Speaking to journalists in Abuja, the company’s Director of Engineering Ajibade Momolosho disclosed that between 2013 and 2016, a further $68 million will be invested in broadband development, as the company would be expanding its business frontiers to Accra and Senegal in the next year and half.
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According to the reports, MTN only plans to sell towers valued at $1 billion in Nigeria, and Bharti of India is selling about 15,000 of its towers across 17 countries for about $2 billion. Orange is said to be looking at selling a number of towers in sub-Saharan Africa and Egypt.
According to him, one practical step taken to curtail the spate of criminal activities perpetrated through the use of mobile phones was registration of all subscriber identity modules (SIMs) in the country.
The Executive Vice Chairman who made remarks at the day one of two day events was represented by the Director, Public Affairs; mr Tony Ojobo of the Commission, disclosed that by way of observation, we have noticed that most journalists covering the telecommunications industry basically report news and developments. We hardly see lots of informed analysis designed to create a deeper understanding of issues among the stakeholders adding that sometimes when issues arise in the industry, what we see in the media are comments or opinions by individuals and public commentators who are not well informed about the industry.
Speaking at the event, the Minister of Communications Technology, Mrs. Omobola Johnson, who launched the compendium in Abuja on Monday at the Consumer Roundtable on Phone Rights put together by the CPC, warned operators to play by the rules in line with CPC’s crusade, saying, “The CPC is an agency that can bark and bite.”
An expert in microwave networking solutions, Aviat Networks has announced an expanded managed services agreement with MTN Nigeria. Microwave networking solution will manage the flow of material into Aviat-controlled facilities on behalf of MTN Nigeria. The material will be managed, marshaled and kitted in support of specific customer implementations that have been jointly planned between MTN Nigeria and Aviat Networks.