Latest Telecoms News about Nigeria

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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Nigerian Liquidator Formally Invites Bidders for Nitel Assets

  The Nigerian government's official state liquidator has advertised for buyers for the assets of the state-owned telco, Nitel....

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Nigerian Regulator Extends Sales Ban on Mobile Networks

  Nigeria's telecoms regulator has extended the sales ban it imposed on three of the country's mobile networks for missing Quality of Service requirements....

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Nigeria's Globacom Planning $100 Million Network Upgrade

  Nigeria's Globacom is said to be close to signing a US$100 million network upgrade contract with an equipment supplier....

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MTN Plans $3 Billion Worth of Network Upgrades in Nigeria

  MTN has outlined plans to spend US$3 billion on network upgrades in Nigeria to improve the quality of the network and expand its reach....

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