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Episode 171: Agency focus - The Fixer Company

Date: 21 Apr 2016
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MTN pays USD250m in Nigeria fine dispute

Telecoms giant MTN said on Wednesday it had paid $250 million to the Nigerian government in a dispute over a $3.9-billion fine imposed last year for failing to disconnect unregistered users...

25 Feb 2016

MTN denies any wrongdoing in Cameroon

A recent report of the Cameroon National Anti-Corruption Commission, CONAC, has included MTN Cameroon amongst the companies it indexed...

22 Jan 2016

MTN Cote d'Ivoire secures local mobile services

MTN Cote d'Ivoire has announced partial payment of the country's new telecommunications operators unified license cost to the Government of Cote d'Ivoire...

28 Dec 2015

MTN CEO resigns following Nigeria fine fiasco

"MTN CEO Sifiso Dabengwa quits", reports TimesLive. This comes after last week's news that MTN's operating licence in Nigeria has been renewed for another five years...

9 Nov 2015

Top four mobile app development companies in Nigeria

The persistent rise in the use of smartphones and tablets within the country has led to a mobile revolution in Nigeria...

By Nkem Ndem V 2 Nov 2015

MTN CEO in talks with Nigerian authorities

MTN (MTN) said on Friday that group CEO Sifiso Dabengwa is engaging with the Nigerian authorities concerning the company's $5.2bn fine...

2 Nov 2015

Cellcom, Facebook sign major partnership deal

Cellcom Telecommunication has announced a huge partnership deal with Facebook, which gives their customers in Liberia free access to Facebook and other internet sites...

By Leroy M. Sonpon, III 23 Oct 2015

Zero Rate App launched in Nigeria by Jumia, MTN

To reduce data costs and boost e-commerce in Nigeria, Jumia, an online shopping destination has launched its free internet service with MTN...

7 Oct 2015

Three key reasons to avoid budget android phones

Android phones have seen a lot of amendments since it advent. From improved hardware to sophisticated operating systems and downgrades as well for budget types...

By Nkem Ndem V 6 Oct 2015

Alcatel OneTouch launches mobile devices into Nigeria

Alcatel OneTouch will launch a wide range of affordable and feature-rich mobile devices into the Nigerian market through TD Mobile as its distributor...

25 Sep 2015

Smile partners Samsung to launch Volte in Nigeria

Smile Communications Nigeria Limited has partnered with Samsung Electronics West Africa, to launch the first LTE compliant smartphone in Nigeria...

By Emmanuel Elebeke 22 Sep 2015

PwC launches 'Entertainment and media outlook: 2015 - 2019'

PwC launched its 'Entertainment and media outlook: 2015 - 2019 (South Africa - Nigeria-Kenya)' report, which presents annual historical data for 2010-2014 and provides annual forecasts for 2015-2019 in 11 entertainment and media segments for South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya...

18 Sep 2015

Mobile internet penetration rises to 88 million

Despite the slow broadband penetration in the country, Nigeria still has a steady and impressive growth rate in mobile internet penetration, according to recent statistics released by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).

By Emma Okonji 6 Aug 2015

Social media impacts m-commerce business

Nigeria has been experiencing a boost in online businesses due to the massive surge in m-commerce. The rise in mobile phone traffic to online stores is incited by the overall trend of social media...

20 Jul 2015

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