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Etisalat takeover: NCC reveals regulatory hurdles for banks
2 days ago

Etisalat takeover: NCC reveals regulatory hurdles for banks

Yesterday’s big news in Nigeria’s tech ecosystem is the announcement by Etisalat Group that it is transferring its shares in Etisalat Nigeria to a consortium of Nigerian banks following the …
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Nigerian banks take over Etisalat Nigeria!
3 days ago

Nigerian banks take over Etisalat Nigeria!

Etisalat is now under new management following the breakdown of its negotiations with Nigerian banks over its USD1.2 billion loan.

According to media reports, the takeover …
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Etisalat shuts down report of biggest shareholder’s exit
4 days ago

Etisalat shuts down report of biggest shareholder’s exit

Amidst uncertainties on the fate of the company following its inability to repay the $1.2 billion loan it obtained from 13 Nigerian banks, Etisalat has denied reports that Mubadala Development …
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Nigeria records reduction in internet users
1 month ago

Nigeria records reduction in internet users

By  •  Glo, MTN, Etisalat

Latest figures released by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) revealed that the number of Internet users in Nigeria declined by 26,081.

According to NCC’s latest figures, internet users in the …
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CBN, NCC, to meet with Banks and Etisalat over N541.8bn debt
3 months ago

CBN, NCC, to meet with Banks and Etisalat over N541.8bn debt

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) have decided to hold a meeting with Etisalat Nigeria, Guaranty Trust Bank, Access Bank and Zenith Bank over the failure of …
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Nigerian Banks to take over Etisalat over N541.8bn debt
4 months ago

Nigerian Banks to take over Etisalat over N541.8bn debt

Guaranty Trust Bank, Access Bank and Zenith Bank have plans to take over telco giant, Etisalat because of their inability to repay a loan of over N541bn it secured from …
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Etisalat rolls out 4G LTE in Nigeria
8 months ago

Etisalat rolls out 4G LTE in Nigeria

Telecoms operator, Etisalat Nigeria, has announced the official launch of its mobile 4G Long Term Evolution (4G LTE) service in Nigeria. According to the company’s Chief Executive Officer, Matthew …
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Etisalat announces call for entry to 2016 Prize for Innovation
11 months ago

Etisalat announces call for entry to 2016 Prize for Innovation

Etisalat Nigeria has announced calls for entries for the 2016 edition of its Prize for Innovation. The purpose of the award is to encourage and celebrate valuable innovation in the …
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Nigeria records reduction in mobile internet users
1 year ago

Nigeria records reduction in mobile internet users

By  •  Glo, MTN, Etisalat

The number of mobile internet users in Nigeria has reduced to over 92 million from almost 94 million according to latest figures released by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).

This …
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MTN, others spent over N46 billion on SIM registration
2 years ago

MTN, others spent over N46 billion on SIM registration

By  •  Glo, MTN, Etisalat

From 2010 to 2015, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the four GSM operators in Nigeria spent about N46.1 billion on SIM card registration.

The breakdown of the figure showed …
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Entries for the Etisalat Prize for Innovation award are still open
2 years ago

Entries for the Etisalat Prize for Innovation award are still open

By  •  Startups, Etisalat

Entries for the 2015 edition of the Etisalat Prize for Innovation award are still open to startups and entrepreneurs with innovative product and ideas. Etisalat, the fastest growing telecommunications company …
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Nigeria now has 143 million telecoms subscribers – NBS
2 years ago

Nigeria now has 143 million telecoms subscribers – NBS

By  •  Glo, MTN, Etisalat

The Nigerian Bureau of Statistics (NBS) yesterday (Tuesday) announced that number of mobile telecoms subscribers in Nigeria has exceeded 143 million. According to the agency, there are 143.05 million registered …
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Mobile internet subscribers in Nigeria surpass 86 million
2 years ago

Mobile internet subscribers in Nigeria surpass 86 million

By  •  Glo, MTN, Etisalat

Latest figures released by the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) has revealed the number of mobile internet subscribers in  Nigeria has exceeded 86 million. According to the commission, there were 87,055,484 mobile …
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GTEasySavers: GTBank and Etisalat introduce bank account opening via USSD Short code
2 years ago

GTEasySavers: GTBank and Etisalat introduce bank account opening via USSD Short code

Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB) plc, a foremost financial institution in Africa and Etisalat, one of Nigeria’s most innovative and fastest growing telecommunications company have partnered to introduce GTEasySavers, a savings …
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Etisalat partners ABU Zaria to train telecoms engineers
2 years ago

Etisalat partners ABU Zaria to train telecoms engineers

By  •  Etisalat, News

One of Nigeria’s major telecoms companies Etisalat has announced it is partnering with Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria in the training telecommunication engineering students. This was announced in Lagos by …
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Dobox moves from MTN to Etisalat
2 years ago

Dobox moves from MTN to Etisalat

After initially launching on MTN platform, Dobox is now available also on Etisalat. The service provides download solutions for music videos, trailers, comedy skits, short films, TV series and full …
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Etisalat / IHS Wins ‘African Telecoms Deal of the Year 2014’’ At IJ Global Awards
2 years ago

Etisalat / IHS Wins ‘African Telecoms Deal of the Year 2014’’ At IJ Global Awards

Nigeria’s fastest growing and most innovative telecommunications operator, Etisalat, has emerged winner of the ‘African Telecoms Deal of the Year 2014’ at the IJGlobal Europe & Africa Award (Euromoney/Project Finance …
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Etisalat Celebrates Winners of the 2014 Pan-African Prize for Innovation
3 years ago

Etisalat Celebrates Winners of the 2014 Pan-African Prize for Innovation

It was another moment of joy and celebration for winners of the 2014 edition of the Etisalat Pan-African Prize for Innovation, when the two winners, Anthony Oniwon, the developer of …
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