Etisalat pulls out of Nigeria

Etisalat pulls out of Nigeria

Abu Dhabi’s Etisalat has terminated its management agreement with its Nigerian arm and given the business time to phase out the brand in Nigeria, the chief executive of Etisalat International told Reuters on Monday. Nigerian regulators intervened last week to...
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NCAA to GSM firms: You must obtain our permits before construction of high-rise structures

NCAA to GSM firms: You must obtain our permits before construction of high-rise structures

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has cautioned operators of Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) to ensure they always obtain Aviation Height Clearance (AHC) Permits and Licences before construction of high-rise structures.   NCAA spokesm...
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‘NCC’s mandate is to ensure all stakeholders are protected’

‘NCC’s mandate is to ensure all stakeholders are protected’

By Prof. Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman, NCC –    The Nigerian Bureau of Statistics in its first quarter telecommunications sector report for 2016 placed Lagos voice subscriber base at 19.04 million or 12.8% of the country’s subscribers and 1...
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Airtel to Premiere Touching Lives Season 3 on February 4th

Airtel to Premiere Touching Lives Season 3 on February 4th

Leading telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria, will hold an exclusive VVIP event on Saturday, 4th of February, 2017, to premiere the third edition of its CSR initiative, Airtel Touching Lives. The premiere, which will hold at the Eko Hotel &...
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Community hails Airtel Nigeria for Support against HIV/AIDS

Community hails Airtel Nigeria for Support against HIV/AIDS

Residents of the Ilaje community in Costain area of Lagos state have hailed leading telecommunication services provider, Airtel Nigeria for its efforts in the control and prevention of HIV/AIDS in the area.  This commendation was made by the residents in...
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Wema Bank, Etisalat Nigeria seal partnership on Tier-1 savings account

Wema Bank, Etisalat Nigeria seal partnership on Tier-1 savings account

Wema Bank Plc, one of Nigeria’s foremost financial institutions, and Etisalat Nigeria have partnered to introduce WemaEasySavers, a Tier-1 savings account aimed at ensuring financial inclusion for more Nigerians, especially the youth. The newly launched Wema...
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NCC directs mobile operators to increase data tariffs

NCC directs mobile operators to increase data tariffs

NCC directs mobile operators to increase data tariffs   (The Cable)– The Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) has directed mobile operators to initiate a new data tariff regime from December 1, 2016 in what is effectively a price increase. In a...
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Unsolicited SMS: MTN, Airtel, others get final warning

Unsolicited SMS: MTN, Airtel, others get final warning

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on Monday issued a final one-week ultimatum for the telecommunications network operators to put a stop to all unsolicited messages or face sanctions.  The commission said it was worried by the non-compliance by the...
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Abubakar Umar drags MTN to court over unsolicited SMS, deductions

Abubakar Umar drags MTN to court over unsolicited SMS, deductions

Former military Governor of Kaduna State, Abubakar Umar, has directed his Lawyers to sue  MTN over unsolicited messages and alleged fraudulent deductions.   According to Umar the practice has continued despite repeated assurances that it will not happen agai...
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AT&T explains $86B deal with Time Warner

AT&T explains $86B deal with Time Warner

(BBC) The US telecoms giant AT&T has announced that it will buy entertainment group Time Warner for nearly $86bn (£70bn). The deal was agreed at a meeting of the two boards on Saturday but will still need to be approved...
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NCC records 94m internet users in August

NCC records 94m internet users in August

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) as at August 2016 has in its networks 93,591,174 internet users.   According to NCC, the data revealed that internet usage on the Global System for Mobile communications (GSM) and the Code Division Multiple Access....
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