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Profiled: Meet Danbatta, Nigeria’s new telecoms sheriff

There is a new sheriff in town to maintain order in Nigeria’s multi-trillion naira telecoms industry and his name is Professor Umar Garba Danbatta. Professor Umar Garba Danbatta became the new Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Office (EVC/CEO) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), the influential telecoms regulatory agency, when he was hired August 4 this year […]

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Telecoms adds $104b to sub-Saharan Africa by 2020

The mobile industry will contribute $104 billion to the sub-Saharan Africa’s economy by 2020 in investments that will represent 6.2 per cent of the region’s projected GDP by 2020. This was gleaned from ‘Mobile Economy 2014: Sub-Saharan Africa’, a new report by the GSM Association (GSMA), the organisation that represents the interests of mobile operators […]

Telecoms operators key to achieving “fully digitalized” Nigeria, CommTech Minister says

London meet to link African telecoms leaders and investors

Telecoms industry leaders will be meeting with financial institutions in London at the 5th TMT Finance & Investment Africa conference on June 18, 2014 to assess possible investment in the African telecoms industry. Organisers reckon that increasing opportunity for investment in the telecommunications industry on the continent is expanding, hence the need to converge CEOs and […]

Glo Mobile new plan cuts tariff as subscriber make more calls