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Minister: Buhari will decide on MTN’s N1.04 trillion fine ‘in public interest’

Barrister Adebayo Shittu, the new Minister of Communications told Technology Times today that final decision on the N1.4 trillion fine imposed on MTN Nigeria will be taken by President Muhammadu Buhari at the appropriate time “in public interest.” The Minister, who spoke with Technology Times this afternoon on the sidelines of the Alliance 4 Affordable Internet […]

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Unprecedented: Watchdog imposes N1.4 trillion fine on MTN Nigeria

Professor Umar Danbatta, the new chief of Nigeria’s telecoms industry watchdog, has approved punitive sanctions totaling one trillion and forty billion naira (N1.04 trillion) against MTN Nigeria, over alleged breach of SIM registration rules by the mobile phone company, Technology Times has authoritatively confirmed. Technology Times checks reveal exclusively that the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) […]

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MTN Group: Why we clicked African broaband pact with Liquid Telecom

MTN Group, the South African mobile telephony giant, says it closed a broadband deal with Liquid Telecom to offer access to the largest fixed and wireless footprint on the African communications landscape including Nigeria. The partnership spreads across wholesale, carrier-to-carrier, high speed broadband, enterprise and fixed data services offerings of the two companies. Under the […]

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MTN, Vodafone tie to deliver ‘cheaper’ money transfer

The recent pact between MTN Mobile Money and Vodafone M-Pesa to interconnect their Mobile Money Services, will let the two mobile phone giants offer cheaper money transfer service to their customers. The continent’s top mobile telephony players are joining forces for customers of MTN Mobile Money and M-Pesa in East Africa will be able to transfer […]

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Visafone sale to MTN faces regulatory hurdle

Visafone Communications Limited’s plan to sell the biggest CDMA operator to MTN Group, owners of MTN Nigeria, will have to scale a major regulatory hurdle before the two parties can close the acquisition deal, a key source conversant with the talks has told Technology Times. Both companies have been in talks to close a deal […]

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