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Posts Tagged ‘Airtel Nigeria’

  • Airtel Nigeria unveils newest ‘green’ data centre in Lagos

    May 9, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (2)

    Barely five months after pioneering the green site technology in Nigeria, an initiative that prevents network outages associated with inconsistent power supply, Airtel Nigeria has taken another significant step to improve quality of service as well as enhance...

  • Airtel Nigeria to showcase 3.75G network

    May 3, 2012 • Top StoriesComments Off on Airtel Nigeria to showcase 3.75G network

    Telecommunications services provider Airtel Nigeria will showcase the latest data and Internet offerings on its newly upgraded 3.75G network at this year’s West African Information and Communication Technology (WAFICT) congress. According to the company,...

  • Airtel Nigeria to flex its tech muscle at ICT congress

    May 3, 2012 • Events, Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Airtel Nigeria to flex its tech muscle at ICT congress

    Leading telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria has finalized arrangements to showcase the latest data and Internet offerings on its newly upgraded 3.75G network at this year’s edition of the West African Information and Communication...

  • Airtel Nigeria apologises for outage

    December 5, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Airtel Nigeria apologises for outage

    Airtel Nigeria has apologised to its Lagos customers, after many were cut off from communication over the weekend. The partial network black-out was due to cables being damaged by construction workers. “Airtel Networks Limited sincerely apologize to our...

  • Airtel Nigeria slashes international call rates

    November 1, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Airtel Nigeria slashes international call rates

    Airtel Nigeria has introduced an international call rate bundle offer worth N8.33 (about US $0.056) per minute to any of the listed destinations. The International call bundle offer is structured into three categories: N500 (about US $3.14), N200 (about US...

  • Airtel CEO calls for declaration of telecoms facilities

    October 20, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Airtel CEO calls for declaration of telecoms facilities

    Airtel Nigeria CEO and MD, Rajan Swaroop has called on the Federal Government to issue a National Policy on Communications (NPC) that incorporates government’s commitment and resolve towards the development of broadband in the country. Speaking at the...

  • Airtel Nigeria partners deny dismissal rumours

    October 4, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Airtel Nigeria partners deny dismissal rumours

    Spanco Channel BPO Limited and Tech Mahindra, global Business Process Outsourcing companies and providers of Call Centre services to Airtel Nigeria, have labelled as untrue messages in cyberspace and in the media alleging that Airtel had sacked 3,000 call...

  • Etisalat Nigeria captures untapped mobile market

    September 27, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (2)

    Etisalat Nigeria is evading the current mobile price war in Nigeria by embracing new innovative ideas in a bid to capture market share from its competitors. That’s according to John Murray, Etisalat Nigeria Chief Information Officer (CIO). Etisalat Nigeria...

  • Blackberry growing in popularity in Nigeria

    July 26, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

    The use of BlackBerry technology in Nigeria has increased tremendously in the last 12 months, as recent reports reveal that there are now about 1.5 million BlackBerry smartphones in use in Africa’s most populous country. Investigations, however, have...

  • Airtel introduces My Airtel My Offer in Nigeria

    June 26, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Airtel introduces My Airtel My Offer in Nigeria

    Airtel Nigeria, one of the leading telecommunication service providers, has launched a new interactive service platform, My Airtel My Offer (MAMO) that provides mobile users with the latest Airtel offers, without being disturbed by excessive SMS promotions....

  • Airtel Nigeria looking at data market

    March 29, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Airtel Nigeria looking at data market

    Airtel Nigeria is going full steam toward developing Nigeria’s 3G networks. According to a report by Business Day, the company’s CEO Rajan Swaroop said that they are looking to erect a 3G network expanding to cover nearly 80 percent of Nigeria’s...

  • Nigeria mobile operator invests in local education

    February 8, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

    Nigeria’s telecom giant Bharti Airtel adopted a primary school in Nigeria in an effort to help develop and grow information technology education in the country. The company said in a press statement on Monday that the aim is to buttress education as part of...

  • Nigerian GSM price wars continue

    February 8, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Nigerian GSM price wars continue

    MTN Nigeria, Airtel Nigeria, Glo Nigeria and Etislalat Nigeria are currently in the midst of a battle for the growing Nigerian telecom market. Now, the fight is centering on GSM (Global System for Mobile Communications) services and each company is looking...