Nigerian operator Globacom, which sells services under the Glo Mobile brand, this week launched the African continent’s first LTE network.
Nigerian operator Globacom this week awarded a contract to Alcatel-Lucent to build what it claims is the first 3G UMTS/HSPA network in West Africa. The agreement following on from a $600m network expansion deal awarded to Alcatel-Lucent in February. Installation will be carried out in a number of major cities, including the capital Abuja and [...]
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has awarded four 3G licenses. Celtel, Globacom, MTN and long distance operator Alheri Engineering have all been awarded a 10MHz lot of spectrum in the 2GHz band. The regulator expects to receive the licence fees, which were set at a reserve of $150m, within 14 business days.