Latest Telecoms News about Nigeria

Flexenclosure wins order for 1,000 hybrid power systems to power Nigerian towers

  Flexenclosure has received an order to supply 1,000 eSite power systems for IHS Towers' sites in the Abuja region of central Nigeria....

Related Tags: flexenclosure, ihs


Ntel to Launch LTE Services Imminently

  Nigeria's Ntel, which recently bought the assets of struggling former state-owned telco, Nitel, has announced launch details for its own LTE network....

Related Tags: ntel, lte, nitel


The mobile Internet is rapidly transforming the way that Nigeria does business

  With sub-US$50 smartphones on the way, rapid improvements to telecom infrastructure, and the availability of affordable cloud applications, the mobile Internet is rapidly transforming the way that Nigeria does business....

Related Tags:


Etisalat Sues to Block MTN's Use of CDMA Radio Spectrum

  Etisalat Nigeria has launched legal action to block rival network MTN from using 800Mhz spectrum that it gained access to when it bought the CDMA network operator, Visafone....

Related Tags: etisalat, mtn, visafone, cdma


MTN Seeks Court Order Overturning $3.9 Billion Fine

  South Africa based MTN says that it is to appeal against the huge US$3.9 billion fine imposed on it by Nigeria's telecoms regulator back in October....

Related Tags: mtn, ncc


MTN Debt Ratings Downgraded on Weak Home Market/Nigerian Fine

  The downgrade follows the recent rating action on South Africa's sovereign ratings, which is considered together with the impact from recent announcements from the group regarding the fine from NCC, the Nigerian telecoms regulator....

Related Tags: mtn


Vodafone Brand to Enter Nigeria and Benin

  Vodafone and Globacom have announced a new, non-equity partnership agreement that covers Nigeria and the Republic of Benin....

Related Tags: vodafone, globacom


Fitch Revises MTN Group's Outlook to Negative on Nigerian Fine

  The Negative Outlook reflects the risk of a significant cash outflow due to a substantial fine imposed on MTN's Nigerian operations, which could increase leverage and pressure MTN's credit metrics. ...

Related Tags: mtn, fitch-ratings


MTN Hit with Massive US$5.2 Billion Fine

  Nigeria's telecoms regulator has imposed a massive US$5.2 billion fine on the local arm of MTN, for failing to disconnect unregistered SIM cards....

Related Tags: mtn


Smile Raises USD365 Million to Accelerate its LTE Network Expansion in Africa

  Smile Telecoms Holdings, which owns and operates LTE networks in the 800MHz band in Nigeria, Tanzania and Uganda, announced that it raised USD365 million of debt and equity financing....

Related Tags: smile-telecoms-holdings