0300.

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Ferdi Moolman said : “Following a decline in voice and an acceleration in data during lockdowns in Q2, we have seen a normalisation of traffic as restrictions have been removed, with a recovery in voice traffic and continued growth in data. This has supported a 13.9% growth in service revenue, with an acceleration of growth to 16.5% in Q3 specifically,” External link

vanguardngr Thursday, October 29, 2020 1:37:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “MTN has always spearheaded programmes to uplift small and medium businesses in Nigeria. The Revv Programme is our way of standing with SMEs in their journey to rise through these challenging times. We are positive this will assist them with the digital skill sets necessary to continue to thrive,” External link

guardian-ng Wednesday, August 26, 2020 6:02:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “MTN has always spearheaded programmes to uplift small and medium businesses in Nigeria. The Revv Programme is our way of standing with SMEs in their journey to rise through these challenging times. We are positive this will assist them with the digital skill sets necessary to continue to thrive,” External link

ngrguardiannews Wednesday, August 26, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “We believe that at this time when many businesses are at their most vulnerable and with a rapidly changing business environment, it is important that alongside the Federal Government, other businesses strongly position themselves to support SMEs as a foundation to the growth of a stronger economy going into 2021 and beyond. MTN has always spearheaded programmes to uplift small and medium businesses in Nigeria. The RevvProgramme is our way of standing with SMEs in their journey to rise through these challenging times. We are positive this will assist them with the digital skill sets necessary to continue to thrive,” External link

thenationonlineng Thursday, August 20, 2020 8:10:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “Following a strong first quarter, we experienced a challenging operating environment in the second quarter characterised by COVID-19 induced lock downs and the broader macro-economic impact it has had. Despite this, we have maintained double-digit service revenue growth of 12.6 per cent for H1, driven by strong growth in our key revenue lines” External link

leadership Tuesday, August 4, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “Having entered the third and final month of this, I am hugely encouraged that so many people nation-wide have made use of the service. The three billion-plus text messages sent so far reflects the importance of communication during times like this, especially for the most vulnerable amongst us. I am grateful to our government and regulators, partners and employees for the roles they have played in making the delivery of this service possible, and encourage our subscribers to continue to make use of it until the end of June” External link

vanguardngr Wednesday, June 24, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “Having entered the third and final month of this, I am hugely encouraged that so many people nation-wide have made use of the service. The three billion-plus text messages sent so far reflects the importance of communication during times like this, especially for the most vulnerable amongst us. I am grateful to our government and regulators, partners and employees for the roles they have played in making the delivery of this service possible, and encourage our subscribers to continue to make use of it until the end of June” External link

ngrguardiannews Wednesday, June 24, 2020 1:21:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “Having entered the third and final month of this, I am hugely encouraged that so many people nation-wide have made use of the service. The three billion-plus text messages sent so far reflects the importance of communication during times like this, especially for the most vulnerable amongst us. I am grateful to our government and regulators, partners and employees for the roles they have played in making the delivery of this service possible, and encourage our subscribers to continue to make use of it until the end of June” External link

guardian-ng Wednesday, June 24, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman added : “Cash collateralized letters of credit, forwards contracts, and favourable credit rating with major partners and vendors will make funding relatively easy for us, but we will also be cautious in our approach to limit foreign currency exposure” External link

tribuneonlineng Tuesday, May 19, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “We closed the year with 132 cities covered by 4G and became the first mobile network operator in West Africa to demonstrate the capability of 5G technology,” “We are excited about its potential for our customers and the country’s national development plans. We maintained our leadership position in network net promoter score (NPS) as we continue to invest to improve service quality and drive expansion and innovation” External link

tribuneonlineng Tuesday, May 19, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman added : “Cash collateralised Letters of Credit, Forwards contracts, and favourable credit rating with major partners and vendors will make funding relatively easy for us, but we will also be cautious in our approach to limit foreign currency exposure,” External link

leadership Tuesday, May 19, 2020 10:06:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “We closed the year with 132 cities covered by 4G and became the first mobile network operator in West Africa to demonstrate the capability of 5G technology,” External link

leadership Tuesday, May 19, 2020 10:06:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “Due to the nature of our business, we always have to keep up and innovate new technology which is capital intensive, our target is to have coverage across the country and a minimum of 4G network service across all locations” External link

thenationonlineng Tuesday, May 19, 2020 8:50:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “We closed the year with 132 cities covered by 4G and became the first mobile network operator in West Africa to demonstrate the capability of 5G technology,” “We are excited about its potential for our customers and the country’s national development plans” External link

thenationonlineng Tuesday, May 19, 2020 8:50:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “The remainder of the year will be shaped by the impact of these developments, which remains highly uncertain at this time,” External link

iol Thursday, April 30, 2020 3:37:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “This may persist with the extension of the lockdown, and continued macroeconomic and other challenges,” External link

iol Thursday, April 30, 2020 3:37:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “We saw strong growth in digital and fintech revenue with digital revenue growing by 63.7%, while fintech was up by 36.1%. Our mobile money network has grown to 178,000, adding 70,000 agents during the quarter,” External link

dailytimes-NG Thursday, April 30, 2020 10:23:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “What we are facing is unprecedented in our lifetime, we need to stand together to fight this,” External link

thenationonlineng Tuesday, April 21, 2020 4:47:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “We are very pleased with the decision of the AGF and we commend him for his wisdom. We maintain our dedication to building and maintaining cordial relationships with all regulatory authorities in Nigeria and remain fully committed to meeting our fiscal responsibilities and contributing to the social and economic development of Nigeria” External link

thisdayonline Saturday, January 11, 2020 7:44:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman stated : “And we remain fully committed to meeting our fiscal responsibilities and contributions to the social and economic development of Nigeria,” External link

premiumtimesng Friday, January 10, 2020 10:57:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman stated : “And we remain fully committed to meeting our fiscal responsibilities and contributions to the social and economic development of Nigeria,” External link

guardian-ng Friday, January 10, 2020 10:51:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman stated : “And we remain fully committed to meeting our fiscal responsibilities and contributions to the social and economic development of Nigeria,” External link

ngrguardiannews Friday, January 10, 2020 10:38:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman added : “Also key to this achievement are our equipment vendors who shared our vision, and whose capabilities were brought to bear in making the 5G trials across the country a reality. We are grateful for these partners, our customers and everyone who made it possible,” External link

thisdayonline Thursday, December 19, 2019 6:08:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “As a result, we have begun to see promising results with active data subscriber net additions of 1.6 million and 4G population coverage at over 35 per cent in 64 cities. Data traffic volume also increased by over 68 per cent, while data revenue rose by 34.9 per cent year on year,” External link

thisdayonline Thursday, October 31, 2019 7:18:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said ( about Voice ) : “Service revenue grew in line with our medium-term double-digit guidance to N854.9 billion (+12.1 per cent), driven by increases of 10.1 per cent and 34.9 per cent respectively in voice and data revenue. Voice remains a key contributor to service revenue at 73.5 per cent (Q3 2018: 74.8 per cent), with its growth supported by an increase in subscribers, relatively stable tariffs and our targeted segment offerings using our customer value management toolkit” External link

thisdayonline Thursday, October 31, 2019 7:18:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “While we continue to engage with the Central Bank of Nigeria regarding obtaining a Payment Service Bank licence, we are fully harnessing opportunities that Super-Agent licence brings,” External link

dailytimes-NG Thursday, October 31, 2019 2:08:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “While we continue to engage with the Central Bank of Nigeria regarding obtaining a Payment Service Bank licence, we are fully harnessing opportunities that Super-Agent licence brings,” External link

nan Wednesday, October 30, 2019 10:30:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman added : “Through the network established by YDFS, MTN is in a position to broaden the availability of financial services for the under-served across the country. This marks a very important first step in leveraging our infrastructure to scale our fintech initiatives. We have also applied for a Payment Service Bank License, which will enable us in time to offer a broader and deeper range of financial services to those communities, and we remain hopeful we will receive approval shortly,” External link

ngrguardiannews Wednesday, August 7, 2019 8:10:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman added : “Through the network established by YDFS, MTN is in a position to broaden the availability of financial services for the under-served across the country. This marks a very important first step in leveraging our infrastructure to scale our fintech initiatives. We have also applied for a Payment Service Bank License, which will enable us in time to offer a broader and deeper range of financial services to those communities, and we remain hopeful we will receive approval shortly,” External link

guardian-ng Wednesday, August 7, 2019 7:50:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “Through the network established by YDFS, MTN is in a position to broaden the availability of financial services for the under-served across the country. This marks a very important first step in leveraging our infrastructure to scale our fintech initiatives,” “We have also applied for a Payment Service Bank Licence, which will enable us in time to offer a broader and deeper range of financial services to those communities and we remain hopeful we will receive approval shortly,” External link

africanbusinessmagazine Tuesday, July 30, 2019 5:33:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “Through the network established by YDFS, MTN is in a position to broaden the availability of financial services for the under-served across the country,” “This marks a very important first step in leveraging our infrastructure to scale our Fintech initiatives” External link

ngrguardiannews Tuesday, July 30, 2019 2:23:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “Through the network established by YDFS, MTN is in a position to broaden the availability of financial services for the under-served across the country,” “This marks a very important first step in leveraging our infrastructure to scale our Fintech initiatives” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, July 30, 2019 1:48:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : "Through the network established by YDFS, MTN is in a position to broaden the availability of financial services for the under-served across the country. This marks a very important first step in leveraging our infrastructure to scale our Fintech initiatives," "We have also applied for a Payment Service Bank Licence, which will enable us in time to offer a broader and deeper range of financial services to those communities and we remain hopeful we will receive approval shortly," External link

4-traders Tuesday, July 30, 2019 10:27:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “We added 3.3 million customers to our network, increasing our subscriber base to 61.5 million. Pleasingly, we saw data subscribers increase in the period by 2.1 million to 20.7 million,” External link

iol Monday, July 29, 2019 1:45:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “Our recent work to revamp our data prices and accelerate our 4G network has put us in a strong competitive position to offer more value to our customers, supporting data and voice revenue growth which will ultimately strengthen our business,” External link

iol Monday, July 29, 2019 1:45:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “Our focus is to build a sustainable base of active digital users in order to boost revenue growth,” External link

iol Monday, July 29, 2019 1:45:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “The listing demonstrates our commitment to the Nigerian market and provides local investors with an opportunity to participate in and benefit from the company's growth prospects,” External link

iol Monday, July 29, 2019 1:45:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said ( about Srinivas Rao ) : “I am thrilled that Srinivas is joining our team. He is a proven leader, with a solid track record whose knowledge and experience, will serve us well, accelerating our digital agenda” External link

leadership Thursday, July 18, 2019 4:18:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “We are grateful to customers for their loyalty, and to our people, our partners and our regulators for the opportunity to continue to contribute to Nigeria’s growth story. We are only beginning to tap into the opportunities that connectivity enables and are fully focused on investing to connect every Nigerian, and to make social innovations like mobile electricity and high impact mobile solutions in education, healthcare and agriculture available in communities everywhere,” External link

thenationonlineng Monday, May 20, 2019 3:04:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “We live and we work in Nigeria, now we are also listed in Nigeria,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, May 19, 2019 9:08:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman told : “We're looking at mobile money, which has huge potential not only for now but for the future,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, May 19, 2019 9:08:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said ( about Nigeria Communications Limited ) : “We (MTN) have enjoyed remarkable funding support from Nigeria’s financial institutions since our first facility in 2003. This has been critical to the development of one of the largest telecoms network in Africa, with over 60 million subscribers,” External link

premiumtimesng Sunday, May 19, 2019 12:45:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “We have enjoyed remarkable funding support for Nigeria’s financial institutions since our first facility in 2003 and this has been critical to the development of the largest telecommunications network in Africa,” External link

premiumtimesng Friday, May 17, 2019 11:38:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “We believe in this market and we are here to stay,” External link

thisdayonline Friday, May 17, 2019 10:26:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “We believe in this market and we are here to stay,” External link

leadership Thursday, May 16, 2019 8:39:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : "We live and we work in Nigeria, now we are also listed in Nigeria," External link

pulse Thursday, May 16, 2019 8:27:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman told : "We're looking at mobile money, which has huge potential, not only for now but for the future," External link

pulse Thursday, May 16, 2019 8:27:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman added : “We appreciate the continued support afforded us by the government, regulators and people of this great nation. In particular, I would like to thank the staff and management of MTN Nigeria who worked tirelessly to make this day possible. This is just the beginning, we still intend to pursue a future Public Offer giving more Nigerians greater access to the MTN opportunity,” External link

thisdayonline Wednesday, May 15, 2019 11:39:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “We look forward to continuing our engagement with the SEC and NSE to take forward the listing process,” External link

nan Wednesday, May 8, 2019 6:04:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “We look forward to continuing our engagement with the SEC and NSE to take forward the listing process,” External link

tribuneonlineng Monday, May 6, 2019 7:19:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman explained : “Our conversion to a Plc is a major step towards listing by introduction on the Nigerian Stock Exchange in the first half of 2019. It is a reaffirmation of our long-term commitment to expanding investment opportunities for Nigerians, in addition to providing everyday services to them. We look forward to continuing our engagement with the SEC and NSE to take forward the listing process” External link

thisdayonline Sunday, May 5, 2019 7:41:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said ( about Commission ) : “Our conversion to a Plc is a major step towards listing by introduction on the Nigerian Stock Exchange in the first half of 2019. It is a reaffirmation of our long-term commitment to expanding investment opportunities for Nigerians, in addition to providing everyday services to them. We look forward to continuing our engagement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and NSE to take forward the listing process” External link

thisdayonline Sunday, April 28, 2019 8:49:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “Nigeria is one of the largest markets within MTN’s portfolio and central to its growth strategy” External link

nan Thursday, April 25, 2019 10:45:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “Nigeria is one of the largest markets within the MTN portfolio and central to its growth strategy” External link

thenationonlineng Thursday, April 25, 2019 3:34:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “We understand how access to the opportunities enabled by the internet can open up new industries even in the remotest areas of our country. Thus, we will continue to focus on delivering social innovations like mobile electricity, financial services for all, and leveraging our technology as a vehicle to enable high-impact mobile solutions in education, health and agriculture in our communities-urban and rural” External link

thisdayonline Friday, March 8, 2019 6:51:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “Thus, we will continue to focus on delivering social innovations like mobile electricity, financial services for all; and leveraging our technology as a vehicle to enable high-impact mobile solutions in education, health and agriculture in our communities – urban and rural” External link

leadership Thursday, March 7, 2019 5:47:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said ( about Amina Oyagbola ) : "Despite the added task of overseeing the Human Resource function, Amina discharged her responsibilities creditably, contributing immensely to the amicable resolution of the issues by all the parties," External link

dailytrust Tuesday, December 27, 2016 4:24:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman wrote ( about Amina Oyagbola ) : “In 2015, Amina was appointed Corporate Services Executive in addition to her role as HR Executive, to provide guidance towards the resolution of the NCC fine, which is arguably the most significant challenge to the organization to date. She was an important interface and member of the negotiating team that helped to resolve the crisis amicably, and mitigate the negative impact on shareholder value and corporate reputation” External link

saharareporters Sunday, December 25, 2016 4:05:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman concluded : “Besides, the requirement to issue a CCI within 24 hours of conversion is an administrative requirement. As such, the CBN has the authority, and indeed we believe, approved the banks’ applications to issue CCIs outside the recommended time frame,” External link

leadership Tuesday, October 25, 2016 6:11:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : "Often for various reasons (such as not having all the required documentation for instance), it is not possible to issue a CCI within 24 hours, and the Central Bank of Nigeria's Forex Manual contemplates such situations by asking that the banks refer to the CBN for approval. Besides, the requirement to issue a CCI within 24 hours of conversion is an administrative requirement. As such, the CBN has the authority, and indeed we believe, approved the banks' applications to issue CCIs outside the recommended time frame," External link

allafrica Monday, October 24, 2016 9:31:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “Often for various reasons (such as not having all the required documentation for instance), it is not possible to issue a CCI within 24 hours, and the Central Bank of Nigeria’s Forex Manual contemplates such situations by asking that the banks refer to the CBN for approval. Besides, the requirement to issue a CCI within 24 hours of conversion is an administrative requirement. As such, the CBN has the authority, and indeed we believe, approved the banks’ applications to issue CCIs outside the recommended time frame,” External link

dailytrust Monday, October 24, 2016 5:37:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “There was no intention to flout the rule and regulation. The 24-hour rule is not in all cases practicable and it is almost impossible to comply with,” External link

4-traders Sunday, October 23, 2016 8:06:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : "MTN categorically denies all suggestions that its bankers in strict violation of the FEMM Act (Foreign Exchange (Monitoring and Miscellaneous Act) and Foreign Exchange Manual, repatriated $13.92 billion illegally out of Nigeria," External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, October 22, 2016 2:47:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “MTN categorically denies all suggestions that its bankers in strict violation of the FEMM Act (Foreign Exchange (Monitoring and Miscellaneous Act) and Foreign Exchange Manual, repatriated $13.92 billion illegally out of Nigeria,” External link

onlinenigeria Friday, October 21, 2016 6:23:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “The CBN has the authority, and indeed we believe, approved the banks’ applications to issue CCIs outside the recommended time frame,” External link

bloomberg Friday, October 21, 2016 3:10:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : "MTN categorically denies all suggestions that its bankers in strict violation of the FEMM Act (Foreign Exchange (Monitoring and Miscellaneous Act) and Foreign Exchange Manual, repatriated $13.92 billion illegally out of Nigeria," External link

myjoyonline Friday, October 21, 2016 4:50:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : "MTN categorically denies all suggestions that its bankers in strict violation of the FEMM Act (Foreign Exchange (Monitoring and Miscellaneous Act) and Foreign Exchange Manual, repatriated $13.92 billion illegally out of Nigeria," External link

reuters-af Thursday, October 20, 2016 8:21:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “The allegations made against MTN are completely unfounded and without any merit” External link

thetimes-za Thursday, October 6, 2016 12:33:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : "The allegations made against MTN Nigeria are completely unfounded and without any merit," External link

allafrica Thursday, September 29, 2016 2:07:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “The allegations made against MTN Nigeria are completely unfounded and without any merit,” External link

dailytrust Thursday, September 29, 2016 5:20:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “The allegations made against MTNN are completely unfounded and without any merit” External link

enca Wednesday, September 28, 2016 11:48:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “Indeed, MTN is fully aligned and supports the NCC’s objective to deliver broadband services to present and future generations of subscribers, in line with the National Broadband Plan of 2013,” External link

ngrguardiannews Wednesday, September 28, 2016 8:15:00 AM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : "Awobodu's appointment is indeed a strong reflection of the MTN talent management creed; Management's commitment to it and the quality and abundance of talent in MTN Nigeria" External link

allafrica Saturday, July 9, 2016 4:51:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : "Awobodu's appointment is indeed a strong reflection of the MTN talent management creed; Management's commitment to it and the quality and abundance of talent in MTN Nigeria" External link

onlinenigeria Friday, July 8, 2016 2:01:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : "Awobodu's appointment is indeed a strong reflection of the MTN talent management creed; Management's commitment to it and the quality and abundance of talent in MTN Nigeria" External link

allafrica Friday, July 8, 2016 1:25:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman said : “Our subscribers, especially those in clustered areas such as the major cities, can expect distinct improvements in browsing speed, quality and experience.This means that they will have fast access to high definition video streaming as well as conferencing and calling, lag-free music streaming, and improved data uploads and downloads,” External link

leadership Tuesday, July 5, 2016 8:50:00 PM EAT

Ferdi Moolman stated : "After complying with all the requirements for the 2.6GHz auction and making the licence payment of N18.96 billion to the NCC, MTN has been issued a letter of award. With the 2.6 GHz band, we expect to roll out and provide the full range of LTE services to Nigerians, empowering Nigeria with the latest mobile broadband technology" External link

allafrica Monday, July 4, 2016 1:20:00 PM EAT



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