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Flashback | When Belo-Osagie admits ‘MTN cannot be beaten in Nigeria’

Hakeem Belo-Osagie, ex-Chairman of Etisalat Nigeria, now called 9Mobile once admitted it will be difficult for any operator to overtake MTN Nigeria, the biggest mobile operator in the country. 9Mobile formerly called Etisalat Nigeria is the mobile phone company that Belo-Osagie founded and later grew to become the fourth largest in the country but has […]

Nigeria | Here’s what telecoms landscape was like in 2011

Nigeria | Here’s what telecoms landscape was like in 2011

If we go back in time, the Nigeria telecoms sector has no doubt witnessed a whole lot of development in the last couple of years, as the industry emerged one of the most vibrant telecoms market in Africa in terms of telecoms investments, according to the Universal Service Provision Fund (USPF). USPF, the fund set […]

Flashback | When Belo-Osagie admits ‘MTN cannot be beaten in Nigeria’

Ntel owners pull political strings to fix regulatory impasse

Owners of Ntel, the company formerly called NITEL, are exploring political solutions to resolve lingering regulatory hurdles faced by the Nigerian pioneer national carrier, Technology Times can report. The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) wants NATCOMS, the consortium led by businessman, Tunde Ayeni that bought the Nigerian Telecommunications Limited (NITEL) and its mobile business unit, MTel, […]

Flashback | When Belo-Osagie admits ‘MTN cannot be beaten in Nigeria’

NCC: Nigeria to surpass 30% broadband target by 2018

Professor Umar Garba Danbatta It is my pleasure and honor to be at the opening ceremony of the 27th session of AFINIC (AFRINIC-27) meeting themed “Taking the African Internet to the Next Level through Policy, Collaboration and Education”. The African Regional Internet Registry AFRINIC, has contributed a lot in providing platforms for Internet Development in […]

Flashback | When Belo-Osagie admits ‘MTN cannot be beaten in Nigeria’

President Buhari’s secret war on free speech 

Sodiq Alabi, Communications Lead at Paradigm Initiative writes that free speech by the Nigerian media industry is being suppressed under President Muhammadu Buhari  One of the biggest news websites in Nigeria went offline late October and has remained unavailable since. Here I refer to naij.com, a website that has repeatedly ranked among the top ten most visited […]

Flashback | When Belo-Osagie admits ‘MTN cannot be beaten in Nigeria’