Operators lose 725,037 users as Internet subscription falls by 0.58 per cent
Despite the on-going fierce data price war, which has crashed prices of megabytes in the country, operators lost about 725,037 Internet subscribers between October and November 2019
Telcos claim N15tr contribution to economy, demand protection
Telecoms operators have contributed over N15 trillion to the Nigerian economy since the revolution started 18 years ago, latest data from the Association of Licensed Telecoms Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) have shown.
Telcos record 2.27m new subscribers, NCC licenses 20 ISPs
Amid complaints of falling telephony standard in the country, about 2.27 million new subscribers were added to the telecoms network in September. Telephone users still contend with an increase in drop calls, illegal credit deductions, unsolicited short message service (SMS), among others.
Nigeria records 61.6% Internet penetration in 19 years as Africa’s growth slows
Although improving at 39.6 per cent, Africa’s Internet penetration is still low when compared to the rest of the world, which has 62.7 per cent growth. Statistics obtained from Internet World Stats showed that between 2000 and 2019, Internet penetration grew to 61.6 per cent in Nigeria
ISPs struggle for patronage
Within the last one year, Internet Service Providers (ISPs), in the country have been able to add about 14, 247 new users to the network.
Telcos, banks, agencies face sanctions over illegal use of 5.4GHz band
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has accused some 63 companies and agencies of government in 11 states of illegal occupation on the 5.4GHz frequency band in the country.
Nigeria needs peace to grow tourism industry, says Adenuga
For the tourism sector to get a boost, Nigeria must first of all be at peace, Globacom Chairman, Dr. Mike Adenuga, Jr., has stated. In his goodwill message yesterday to the 2019 Ojude Oba Festival, the business tycoon said: “Our tourism industry can only grow in an atmosphere of peace and security of lives and property.”
Glo, Razak task Muslims on Sallah
As Muslims celebrate Eid-el-Kabir, Globacom has charged them to live up to the tenets of Islam. Also, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and member of the Lagos State Governor’s Advisory Council (GAC), Chief Lanre Razak, urged them to reflect deeply on the occasion and imbibe the culture of piety, holiness, and fear of Allah in their conducts.
Glo drives Nigerians’ excitement as EPL live matches return
The excitement for this season’s English Premier League (EPL) is gathering momentum again as Globacom renews its sponsorship of the live broadcast of the league considered to be the world’s most exciting football league.
Telecoms services worsen over interconnect debts
Telecommunications services have gone poorer in the last few days owing to a partial disconnection of telephone lines largely due to increasing and unpaid interconnect debts.