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 […]

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 […]

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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