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    NCC names Glo fastest-growing operator

NCC names Glo fastest-growing operator

Telecommunications firm Globacom recorded the fastest growth in the sector in the second quarter of 2015, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said.  According to the mid-year report of the commission, Globacom surpassed other telecoms companies by recording a growth rate of 5.86 per cent at the end of the second quarter. The report shows that Globacom increased its subscriber figure from 25,177,125 [...]

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    Wizkid confirms ‘dumping’ MTN for GLO

Wizkid confirms ‘dumping’ MTN for GLO

Ayodeji Balogun, Nigerian singing sensation better known as Wizkid, has finally confirmed signing a new ambassadorial deal with Nigeria multinational telecommunication company, Globacom. In May 2013, the multi-award winning artiste signed as a brand ambassador of MTN but reportedly refused to renew his contract in 2015. Meanwhile as speculations were making rounds that Wizkid was about switching to Glo, MTN signed Cobhams Asuquo [...]

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    MTN provides free downloads of all Nigerian apps

MTN provides free downloads of all Nigerian apps

Telecommunications firm MTN Nigeria has unveiled APPtitude campaign, which offers any of its 61 million subscribers the chance to download their favourite applications for free between May 1 and May 30. The telco has created APPtitude portal on its website and it curates a host of local applications in the market under categories like sports, entertainment, lifestyle, health/fitness, business and religion. All [...]

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    Xenophobia: ‘Boycotting MTN will affect Nigeria negatively’

Xenophobia: ‘Boycotting MTN will affect Nigeria negatively’

Akinwale Goodluck, corporate services executive of MTN Nigeria, says boycotting of the telecommunication outfit over the xenophobic attack in South Africa would affect Nigeria negatively. Some Nigerians have been calling for the boycott of South African companies as a result of the incident, which has led to the loss of about five lives and displacement of thousands of immigrants in South [...]

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    MTN introduces ‘My First 11’ for 11 kobo per second

MTN introduces ‘My First 11’ for 11 kobo per second

Telecommunications firm MTN has introduced the 'My First 11' tariff plan, which would allow its consumers call their most important 11 phone lines at half-price, irrespective of network. Funmi Onajide, MTN Nigeria’s general manager, cooperate affairs, said though the industry is moving towards digital services, people who like to talk should not be left out. She said emphasis should not be laid [...]

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    MTN launches 2015 BetterMe app to enhance voter education

MTN launches 2015 BetterMe app to enhance voter education

Telecommunications firm MTN Nigeria has launched the 2015 BetterMe app, which has been described as a milestone in voter education and engagement towards enhancing and deepening Nigeria’s electoral process. The app, which is available to over 60 million MTN subscribers, has a vast and robust content offering that includes segments on the 2015 elections. “The new app enables subscribers to seamlessly access information [...]

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    MTN launches ‘app for better 2015’

MTN launches ‘app for better 2015’

Telecommunication firm MTN has put smiles on the faces of its subscribers by introducing My2015BetterMe app, a campaign targeted at making its customers to create experiences that are relevant to peculiar circumstances. Unveiling the BetterMe app and three 2015 BetterMe bundle offerings, Funmi Onajide, general manager, corporate affairs of the telco, noted that the current trend in the telecommunication sector was [...]

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Globacom overtakes Airtel as second biggest teleco in Nigeria with 27.3 million subscribers

Indigenous mobile telecommunication company, Globacom (Glo) has regained its position as the second largest telecommunication company in Nigeria after increasing its subscriber base to about 27.3 million ahead of Bharti Airtel’s 26,194,336 subscribers. Globacom grew its subscriber base from 24,490,650 in February 2014 to 27,327,646 in June, translating to 21 percent share of the Nigerian telecoms market. Airtel which briefly occupied the [...]

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    Davido renews MTN contract

Davido renews MTN contract

Multiple award winning singer, Davido, is sure having a swell time, having signed a contract renewing his endorsement deal with Telecommunication giants, MTN. The young man of the moment, who recently made headlines for receiving a couple of awards including Mtv Africa music awards and BET award, is definitely reaping the fruits of endless hours in the studio. Davido first signed on with MTN in [...]

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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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    Self-adulation alien to great leadership, say Fashola, Aregbesola

Self-adulation alien to great leadership, say Fashola, Aregbesola

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babatunde Fashola (SAN), and Governor of Osun State, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, on Tuesday graced the public presentation of a book titled, Giants of History (The Making of Our World), stating that proclaiming greatness should not be the lot of leaders themselves but the natural testimony of people who have felt the impact of their greatness. The governors who [...]

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