Encyclopedia of Nigeria’s telecoms industry

Tag: GSM

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 […]

MTN Nigeria

MTN Nigeria is a household name in telecommunications in Nigeria, a leader in the mobile market, and with several other services spanning across other technologies such as Satellite communications, Fixed Network operations, and Wimax operations. MTN Nigeria also provides 3.5G internet service on their mobile network. Corporate Office: Golden Plaza, Falomo, Ikoyi, Lagos Website: www.mtnonline.com