TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMPANIES NIGERIA
Nigerian Telecommunications Limited
Nigerian Telecommunications Limited, or NITEL, is the principal telecommunications company in Nigeria, and was owned by the government of Nigeria until it was sold to Transcorp by the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE). The mobile telecommunications arm of Nitel, Mtel, was also sold to Transcorp at that time.
Vmobile was a Nigerian mobile phone network provider with close to a million subscribers. The company was owned by Econet Wireless Nigeria and traded under Vee Networks Limited. Vmobile began operations on August 6, 2001. The company claimed that all investors are Nigeria-based. They included the state governments of Lagos, Delta and Akwa Ibom. On April 16, 2006, Celtel made a conditional offer for Vmobile and in May 2006, Vmobile was bought over by Celtel for US$1.005. billion after Celtel acquired a controlling stake of 65% in Vmobile.
Mtn Nigeria is fully committed to introduce ,implement, and continously improve the quality Telecommunication service, and to a leading Telecom service provider in Country.