Telecommunication in Nigeria : Mtn Ngeria 2001 - 2009

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TELECOMMUNICATIONS IN NIGERIA : MTN 2001 TO 2009 AS A CASE STUDY

CHAPTER ONE
Introduction/Background to the Study
Objectives of the Study
Significance of the Study
Scope and Limitation of the Study
Research Methodology
Literature Review
End Notes

CHAPTER TWO
Telecommunications in Nigeria
Historical Development of Telecommunications in Nigeria
Introduction of Global System for Mobile Communication (GSM) in Nigeria End Notes

CHAPTER THREE
Origin and Growth of MTN in Nigeria
MTN Operations in Nigeria
Administrative Structure of MTN Nigeria
Organogram
Products and Services
Contributions of MTN Nigeria to National Development
Challenges of MTN Operations in Nigeria
Vox Populi
End Notes

CHAPTER FOUR
Summary, Recommendations and Conclusion

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Introduction/Background to the Study
When Nigeria gained her independence in 1960, there were only 18,724 functional telephone lines for an estimated population of 45 million, which was a "teledensity" ratio of 0.04 telephones per 100 people. During the thirty-odd years of military rule, there was very little by way of investment in telecommunications, and other sectors did not fare any better. According to the International Telecommunication Union, by 1996 Nigeria's teledensity ratio was a mere 0.36.It rose slightly to 0.4 by 1999; according to the Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC). Nigeria's teledensity is a far cry from the African average of 1.67. Even the NCC admits that Nigeria has had a very limited telephone network for many years, and the waiting list is estimated at over 10 million people, who have applied to the incumbent monopoly, NITEL (established in 1985) for services. The Nigerian mobile market had undergone significant growth since the licensing of the initial operators in the sector in 2001, supported by a successful liberalization program in the sector as well as an exceptionally positive political and economic environment. Market penetration rose from 1.2%...
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