Sub-Saharan Africa's smartphone penetration at 33%

Surge in SSA
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Figures expected to
double by 2025.

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MTN Nigeria bleeds millions amid labour dispute

MTN Nigeria bleeds millions amid labour dispute

Nigerian Labour Congress accuses operator of anti-labour activities and spearheads protest action.

NCC enforces new regulations on VAS providers

NCC enforces new regulations on VAS providers

Specific focus on rollover of unused data as regulator moves to control service provider conduct.

MTN picks bankers for Nigeria IPO

MTN picks bankers for Nigeria IPO

MTN aims to list its Nigerian unit, worth $5.23 billion (R63.6 billion), by July.

MTN Nigeria spectrum transfer deal sparks heated debate

MTN Nigeria spectrum transfer deal sparks heated debate

NCC's plans to transfer spectrum owned by Visafone to MTN has not gone down well with competitors.

Nigeria: Preferred bidder pays US$50m for 9mobile

Nigeria: Preferred bidder pays US$50m for 9mobile

Teleology has set out a 10-point plan to turn acquired company around.

MTN keeps eye on listing as it leverages Nigeria stronghold

MTN keeps eye on listing as it leverages Nigeria stronghold

nvestor Day Presentation given in April outlines value of the region to the Group.

MTN pleasantly surprised over growth in voice revenue in Nigeria

MTN pleasantly surprised over growth in voice revenue in Nigeria

But the telco does not expect trend to continue.

Nigeria to scout broadband investors at 2018 ITU Telecom World

Nigeria to scout broadband investors at 2018 ITU Telecom World

NCC outlines strategy ahead of event scheduled for 10-13 September in Durban, South Africa.

NCC delays 9mobile sale

NCC delays 9mobile sale

Deal hits turbulence as conflicting reports continue to impact the company's subscriber base.

Controversy over Teleology’s 9mobile deal

Controversy over Teleology's 9mobile deal

Unresolved legal and regulatory issues continue to impact on process.

Uncertainty over 9Mobile acquisition

Uncertainty over 9mobile acquisition

While reports have named Teleology Holdings as the preferred bidder, this has yet to be confirmed by industry regulator and Central Bank of Nigeria.