Telecoms articles


NCC FINE: MTN Backs Down On Trial

NCC FINE: MTN Backs Down On Trial

The management of MTN, Nigeria’s largest mobile telephone company may have reviewed its decision to contest the penalty imposed on it by the National Communication Commission, NCC, the regulator in the industry. Wole Olanipekun, senior advocate of Nigeria, SAN leading 10 other SANs for the telephone company told the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos this

Why Airtel Returns with Touching Lives Season 2

After recording monumental success with the maiden edition of its revolutionary CSR initiative, Airtel Touching Lives, leading telecoms operator, Airtel Nigeria, has announced the commencement of the second edition of the initiative, which has been described by many as a ground-breaking approach to Corporate Social Investment. The Airtel Touching Lives is focused on empowering, uplifting and creating life-changing

StarTimes Unveils FreeViewing Bouquet

To support Nigeria’s agenda to transit to digital transmission by June 2014, StarTimes Network, a cable station, offers 10 free channels to its subscribers in Plateau State. Irete Anetor, public relations manager, NTA-Star TV Network, explained that the Bouquet is an initiative by StarTimes to ensure that the residents have access to television viewership after

SWIFT Networks Launches New Product

  As the world is fast becoming a global village, SWIFT Networks, an internet service provider, ISP, has introduced ‘The Nomad’, a portable, nomadic and personal wireless hotspot modem. Chuma Okoye, chief operating officer of the company, explained that the new product, which is part of its 4G Long Term Evolution, LTE technology, is designed

Smile Communications Introduces 4G Broadband

  Smile Communications Nigeria Limited, a broadband service provider has introduced the, 4th Generation Long-Term Evolution, known as the 4G LTE technology, the latest and most advanced broadband network that promises to take away the frustration of slow internet service. Speaking at the formal launch of the broadband service in Lagos, Tom Allen, Group Chief

The Broad Band Challenge

   The telecoms revolution was one of the signatures of Nigeria’s first 100 years while broadband is being positioned to be the anchor of the nation’s technology push in the second century             When Ernest Ndukwe, immediate past executive vice chairman, EVC, of Nigeria Communications Commission, NCC, was leaving office

Minister Launches Broadband Campaign

Omobola Johnson, minister of communications technology, is one of the few Nigerian ministers who are passionate about how their ministries can contribute to the growth of the economy. The minister, during the soft launch of the Broadband awareness campaign organised by Compact Communications Limited in Lagos, disclosed that the information and communication technology, ICT, would

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