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Posts Tagged ‘Airtel Nigeria’

  • Airtel Nigeria boss dismisses concerns over tower sales

    February 4, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Airtel Nigeria boss dismisses concerns over tower sales

    Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Airtel Nigeria, Segun Ogunsanya, has assured that the move by Telecoms Operators to transfer their tower assets to Tower Management Companies would lead to the creation of more employment opportunities for...

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    Africa’s top newsmakers of 2013

    December 18, 2013 • Lists, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Africa’s top newsmakers of 2013

    2013 was a busy and challenging year for operators within Africa’s growing telecommunications sector. News of landmark deals, increased competition, rivalry, regulation and rollout of innovation has dominated coverage. In this list, ITNewsAfrica’s...

  • Airtel Nigeria to provide free Google services

    December 17, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Airtel Nigeria to provide free Google services

    Mobile operator Airtel Nigeria has teamed up with search engine Google to supply a free internet search service for its subscribers in the country. The service will be termed FreeZone, and will allow users to access mobile web search and other...

  • Airtel Nigeria CEO calls for effective credit risk management

    October 7, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, West AfricaComments Off on Airtel Nigeria CEO calls for effective credit risk management

    In the wake of recent statements made by Airtel Nigeria representatives about the impact of the exclusion of telecommunication operators in the implementation of mobile money, the Company’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Managing Director Segun...

  • Nigeria: Mobile Money failure blamed on banks

    October 3, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Nigeria: Mobile Money failure blamed on banks

    Mobile Money which offers users the ability to send and receive funds, and pay for a wide range of goods and services using their mobile phones, hasn’t been as successful in Nigeria as it has been in Kenya and other part of the continent. Airtel...

  • Nigeria: Why Mobile Money is failing

    September 29, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Nigeria: Why Mobile Money is failing

    Airtel Nigeria’s Director of Regulatory Affairs and Special Projects, Osondu Nwokoro, has identified the exclusion of telecommunications operators  from playing active roles in the implementation of mobile money as a major drawback to the uptake of the...

  • Airtel has invested over $3.5 billion in Nigeria

    September 13, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, West AfricaComments Off on Airtel has invested over $3.5 billion in Nigeria

    Airtel Nigeria’s Regional Operations Director Olusegun Macaulay revealed that the mobile operator has invested more than $3.5 billion as part of its network expansion across the country. He commented that the expansions were made in order to boost quality...

  • Nokia launches Lumia 520 in Nigeria

    September 12, 2013 • Gadgets and Gaming, West AfricaComments Off on Nokia launches Lumia 520 in Nigeria

    In a move aimed at increasing the use of voice calls from mobile phone devices, Airtel Nigeria and Nokia have partnered to launch the Lumia 520 in the country. The new hand device is aimed at increasing the smart phone penetration in the West African country...

  • Airtel Nigeria unveils Ramadan offerings

    July 10, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Airtel Nigeria unveils Ramadan offerings

    Telecommunications services provider Airtel Nigeria has unveiled special Ramadan offerings to enable customers connect to families and loved ones at affordable rates and also boost their spiritual well-being with Islamic inspirational quotes throughout the...

  • Airtel Nigeria gets nod from academics

    July 9, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Airtel Nigeria gets nod from academics

    Established telecommunications operator, Airtel Nigeria has commissioned a customer experience centre at the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka, to meet the needs of the academic community. With the location of the shop on the campus, students, academic and...

  • Airtel Nigeria in retail partnership with Konga

    July 4, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Retail, Top StoriesComments Off on Airtel Nigeria in retail partnership with Konga

    Telecoms giant, Airtel Nigeria has partnered with online retail outfit, Konga, to offer consumers on the network a range of data services with the purchase of any blackberry and smartphone device from Konga. The partnership, which focuses on prepaid...

  • Airtel fastest growing data operator in Nigeria

    June 30, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Airtel fastest growing data operator in Nigeria

    Telecommunications services provider Airtel Nigeria has emerged the fastest growing Internet/data operator in Nigeria based on a recent study carried out by industry regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). According to the report, covering...

  • Airtel Nigeria urges customers to register SIMs

    June 11, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Airtel Nigeria urges customers to register SIMs

    Telecommunications Services Provider, Airtel Nigeria has urged its customers to register their Subscriber Identification Modules (SIMs) ahead the regulator’s June 30th deadline. The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) had earlier given all operators...

  • Airtel Nigeria invites consumers to ‘bid and get’

    May 27, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Airtel Nigeria invites consumers to ‘bid and get’

    Telecommunications company Airtel Nigeria has launched a bidding service called ‘Bid and Get’ for consumers who, with the lowest and most unique bid, will automatically win an advertised item for the day. The service is a direct reverse of the traditional...

  • Airtel Nigeria Introduces single rechard card for voice, data

    May 10, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Airtel Nigeria Introduces single rechard card for voice, data

    Telecommunications operator, Airtel Nigeria, has introduced a dual-purpose single recharge card for both voice and data services on the network that will allow customers to recharge for both services with only one recharge card. The Single Recharge Option,...

  • Airtel Nigeria declares readiness for MNP

    April 22, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Airtel Nigeria declares readiness for MNP

    Telecommunications Services provider Airtel Nigeria has declared its readiness to absorb the influx of requests from consumers who wish to port to its network as the long anticipated Mobile Number Portability (MNP) for GSM operators in Nigeria finally takes...