UK hits 95% broadband penetration as Nigeria struggles at 21%
The United Kingdom Government has disclosed that 95 per cent of premises within the country now have access to superfast broadband.
Stakeholders seek review of telecom industry structure for growth
Stakeholders in the telecommunications industry have expressed the need for a review of the industry structure for a sustained growth.
Operators kick over exclusion from national broadband council
Key stakeholders in the country’s information and communications technology have been left out in the newly reconstituted Nigeria National Broadband Council.
ALTON seeks better environment for operators in Nigeria
Telecoms operators under the aegis of Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON), is seeking better working environment for service providers in the country, and described the present operating environment as harsh, thereby limiting upgrades and expansion.
Stakeholders seek better policy for infrastructure deployment
Stakeholders in the telecommunications sector of the economy have urged the federal government to articulate a more business friendly policy to enable deployment and service delivery...
Network operators, others invest $37b in five years
According to the Global System for Mobile telecommunications Association (GSMA), the growth and performance however expected from these investments, are stalled by the increase in multiple taxation, especially from governments.
Telecoms subscribers’ loss of access to Europe, U.S., others looms
A fresh crisis is looming in the telecommunications sector, as foreign service providers and equipment suppliers have threatened to disconnect their Nigerian counterparts over an alleged breach of agreement.
Etisalat Nigeria gets deadline to stop use of brand name
The Chief Executive of Etisalat International, Hatem Dowidar, told Reuters yesterday that Abu Dhabi’s Etisalat had terminated its management agreement with its Nigerian arm and given the business time to phase out the brand in Nigeria.