July 21, 2024
Mobile Networks

Mobile Networks in Nigeria


Nigerian has one of the fastest largest users of mobile network in Africa, with about 173 million subscribers at a penetration rate of 123% and is still growing, the is prove that connectivity in Nigeria is dominant among its populace especially in major cities such as Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt and Kano. Nigerian network operators are in a constant race with innovative strategies to show off which network is the best.

In this post, we would unveil the various Mobile networks In Nigeria.



MTN Nigeria

MTN Nigeria is the subsidiary of the African leading telecommunication company MTN Group, which is owned by MTN International (Mauritius) Limited (MTNI) with shares held by Nigerian shareholders, Mobile Telephone Networks and the Public Investment Corporation SOC Limited.

MTN Nigeria has been regarded as the best Mobile Networks in Nigeria Due to its excellent and cost-efficient services for both personal and business in various sectors In Nigeria.

After the globally lauded Nigerian GSM auction during the era of the former President Olusegun Obasanjo by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) in May 2001, MTN Nigeria because the first mobile network to make a call, making it the largest provider of cellular network access with about 232.6 million subscribers as of 30 June 2016, making it the largest in Africa network operator in Africa  and the twelfth largest mobile network operator in the world

MTN operates in over 20 countries, one-third of its revenues come from Nigeria, where it holds about 35% market share and has gone ahead to dominate African as being the biggest mobile network operator


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Glo as it is popularly known one of the leading Nigerian mobile network operators. A Nigerian Owned multinational telecommunication company privately owned by the business mogul Mike Adenuga. The mobile network company started operations on 29 August 2003 with over 3,500 staff on its payroll and its headquarter located in Lagos Nigeria.

Glo Mobile is popularly identified its green colour as they offer low-cost prepaid and postpaid bundles for messaging, data, and broadband for private individuals and business developers. Glo Mobile has a 20% share in the African market for its over 24 million active subscribers in Nigeria.


Bharti Airtel Ltd.

Airtel Nigeria

Bharti Airtel Ltd. A mobile Network company in Nigeria is widely known as Airtel one of the largest Nigerian mobile network operator that operates in other countries such as Burkina Faso, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo,Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Niger,Nigeria, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia total of 20 African countries excluding India, The company provides a spectrum of network services such as  prepaid, postpaid mobile, & 4G services, Recharge your prepaid mobile & pay your postpaid bills online.

Bharti Airtel Ltd Headquartered in New Delhi, the company is sharing 21% in Africa’s market has over 26 million subscribers in Nigeria. Airtel has a broad menu of prepaid and business services for the public and private sectors.


9 Mobile

9mobile Nigeria

9 Mobile is a telecommunication company that operates in Nigeria formerly known as Etisalat a multinational telecommunication company based in UAE, the mobile network company is popularly known for promoting the “0809uchoose” campaign – a remarkable ad that lets customers customize their very own selected mobile number. The company continues to pursue customer-centric innovations as it continues to grow internationally.

9 mobile is listed as the most subscribed and are the top Nigerian mobile network operators carrying out operations outside the borders of Nigeria also offering subscribers platform to roam. There are more competent mobile network providers, offering a wide variety of messaging plans, data bundles, and broadband settlements from low-cost to high-priced values, Prepaid, postpaid and data roaming allows you send SMS from your mobile device, make & receive calls in over 300 networks.


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