PRESS RELEASE: MTN Initiates Major Digital Transformation with Oracle Cloud Applications
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 13th FEBRUARY 2019, African Press Association (APA) –: South Africa based mobile telecommunications major; has chosen Oracle Cloud Applications to drive one of the largest digital
transformations in the global telecom industry across all its core business operations.
The implementation will help MTN drive efficiency, scale operations and integration across its local and regional operations.
“MTN and Oracle partnered in 2018 to complete the design of the Oracle Cloud Applications. 2019 focuses on finalising the build and deploying across our markets,” said Belinda O’ Neil, Executive Boost, MTN.
The Oracle suite of cloud applications will also help MTN improve working capital through efficiencies in inventory management and reduce obsolescence.
The implementation will drive further productivity through automation, self-service, IoT and mobile application capabilities; besides also enhancing management visibility across all business operations for real time performance measurement.
“With clear signs of economic recovery across key African markets, MTN’s decision to undertake large scale digital transformation will be instrumental in achieving strategic business objectives,” said Arun Khehar, Senior Vice President – Business Applications, ECEMEA, Oracle. “We are confident that the deployment of the Oracle Cloud enabled digital core will help MTN deliver value for all stakeholders and create differentiation needed to achieve market leadership.”
Under this initiative, MTN will implement Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP); Supply Chain Management (SCM); Enterprise Performance
Management (EPM); Customer Experience (CX); Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Oracle Service Cloud solutions.
Distributed by African Press Association (APA) on behalf of MTN.
Jacqui O’Sullivan, Executive: Corporate Affairs, MTN SA Cell: 083 200 6274 / E-mail: Jacquio@mtn.com
Mthokozisi Ndlovu, Public Relations Specialist, MTN SA Cell: 083 209 2683 / E-mail: Mthokozisi.Ndlovu@mtn.com
ABOUT MTN GROUP
Launched in 1994, the MTN Group is a multinational telecommunications group, operating in 22 countries in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. The MTN Group is listed on the JSE Securities Exchange in South Africa under the share code: “MTN.” As of 30 June 2018, MTN recorded 223,4 million subscribers across its operations in Afghanistan, Benin, Botswana, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Guinea Republic, Iran, Liberia, Nigeria, Republic of Congo (Congo Brazzaville), Rwanda, South Africa, Sudan, South Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Uganda, Yemen and Zambia. Visit us at www.mtn.com or www.mtn.co.za
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