Telecoms user now 154.1 million, with decrease in MTN’s – NCC

Active telecommunication service users in Nigeria decreased from 155.1 million in January to 154. 1 million in February, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) made this...

LASU partners CSE, India on Data Development in Nigeria

Bothered by the seemingly dearth of data and inappropriate data management which has hitherto bedeviled developmental planning in Nigeria and Africa, Indian-based think tank,...

Airtel introduces ‘TRACE Plus’ streaming and download platform

Airtel Nigeria subscribers are in for exciting times as the telecommunication service provider partners with Africa’s foremost music media brand, TRACE, to launch a...

Global mobile user to increase 14 times by 2022, says Ericsson

Ericsson has disclosed that global mobile subscriptions would hit 1.03 billion by 2022 and 14 times increment in smartphone usage, with an estimated manufacturing...

N127 billion lost annually to Internet fraud – NCC

Nigeria is losing over N127bn yearly to cases of Internet frauds across all sectors of the economy, the Minister of Communications, Mr. Adebayo Shittu,...

Airtel launch ‘DataIsLife’ campaign to thrill users

Airtel Nigeria is to  thrill users with ‘Data is Life’. This  thematic Airtel Nigeria Campaign   #DataisLife. The campaign, which is already creating buzz across...

MTN needs to list on Nigerian bourse – Minister

The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, has urged MTN Nigeria to list its shares on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, describing it as important for...

MTN to pay dividends despite Nigerian loss

Africa’s biggest mobile phone operator MTN Group swung to its first annual loss in two decades on Thursday, hit by a regulatory fine in...

NCC warns mobile operators over unstable network service

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has read the riot act to Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) over the poor quality of service recorded on their...

Telecoms facilities to be declared as critical infrastructure

The Federal Government is to declare telecommunications facilities across the country as critical national infrastructure. The Minister of Communications, Mr. Adebayo Shittu, disclosed this at...

MTN pays N30 billion part of its fine

South African telecoms giant MTN has paid nearly $100m of a $1.7 bn fine for failing to disconnect unregistered SIM cards in Nigeria, officials...

Telcos may block Skype, WhatsApp calls, to hit revenue target

With the economic crisis in the country hitting businesses hard, telecommunication firms are opting for drastic measures to boost revenue, OZIOMA UBABUKOH writes Telecoms companies...

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