SIM Validation: Airtel Extends Operation Hours

Customers of Airtel networks who are yet to update their records as well as register their SIM cards in line with the directives of the Industry Regulator, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), have been offered another window of opportunity to perform this important exercise as the leading telecoms operator has announced an extension of its operation […]

Nigerian Subscribers Outraged Over SIM Deactivation Palaver

Across the country, huge crowd of frustrated customers of  all the major carriers in the country-MTN, Airtel, Glo and Etisalat, shouting and wondering why their service providers should subject them to needless stress of doing their subscriber identity module (SIM) registration again. A subscriber who spoke with our reporter at Ikeja, complained bitterly that he […]

SIM Deactivation Saga: NCC Fines Globacom, Etisalat N14.4m

Following the contravention of its directive on SIM card deactivation, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has sanctioned Globacom and Etisalat a total of N14.4 million. NCC insisted that the fine must be paid on or before September 7, 2015, and that failure to do so, would attract an additional fine of N100,000 per day for each […]

Payporte Offers Nigerians Free Internet Access

One of Nigeria’s online shopping portal, Payporte, has unveiled its free internet give away service in Nigeria, with the aid of internet web browser brand, Opera Mini. Payporte is sponsoring 100,000 days of free internet every month for six months and the package also comes in opera sponsored web pass, which is an opportunity to […]

WhatsApp, Skype Others Bad For Business, Says Telecom Operators

Nigeria telecommunications companies have lamented a serious decline in their revenue as a result of the rapid rise of over-the-top (OTT) content services such as WhatsApp, Skype and others. The rapid increase of these over-the-top (OTT) content services like Skype, Whatsapp and others could trigger up to 50 percent drop in revenue for Nigerian telecoms […]

Orange Likely to Buy Airtel Nigeria

French operator Orange has revealed that it is in talks to buy Bharti Airtel’s subsidiaries in Africa, fueling speculations that Bharti’s might soon sell off its African business. However, the Indian cellphone biggest carrier has rebutted the claims. “We remain fully committed to our Africa operations and will continue to invest in its growth and […]

Service provider with the most cost-effective data package

Of the under-listed service providers, which of them has the most affordable and reliable data package (plan & services)? Please vote for your best service provider (reliability & affordability). It is very simple, just click on your choice below and then see the result.

44 million telephone lines in Nigeria are not active — NCC

It hasn’t been a good start to the year 2014 for the telecoms operators in Nigeria. According to recent statistics obtained from the Nigeria Communications Commission, a total of about 44million (44,665,145) connected telephone lines were dormant in the month of January 2014. This represents 25.82 per cent of the total number of connected lines. […]

Survey of consumers’ opinion on BlackBerry services in Nigeria

Description BlackBerry Internet Service (BIS) provides users with access to a myriad of utilities via the BlackBerry device. For example, BIS can provide automatic wireless synchronization of read, deleted, and sent items from the user’s BlackBerry device to their supported ISP email account. Subscribers can also download applications and other content or browse the Web […]

34.5m subscribers in Nigeria use data on internet – NCC

Only 34,471,520 customers out of the 114.172 million active subscribers on the Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) networks use data. The Internet Subscriber Data released by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on its website showed that 79,700,920 subscribers were yet to use data on the Internet as at the first quarter of 2013. A […]

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