Wednesday, September 19, 2018

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    Glo, 9mobile lose internet subscribers as active mobile lines hit 160m

Glo, 9mobile lose internet subscribers as active mobile lines hit 160m

Data made available by the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) show that Globacom and 9mobile lost 471,782 internet subscribers between March and April.According to the monthly subscribers' operator data posted on its website on Monday, the number of active mobile telephone lines increased by 11 million to stand 160 million.Internet users increased to 101.2 million in April from the 100.6 million [...]

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    DSTV says it may consider pay-as-you-consume option

DSTV says it may consider pay-as-you-consume option

Multichoice Nigeria, parent company of DStv, says it may consider the pay-as-you-consume (PAYC) payment option in the future.The proposed pay-as-you-consume pricing scheme allows users pay according to their effective resource consumption excluding interference.Guardian reports that John Ugbe, managing director of Multichoice Nigeria, made this statement on Friday on the sidelines of the ongoing Digital Dialogue conference in Dubai, United Arab [...]

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    EFCC files ‘$6.8m fraud’ charge against Globacom

EFCC files ‘$6.8m fraud’ charge against Globacom

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has filed a fraud charge against Globacom Limited, telecommunications company, before the Lagos state special offences court.The firm was said to have carried out a transaction to the tune of $6,786,674.61 in 2008 under false claims that the benefits will be paid for whereas it is “with intent to defraud”.Listed as first defendant [...]

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    We have not acquired 9mobile, says Globacom

We have not acquired 9mobile, says Globacom

Globacom, Nigeria's second largest telecommunications network, says it has not acquired 9mobile.In a statement shared with TheCable on Friday, Globacom said it is bound by the terms of the acquisition process and it will not deviate from the rules."Globacom has not acquired 9Mobile as widely reported in the media. We are bound by the terms of the acquisition process as [...]

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    Benin Republic withdraws Globacom’s operating licence

Benin Republic withdraws Globacom’s operating licence

Benin’s telecommunications regulator has withdrawn the operating licence of Globacom, Nigerian mobile telecommunications company.According to a report by Reuters, Globacom and the regulators could not agree on new terms of the contract.Autorite De Regulation Des Communications Électroniques Et De La Poste (ARCEP)-Benin, the regulator in the country, said it took the decision after negotiations with Glo Mobile Benin to renew its [...]

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    GSM operators lost 1.66m subscribers in March

GSM operators lost 1.66m subscribers in March

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) network operators in Nigeria lost 1.66 million subscribers in March.According to the subscriber data released on the commission's website, all GSM operators, excluding Globacom recorded a decline in subscribers.NCC said the active telecommunications service customers, which was 154,120,484 in February, declined to 152,467,198 in March 2017.A total of [...]

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    More GSM subscribers, less for internet… How telecoms companies fared in Q4

More GSM subscribers, less for internet… How telecoms companies fared in Q4

The number of mobile telecommunication subscribers in Nigeria increased by 1.24 million to stand at 154.53 million in December 2016.This is according to figures released by the Nigerian Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Tuesday.In its report, the NBS said that although growth in the telecommunications sector remained positive, year on year growth dropped in real terms from 1.5% in the [...]

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    PSquare reconciles with Soundcity after 7 months

PSquare reconciles with Soundcity after 7 months

P-Square, popular Nigerian R&B group, has made peace with Soundcity, a music and lifestyle channel on DSTV, after seven months of rancour between both parties.The identical twin brothers engaged Soundcity and it's management in a battle for months following claims that the channel did not air their videos.The group also went as far as urging their fans not to watch the [...]

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    Despite Twitter fight, Glo retains PSquare as ambassadors

Despite Twitter fight, Glo retains PSquare as ambassadors

Globacom, a Nigerian telecommunications company, has disclosed that PSquare, Nigerian musical duo, is still its brand ambassadors despite the rancour in the group.Contrary to the speculations in the media, the network said it has not ended its relationship with one of its popular brand ambassadors, Peter and Paul Okoye.In a statement issued in Lagos on Thursday, the telecommunications company explained that it [...]

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    NCC threatens to impose fresh fine on MTN

NCC threatens to impose fresh fine on MTN

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has threatened to impose a fresh fine on MTN which is yet to pay the N1.04 trillion fine slammed on it earlier for failing to deactivate 5.1 million unregistered SIM cards.The commission made this known in its '2015 3Q compliance monitoring and enforcement report’, saying Airtel and Globacom also risk being sanctioned for defying its [...]

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    14 years after per second billing, Glo launches ‘Free Tomorrow’

14 years after per second billing, Glo launches ‘Free Tomorrow’

Globacom, Nigeria’s first indigenous telecommunication company has launched a new promo that gives back to subscribers the following day, absolutely free, all the airtime they used for calls, sms and internet services in a day, Free Tomorrow.With this offer, if a Glo subscriber uses N500 credit in a day on calls, SMS and data, the service provider will give back [...]

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    Glo ‘Xchange’ takes cashless banking to the grassroots

Glo ‘Xchange’ takes cashless banking to the grassroots

Globacom, Nigeria’s first indigenous telecommunications company, has launched Glo Xchange partnering banks in facilitating mobile money and cashless banking in urban and rural Nigeria.According Ebenezer Kolawole, Globacom’s  Gloworld coordinator, the programme will empower about 10,000 proficient agents over the next 12 months to deliver the much expected mobile money revolution in Nigeria.He said the Glo Xchange agents will operate from designated [...]

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    CAF, Globacom renew partnership

CAF, Globacom renew partnership

The Confederation African Football (CAF) and telecommunications company, Globacom on Thursday, January 8, 2015 extended the sponsorship contract for the Glo-CAF Awards until 2018.Issa Hayatou, CAF president and Gladys Talabi, Globacom’s executive director represented their respective organisations in the signing ceremony which took place on the eve of the 2014 ceremony in Lagos, Nigeria.Hayatou commended the telecoms giant for their [...]

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    Glo ‘backed out of Phone Swap sponsorship because of Saka’

Glo ‘backed out of Phone Swap sponsorship because of Saka’

Kunle Afolayan, the director and producer of award-winning movie Figurine, has revealed that he was stripped of his Globacom (Glo) ambassadorship due to his refusal to remove Hafiz Oyetoro (popularly known as Saka) from his movie, Phone Swap.The multi-award winning director made this known at the School of Media and Communications (SMC) during a forum organised to discuss ways of improving film-making [...]

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    NCC declares Nitel, Starcomms ‘inactive’

NCC declares Nitel, Starcomms ‘inactive’

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has declared the Nigerian Telecommunications Limited (NITEL), the country's pioneer telecoms operator, and 13 other telecoms companies as "inactive operators".According to Technology Times, NCC's declaration of NITEL and its mobile business unit, MTEL Limited, as inactive  "further reflects the southward fortunes of the two public-owned telcos, as they technically no longer contribute to the periodic subscriber information released [...]

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    The losers and gainers of porting

The losers and gainers of porting

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on Monday released a report on the port-out activities of mobile network operators in the country.The report reveals that at least 10,210 subscribers have dumped the services of Globacom in the last two months, for other Global System for Mobile (GSM) communications (GSM) networks.According to the report, Globacom lost a total of 6,930 customers in April [...]

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