Vandalism weakens infrastructure efficiency as telcos task lawmakers on legislation
Activities of vandals are currently taking a toll on telecommunications infrastructure in Nigeria.
Preparing Nigeria for Africa’s $75b eCommerce revolution
Africa is on the rise. From entertainment to agriculture, Africa is boldly expressing its identity and productivity in a brave new world.
Telecoms services remain poor despite promises from operators, regulator
Despite promises of improved telecoms services from both the regulator and operators, it appears that the over 174 million active subscribers...
‘South Western states control 30.3% of Nigeria’s voice subscriptions’
Out of the total mobile subscriptions connected for voice services in Nigeria as at the end of 2018, states in the south west region including Ekiti, Lagos, Ogun, Ondo, Osun and Oyo had 51.7 million subscribers, amounting to 30.3 per cent. Statistics from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) put Nigeria’s active voice subscriptions as…
Nigeria recorded low spam calls, messages in 2018
Nigeria ranked among markets that experienced low spam calls and unsolicited messages in 2018, a research conducted by Truecaller has revealed.Unlike in 2017, where Nigeria ranked ninth behind India, USA, Brazil, Chile, South Africa, Mexico, Turkey, and Peru respectively in the world’s top 20 list...
Operators record marginal Q3 growth
Although about 2.34 million lines were connected between August and September, the combined growth of the Mobile Network Operator (MNOs) for quarter three (Q3) has revealed a negative sign.
PoS transactions from 170,000 terminals hit N177. 8b as poor network hinders service
Financial transactions since the beginning of the year from the 170,000 deployed Point of Sales (PoS) terminals in the country currently stands at N177.8 billion.
Sharp practices threaten $68b investments in telecoms sector
A series of ‘communication frauds’ including masking, call refilling and SIM box is threatening $68 billion investments in the nation’s telecoms sector.
How to sustain Nigeria’s $68b telecoms sector, by experts
The impact of telecoms sector on other sectors such as banking, e-commerce, agriculture, education, oil and gas and so on and the volume of jobs the sector is creating has been described as unprecedented.