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CommTech Performance Review 2012
20112012Projection for 2015Projection for 2017
Teledensity (fixed line access)0.51%1.5%10%
Ratio of mobile subscriptions68.49%71.54%91.69%
Access of rural population to ICTs1.5%1.65%
Mobile phone coverage in the rural areas40%60%100%
Speed of broadband access1.01.85.0
Cost of broadband subscription (3GB package/yr)N93, 000N72, 000 N36,000
Ownership rate in personal computers4.5%12%
Ownership of mobile devices rate60%80%
Number of Government services delivered online1030100
Number of MDAs with effective websites370420
Verified Mobile Money Agents30005000
Total value of Mobile Money transactionsN228mN228m
Total volume of non-store shoppingN62bnN77.5bnN658bn
Source: Federal Ministry of Communication Technology - Dec 28, 2012
Nigeria Telecom Industry Data - October 2013
Politics/DemographyInvestment (Telecom)Telephone Services Internet Services: Nigeria
Government Democracy
Population 165749
Land Space 923,768sq.km
No of States 36
Capital Abuja
Commercial Capital Lagos
Key Drivers

Largest telecom market in West Africa.

100% growth in wireless business since 2002.

12% Annual teledensity growth.

30% Annual growth in Wireless network utilization.

50% additional BTS roll out is expected by Year 2015.

Annual investment in excess of USD 2 billion

Challenge in Last Mile delivery Continued investments in BTS and MW segment to improve coverage

Contribution of Telecoms Industry to National GDP is expected to be 5% in 2015

Enterprise segment is valued at USD 200 million

GSM segment holds above 90% of telecom retail market

Market dominance of 99% by Wireless Business i.e. GSM /CDMA.

Potential growth of 20 to 30% in enterprise business segment over 5 years

Slow and steady growth of capital intensive Fibre project

Total MoU in excess of 60 billion Minutes across all operators

YoY increase of 20 to 30%

From Direct Foreign Inv $25.5b
From Local Prvt Inv $5.8b
From Licensing $2.3b
Major Local ComTech Cos 336
Conc. of ICT Cos. Lagos
Target Indices for 2015 (MoCT)
Internet users 70m
Internet penetration 34
Broadband penetration 12%
Contribution to GDP 5%
Mobile penetration 80
PC penetration 12
PC Assemblage 1m
ICT Companies 350
Telephone Lines Fixed 362,549
Telephone Lines Mobile 121.5m
No of Tel Operators 2011 19
No of Tel Operators 2010 20
No of Tel Operators 2009 20
No of Tel Operators 2008 19
No of Tel Operators 2007 18
No of Tel Operators 2005 25
No of Tel Operators 2002 8
Ops deploying GSM Std 4
Ops deploying CDMA Std 10
Ops deploying other std 5
Tel ops that have wound up 4
Tel ops that have been bought into 1
Tel ops that bought into others 2
Tel ops that have been bought 100% 3
Tel ops that have Unified Licenses 13
U/Licensees yet to operate 3
National Operators 2
Internet Users Estimate 35.0m
No of ISPs 132
Major ISPs 7
ISP Growth Rate -ve
Major concentration of ISPs (Last Count 2006)
Lagos 76
Abuja 14
Ibadan 5
States with ISPs 19
States with no ISPs 17
This data is from private source. Not Government authorised.
Informed comments will be appreciated. Source :TELECOM ANSWERS ASSOCIATES

Telecommunication Works

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Broadband

QUALITY OF SERVICE, TARIFF AND COVERAGE: ISSUES AND EXPECTATIONS BY 'GBENGA ADEBAYO, MARCH 30 2012

BROADBAND NIGERIA – THE NEXT FRONTIER? BY FUNKE OPEKE, MARCH 30, 2012

BROADBAND NIGERIA – THE NEXT FRONTIER? BY OLUSOLA TENIOLA, MARCH 30, 2012

DELIVERING SERVICE TO RURAL NIGERIA BY AKINWALE GOODLUCK MARCH 30, 2012

PROTECTING THE CONSUMER IN THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS MARKET BY IFY UMENYI, MARCH 30, 2012

BROADBAND AND ITS KEY ENABLING FACTORS BY STEVEN EVANS, MARCH 30, 2012

HARNESSING COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY AS A CATALYST FOR NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT BY EIGENE JUWAH, MARCH 30, 2012

OPEN ACCESS BACKBONE FIBER NETWORK AND IMPACT ON BROADBAND PENETRATION - Olusola Teniola - NOVEMBER 2011

CHALLENGES OF OPEN ACCESS NETWORKS IN A BROADBAND ECOSYSTEM by Olusola Teniola March 2012

A ROADMAP BY MINISTER OF COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY

BROADBAND FOR AFRICA - Ernest Ndukwe March 2006

CHALLENGES OF FACILITATING BROADBAND ACCESS - Ernest Ndukwe April 2006

NCC DRAFT REGULATION ON BROADBAND SERVICES May 2007

Business

ATCON MEMBERS LIST - MARCH 2009

COMMUNICATIONS WITHOUT LIMITS – VERESTA NOV 2002

FINANCING OPTIONS FOR THE TELECOM INDUSTRY- ACCESS Bank Sept 2003

FINANCING TELECOMMUNICATIONS IN NIGERIA - CELLCOM March 2004

MULTILINGUALISM IN CYBERSPACE- UNESCO March 2006

NIGERIAN BANKS AND FINANCING OPTIONS FOR TELECOM - EQUITY BANK March 2004

NIGERIAN BANKS AND FINANCING OPTIONS FOR TELECOM - MBC INT BANK March 2004

NIGERIAN BANKS AND FINANCING OPTIONS FOR TELECOM - NATIONAL BANK March 2004

PRESENTATION NOTES ON LOGISTICS - Chris Asapokhai, Jan 2003

THE BUSINESS CASE FOR CONVERGENCE - Dick Bucci

Co-location & Infrastructure Sharing

Co-Location & Sharing Of Telecommunications Infrastructure - Funke Opeke May 2009 Building Infrastructure for Convergence - Fazal Hussain May 2009 Legal & Regulatory Challenges for Effective Collocation & Infrastructure Sharing in Nigeria - Basil Udotai, May 2009

Communique

COMMUNIQUE OF ISPON CONFERENCE 2012

COMMUNIQUE OF AFRINET 99

COMMUNIQUE OF NICOMM 2002 – ATCON Nov 2002

COMMUNIQUE OF NIGERIA 4TH TELECOM SUMMIT 2005

COMMUNIQUE OF THE 3RD TELECOM SUMMIT - NCC Nov 2004

COMMUNIQUE ON MASTS TOWERS ETC - ATCON May 2003

Competition

RULES AND GUIDELINES ON MPWDC - The Cyberschuul 2003

WEB CONTEST GUIDELINES - The Cyberschuul Aug 2001

Cyber Security

BUSINESS SECURITY & INVESTMENT MELT-DOWN: Dr Ken Ife 10th Sept 2009
Cyber Security, by Nii Quaynor, Sept 10, 2009
CITIZEN SECURITY, by ERNEST C A NDUKWE, 10th Sept, 2009
Cyber Security: Realities, Challenges and Solutions Raymond Akwule Sept 10th , 2009

Education & Training

12 DEFINITIONS OF INFOTECH

12 DEFINITIONS OF BROADCASTING

25 DEFINITIONS OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS

A-Z OF IT-TELECOM ACRONYMS - 2006

CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE OF TELECOM HISTORY

DWINDLING STANDARD OF EDUCATION - AFE BABALOLA March 2006

NETWORK SERVICES AND DEFINITIONS

TECDESIGNFACTS & HINTS - The Cyberschuul

THE INSTITUTION CALLED SOYINKA – Edward Popoola July 2004

TRAINING OF NIGERIAN ENGINEERING TECHNICIANS AND CRAFTSMEN - CHUKWUOGO Aug 2005

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PAPERS -- 'Gbenga Sesan

E-LEARNING

ICT AS A 21ST CENTURY STANDARD FOR NIGERIAN TEACHERS, - Steve Nwokeocha, March 27, 2013

Industry Review

ADVANCING THE FRONTIERS OF TELECOMS IN NIGERIA[P] - Ernest Ndukwe Sept 2006

AFRICAN TELECOMMUNICATION INDICATORS 2004 -ITU 2004

AFRICAN TELECOM INDUSTRY YESTERDAY, TODAY AND TOMORROW POTENTIALS, CHALLENGES AND FUTURE PROSPECTS – Ernest Ndukwe, Nov 2009

AN INTRODUCTION TO NUMBERING Martha Onyeajuwa October 2007

BRAIN DRAIN AND TECHNOLOGY REVISITED - Chris Uwaje April 2004

CARRIER SELECTION REGULATORY AND TECHNICAL IMPLEMENTATION Gary Richenaker October 2007

CHALLENGES OF FACILITATING BROADBAND ACCESS - Ernest Ndukwe April 2006

CHOCKING UNDER INFORMATION OVERLOAD - Chris Uwaje Jan 2000

COMMUNIQUE OF THE 3RD TELECOM SUMMIT - NCC Nov 2004

COMMUNIQUE OF THE 4TH TELECOM SUMMIT - NCC Nov 2005

CONVERGENCE IN TELECOM SECTOR - Ernest Ndukwe March 2006

CONVERGENCE LAW IN INDIA - A REVIEW - Pavan Duggal

CROSS-BORDER ENGINEERING CONSULTANCY IFE AKINTUNDE Jan 2003

DEREGULATION OF THE POWER AND TELECOM IND AND MARKET REFORM - Olawale Ige Oct 2004

DEVELOPING TELECOM INFRASTRUCTURE IN TANDEM – Ernest Ndukwe Jan 2006

DOOM FOR INDUSTRIES - Chris Uwaje April 2004

ECONOMIC IMPACT OF TELECOM ON RURAL LIVELIHOOD - CTO REPORT Oct 2005

EFFECT OF INTERNET IN NIGERIA CISCO

NGINEERING CHALLENGES OF THE DEV OF ICT SECTOR ATCON Sept 2003

ENGINEERING DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY - FEDERAL GOVT WHITE PAPER

FURTHERING THE DIGITAL REVOLUTION - Ernest Ndukwe Nov 2005

FURTHERING THE DIGITAL REVOLUTION IN NIGERIA[P] - Ernest Ndukwe Nov 2005

HOW THE REST CAN CATCH UP WITH THE WEST - Fola Odufuwa Nov 2003

ICT AS A TOOL FOR ACHIEVING THE MDGs IN NIGERIA Ernest Ndukwe Oct 2007

IMPACT OF ICT ON AGRICULTURE - Chris Uwaje April 2000

INTERNET PENETRATION IN AFRICA

ISSUES IN YOUTH EMPOWERMENT Edward Popoola February 2005

LESSONS FROM IMPL OF MARKET REFORM AND COMPETITION Ernest Ndukwe Feb 2006

MANAGING NUMBERING RESOURCES Evolving Systems Oct 2007

MEDIA HABITS OF MOBILE SUBSCRIBERS eShekels Oct 2005

MOBILE DATA SERVICES Accenture Nov 2002

MOBILE HANDSET REPORT - eShekels Oct 2005

NCC SUBSCRIBER DATA TABLE OCTOBER 2007

NEPAD ICT PROGR & THE ROLE OF THE UN ICT TASK FORCE - Henry Chasia Sept 2002

NIGER DELTA YOUTH ICT REPORT - Edward Popoola May 2004

NIGERIA LAUNCHES FIRST SATELLITE- Chris Uwaje Sept 2003

NIGERIA TELECOM FROM BEST POTENTIAL TO BEST OPPORTUNITY - Guy Zibi May 2002

NUMBERING AND CONVERGENCE CORNERSTONES OF EVOLVING COMMS Ernest Ndukwe Oct 2007

OVERVIEW OF THE INTERNET SERVICES MARKET IN NIGERIA – Ernest Ndukwe Sept 2000

PERSPECTIVES IN INTERCONNECTIVITY ISSUES IN NIGERIA – Mobolaji Aluko Sept 2004

PRESS RELEASE ON AFRICA WORLD'S FASTEST GROWING MOBILE MARKET – ITU April 2004

PRESS RELEASE ON AGM & ELECTIONS - ATCON March 2006

PRESS RELEASE ON LAUNCH OF NIGCOMSAT – Kemilinks May 2007

PRESS RELEASE ON NITEL - BPE May 2006

PRESS RELEASE ON Tsunami Relief - ATCON January 2005

PRESS STATEMENT ON CHARLES JOSEPH'S DEATH - ATCON Sept 2005

PRIVATE TELEPHONE OPERATORS AND UNIFIED ACCESS LICENSE - Gbenga Adebayo March 2006

REDELEGATION OF COUNTY-CODE TOP LEVEL DOMAIN – NSE Position Nov 2003

REPORT OF STUDY ON SUBMARINE CABLE SYSTEM FOR IOC COUNTRIES – IOC 2006

REVIEW OF NITEL'S MANAGEMENT CONTRACT' Preselection – Augustin Odinma Aug 2002

REVIEW OF TELECOM INDUSTRY 2007 – G. Sesan & TOE JANUARY 2008

REVIEW OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS IN GHANA 2002 - Philip Engman Jan 2003

RIDING THE CREST OF THE TELECOMS REVOLUTION IN AFRICA- Fola Odufuwa May 2004

ROADMAP Technology and Political Junkies - Chris Uwaje Nov 2004

ROLLING OUT 3G SERVICES EFFICIENTLY IN NIGERIA - HUAWEI April 2006

SILICON VALLEY ASTRONAUTS - Chris Uwaje Nov 2003

SINGAPORE FROM HERE TO 2015

SPECIAL SERVICES REGULATORY AND TECHNICAL IMPLEMENTATION - Gary Richenaker October 2007

STRATEGIC INDUSTRY DATA - TAA

STOCKHOLM CHALLENGE – WSIS Press Release Oct 2005

SUSTAINING THE GROWTH OF TELECOM IN NIGERIA BEYOND 2010 - Ernest Ndukwe, JAN 23, 2010

TEAM PLAYING AND BRIDGE BUILDING Ernest Ndukwe - Feb 10, 2010

TECHNOLOGY CONVERGENCE & UNIFIED LICENSING - Ernest Ndukwe Nov 2005

TELCO'S SCRAMBLE FOR AFRICA - Red Herring Nov 2005

TELECOM as socio-economic development tool Bayo Ligali, November 10, 2007

THE COMPETITIVENESS OF NIGERIAN YOUTH – Gbenga Sesan June 2003

THE ERA OF UNIFIED LICENSING - Ernest Ndukwe Feb 2006

THE FACE OF THE DIGITAL DIVIDE – Edward Popoola April 2004

THE GSM HYPE – Augustin Odinma Jan 2003

THE NITEL SAGA - Augustine Odinma May 2002

THE PROVINCE OF PANIC – Fola Odufuwa Nov 2004

THE ROAD TO E-CONOMY EAST AFRICA A CASE STUDY - Herman De Kock Aug 2001

THE ROLE OF YOUTH IN TELECOMMUNICATION DEVELOPMENT - Nwanneka Akabuike July 2005

THE ROLE OF YOUTH IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS DEVELOPMENT - Idara Akpan July 2005

THE ROLE OF YOUTH IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS DEVELOPMENT - Ugochukwu Nwosu July 2005

THE WORLD RESPONDS PART 1 ONLY - Chris Uwaje April 2004

TIME TO LISTEN TO EMEAGWALI - Chris Uwaje April 2004

TRANSFORMING ECONOMIC RELATIONSHIPS IN INT TELECOM - ITU Dec 1997

TRIBUTE TO JOSEPH AT NICOMM 2005 - SEUN MABOGUNJE 2005

TWO YEARS REPORT AS IT YOUTH AMBASSADOR - Gbenga Sesan Nov 2003

UNIVERSAL ACCESS AND SUSTAINABILITY - Pierre Derome January 2003

UNIVERSAL ACCESS AND UNIVERSAL SERVICE REGULATIONS 2006

UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY COLLABORATION - Chris Uwaje Dec 2003

WSIS NOTES - Edward Popoola Dec 2004

Internet Applications

e-APPLICATIONS IN AFRICA AND CHALLENGES TO THE YOUTH - Y U H Mshana July 2005

ICT AS A LEADERSHIP TOOL - AbdulHakeem Ajijola December 2004

ICT FOR NIGERIA'S DEVELOPMENT – Edward Popoola Dec 2004

INTERNET APPLICATIONS FOR PROFESSIONALS- Muyiwa Taiwo July 2000

Making a Positive use of the Internet - Edward Popoola July 2004

NNVS STRATEGIC APPLICATION OF S&T FOR NAT DEV April 2007

NOTES ON UNIFIED LICENCING - Ernest Ndukwe March 2006

OBASANJO & NATIONAL IT SUCCESS - Chris Uwaje June 2003

OPEN ACCESS SAT3 - Eric M.K Osiakwan January 2007

Investment

INVESTMENT PLANNING - Olufemi Akinsanya July 2000

Regulatory Intervention & Policy

AUSTRALIA GUIDELINES FOR TELECOM INST

CPN DECREE NO 49, 1993

NATIONAL COMMUNICATION ACT 2003

NATIONAL INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY POLICY

NCC 3G LICENSING AND INTERCONNECT RATES BULLETIN

NCC 3G Spectrum Allocation latest

NCC Amended Enforcement Regulations

NCC APPLICATION FORM FOR FREQ ASSIGNMENT

NCC APPLICATION FORM FOR Land Mobile Radio (LMR) & Paging

NCC APPLICATION FORM FOR FXD WLESS, WLL

NCC APPROVED HANDSETS MARCH 2007

NCC Arbitration Scheme

NCC CLASS LICENSE Certificate

NCC COMMERCIAL FREQUENCY MANAGEMENT POLICY

NCC COMPETITION PRACTICES REGULATIONS 2006

NCC CONSUMER CODE OF PRACTICE REGULATIONS 2006

NCC DECISION ON ICH AND MTN

NCC DECISION ON MTN-INTERCELLULAR DISPUTE

NCC DETERMINATION OF INTERCONNECTION RATE

NCC DIGITAL WORLD AFRICA '06 CONFERENCE REPORT

NCC Dispute Resolution Guidelines

NCC DRAFT REGULATION ON BROADBAND SERVICES May 2007

NCC FAQ ON AUCTION OF SPECTRUM IN THE 2 GHZ AND 450 MHZ bands March 200

NCC FREQUENCY MANAGEMENT POLICY

NCC FREQUENCY MANAGEMENT POLICY GUIDELINES - MOC7

NCC Guidelines for Disconnection of Operators

NCC Guidelines on Collocation

NCC GUIDELINES ON INTERCONNECT 2003

NCC Guidelines on Procedure for Granting Approval to Disconnect Telecommunications Operators

NCC HEARING ON ICH AND MTN

NCC INTERCONNECT RATES

NCC MOU OF NCC & CPC

NCC national numbering

NCC national numbering plan

NCC NEW SPECTRUM FEES AND PRICING STRATEGY, Dec 2002

NCC ON INTERCONNECT RATES WHILE COST STUDY GOES ON

NCC PNL - Fixed Telephony

NCC PNL – VSAT (domestic)

NCC PNL - VSAT (hub and intl)

NCC POLICY OBJECTIVES OF 3G LICENSING [P] April 2006

NCC PRESENTATION ON Enforcement Regulations 2004

NCC PRESENTATION ON Wire Nigeria Project, WiN

NCC PRESS RELEASE ON FIRST BATCH OF UNIFIED LICENSES

NCC PRESS RELEASE ON RADIATION FROM MAST

NCC PRESS RELEASES ON SPECTRUM INTERCONNECT & UL Jan 2007

NCC PROCEEDINGS OF CAPACITY BUILDING WORKSHOP – NCC Feb. 2003

NCC PUBLIC NOTICE ON 3G Spectrum Feb 2007

NCC QUALITY OF SERVICE REGULATIONS 2006

NCC RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS ICH AND MTN

NCC REPORT OF INTERNET CONSULTATIVE FORUM Sept 2000

NCC SUBSCRIBER DATA TABLE OCTOBER 2007

NCC TIER LIST

NCC Unified Access Service License

NCC UNIVERSAL ACCESS AND UNIVERSAL SERVICE REGULATIONS 2006

NCC UNIVERSAL ACCESS AND UNIVERSAL SERVICE REGULATIONS 2006

NCC UNIVERSAL LICENSE FRAMEWORK

NCC UNIVERSAL LICENSE FRAMEWORK FINAL DOCUMENT

NCC VOiP GUIDELINES

NEDLANDS - DRAFT TELECOMMUNICATIONS POLICY

POLICY OBJECTIVES OF 3G LICENSING [T] April 2006

TELECOMMUNICATIONS POLICY 1999

Technology

3G ROLLOUT PLANS - CELTEL September 2007

ADVANCES IN MEDIA CONVERGENCE FOR INFORMATION SYSTEMS- Augustine Odinma Jan 2003

AN OVERVIEW OF VSAT TECHNOLOGIES – Toyin Ogunseinde April 2006

APPLICATION OF SATELLITE TECHNOLOGY – OGBONNA IROMANTU March 2004

CDMA AN AIR-INTERFACE TECH FOR WL MOBILE COMM SYSTEMS Adebayo Bodede May 2000

CONVERGENCE IN COMMUNICATIONS - OECD DOCUMENTS

ISP INFRASTRUCTURE - Toyin Ogunseinde April 2006

OVERVIEW OF 3G - Augustine Odinma January 2003

PCM AND DATACOMMUNICATION - Mike Adelabu Sept 2005

SATELLITE EARTH STATIONS

WIRED AND WIRELESS TECHNOLOGIES - Mike Adelabu Sept 2005

Universal Access

BEST PRACTICES AND EVOLUTION OF UNIVERSAL ACCESS PROGRAMS – Rob Stephens March 2006

Public Service Interest Files

CTO ECONOMIC IMPACT STUDY REPORT

INTERSTELLA NIXP FACEOFF FILE

NIGER DELTA ACADEMIC FOUNDATION ACTIVITIES

NIGER DELTA HUMAN DEVELOPMENT REPORT

NIGER DELTA PETROLEUM SYSTEM

OBASANJO ATIKU FACEOFF FILES 2007

OHAKIM GOVERNOR ON IGBO NATION

PATRICIA ETTEH'S TESTIMONY ON CONTRACT SCAM OF 2007

PENTASCOPE INVESTIGATION REPORT 2005

SOYINKA ON THE RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF UNION MEMBERSHIP

THE REAL FACE OF CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

TRANSPARENCY

Foreign

Investigative Report on the U.S. National Security Issues Posed by Chinese Telecommunications Companies Huawei and ZTE