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MTN Nigeria Partners TD Africa to Deepen Broadband Penetration

MTN Nigeria Partners TD Africa to Deepen Broadband Penetration

MTN Nigeria and sub-Saharan Africa’s leading distributor of technology, services and lifestyle products, TD Africa, have partnered to further deepen broadband rollout and penetration across Nigeria. Both partners decided to further provide access to broadband, when they co-sponsored an event where channel partners drawn from TD Africa’s database, as well …

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MTN Nigeria Partners Ericsson to Launch 5G Services

MTN Nigeria Partners Ericsson to Launch 5G Services

Ericsson and MTN Nigeria have reached a historic milestone with the successful launch of 5G services. This landmark deal is the result of a fruitful collaboration spanning 21 years reaffirming a rich culture of partnerships between the two parties. The first phase of the launch covers certain parts of Lagos …

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MTN Group in Talks to Acquire Telkom

MTN Group in Talks to Acquire Telkom

MTN Group has entered into discussions to acquite a South African wireline and wireless telecommunications provider, Telkom, the companies said on Friday. The news sent Telkom’s share price rocketing higher. Telkom operates in more than 38 countries across the African continent. Telkom is majority-privatised with it being 39% state-owned enterprise. MTN …

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MTN, NCC to Roll Out 5G Spectrum, Services on August 24

The Nigerian Communication Commission and MTN Nigeria have announced the date for the rollout of 5G technology in Nigeria. This was disclosed in by the NCC and the mobile operator at the 90th Edition of Telecom Consumer Parliament (TCP) held in  Lagos. Executive Vice Chairman, NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, said commercial …

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MTN Targets 60% 5G Coverage in South Africa by 2025

MTN Targets 60% 5G Coverage in South Africa by 2025

…Works Towards 25% Coverage in 2022 MTN South Africa is aiming to reach 25% coverage of South Africa’s population with next-generation 5G infrastructure by the end of the year, and 60% 5G coverage  by 2025. This is according to the company’s CEO, Charles Molapisi, who was speaking on a conference …

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IHS Cleared to Acquire 5,713 MTN Mobile Towers

IHS Cleared to Acquire 5,713 MTN Mobile Towers

IHS Towers won regulatory approval for a plan to acquire  5,713 towers from MTN Group in South Africa, although stringent conditions were imposed because of various competition and public interest concerns raised by the regulator. The Competition Commission voiced concerns about the possible exclusion of rival independent tower operators and …

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3.5GHz Spectrum: MTN, Mafab Pay for $547.2 Million for 5G Licences, NCC Confirms

3.5GHz Spectrum: MTN, Mafab Pay for $547.2 Million for 5G Licences, NCC Confirms

Provisional winners of the 3.5GHz (Gigahertz) spectrum licence, MTN Communications Nigeria Plc and Mafab Communications Limited, have made their full payment of $273.6 million each for the 5G Spectrum license to the Nigerian Communications Commission. The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, officially confirmed …

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