Encyclopedia of Nigeria’s telecoms industry

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Helpline Telecoms Nigeria Ltd

Helpline Telecoms was incorporated in Nigeria as a private limited liability company in 2003. We are licensed by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to operate in the downstream sector of the telecoms industry. The company is made up of two units namely; Helpline e-Services and Helpline Family. Helpline e-Services is an Electronic Voucher Distribution (EVD) platform that targets hotels and retail outlets like supermarkets, eateries, filling stations, bookshops, cyber cafes etc. Customers on this platform […]

Helios Towers Nigeria

Helios Towers provides wireless and GSM operators with fully managed tower sites on a leased basis. It owns over 6,500 towers in Ghana, Congo, Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of Congo. The company became a subsidiary of IHS Towers in June 2016. Company Address: 305 Jide Oki Street, Off Ligali Ayorinde Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.

GTS-Infotel Nigeria, Ltd.

GTS Africa SAS Group, a privately owned company based in France was created in October 2001. GTS is positioned to be the 1st mobile VAS Aggregator in Central & West Africa. The core business of GTS in each country is the provision of premium shortcodes or longcodes across all the local mobile operators, enabling third party VAS Providers to develop and market their mobile services over SMS, IVR, or USSD channel on revenue sharing basis. […]

Durban Communication Networks Limited

Durban Communication

Durban Communication Networks Limited is an Information and Communication Technology company based in Abuja. The company provides a wide range of online services. These include internet content security, Mobile Money transaction, Biometric Data capture, and document processing online registration on third party websites. It also runs online news platforms and online job placement portals. In addition, Durban Communication also designs and registers .NG domain names for Nigeria originated websites. Durban Communication: Address Durban Communication Networks […]

TAA: Telecom Answers Associates

TELECOM ANSWERS ASSOCIATES was established in 1991 as a vehicle to actively participate in the reform and development of the Nigerian telecommunications industry. On registration, it used the platform of the Nigerian Society of Engineers and collaboration of other concerned enthusiasts and industry players to canvas for liberalisation of the telecommunication industry and eventually to promote its growth through awareness creation, training in technology and business, conference management as well as publication of information that […]

AAA Infotek Limited

AAA Infotek Ltd provides electronics/power solutions, telecommunications equipment vending, education and capacity development. The company is based in Lagos. AAA Infotek provides Electronics/Power Solution Panels manufacturing, Automation and Power/Energy Management, Optimization and Control. Wireless Sensors Networking systems, Telemetry and control Systems Engineering Services and Solutions, Intelligent buildings Remote metering, Hybrid Power Solution, Conditioning and flow management, DC Power Systems setup, Deep Cycle Battery sales, Operations and Maintenance. Telecommunications Working with major vendor solutions from Ericsson, […]

Main One Cable

Main One Cable is a communications services company providing open access wholesale international connectivity and broadband capacity to countries in West Africa. Main One: built and owns the first privately-owned submarine cable over a distance of 7,000 kilometers along the West African coastline, with initial landing stations in Nigeria, Ghana and Portugal. provides open-access, wholesale international broadband capacity to countries along the western coast of Africa. developed a state-of-the-art IP-NGN platform to foster internet adoption […]


Ntel is the brand name under which NATCOM operates in the Nigerian telecommunications market. NatCom Development & Investment Ltd (NATCOM) is a consortium that acquired the core assets of NITEL/Mtel in 2015. The first data call on Ntel was made in Lagos on Monday January 18, 2016. This was followed by its first Voice-over-LTE (VoLTE) call in Lagos on Thursday February 25, 2016. Ntel plans to commence operations in March 2015 with 4G LTE mobile […]

Mobile Telecommunications Limited (MTel)

Mobile Telecommunications Limited (MTel) was the mobile subsidiary of the national carrier, NITEL. It was Nigeria’s first mobile network, offering analog mobile lines years before the arrival of GSM technology. Eventually, it migrated to GSM standard too, and at one time, Mtel held 11 per cent of the GSM market in the country, but eventually dying out after just a few years of operations. The assets of Mtel (along with NITEL) were eventually acquired by […]

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