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MTN rakes in $1Bn in Bonds

MTN has raised $1 billion (R13.9 billion) in two dollar bonds. The group said the first such issue by Africa’s biggest wireless carrier by sales since 2014. The news comes ...

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Again, Glo boosts 2016 Ofala Festival in Onitsha

Globacom, Nigeria’s foremost telecommunications company is providing corporate support to the 2016 edition of the famous Onitsha festival, Ofala. Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Alfred Achebe said in a Globacom statement ...

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MTN moves to abandon Visafone acquisition – Bloomberg report

More than one year of acquisition and realignment of infrastructures, a new report from leading global media group, Bloomberg yesterday revealed that MTN group is considering abandoning the acquisition after ...

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FG plans to build additional 6 ICT hubs

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Considering the gains in training youths and creating jobs, the Federal Government says it will set up six new ICT Hubs in the country to boost empowerment and growth in ...

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Ogunsanya explains why bank-led Mobile Money drive is failing

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Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Airtel Nigeria, Segun Ogunsanya, has opened up on why the ongoing bank-led Mobile Money is not effective enough. Speaking at an Association of ...

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Smile expands voice reach with Lenovo Vide C

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In consonance with its vision to provide the best telecommunications solutions, Smile Nigeria has struck a partnership with Lenovo Technologies West Africa in a bid to enhance the reach of ...

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Glo Rolls out 4G LTE Services in Lagos, Abuja, others

Leading indigenous telecoms firm, Globacom, has launched 4G LTE services in the country. Tweets from Globacom yesterday indicated that the service would be available nationwide and that data plans range ...

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S&P Downgrades MTN’s Credit Ratings

Global financial ratings agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P) has lowered the MTN group’s credit ratings, following the downgrade of Nigeria’s sovereign rating last month. MTN confirmed the ratings downgrade in ...

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Glo’s Prof. Johnbull disagrees that Alcohol is Panacea to Problems

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Unsubstantiated belief that alcohol is a panacea to problems has been floored in this week’s episode of Globacom-sponsored TV satire, Professor Johnbull, scheduled for broadcast this Tuesday at 8.30pm on ...

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Google launches Pixel smartphone in hardware push

Google yesterday launched its Pixel smartphone with built-in assistant as the tech giant made a direct challenge to the iPhone with its own branded, premium-priced handset. The unveiling of Google’s ...

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