Telecommunications company MTN Nigeria has explained that the network outage experienced by its subscribers for the major part of Wednesday was caused by multiple fibre cuts.


The 87 million subscribers of the MNO experienced difficulty making and receiving calls for hours on Wednesday, fuelling rumours that the NCC had made do its threat that all telcos bar subscribers not linked to the National Identification Numbers (NIN), with February 28, 2024 as deadline.


According to data by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), MTN boasts of over 87 million subscribers as of December 2023, representing 38.79% of the total market share, the highest in the country by any licensed Mobile Network Operator (MNO).

February 29, 2024

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