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NATCOMS Seeks N750 Billion Redress From Telecoms Providers

NATCOMS Seeks N750 Billion Redress From Telecoms Providers

National Association of Telecommunications Subscribers (NATCOMS) has demanded compensation from telecommunications companies operating within Nigeria. Sequel to directives from sector regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), which instructed telecoms providers to fashion out compensation schemes for subscribers of services on their networks, the National Association of Telecommunications Subscribers (NATCOMS) has disclosed that it will be

Airtel Nigeria Supports Entrepreneurs with Launch of Catapult-A-Startup Programme

Airtel Nigeria Supports Entrepreneurs with Launch of Catapult-A-Startup Programme

Airtel Nigeria has initiated a programme targeted at entrepreneurs which will provide a platform for mobile application developers to access resources needed to actualize their dreams Catapult-A-Startup, a new support programme for tech-inclined entrepreneurs has been unveiled by Airtel Nigeria. The programme is specifically targeted at budding mobile app developers and it aims to galvanize


Survey Named MTN ‘Busiest Network’ In Nigeria

Survey Named MTN ‘Busiest Network’ In Nigeria

A recent report conducted by NOIPolls Limited has placed MTN as the busiest network provider in the country in its yearly Special Edition Telecoms Poll. Hot on the heels of being declared the largest network based on its number of subscribers by the country’s industry regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), MTN Nigeria clinched another

NITEL Privatization Bids: NATCOM emerges the winner

NITEL Privatization Bids: NATCOM emerges the winner

The race for the NITEL privatization bid is over; NATCOM finally emerges as winner After the Federal Government of Nigeria through the bureau of public enterprises had opened bids to the public as to privatization of the Nigerian Telecommunications PLC (NITEL) and the Nigerian Mobile Telecommunication (MTEL), NATCOM won the bidding being the highest bidder

Konga Smashes Record in Yakata Sales

Konga Smashes Record in Yakata Sales

The company has revealed a steep surge in its sales figures this year, which experienced a tenfold percentage increase. Nigerian electronic commerce company, Konga, has announced that it recorded a record breaking 1440% upturn in in year on year sales during its recent Black Friday Yakata promotions. Disclosing the staggering figures, Founder and CEO of


Transaction via Mobile Banking Reach N430 Billion in Nigeria

Transaction via Mobile Banking Reach N430 Billion in Nigeria

Transactions made through mobile payment systems have climbed to figures in excess of $2bn, corresponding with increasing mobile banking providers and internet access. The Central Bank of Nigeria has released figures on financial transactions made via mobile platforms in the country. The statement from the country’s apex bank put the figure around $2 billion (equivalent

2go and Nimbuzz Signs Deal on Digital and Mobile Advertising

2go and Nimbuzz Signs Deal on Digital and Mobile Advertising

The two social media platforms are joining forces to harmonize digital and mobile advertising efforts in sub-Saharan Africa. The Mobi Hunter, a sales ad outfit owned by 2go, is merging its efforts with India’s thriving messaging and social media network, Nimbuzz, with a view to selling digital and mobile advertising targeted at the African market.

Nigeria’s GSM Charges Lowest Globally Says ALTON Chairman

Nigeria’s GSM Charges Lowest Globally Says ALTON Chairman

Chairman of Association of Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) claims the country’s call tariffs remain the cheapest in the world. Engr. Gbenga Adebayo, Chairman of ALTON, has said that Nigeria’s voice call charges are still the lowest in the world. He said this is especially true when the country’s tariffs were compared to other countries


Mobile Phone Maker “Fly” Enters Into the Nigerian Market

Mobile Phone Maker “Fly” Enters Into the Nigerian Market

The top European mobile company “Fly” is set to make a push in Nigeria’s sizeable market of 170 million population and 75% mobile penetration rate. Leading European mobile phone manufacturer, Fly, has announced its foray into Nigeria’s rewarding and growing phone market. With the country’s huge population and sustained receptiveness to new brands which provide