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
Nigerians to pay more for data, calls as telcos apply new VAT
The Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTONS) said it will start implementing the country's new 7.5% Value Added Tax (VAT) increase from Saturday, February 1 2020. "Further to the assent of the Finance Bill by President Muhammadu Buhari...which reviewed the Value Added Tax (VAT) from 5% to 7.5%, ALTONS wishes to notify consumers…
NCC grants Airtel permission to disconnect GLO network
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has granted Airtel Networks Limited an approval to partially disconnect Globacom from its network. “The Commission having examined the application and circumstances surrounding the indebtedness determined that the affected operator does not have sufficient reason for non-payment of interconnect charges,” NCC spokesman Henry Nkemadu said in a statement. “All subscribers…
Oshiomhole’s foot in mouth
The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) recently beckoned on President Muhammadu Buhari to take steps to immediately nationalise telecommunications giant, MTN and other South Africans investments in the country.
1.83 million subscribers dump network operators
From 2013 to 2018, a total of 1,830,483 subscribers exchanged their network providers through the Mobile Number Portability (MNP) scheme. MNP, which was launched in Nigeria in April 2013, is a service that allows a cellphone or smartphone customer to change the telecom carrier and keep the same phone number.
Glo excites in new TVC with Mama G, Sola Sobowale
The new television commercial of Nigeria’s foremost telecommunications company, Globacom, has established the company’s mastery of drama-styled television commercials.
Glo launches daily data splash for heavy users
Globacom, one of Nigeria’s telecommunication companies has introduced a new product to address the requirements and needs of heavy data users. According to a release made available to The Guardian, the package, called Glo Daily Data Splash, is a new offering that gives subscribers on the network the most competitive rate in the country’s telecoms…
National database to capture 10 fingers
As part of efforts to create a security and development-oriented National Citizens Database, the Federal Government is to embark on a new biometric...
Inconvenience! as Airtel compels subscribers to re-register SIMs
For subscribers of Airtel telecommunications firm, this is not a pleasant period. The network recently called on its subscribers to go...
Glo-powered CNN African Voices profiles Nigeria’s WanaWana, two other bards
Three African bards, Wana Udobang from Nigeria, Kadija Sesay, a British of Sierra Leonean descent, and Hip-hop flavoured word artiste, Enos Olik from Kenya, famous for ventilating their feelings through the poetry genre are guests on this week’s edition of the Glo-powered CNN African Voices. The bards will apprise viewers of their trajectories and creative…