Operators given year-end deadline to improve service quality; Spectranet plans LTE expansion

16 Dec 2013

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has reportedly warned telecoms operators to improve the quality of their services by 31 December 2013. According to local newspaper This Day, a number of companies – including the four GSM operators MTN Nigeria, Airtel Nigeria, Etisalat Nigeria and Globacom Limited – have been informed that they will face fines or could be suspended from selling new SIM cards if they fail to meet key performance indicators (KPIs) by the deadline.

In a separate report from This Day, Nigerian wireless broadband provider Spectranet says it plans to expand its LTE network to the cities of Ibadan, Kano and Kaduna in the first quarter of 2014. Spectranet first launched its TD-LTE network in Lagos in August, before introducing services to Abuja last month, offering residential and business customers data services at maximum download speeds of 4Mbps.

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