Mobile Network Operators
Pantami charges mobile network operators on quality services
Mobile Network Operators (MNOs), have been directed to ensure telephony services in Nigeria improve as fast as possible.The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ibrahim Ali Pantami, who directed this, said this is necessary to satisfy the teeming telephone subscribers in the country.
Nigeria ends 2019 with 10.7m new telephone lines, 37.8% broadband penetration
Some 10.7 million lines were added to Nigeria’s telephone network in 2019. This made the country to finish the year with 184.7 million active telephone subscriptions. This resulted in 96.8 per cent teledensity penetration.
‘Why Nigeria’s telecommunication sector is struggling to attract new investments’
When you look at all the stakeholders in the industry, I mean the regulator, consumers, the objective of government in terms of broadband and the digital economy, expectations of government regarding the development...
Mobile operators’ second quarter performance shows 0.25% growth
Mobile Network operators (MNOs) in the country recorded on a collective basis, 0.25 per cent growth in second quarter, which ended in June. The figure showed a slight departure from the first quarter report of 0.48 per cent growth.
268 LGAs lack fibre connectivity
About 268 local government areas (LGAs) in Nigeria, are currently without any form of fibre connectivity, thereby making telephony services in the area, next to nothing.
NCC to criminalise sale of pre-registered sim cards
Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), is working with the National Assembly to criminalise mobile phones sim card infractions, according to Mr Efosa Idehen, director, Compliance, Monitoring and Enforcement of NCC, Idehen, at the regional sensitisation workshop with stakeholders in Enugu, said, it was the responsibility of NCC to ensure that Nigerians were safe using mobile phones.…
Government restructures VAS market for improved service delivery
The Value Added Service (VAS) segment of Nigeria’s $70billion telecommunications sector has been re-structured for improved 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.