Competition toughens as MTN, Airtel, Glo, 9Mobile trade 181,377 customers

Telcos fail in QoS test

Competition toughens as MTN, Airtel, Glo, 9Mobile trade 181,377 customers   Porting rises 56.5% YoY 9Mobile emerges highest gainer, Airtel highest loser   In a race to attract more telecoms consumers, Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) in Nigeria have exchanged among themselves a total of 181,377 subscribers via mobile number portability between January and November, 2020. Porting activities on the four MNOs, namely MTN, Globacom, Airtel and 9mobile, within the 11-month period were 56.5 per cent higher than 115,887 recorded in the same period of 2019. Also, the 11 months porting…

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9Mobile’s payment services bank commences operations on Monday

Branka Mracajac

As Board Appoints Branka Mracajac CEO __________________________ By Ibrahim Awonuga Board of Directors of 9 Payment Service Bank (9PSB) has announced the appointment of Branka Mracajac as the CEO designate ahead of Monday November 23, 2020 commercial launch.   9PSB is the digital financial arm of 9mobile, Nigeria’s fourth largest mobile network. A seasoned Enterprise Resource Planning expert, Branka brings on board, an enviable record of accomplishments in digital financial services and risk management. Prior to her appointment by 9PSB, Branka demonstrated her ingenuity during her stint at Digital Finance…

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NCC lists conditions for e-SIM trial as MTN, 9mobile get approval

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has granted approval for two mobile network operators (MNOs), MTN Nigeria and 9Mobile, to carry out a trial on the workability of embedded Subscriber Identification Modules (e-SIM) Service in Nigeria. The trial, approved to run for a period of one year, will involve testing 5,000 e-SIMs by the two networks, subject to compliance with a number of regulatory conditions, the NCC noted in a press statement signed Monday by Ikechukwu Adinde, its director of public affairs. “These conditions include full compliance by the MNOs with…

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ICIT partners Microsoft, 9Mobile on cloud-based software packages for SMEs

ICIT solutions Nigeria, a business technology solutions provider and tier-one Microsoft partner, has announced their partnership with 9Mobile to launch 9Business Cloud The 9Business Cloud is a top-notch e-commerce platform where you can buy all cloud based software packages, designed to enhance business productivity in the fast-growing Nigerian market. Located in Lagos, Nigeria, ICIT (Internet, Communications & IT Solutions) is an experienced information technology solutions provider with a mission to efficiently empower businesses to achieve more with less using automation. ICIT, provides both SMEs and Enterprise level businesses with affordable…

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NCC Data: Nigerian MNOs Exchange 82,634 Subscribers In 3 months

Telcos fail in QoS test

… 9Mobile emerges subscribers’ favourite … MTN, Glo, Airtel lost customers __________________________ Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) in Nigeria have exchanged among themselves a total of 82,634 subscribers during the second quarter of the year from April through May to June. The exchange transactions occurred through mobile number portability (MNP), one of initiatives of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to broaden subscribers’ options and access to good telecoms services. Latest statistics plucked from the telecoms industry regulator, the NCC, showed that while 42,075 were incoming porting, another 40,559 were outgoing porting…

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COVID-19: 9mobile Offers Subscribers N100m Reward

9Mobile

GSM operator, 9mobile, on Tuesday said it would create 90 millionaires among its customers during its N100 million Mega Promo to reward their loyalty during this pandemic. Layi Onafowokan, acting marketing director of 9mobile, made the disclosure during the Mega Million Naira Promo Virtual Conference. Onafowokan said that 9mobile would be awarding N1 million to 90 people within the space of 90 days. According to the telecommunications company, 9mobile wants to create 90 millionaires in the space of 90 days. He noted that apart from the cash rewards, the telco…

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9mobile announces Alan Sinfield as new CEO

9mobile announces Alan Sinfield as new CEO

Telecoms company, 9mobile, has announced the appointment of seasoned telecoms expert, Alan Sinfield as the substantive chief executive officer of its Nigerian operations. The operator said Sinfield brings a wealth of global operational expertise having held leadership roles at numerous mobile, fixed-line and broadband data operators as well as retail, media, and wholesale distribution businesses across emerging markets in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and Europe. Sinfield succeeds Stephane Beuvelet, who held the position in an acting capacity when the new board took over the company’s management in November 2018.…

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