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4G: Minister urges Airtel to service all parts of Nigeria

Minister of Communications, Mr Adebayo Shittu, has called on Airtel Nigeria to take its 4G Lite service to all parts of the country to boost internet penetration in both the served and underserved areas.

Broadband operator to roll out national roaming service

In an effort to boost operations, Nigeria’s foremost 4G/LTE broadband operator, ntel, is planning to collaborate with 9mobile Nigeria and MTN Nigeria to roll out national roaming service in April.

MTN reviews operations in Nigeria, 21 other countries

Africa’s biggest mobile-phone firm, MTN Group Ltd, yesterday said its is doing a spring clean of its empire, conducting a review to decide whether it really needs to be in all 22 of its markets across Africa and the Middle East. Some of the markets are tiny, others are war-torn while still more have regulators desperate to curb the telco’s perceived dominance.

INEC seeks collaboration with NIGCOMSAT for e-results

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has sought collaboration of the Nigerian Communications Satellite (NIGCOMSAT) Limited on satellite coverage for successful electronic transmission of general elections results in 2019.

Kenyan farmer to sue Google over balloon crash

A Kenyan farmer is seeking compensation for destruction of crops after curious villagers flocked to his farm in central Meru County last week to view a crashed internet balloon.

Huawei plans global push to combat its slowing smartphone sales in China

China’s Huawei Technologies on Friday flagged overall and smartphone revenue figures for 2017 that represented its slowest growth in four years, and vowed to extend its global reach with more premium products next year.

NCC plans new spectrum auctions to boost 30% broadband target

As part of efforts targeted at meeting the 2018 broadband penetration target of 30 per cent, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) will soon auction and asign new spectrum to telecommunications operators in the country.

NCC to auction new spectrums to boost broadband penetration

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it will soon auction and assignment new spectrums to boost broadband penetration in the country.

Pan African Towers gets NCC approval for co-location in Nigeria

The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has given approval to Pan African Towers Limited (PAT) to operate as a telecommunications co-location company in the country after a presentation to the regulatory body on it’s grand vision for mobile operators.

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