Telcos

Telcos

Data, voice and unpacking the business of telcos

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Will IHS Holdings ever be profitable?

Will IHS Holdings ever be profitable?

IHS Holdings, Nigeria's main telco infrastructure provider, has had a rough time operating in ...

Yomi A.

21 Nov 2022

Is Nigeria ready for 5G?

Is Nigeria ready for 5G?

Nigeria has seen improvements in broadband penetration, but slow adoption remains and threaten...

Yomi A.

02 Sep 2022

What does Elon Musk's Starlink mean for Nigeria's telcos?

What does Elon Musk's Starlink mean for Nigeria's telcos?

Starlink is coming to Nigeria, but will it improve the quality of Nigeria's internet infrastru...

Adesola A.

07 Jun 2022

Why is Google building internet infrastructure for Nigeria?

Why is Google building internet infrastructure for Nigeria?

We assess the second-order effects of a private and foreign entity building Nigeria's digital ...

Fadekemi A.

12 May 2022

Can M-Pesa's success in Kenya be replicated?

Can M-Pesa's success in Kenya be replicated?

Kenya leads the world with mobile money adoption across the world. We unpack the drivers behin...

Fadekemi A.

05 May 2022

What can we expect from MTN's MoMo PSB?

What can we expect from MTN's MoMo PSB?

We look at the likely success of MoMo PSB in the Nigerian market

Fadekemi A.

19 Apr 2022

How can the government protect consumers while encouraging innovation?

How can the government protect consumers while encouraging innovation?

We look at the trade-offs that exist between consumer protection and providing an enabling env...

Gbemisola A.

13 Apr 2022

Why Nigeria needs to invest in Internet access

Why Nigeria needs to invest in Internet access

We need to ensure more people can connect to the Internet given its growing importance in toda...

Fadekemi A.

04 Apr 2022