MTN Nigeria fined USD5.2bn by NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has imposed a fine of $5.2bn on MTN Nigeria, MTN said in a statement on Monday. The fine relates to the timing of the disconnection of 5.1-million MTN Nigeria subscribers who were disconnected in August and September 2015, MTN said. It is based on a...

27 Oct 2015

Spinlet presents Industry Nite in Feb 2013

Industry Nite, presented by Spinlet, is a weekly event pulling together up and coming artists, established artists, record label execs, brand managers and fans in one venue for entertainment and networking. The next event takes place on 20 February 2013 from 9PM at The Oriental Hotel in Lagos,...

17 Jan 2013

Glo launches in Ghana
Glo launches in Ghana

Nigerian telecommunications company, Glo officially launched in Ghana on 30 April 2012. Glo's launch has been a long time coming and henceforth, all 1.5 million Ghanaians who successfully reserved 023-3 and 023-5 Glo numbers can go to any of the 25 GloWorld Shops across the country to activate them...

2 May 2012

W880i is phone of the year
W880i is phone of the year

click to enlargeSony Ericsson's W880i walkman handset has been named best phone of the year at the 2007 Nigerian Telecoms Awards in Lagos, hosted annually by Logica Telecom Awards Limited. Other nominees in this category included the Nokia E61i and the Motorola V3. The W880i sports a brushed...

31 Aug 2007

Get connected via mobile broadband

Nigeria's second national operator, Globacom, has awarded Alcatel-Lucent the contract to install a wireless network in selected Nigerian cities, including Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt, Benin and Ibadan. The network is to be based on UMTS/HSPA (Universal Mobile Telecommunications Service/High Speed...

26 Apr 2007

Nigeria too pricey for Vodacom

Vodacom is committed to entering the Nigerian market and has been pursuing the acquisition of a controlling interest in V-Mobile, one of the four cellular operators in Nigeria. The asking price is considered too high, however, and the acquisition will only be pursued should the opportunity arise to...

20 Feb 2006

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