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Nigeria: Industry insiders question MTN's motives on NCC fine.

Nigeria: industry insiders question MTN's motives

Speculation exists that mobile operator is using delaying tactics.

Nigeria records rapid increase in active subscribers.

Nigeria records rapid increase in active subscribers

Industry analysts sceptical over recent statistics which show increase in telecoms subscribers, teledensity.

MTN, NCC play waiting game.

MTN, NCC play waiting game

Regulator and telco await court decisions after both parties sought legal action.

MTN and NCC given time to renegotiate fine.

MTN and NCC given time to renegotiate fine

A Nigerian court has adjourned a court case between MTN and the NCC until mid-march in hopes that parties will reach an out of court settlement by then.

MTN Nigeria seeks high court intervention on fine.

MTN Nigeria seeks high court intervention on fine

Further update on the fine imposed on MTN Nigeria and renewal of cautionary announcement.

Visafone frequency central to LTE rollout says MTN.

Visafone frequency central to LTE rollout says MTN

Deal will help Nigeria with 2018 broadband penetration targets say execs.

Nigeria's telcos warned to heed regulations over masts.

Nigeria's telcos warned to heed regulations over masts

Infrastructure in residential areas of particular concern to local agency.

Nigerian govt can't freeze MTN's bank accounts.

Nigerian govt can't freeze MTN's bank accounts

Mobile operator retains full control of its funds after a failed court application initiated by the Nigerian government.

Nigeria: controversy surrounds NITEL/MTEL sale.

Nigeria: controversy surrounds NITEL/MTEL sale

Authorities concerned over value of companies at the time of sale, as well as intentions of purchaser.

MTN acquisition shows commitment to Nigeria.

MTN acquisition shows commitment to Nigeria

MTN Nigeria has acquired mobile network operator, Visafone, reaffirming its commitment to the West African country despite a pending $3.9 billion fine.

'MTN fine not adjusted objectively' says SA-Nigeria Chamber of Commerce.

'MTN fine not adjusted objectively' says SA-Nigeria Chamber of Commerce

Board member responds to latest adjustment on MTN Nigeria fine issued by NCC.