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Nigerian Telecom Sector Can Breathe Again

by on April 23, 2021 0
By Elvis Eromosele A week is a week. This is almost true in every part of the world regardless of the season. Every week is also unique. The activities, the happenings and the stories define each week. This week has been epoch-making in every sense. This week, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was... Read More

New USSD pricing model, a setback for financial inclusion

by on April 14, 2021 0
Analysts at the investment banking group, United Capital, review the pricing arrangement between banks and telecom firms on the use of USSD for mobile banking and concluded that the review charges will not weigh on the volume of transactions   The Executive Vice Chairman of the National Communications Commission (NCC) in Q1-2021 disclosed that... Read More

Access Bank chief says banks are not indebted to telecoms firms

by on April 9, 2021 0
Nigerian banks are not indebted to MTN Nigeria and other telecom companies for using telecommunication platforms to provide payment services, a bank chief executive said. “There is no such thing as an obligation due from banks to telcos,” Herbert Wigwe, chief executive officer of Access Bank Plc, said on an investor call in Lagos. “We... Read More

MTN to partake in lucrative S/Africa $335 mln telecoms contract

by on March 30, 2021 0
South Africa opened up a telecommunications contract to supply 1.2 million government employees, allowing arch-rivals MTN Group Ltd. and Vodacom Group Ltd. to share in the state business. MTN was added to the agreement previously awarded exclusively to Vodacom in 2016, according to a statement on Tuesday. READ THIS ALSO: Top Nigeria security officials, others stash away $400... Read More