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Starcomms shareholders approve Capcom investment

The $210 million deal paves the way for a new Nigerian mobile operator to be established.

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MTN Nigeria’s fibre network ‘comes under attack’

Cuts experienced in seven locations, raising speculation of coordinated sabotage.

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‘Bombings and floods’ damage 193 Airtel Nigeria cell towers

Risk that affected infrastructure has compromised mobile operator's network quality.

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Airtel completes LTE trial in Nigeria

Tests in Lagos have yielded download speeds of up to 37Mbps, says the company.

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Floods challenge MTN Nigeria’s network upgrade

Force of nature has affected roll out of improvements to 4,000 base stations.

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Nigerian mobile tower firm IHS plans Middle East expansion

Company hopes to finalise deals with two companies in the coming months.

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MTN software boosts Nigeria's microbanks

The banking platform will be hosted in MTN’s data centre.

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MTN tops Nigeria’s advertising spend

Mobile operator clocked $4 million in spending in 2011, according to a media agency’s report.

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Nigeria to award fixed-line licences in 2013

West African nation plans to sell fixed-line licences via an auction.

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Airtel Nigeria appoints new chief executive

Segun Ogunsanya to take the reins of the mobile operator’s business in the country.

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Nigeria hits 105 million mobile subscribers

Low price promotions could be driving up demand for services.