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Posts Tagged ‘MTN Nigeria’

  • MTN Nigeria rolls out services with WACS

    July 9, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on MTN Nigeria rolls out services with WACS

    MTN Nigeria has started making use of the West African Cable System (WACS) cable by launching a range of services running on the high-capacity submarine cable. The services are managed by MTN Business and will provide high quality, low latency Internet access...

  • MTN Nigeria denies reports it will leave Northern region

    June 13, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on MTN Nigeria denies reports it will leave Northern region

    According to online news sources MTN Nigeria has denied it will halt operations in the north of the country due to threats by militant groups and difficult operational conditions it has experienced. A report yesterday quoted a senior executive from the...

  • NCC queries MTN Nigeria on poor service

    May 8, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on NCC queries MTN Nigeria on poor service

    The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has queried MTN Nigeria over its delivery of poor quality services in Lagos, Nigeria and its environs. The commission had this week issued a query, signed by its Director of Technical Standards and Network...

  • Nigeria looks to unified ICT regulator

    January 17, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Nigeria looks to unified ICT regulator

    Nigeria’s National Draft Policy within the Information and Communications Technology sector of the communications ministry said on Monday that it would like to see a unified regulator for the ICT sector as a whole in the country. The move has left some...

  • MTN Nigeria gets network protection

    November 11, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on MTN Nigeria gets network protection

    AdaptiveMobile has successfully completed a mobile content filtering, anti-spam and anti-virus protection project with MTN Nigeria, enabling the operator to protect its network and subscribers from undesired mobile content through mobile handsets and mobile...

  • Nigeria’s NCC may sanction MTN,GLO,Airtel

    November 2, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Nigeria’s NCC may sanction MTN,GLO,Airtel

    MTN Nigeria, Globacom and Airtel Nigeria are facing possible sanctions from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) if the operators do not improve their services by the end of November 2011. MTN Nigeria, Glo and Airtel received notice from the Nigerian...

  • MTN Nigeria CEO calls for Broadband development

    October 25, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on MTN Nigeria CEO calls for Broadband development

    “The development of broadband services in Nigeria is key to the continued growth of the telecommunications industry in the country and will boost shareholders’ confidence in the country’s market,” said MTN Nigeria CEO Brett Goschen wrote in a...

  • 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...

  • MTN Nigeria pledges $1bn investment

    August 10, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

    MTN Nigeria plans to invest about $1 billion in upgrading its mobile network. The announcement was made by Brett Goschen, MTN Nigeria CEO during the company’s 10 year celebration. Goschen said that a good investor should seize further investments in a...

  • MTN Nigeria increases data service capacity

    July 1, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on MTN Nigeria increases data service capacity

    MTN Nigeria is partnering with Huawei to introduce a new solution that will allow its subscribers to get data services from multiple mobile devices. The introduction of the new solution is in response to the need to address the prevalent issue of multiple...

  • MTN Nigeria, Alcatel-Lucent ink DSL deal

    March 29, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on MTN Nigeria, Alcatel-Lucent ink DSL deal

    MTN Nigeria and Alcatel-Lucent announced on Monday that they were combining forces in an effort to transform the mobile operator’s DSL access and aggregation network. According to the statement issued by the two companies, Alcatel-Lucent will be charged...

  • MTN Nigeria frustrated by vandals

    February 15, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on MTN Nigeria frustrated by vandals

    MTN, Nigeria’s leading GSM operator, has called on local communities in the country to partner with the telecommunications giant in order to look for and address the vandalism of base stations and other facilities across the country. MTN Regional Marketing...

  • 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...

  • MTN Nigeria to invest US$40 million in rural telephony

    October 28, 2010 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (1)

    MTN Nigeria says it plans to invest about US$40 million (about R276 million) to connect 350 Nigerian rural communities with telephony services. Head of MTN Nigeria — one of the leading GSM operators in Nigeria — Ahmed Farrouk said the initiative...

  • MTN Nigeria worried about stolen BlackBerry devices

    April 23, 2010 • Gadgets and GamingComments (2)

    MTN Nigeria has alerted the public about stolen and blacklisted MTN BlackBerry devices in the Nigerian market, saying the respective devices were suspended by the manufacturer, RIM, and cannot function properly on any network. MTN Nigeria said that the theft...