Total prepaid mobile voice subscriptions increased from 179, 249, 965 in December 2019 to 199, 043, 508 in December 2020, indicating an increase of 11.04 per cent in the period.
Stakeholders have stated that data centre operators across Africa are investing in expanding their footprint to power the explosive growth in data consumption and digital services fuelled by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nigeria currently controls $285.8 million of the combined African domestic and international global business services (GBS) sub-sector estimated to be $15.1 billion and expected to grow to $19.8 billion by 2023.
The Federal Government and other industry stakeholders have partnered to increase efficiency and service delivery through e-Government adoption.
Sokoto, Kebbi, three others witness service disruptions as Zamfara’s 2.1 million phone users lose access
With mobile network operators (MNOs) having complied with Federal Government’s (FG) order to shut down services in Zamfara State, some 2.1 million subscribers in the state have been cut off from the networks.
Though activation of new Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) cards rose between June and July, the increase did not push up the Internet usage on both narrow and broadband technology platforms.
Telecommunications firm, MTN has promised to invest N600 billion in the sector over the next three years. MTN however, appealed to state governments to ensured that broadband access expands to underserved and unserved areas.
Telecommunications firm, 9mobile has restated its support for youth entrepreneurship and innovation, urging Nigerian youths to take advantage of the incredible opportunities that technology offers to optimize their businesses....
Internet Service Provider, Tizeti, has pledged to support Nigeria and other African startup ISPs with a $5m venture fund for expanding Internet access across the continent.
As part of activities to mark its 18 years of operations in Nigeria, Globacom has unveiled Glo TV, a television streaming service on web, IOS and Android apps, providing Video on Demand, catch-up contents and watching of live linear TV.
Despite opportunities the telecommunications revolutions have offered the country this 20 years, especially with 297 million telephone lines connected, insecurity and low financial inclusion remain key challenges yet to be addressed.