Telcos incur billions running 44,000 generators to power base stations

Telcos incur billions running 44,000 generators to power base stations

Telcos incur billions running 44,000 generators to power base stations     As the electric power provision is inadequate and insufficient to satisfy the requirements of the telecommunications sector in Nigeria, telecoms operators in the country have continued to spend huge sums on self-generated power. According to a new study by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), the four leading operators MTN, Airtel, GLO, and 9Mobile jointly power over 22,000 base transceiver stations with about 44,000 generators and spend billions of naira in the process. According to the study on challenges…

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