Strengthening collaboration for robust broadband deployment
In this report, ADEYEMI ADEPETUN writes on the importance of collaboration in deepening broadband deployment and penetration in the country.
Telecoms operators withdraw USSD service from banks over N42b debt
Telecommunications operators have withdrawn the Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) shortcode service banks and other financial service operators leverage on their platforms to service the banking community. The operators under the aegis of the Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) claimed that the banks owed them over N42 billion in debts for the…
Telecoms sector records N800b local investments in six years
About N800 billion domestic investments were recorded in Nigeria’s telecommunications industry between 2015 and now.
Globacom woos inactive subscribers in new proposition
Telecommunications service provider, Globacom, has begun the New Year for its subscribers with the announcement of a 22X bonus offer on any recharge above N100 for all prepaid customers who have not used their lines for 30 consecutive days.
Airtel announces yuletide initiative
Telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria, has announced the commencement of the 2020 edition of its yearly ‘5 Days of Love’ yuletide initiative with a focus on providing palliative packs
Telcos: a growth accelerator for Africa’s post-pandemic economy
Telecommunications companies have a significant role to play in Africa as growth accelerators, as we look to narrow the digital divide and to build a resilient post-pandemic economy. The best strategies for achieving this are still being identified, but it is clear that the solution will be a combination of financial investment, infrastructure, expanded high…
Buhari Approves provision of security for telecommunications infrastructure nationwide
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in placed to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
Arguments swing back and forth over temporary spectrum for operators
The call to assign temporary spectrum to some operators to address poor network availability has divided stakeholders in the telecommunications space with some backing the call