Telecoms operators end Q2 with 9.04% growth
Despite several challenges confronting telecoms operators individually and collectively in the country, there was an appreciable growth rate in quarter two. Quarter two, which ended in June showed that the Mobile Networks Operators (MNOs) combined saw a 6.12 per cent growth rate from 2.92 per cent in the first quarter of the year…
Man seeks compensation from Airtel, LASIMRA over farmland destruction
A farmer at Imota, Ikorodu Local Government Area, Lagos, Mr Akanji Shakiru Musa, has alleged that Airtel, in attempts to lay fibre optic cables on the road setbacks, dug trenches and destroyed his farmland and crops worth millions of naira.
Subscribers lodge 13, 880 complaints against telecoms operators
Telecoms subscribers in the country registered over 13,880 abuses against the Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) in quarter one, although complaints about poor services dropped during the period.. According to the Nigerian Telecoms Consumer Complaints Report Q1 2018 released yesterday by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), the number of complaints against MTN, Globacom, Airtel and 9Mobile…
Minister wants Airtel to simplify 4G connections
Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, has urged Airtel Nigeria, to simplify the process of connecting to the 4G network to ensure inclusiveness and also capture the interests of all telecom consumers regardless of income and social status.
Anto wins Airtel Touching Lives challenge
The Big brother Naija housemate, Anto, has emerged the winner of the Airtel Touching Lives challenge on Day 73 of the ongoing Big brother Naija show. The housemates were tasked to perform a selfless act of kindness towards one another sponsored by Airtel Touching Lives, a CSR initiative of Airtel Nigeria. This was an opportunity…
NCC, NOTAP, others commend Airtel on 4G launch
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP) and Senate Committee on Communications have commended Airtel Nigeria for launching its 4G LTE – aimed at providing fast and reliable internet for Nigerians. The Chairman of NCC, Senator Olabiyi Durojaiye, in his remark at a consumer launch event held recently in…
‘Airtel, nTel get more Internet subscriptions in Q3 2017’
The duo of Airtel and nTel raked in the highest number of Internet subscriptions in the third quarter, 2017. According to the Nigeria Bureau Statistics (NBS) report for Q3, 2017, released last weekend, the GSM platform remained the most dominant means of accessing the Internet for subscribers in Nigeria. The report showed that…
Operators share 1.55m new subscribers in November 2017
About 1.55 million new telecommunications subscribers were registered and shared by the quartet of MTN, Globacom, Airtel and 9Mobile in November 2017.
Airtel announces love charity initiative
In the spirit of the Yuletide season, telecoms services provider, Airtel Nigeria, has partnered with Chicken Republic, a subsidiary of Food Concepts Plc, to feed over 5,000 less privileged Nigerians as part of its yearly Corporate Social Responsibility initiative dubbed, ‘Airtel Five Days of Love.’ The initiative startedf yesterday at the BRT Bus Park, Obalende…
Airtel impacts on 25 families in ”Touching Lives” initiative
Airtel Nigeria on Monday said that it had directly and positively on impacted 25 families with its Corporate Social Responsibility (CRS) initiative tagged: ”Airtel Touching Lives”.