Encyclopedia of Nigeria’s telecoms industry

Tag: telecommunications


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 […]


Globacom Limited is a Nigerian multinational telecommunications company 100% privately owned by the Mike Adenuga Group. The Group includes Conoil PLC, Conoil Producing, and Equitorial Trust Bank (now merged with the Sterling Bank). Globacom has its operational headquarters in Lagos, Nigeria. Globacom is Nigeria’s Second National Operator (SNO) and has a number of subsidiaries, including GloMobile (a mobile network with operations in two other West African countries, Benin and Ghana), Glo Gateway, Glo Access, and […]