MTN Group is a South Africa-based multinational mobile telecommunications company, operating in many African and Middle Eastern countries.

MTN describes itself as "the leader in telecommunications in Africa and the Middle East" and as of early 2007 is active in 21 countries.

MTN Group's President and CEO is Phuthuma Nhleko. MTN acquired Investcom, thereby expanding to ten more countries, mainly under the Areeba and Spacetel brands.

'Dub The Dew': 15 Best Names From 4Chan's Prank On Pepsi, Mountain Dew

Mountain Dew and its parent company, Pepsi Co., launched a pretty pathetic attempt for a crowdsourcing campaign on Monday, called "Dub The Dew." Essentially, Mountain Dew and Pepsi wanted customers and fans to create, submit, and vote on names for the company's newest flavor, a "green-apple-infused beverage." Mountain Dew had essentially lobbed up a ball for any decent troll, either from 4Chan or Reddit or elsewhere, to spike it back at the company. And that's exactly what happ...

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