Airtel Africa Records 82% Profit Growth

Airtel Africa Records 82% Profit Growth

Airtel Africa Plc.’s profit before tax grew by 82 per cent to 755 million dollars in the financial year ended March 31, compared to the corresponding period in 2021.  The company stated in Lagos on Wednesday that the strong growth resulted...
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5G Spectrum: NCC Issues Final Letters Of Licence Awards to MTN, Mafab Communications 

5G Spectrum: NCC Issues Final Letters Of Licence Awards to MTN, Mafab Communications 

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on Wednesday confirmed issuance of the final letters of award of the Fifth Generation (5G) Spectrum Licences to MTN and Mafab Communications, winners of the 3.5GHz spectrum auction conducted by the Commission on Mon...
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3.5GHz Spectrum: MTN, Mafab Pay for Licences

3.5GHz Spectrum: MTN, Mafab Pay for Licences

Provisional winners of the 3.5 Gigahertz (GHz) spectrum licence, MTN Communications Nigeria Plc and Mafab Communications Limited, have made their full payment of $273.6 million each for the 5G Spectrum license to the Nigerian Communications Commission.The Exec...
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FCTA, NCC Partner On 5G Deployment In FCT

FCTA, NCC Partner On 5G Deployment In FCT

The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has expressed the readiness of the FCT Administration to partner with the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) on deployment of 5G broadband in the territory.  Mr Anthony Ogunleye, Chief Press Secretary to the mi...
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Union Threatens To Disrupt MTN Service, Gives 14-Day Ultimatum

Union Threatens To Disrupt MTN Service, Gives 14-Day Ultimatum

The Private Telecommunications and Communications Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PTECSSAN) has threatened to disrupt MTN Nigeria telecommunications service if the union’s demands were not met by Feb. 23, 2022.  The PTECSSAN President, Mr Opeyemi T...
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Airtel Africa Boosts Nine Months Revenue By 21.7%  

Airtel Africa Boosts Nine Months Revenue By 21.7%  

For the nine months ended December 31, 2021, Airtel Africa Plc declared revenue growth of $3.49 million,  representing a growth of 21.7 per cent when compared with $2.87 million recorded in the comparative period of 2020.  A statement issued by ...
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Airtel Africa Joins FTSE 100 

Airtel Africa Joins FTSE 100 

By Moses Ebosele, ebosele@hotmail.com   The London Stock Exchange, on Thursday, announced that Airtel Africa plc will be joining the FTSE100 on Monday, 31 January, 2022.  AIrtel Africa in a statement explained that through its mobile teleco...
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5G: Telecom Operators Rule Out Interference With Flights

5G: Telecom Operators Rule Out Interference With Flights

Nigerian telecom operators on Wednesday allayed fears of 5G’s interference with flight operations in the country.  The Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) made the clarification in a statement jointly signed by its Ch...
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NCAA Shuts Glo Station Over N4.7b Debt

NCAA Shuts Glo Station Over N4.7b Debt

The Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority has shutdown main switch centre  of Globacom Limited at Wuse 2, Abuja over non-payment of outstanding debt of N4.7 billion. The NCAA Director–General, Capt. Musa Nuhu, carried out the exercise on Wednesday, under the...
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5G: Boeing, Airbus Warn US Over Safety Concerns

5G: Boeing, Airbus Warn US Over Safety Concerns

Bosses from the world’s two biggest plane makers have called on the US government to delay the rollout of new 5G phone services.  In a letter, top executives at Boeing and Airbus warned that the technology could have “an enormous...
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5G Auction: NCC Reacts To Alleged Tinubu’s Connection To Mafab Communications

5G Auction: NCC Reacts To Alleged Tinubu’s Connection To Mafab Communications

The management of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has denied knowledge  of an alleged connection between  Mafab Communications limited and the All Progressive Congress (APC) National Leader, Senator Bola Tinubu   A statement issued on Wed...
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5G: MTN, MAFAB Win Provisional Licenses At $273.6m

5G: MTN, MAFAB Win Provisional Licenses At $273.6m

The Mobile Telephone Network (MTN) and MAFAB Communications Ltd have emerged winners of the  Nigerian Communications Commission’s (NCC’s) 3.5 gigahertz (Ghz) Fifth Generation (5G) Technology spectrum auction.  The Fifth Generation (5G) Technology...
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5G: NCC Carries Out Successful Mock Auction of 3.5 GHz Spectrum

5G: NCC Carries Out Successful Mock Auction of 3.5 GHz Spectrum

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has successfully carried out a mock session for the 3.5 gigahertz (GHz) spectrum auction for the deployment of the Fifth Generation (5G) network in the country.   According to a statement issued by NCC Dir...
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NCC Bags 2021 ITREALMS Telecom E-Waste Regulator award

NCC Bags 2021 ITREALMS Telecom E-Waste Regulator award

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has bagged the 2021 ITREALMS Telecom E-Waste Regulator Award.The award was presented on behalf of the management of ITREALMS Media group by the president of the National Association of Telecom Subscribers (NATCOMS),...
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