Posts Tagged ‘3.5g’
Is Kenya beating Nigeria in Internet Business Opportunities?
Monday, March 15th, 2010

This blog post is in reaction to The 3 Reasons Why Kenya is Beating Nigeria in Internet Business Opportunities as published by ICTworks. I was perplexed at the title of the blog post. Could the author Wayan Vota simply be courting controversy as a means of drawing traffic to the blog? I would attempt to review the reasons listed in the blog post as to why the author is of the view that Kenya leads Nigeria in Internet Business opportunities. 1. ...  [Read more]

A review of MTN Nigeria Mobile Broadband service
Sunday, February 21st, 2010

I picked-up an MTN Nigeria mobile broadband kit recently and have used it heavily, since then. Find below my review of the service. The entire kit cost N18,650: HSDPA USB stick: N8,500 MTN SIM: N150 Airtime: N10,000 (24/7 monthly plan) The MTN agent asked for an ID and passport photo. As I had no prior knowledge they would demand this, I was only fortunate that I always carried a driving licence and spare passport photos in my wallet ...  [Read more]

A review of MTN Ghana Mobile Broadband service
Wednesday, January 6th, 2010

With over 7.4 million subscribers as of September 2009, MTN is easily Ghana's leading telecommunications network, offering mobile telephony services, Internet connectivity and more. I recently picked up an MTN "Exclusive 3G Pack" for 100 Ghana Cedis (about $69) and have used it extensively for about 14 days mainly in Accra. The information below is based on some of my experience using the mobile broadband service. The 3G pack contained: an ...  [Read more]

A review of MTN Ghana Mobile Broadband service
Thursday, December 24th, 2009

With over 7.4 million subscribers as of September 2009, MTN is easily Ghana's leading telecommunications network, offering mobile telephony services, Internet connectivity and more. I recently picked up an MTN "Exclusive 3G Pack" for 100 Ghana Cedis (about $69) and have used it extensively for about 14 days mainly in Accra. The information below is based on some of my experience using the mobile broadband service. The 3G pack contained: an ...  [Read more]

My expectations of Glo Mobile Ghana
Sunday, November 29th, 2009

Glo Mobile is very likely to be launched in Ghana before the end of this year 2009. Having shifted their launch date severally, a launch in December 2009 seems imminent. Glo Mobile's entry into Ghana comes at a time when Ghana's mobile communications industry appears to be saturated already. For a population of about 22 million people, there are presently five active mobile telecommunications services viz: MTN, Tigo, Zain, Vodafone & ...  [Read more]

My expectations of Glo Mobile Ghana
Sunday, November 29th, 2009

Glo Mobile is very likely to be launched in Ghana before the end of this year 2009. Having shifted their launch date severally, a launch in December 2009 seems imminent. Glo Mobile's entry into Ghana comes at a time when Ghana's mobile communications industry appears to be saturated already. For a population of about 22 million people, there are presently five active mobile telecommunications services viz: MTN, Tigo, Zain, Vodafone & ...  [Read more]

MTN Nigeria
Friday, April 18th, 2008

Operator Name: MTN Nigeria Communications Limited Network Name: MTN Nigeria Technology: GSM 900/1800, GPRS, EDGE, 3G, 3.5G (HSDPA) Network Status: Live August 2001 Subscribers: 23,077,000 (December 2008) Ownership: MTN Group (82%), Nigerian investors (24%) Corporate Headquarters: Golden Plaza Building, Awolowo Road, Falomo, Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria Telephone: +234 803 902 0001 Email: customercare@mtnnigeria.net Web Site: ...  [Read more]

Saturday, February 2nd, 2008

I do not know why the government or its agencies do not call the erring Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Nigeria to order. Perhaps, the federal government and state government institutions, the regulatory body Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), the federal and state legislature(s) and other leading institutions in Nigeria are all connected to the Internet via VSAT using foreign ISPs or using NITEL's direct access to the SAT3 cable. ...  [Read more]

Sunday, April 1st, 2007

MTN Nigeria and Research In Motion (RIM) (Nasdaq: RIMM; TSX: RIM) recently announced the launch of the BlackBerry® Enterprise Solution, offering customers the BlackBerry® Pearl™ and BlackBerry® 8700g smartphones for the first time in ...  [Read more]