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Regulators step up process to close 9mobile sale

egulators have stepped up plans to close the ongoing sale of 9mobile, raising hopes for the fortune of the fourth largest mobile phone company by subscriber base in Nigeria. Technology Times learnt that the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) that regulates the telecoms industry has opened talks with Teleology Holding Limited that emerged preferred bidder for […]

CEO: Etisalat Nigeria gained market leadership with mobile Internet

SIM Registration | MTN pays N165bn of N330bn fine, NCC says

MTN Nigeria has paid N165 billion out of the N330 billion fine imposed on the mobile phone company arising from breach of SIM registration rules, the telecoms regulator, Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC), has confirmed. Professor Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman of NCC disclosed this when a high-powered MTN delegation led by Pascal Dozie, Chairman MTN Nigeria […]

MTN CEO at TECH+: ICT sector can power Nigeria’s economic growth

South Africa’s MTN engages diplomatic push in Nigeria

South Africa’s MTN Group’s top brass and Nigerian shareholders have launched the equivalent of a major diplomatic push in Nigeria following a series of “strategic sessions” with top government officials, including Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo. Nigerian government regulator recently announced that the local subsidiary, MTN Nigeria has so far paid over N165 billion of […]

Visafone sale to MTN faces regulatory hurdle