MTN Nigeria acquires 800MHz spectrum from Intercellular

15 Mar 2021

MTN Nigeria has announced it has acquired 10MHz of spectrum in the 800MHz band from Intercellular Nigeria (InterC Network). The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has approved the transaction and has already assigned the frequencies to the mobile market leader. MTN said the acquisition will significantly improve customer experience, in line with its commitment to deliver excellent service quality to its subscribers.

‘Through this acquisition, we will be better positioned to support the deepening broadband penetration in the country,’ commented MTN Nigeria CEO Karl Toriola, adding: ‘The added resources will also greatly impact our customers’ experience providing even better internet connectivity. It is our goal to keep finding ways to grant everyone access to a modern connected life.’