Subscribers consume 125,149.86TB of data as 4G coverage hits 37%
Fourth-Generation (4G) mobile network coverage in Nigeria currently hovers around 37 per cent, amid demand for improved and ubiquitous telephony services. 4G is the fourth generation of broadband cellular network technology, succeeding 3G, and preceding 5G. The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), in the Draft Consultation Document for the Deployment of 5G Mobile Technology…
Telco begins renovation of centre
Telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria, has commenced the refurbishing and equipping of a 4-story infectious disease center and admission facility for the use of Specialist Units in the Department of Medicine at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba. Airtel Nigeria had announced in July that as part of activities marking a decade of…
Internet users hit 151m as telecom operators get new phone numbers
According to the latest subscription statistics (September edition) released at the weekend by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), the nation’s telephone density leaped by 0.9 per cent, moving from 106.6 per cent in August to 107.5 per cent a month after.
Telecoms industry gets N358b direct foreign investments
Nigeria's telecommunications sector welcomed $942.8 million (N358.26 billion) capital inflow, popularly known as Foreign Direct Investments (FDIs), in 2019...
Appeal court affirms N4.88b judgment in favour of firm
The court of appeal, Lagos has upheld the judgment of a Lagos High Court, Ikorodu, which awarded N4.88 billion in favour of a communication firm, Plus Limited against Airtel Network Nigeria Limited. The appellate court held that the sum of N4, 888,434,208.92 is the cumulative amount of commissions and other varieties of income, bonuses,…
Airtel helps Ogun community restore power 15 years after
Telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria, has been commended by members and leaders of a community in Ogun State, Isokan community, for helping to reconnect the community to the public power grid 15 years after it was disconnected due to equipment failure. The situation of the Isokan community was brought to the attention of the telco…
How to raise stock market capitalisation through multinationals
Since the 2007-2008 global financial crises, there have been growing agitations for multinational companies operating in Nigeria to list on the capital market
NCC commences accounting separation for telecoms industry
To ensure accountability and transparency in the telecoms sector, the Nigerian Communications Commissions (NCC), has approved the implementation of the Accounting Separation Framework (ASF) in the industry.
Mobile data prices fall by 75% as depletion crises rise
Frustrations continued to heighten for telecoms subscribers over the rise in data depletion before the supposed expiration dates. Checks showed that complaints cut across all the mobile
Lockdown: Airtel Nigeria partners FG to offer free online education
Airtel Nigeria says it is collaborating with the Federal Government to offer free qualitative education for students across the country during the COVID-19 lockdown period.