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Nigeria secures US$100-milllion loan to increase broadband rollout

Nigeria secures US$100-million loan to increase broadband rollout

Fund will be used to deploy solar-powered telecommunication sites, according to officials.

MainOne launches N25-billion Digital Lagos campaign

MainOne launches N25-billion Digital Lagos campaign

Company spearheads 'Broadband for All' initiative in conjunction with Lagos State Government.

Mixed response to Nigeria's broadband penetration success

Mixed response to Nigeria's broadband penetration success

Internet Society's regional representative believes industry regulator should prioritise user experience above penetration targets.

MainOne, Facebook announce open-access fibre network in Nigeria

MainOne, Facebook announce open-access fibre network in Nigeria

Enterprise connectivity and datacentre services provider is focused on Edo and Ogun States.

Nigerians get free WiFi hotspots thanks to Google

Nigerians get free WiFi hotspots thanks to Google

As part of its effort to increase its presence in Africa's most populous nation, Google launches free WiFi hotspots in Nigeria.

Avanti, MainOne enter broadband services pact

Avanti, MainOne enter broadband services pact

Partnership includes deployment of Avanti's ECO initiative which bundles broadband access, solar power and embedded Wi-Fi services.

Huawei to build Glo2 fibre cable in Nigeria

Huawei to build Glo2 fibre cable in Nigeria

850km long cable will have a capacity of 12Tbps and link up all oil platforms in the region.

Nigerian firm takes blame for Google glitch

Nigerian firm takes blame for Google glitch

Nigeria's Main One Cable takes responsibility for a glitch that temporarily caused some Google global traffic to be misrouted.

MainOne links with Facebook, Tizeti on internet connectivity project

MainOne links with Facebook, Tizeti on internet connectivity project

Partnership will leverage MainOne's fibre connectivity, Tizeti's twenty new solar-powered towers and Facebook's Express Wi-Fi.

VoIP switch investment pays off in Nigeria

VoIP switch investment pays off in Nigeria

World Telecom Labs expounds on results of deployment by five of the West African country's interconnect exchange carriers.

Nigeria: ntel and 9Mobile commence national roaming exercise

Nigeria: ntel and 9Mobile commence national roaming exercise

Companies say they have received approval from the NCC for field trial.