Fixed line incumbent Nigerian Telecommunications (NITEL) has disconnected 19 alternative telcos for not paying to use the operator’s network. Most of the disconnected companies were pre-paid card operators, including Northwest Communications, 3Comms Nigeria, DGC Services, Sungold, Datatel and QV Communications. The 19 telcos owed a combined NGN2.5 billion (USD19 million) in unpaid fees and NITEL is now threatening to disconnect a further 14 alternative operators unless outstanding accounts worth NGN5.4 billion are settled in full.
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