The growth in telecommunications subscriptions that started since January this year took an impressive turn as Nigerians activated 11.2 million lines on the GSM networks in April.
Annecto Telecom and Perpetual Communications Limited have announced that PCL has selected Annecto Telecom as its exclusive technical and trading partner to provide voice, data, SMS and VAS aggregation services in Nigeria.
MTN Group added 4.1 million new subscribers in the first quarter, ending March with a total of 221.3 million in 22 countries across Africa and the Middle East.
The Value Added Services (VAS), segment of the telecom market in Nigeria has recorded the sum of $200 million revenue as at first quarter this year, Prof. Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice-Chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said.
The Nigerian High Court has stopped the sale of 9mobile following opposition to the deal by some shareholders of the company.
Nigeria’s technology space is set to witness experiential platform with the unveiling of TechFest by Diamond Bank Plc in partnership with MTN, Visa, Microsoft, NIBSS, Deloitte and Touche, Interswitch and Beat FM.
MTN Nigeria and Huawei have completed commercial deployment of the RuralStar 2.0 solution. The project provides low-cost long-distance voice and mobile broadband services for remote rural areas in Nigeria, helping to connect the unconnected.
Globacom has announced an offer that benefits its teeming subscribers. The bundle offer comprises the network’s mini router, Glo MiFi, with 16 gigabytes of data for N16,000.
MTN Group, Africa's biggest mobile phone operator, has said that it assigned a $231 million shareholder loan to phone tower group, IHS Holding Ltd, impacting its 2017 profits.
The conclusion of the sale process of 9mobile has been postponed till January 16, 2018, by both the Central Bank of Nigeria and the Nigerian Communications Commission.