MTN Nigeria plans to invest NGN 640 bln in 3 years to expand broadband access

Tuesday 22 June 2021 | 09:52 CET | News
MTN Nigeria plans to invest NGN 640 billion over the next three years to expand broadband access. So said MTN Group CEO Ralph Mupita after a three-day visit to Abuja and Lagos, when he met a number of key stakeholders. This is in line with the government's 2020-2025 National Broadband Plan and in support of MTN's "Ambition 2025: Leading digital solutions for Africa's progress" strategy.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.


Already registered?

Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: MTN / MTN Nigeria
Countries: Nigeria
::: add a comment
This article is part of dossier


Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


MTN Nigeria Foundation opens portal for 2021 scholarships

Published 27 Jul 2021 12:24 CET | Nigeria
MTN Nigeria is inviting applications for its 2021 scholarships for students at accredited Nigerian public tertiary institutions. ...

GCR raises MTN Nigeria long-term issuer rating, affirms short-term rating with stable outlook

Published 24 Jun 2021 09:58 CET | Nigeria
Global Credit Ratings (GCR) has upgraded the national scale long-term issuer rating of MTN Nigeria to AAA and affirmed the ...

VDT says Nigeria will achieve 2025 target of 90% broadband coverage

Published 22 Jun 2021 09:59 CET | Nigeria
Nigerian broadband provider VDT Communications has assured the government that industry players will work towards ensuring the ...

Nigerian president tells MTN to slash data tariffs, improve quality of service

Published 21 Jun 2021 11:19 CET | Nigeria
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has urged MTN Group to lower its data and call rates as well as improve the quality of ...

MTN Group leadership visits Nigeria

Published 18 Jun 2021 09:55 CET | Nigeria
The leadership of MTN Group has arrived in Nigeria for a three-day working visit. The delegation includes group CEO Ralph Mupita ...

MTN Nigeria says reports of disruption were misleading

Published 17 Jun 2021 09:46 CET | Nigeria
MTN Nigeria has assured its customers of improved services and dismissed media reports that the operator had warned that it could ...

MTN Nigeria warns of disruption to services over rising insecurity

Published 16 Jun 2021 10:00 CET | Nigeria
MTN Nigeria has raised the alarm that its services could be disrupted by rising insecurity in the country, Reuters reported.  The ...

Airtel Nigeria comes top for broadband coverage and speed in Umlaut test

Published 15 Jun 2021 11:29 CET | Nigeria
Airtel Nigeria has been declared the 'Best in Test' after a nationwide broadband assessment by consultancy Umlaut. According to ...

Nigerian internet subscriptions reach record 154 mln in Q1, broadband penetration at 46%

Published 01 Jun 2021 10:19 CET | Nigeria
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says the telecommunications sector has reached an all-time high with 154 million ...

Galaxy Backbone needs NGN 35 bln to provide 2 Mbps service to ministries, departments and govt agencies

Published 08 Mar 2021 10:03 CET | Nigeria
Nigerian state-owned company Galaxy Backbone (GBB) says some NGN 35 billion is needed to provide effective internet connectivity ...

Nigeria reaches 53,460 3G and 4G base stations, fibre networks reach 54,725 km

Published 25 Jan 2021 11:34 CET | Nigeria
The number of 3G and 4G base transceiver stations (BTS) in Nigeria has increased from 30,000 to 53,460 in the last five years and ...

Calendar   /   Industry Events

28 Jul Telefonica Deutschland Q2 2021
28 Jul Facebook Q2
28 Jul Equinix Q2
28 Jul Spotify Q2 2021
28 Jul Cirrus Logic Q1
28 Jul Ribbon Communications Q2 2021
28 Jul Extreme Networks fiscal Q4
28 Jul Altice USA Q2
28 Jul Qualcomm fiscal Q3
28 Jul Ooredoo Q2 2021
29 Jul T-Mobile US Q2 2021
29 Jul Cellnex Q2
29 Jul Comcast Q2 2021
29 Jul Nokia Q2 2021
29 Jul Cellnex Q2 2021
29 Jul Hrvatski Telekom Q2 2021
29 Jul Airtel Africa Q2 2021
29 Jul Skyworks fiscal Q3
29 Jul Casa Systems Q2
29 Jul Citrix Systems Q2
29 Jul Amazon Q2
29 Jul BT fiscal Q1
29 Jul CyrusOne Q2 2021
29 Jul CoreSite Q2 2021
29 Jul American Tower Corp Q2 2021
29 Jul Fortinet Q2
29 Jul STMicroelectronics Q2 2021
29 Jul Millicom Q2 2021
29 Jul Samsung Electronics Q2 2021
29 Jul Poly fiscal Q1
29 Jul Telenet Q2 2021
29 Jul Liberty Global Q2 2021
29 Jul Consolidated Communications Q2
29 Jul Telefonica Q2 2021
29 Jul Orange Q2 2021
29 Jul Digital Realty Q2 2021
29 Jul Limelight Networks Q2 2021
29 Jul Vodacom fiscal Q1
::: More Calendar Items