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NIGERIA | Glo, MainOne, five others bet on Wi-Fi spectrum

Globacom, Main One and five other players have secured key spectrum assets to key into the emerging Wi-Fi markets across Nigeria. Wi-Fi is projected to be a key growth market as Nigerian mobile subscribers demand always-on connection to voice, data and video services on the move. Technology Times review of spectrum assignments for 4.5GHz, the […]

NIGERIA | 9Mobile seeks data price reviews by regulator

Nigeria to allow amateur radio, satellite operations

Nigeria is set to issue licences for non-commercial operation of amateur radio and satellite services in the country, the telecoms regulator has said. Government says the licence will be opened to Nigerians and foreigners hoping to operate amateur radio and satellite services during their stay in the country. Qualified persons or companies granted amateur radio […]

NIGERIA | 9Mobile seeks data price reviews by regulator

TELECOMS | FG to earn 60% commission from spectrum swap deals

Federal Government will earn 60% commission when licensees sell telecoms spectrum assigned them in Nigeria under guidelines issued by the industry regulator. According to the provisions of the rules obtained by Technology Times, a 60% commission will accrue to government when frequency spectrum issued under “administrative process” are sold by the licensees, in one of […]

NIGERIA | 9Mobile seeks data price reviews by regulator

Etisalat Nigeria, creditors reach ‘amicable resolution’, FG says

The Federal Government says that Etisalat Nigeria has reached “amicable resolution” with creditor banks poised to take over the number four mobile phone company. Mr Tony Ojobo, Director Public Affairs at the Nigerian Communications Commission confirmed this in a statement issued this morning by the telecoms industry regulator and made available to Technology Times. NCC […]

Digital Rights | Presidency, civil society to hold talk

OPINION | Etisalat Nigeria and logic of CBN, NCC intervention

By Doris Uche According to reports by Premium Times, Reuters and several online news outlets, the curtain appeared to have finally fallen on the long drawn-out Etisalat Nigeria bankruptcy saga, with Access, other local and foreign creditor bankers of the troubled telecommunications company poised to take over the management of the company on Thursday, June […]

Danbatta | Role of social media in Nigeria