Latest Telecoms News about Nigeria

Nigerian President investigating Nitel Sale

  The sale of the former state-owned telco, Nitel, and its miniscule mobile subsidiary has been put into question following the intervention of the newly elected President....

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Etisalat Nigeria Sells Key Towers to IHS

  Etisalat Nigeria has transferred a further 555 towers to IHS Towers under a management agreement signed back in August 2014....

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Fitch Affirms Helios Towers Nigeria at 'B'; Outlook Stable

  HTN's rating reflects the political and macroeconomic uncertainty of the Nigerian market as well as the company's revenue visibility and strong growth prospects...

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Smile Communications selects Ericsson for LTE managed services

  Ericsson says that it has signed a 5-year managed services contract for Smile Communications in Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo...

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Nigeria Privatises State-Owned Telco - Again

  Nigeria's government has again privatised the state-owned Nitel/Mtel networks, and handed over ownership to the NATCOM consortium for a payment of US$252 million....

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MTN Looking to Buy Smaller Nigerian Mobile Network

  South Africa based MTN Group is reported to be in talks to buy Nigeria based Visafone Communications. ...

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MTN Sells Nigerian Tower Assets

  MTN's Nigerian subsidiary has signed a deal to sell its towers to pan-African tower operator, IHS Holdings....

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Etisalat Nigeria Sells Towers to IHS Holding

  Etisalat Nigeria is selling a large portion of its tower assets to IHS Holding for an undisclosed amount. ...

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Celltick Partners with Samsung to launch Custom UI Experience

  The m-commerce software developer, Celltick says that it has signed a deal to create a custom start screen for Samsung Android phones in Nigeria....

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Government and Mobile Operators Must Collaborate to Resolve Nigeria's Service Problems

  While the Nigerian telecommunications sector has witnessed phenomenal growth since the turn of the millennium, the time has come for operators and government agencies alike to act in tandem to stem the unacceptable levels of service quality that continue to plague the industry....

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