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Konga raises revenue by 800% over 18 months, cuts losses

Published 22 Jul 2019 11:18 CET | Nigeria

Nigerian e-commerce firm Konga said it has set its sights on the path of profitability after achieving an increase in turnover of over 800 percent and a huge reduction in ...

NCC begins review of national numbering plan

Published 18 Jul 2019 14:22 CET | Nigeria

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it has begun a review of the National Numbering Plan (NNP) to ensure that telecom system is regulated in tandem with demand ...

MTN Nigeria faces protest over xenophobic attacks in South Africa

Published 18 Jul 2019 14:16 CET | Nigeria

MTN Nigeria directed workers to stay away from its headquarters in Lagos on 17 July in case the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) and other youth groups went ...

Spectranet introduces Unitied Value, Mega Value and Always On plans

Published 18 Jul 2019 14:04 CET | Nigeria

Nigerian operator Spectranet has introduced new plans under the names Unified Value, Mega Value and Always On. The Unified Value Plans offer free night bonus along with main ...

Nigeria's IDS Africa signs up for broadcast service on Spacecom's AMOS-17 satellite

Published 17 Jul 2019 12:53 CET | Nigeria

Spacecom, operator of the AMOS satellite fleet, said that Nigerian broadcaster IDS Africa has signed up for services on the AMOS-17 satellite, which is due for launch to its ...

Exim Bank of India offers Nigeria USD 100 mln loan for rural internet

Published 16 Jul 2019 15:27 CET | India, Nigeria

The Exim Bank of India has arranged a USD 100 million loan for Nigeria to extend internet services to rural areas, CommunicationsWeek reported. This is the result of close ...

ASCON seeks help of NCC to tackle submarine cable damage

Published 16 Jul 2019 15:21 CET | Nigeria

Association of Submarine Cable Operators of Nigeria (ASCON) is seeking the partnership of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to protect cables, fibre optic cables ...

NCC remits NGN 51.3 bln to state Consolidated Revenue Fund in Q1

Published 16 Jul 2019 15:12 CET | Nigeria

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has remitted NGN 51.3 billion to the government's Consolidated Revenue Fund (CRF) in the first quarter of 2019. The remittance, ...

CarePay expands into Nigerian market

Published 16 Jul 2019 15:03 CET | Nigeria

Health e-payments firm CarePay is expanding to Nigeria following a three-year run in Kenya that generated KES 700 million from 4 million members enrolled onto the ...

Canal Plus acquires Nigerian film studio Rok Studios from Iroko

Published 15 Jul 2019 16:09 CET | Nigeria

Canal Plus has announced the acquisition of the production, content distribution and channel assets of Iroko Partners, saying that the move will reinforce its presence in the ...

Glo rewards offers customers bonus data on Samsung smartphones bought anywhere

Published 15 Jul 2019 12:54 CET | Nigeria

Globacom is offering subscribers a data bundle on Samsung smartphones bought in the open market in Nigeria. It used to offer the data bundles only with smartphones purchased ...

9mobile gains most customers via MNP in year to May

Published 15 Jul 2019 11:22 CET | Nigeria

Nigerian operator 9mobile, has gained the highest number of ports-in consistently over the past year, according to latest Mobile Number Portability (MNP) report. The Nigerian ...

NCC says telecoms sector needs USD 136 bln investment to expand

Published 15 Jul 2019 10:31 CET | Nigeria

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says USD 136 billion in fresh investment is needed to expand the telecommunications sector. NCC CEO Umar Dambatta said over 40 ...

Hollaport launches mobile money service in Nigeria

Published 11 Jul 2019 16:28 CET | Nigeria

Nigerian company Hollaport Technologies has launched a mobile phone application to provide financial inclusion alongside messaging services. Hollaport founder, Kabiru Rabiu ...

NCC starts establishing CSIRT

Published 11 Jul 2019 16:25 CET | Nigeria

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has commenced establishing its Cyber Security Incidence Response Team (CSIRT), ThisDay reported.The initiative will facilitate ...

VDT Communications launches 4G service for retail market

Published 11 Jul 2019 16:22 CET | Nigeria

Nigerian broadband provider VDT Communications has officially launched its retail service 4G LTE Advanced on the market. The retail broadband service space, it said, would ...

MTN Nigeria announces data price cuts

Published 11 Jul 2019 09:50 CET | Nigeria

MTN Nigeria has announced price cuts on all its data plans and offerings, barely two weeks after launching 4G+. CMO Rahul De said customers can now get up to 30 percent more ...

OPay raises USD 50 mln from investors for expansion in Nigeria

Published 10 Jul 2019 16:15 CET | Nigeria

Opera's web payment platform OPay, said it has raised USD 50 million in total funding. The lead investors included IDG Capital, Sequoia China, Source Code Capital, ...

NCC completes emergency communication centre in Edo

Published 10 Jul 2019 10:39 CET | Nigeria

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has completed an emergency communication centre in Edo. NCC's director of special duties department, Oluwatoyin Asaju said the ...

NCC sets up committee on ICT innovation

Published 10 Jul 2019 10:34 CET | Nigeria

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has commissioned a research steering committee on ICT innovation in the country, reports Vanguard. The committee will drive ...

Airtel Africa lists in Nigeria

Published 09 Jul 2019 18:14 CET | Nigeria

Airtel Africa has completed its listing on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, in a flotation that valued the mobile operator at NGN 1.36 trillion. This makes the bourse's ...

MultiChoice Nigeria launches MyGOtv mobile self-service app

Published 08 Jul 2019 14:41 CET | Nigeria

MultiChoice Nigeria has introduced a new mobile app called MyGOtv for customers on its GOtv digital terrestrial platform. The app will be available for download via the iOS ...

Globacom launches five-fold recharge deal

Published 08 Jul 2019 14:34 CET | Nigeria

Nigerian operator Globacom has introduced a new recharge offering called Glo Amebo, giving its customers five times the value of whatever amount they spend on recharge. The ...

FlinkBox to launch incentive-based mobile advertising app in Nigeria

Published 08 Jul 2019 14:18 CET | Nigeria

Nigerian media and marketing company FlinkBox is set to introduce a new incentive-based mobile advertising app designed to enhance engagement between brands and consumers. ...

Nigerian regulator raises alarm about influx of substandard phones

Published 08 Jul 2019 13:56 CET | Nigeria

Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has raised the alarm over an influx of substandard phones and other telecom devices into Nigeria, reports CommunicationsWeek. Umar ...

 

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