MTN rolls out GPRS to all subscribers

2 Sep 2005

MTN Nigeria has launched GPRS services, including MMS, to its entire subscriber base. MTN is the last Nigerian operator to begin offering 2.5G services commercially and has much work to do to catch up with its rivals Globacom (Glo Mobile), NITEL GSM (M-Tel) and Vee Networks (V-Mobile). The cellco is also confident of launching the country’s first 3G mobile service, possibly as early as the first half of next year. Its South African parent, MTN Group, launched 3G services in its domestic market in July and says that Nigeria is next on its list.

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