Court declares sale of Etisalat illegal
The Federal High Court, Abuja, has set aside the sale of Etisalat (9mobile) to Teleology Nigeria Limited. Justice Binta Nyako in a ruling yesterday also voided all steps taken on the exchange of ownership of Etisalat, in spite of pending orders for the maintenance of status quo...
Court warns CBN, NCC, others against concluding Etisalat’s sale
The Federal High Court, Abuja, has warned the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and others involved in the move...
‘Buhari, specialist in importing foreign currencies, looted funds’
Presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has described President Muhammadu Buhari as a specialist in the importation of looted funds and foreign currencies. The former Vice President recalled the legendary smuggling of 53 suitcases into the country in 1984 when Buhari as military head of state insisted that all bags and…
Consumers groan over poor connections as 4G/LTE services wobble
Telecommunications subscribers are unhappy with the mobile network operators over slow Internet connections, especially the fourth generation long term evolution...
Tapping from Dubai’s smartcity initiatives
Developing countries, like those in Africa, have the opportunity to leapfrog now-redundant technologies in developed nations and create truly smart cites.While cities including Cape Town and Nairobi are tipped to become the first cities to achieve this...
Spectrum constraints limiting internet penetration
The demand for wireless broadband has soared due to technological innovations such as 3G and 4G mobile services, and the rapid expansion of wireless Internet services. As a result of this, many new and emerging radio services and technologies are competing to have access to the spectrum. The Electromagnetic Spectrum is a unique natural resource…
Shareholders applaud Access Bank’s involvement in Etisalat
Shareholders of Access Bank Plc have commended the lender and other consortium of banks for their involvement in the $1.72 billion Etisalat loan facility, which saved the company from total collapse.
Court quashes CBN-led Etisalat’s interim board
A Federal High Court, Lagos has nullified the appointment of an interim board for Emerging Markets Telecommunications Service (EMTS), the fourth largest telecommunications service operator in Nigeria and owners of Etisalat.
Dogara raises 16-man committee on NPA, INTELS’ contract imbroglio
Dogara, yesterday named a 16-man ad-hoc committee to look into circumstances that led to the recent termination of ports’ management agreement/contract between the Federal Government and INTELS Nigeria Limited.
Cautious optimisms greet TSTV
“Too early to celebrate I must tell you! Wait a bit until it starts operations and then judge. Etisalat is a cautionary tale” a Nigeria CommunicationsWeek reader identified as ‘Ned’ wrote while calling for caution among other readers over the proposed TSTV launch.